Leadership Academy features three track sessions that allow participants to learn alongside fellow peers currently at the same stage in the church planting process, whether they’ve not yet launched their project, have recently launched it, or are leading an existing community of faith.

Start Track

(Pre-launch New Church)

led by Jose Martinez and Joey Cotto

The Start Track at the 2018 Leadership Academy.

In this cohort, participants will discern their missional purpose, develop their future stories, and prepare for launch. This track is perfect for the core teams of emerging church plants. Registration fee: US $500

Sustain Track

(Post-launch New Church)

led by Sandy Harvey, Carla Leon, and Selena Reyes

During this cohort, participants will develop strengthening practices to grow and maintain sustainable ministry. This track is ideal for the core teams striving to scale and reach self-sustainability. Registration fee: US $500

Multiply Track

Established Congregations

led by Terrell L McTyer and Christie Love

During this new cohort, participants will explore methodologies in ministry innovation and employ disciple-making principles to develop healthy collectives which are not only growing and giving but going. This track is also perfect for program staff, boards, congregation/lay leaders, and clergy. Now, you may wonder why New Church Ministry is providing a cohort for existing faith communities. Shouldn’t track sessions just be for church planters? Our focus is on disciple-making that results in new and transformed places of worship. We do that by sharing, not withholding, the leadership expertise and resources we have developed and gathered over the years. Registration fee: US $500

On the first two days of the event, track sessions meet twice. On the final day, they only meet once.

The registration deadline has been extended to Wednesday, September 15.