Semble: Nonprofit Financing
Did you know there are 19,492 communities in the US? Nonprofits are the heart of each of those communities by serving the various needs of its people. Over the years, nonprofits are facing a perfect storm of reduced revenue, demand for services up and limited financing options. There is a new, innovative company called Semble that uses crowd funding to facilitate low cost loans to nonprofits to ensure these nonprofits keep our nations communities strong. Want to know how? Go to semble.com/how-it-works/
A message from Spirit 105.3's Sarah Taylor
Join Seattle's own uplifting Radio station, Spirit 105.3, and the CRISTA family of ministries at NWMC this year!
A Sony Pictures film
Author: Todd Burpo
Heaven Is for Real is the true story of a four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who experienced heaven during emergency surgery. He talked about looking down to see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. The family didn’t know what to believe but soon the evidence was clear.
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Friday's Keynote: Kevin Harney, Pastor of Shoreline Church, Monterey, CA. Author of Reckless Faith, The U-Turn Chruch, Organic Outreach for Ordinary People, and more.
Saturday's Keynote: Ted Cunningham, Founding pastor of Woodland Hills Family Church, Branson, MO. Author of Young and In Love, Trophy Kid, and co-author of four books with Dr. Gary Smalley. http://woodhills.org/
Special Music: Junko, International performer and songwriter, Worship Leader at Saddleback Church. http://www.junko.com/
Special Guest: Eddie Williams is an NFL Player, Pastor, and director of REACH, a ministry networking ministry committed to proclaiming the name of Jesus.
Special Guest: Rick Bundschuh is a writer, cartoonist and one of the teaching Pastors at Kauai Christian Fellowship in Poipu, Kauai. Come see what message he has for you and your hat, and click below for a special message from Rick!
Moms' Night Out: An endearing true-to-life family comedy that celebrates the beautiful mess called parenting. Starring Sarah Drew, Sean Astin, Patricia Heaton, and Trace Adkins, it opens in theaters May 9. http://momsnightoutmovie.com/
Presenting at NWMC: Bo Bosher invites you to join him and his ministry, Lead 222, at NWMC this year! http://youtu.be/Kfn1eZK7Ezw
Special Speaker: What can LEGOS teach you about building your business through connection? How can Slinky Dog demonstrate the value of patience when you're growing your organization? Find out in Ron Hunter Jr.'s Toy Box Leadership. http://youtu.be/VA5cI_3IFv4
Special Presentation: 2nd City Studios from New Zealand present The Aetherlight: Chronicles of the Resistance, an online game which teaches the narrative of scripture without compromising the truth of the Gospel or the things that make kids love games. http://youtu.be/uFLkxBRUJ00
Coming Soon: Interactive Church Life helps pastors influence people to know and follow Jesus, by allowing them to respond to messages, leaders, and events in real time through interactive mobile technology. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ash3NggUBc
NorthWest Ministry Conference and the Aetherlight are pleased to announce Becky Cole of Holy spirit Lutheran Church in Kirkland WA, has won the $100 gift certificate to attend NWMC 2014. The Aetherlight is a Christian virtual world for Tweens which connects young people with the scriptures through digital gaming. Look for them this year at Northwest Ministry Conference.
Coming to NWMC: Music, Hand Motions, and Family Devotions! JumpStart3, a new way for the family to absorb the Bible.
Special Guest: Joanna Beasley has made an impression in the music industry by spreading into the world and supporting organizations such as Compassion International, Global Pastor Outreach, Sonnyvilla Children's Home, and more!
Special Guest: Click below for a message from Caz McCaslin, President and Founder of Upward Sports! As the world's largest Christian sports league for youth athletics, Upward Sports, with the 360 Progression, is focused on developing the total athlete and creating individuals with strong character, confidence and spirit.
Special Guest: Click below for a personal invitation from Tim Hawkins to this years NWMC! Tim Hawkins has been forging the magical blend between two comedic ideals: A genuinely funny comedy show that caters to the entire family.
Special Music: The Exchange, formed in 2010, are a Pacific Northwest Christian rock group. The Exchange has gained a following in the Pacific Northwest due to their uplifting sound.
Special Presenter: Dr. Gregory Jantz, PhD, specializes in emotional counseling for multiple disorders. Dr. Jantz has written "Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse," "How to De-Stress Your Life," and more. http://www.drgregoryjantz.com/
Special Presenter: Melissa J. MacDonald is an innovative children's ministry specialist. She is a frequent camp and conference speaker with a passion for children and teaching.
·Audio Mixing Certification Course for every sound tech in your church!
·Saturday- High School Student Leadership Training Workshops
for your core group leaders
·Clock Hours for Teachers now on Thursday!