The Salt & Light Conference: Cultivating Compassion

October 8, 2012

Equip your team to make a difference in Northwest Indiana!

The Salt & Light Conference is a one day event featuring speakers and leaders from across NWI and the greater Salt & Light Movement. This conference is open to anyone interested in reaching out to serve their community. It will have a focus on churches and small groups working together to reach our community with the hope of Jesus Christ through word and deed.

The workshops will be locally led and will focus on helping leaders cultivate compassion in their people. Participants will leave with the biblical foundation for community ministry, tips on reaching out as a church body, and many stories of how God is already at work in NWI.


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Specials: buy 10, get 2 free

Earlybird pricing $35 before Nov 10

Nov 10 and later $40

Day of conference $45

A big thanks to Bethel Church in Crown Point for allowing us to use their facilities and processing the payments.


Conference Details

When: Saturday, December 1st from 8am – 4pm

Where: Bethel Church, 10202 Broadway, Crown Point, IN 46307

What: The conference will feature keynote speaker, Andy Rittenhouse, who is the founder of the Salt & Light Movement nationwide and the co-editor of Salt & Light: A Guide to Loving Knoxville. Andy is a gifted speaker and a great encourager; you will walk out of his session ready to take on the world. Also, participants will hear from Jason Topp and Joey Mayfield about what God is doing through Salt & Light in NWI. There will also be locally led workshops on equipping the body to reach out effectively in NWI. Participants will also have a chance to browse the vendor tables to connect with various local ministries.

Read about Keynote Speaker, Andy Rittenhouse in Christianity Today: Click Here 

How Much: $35 before Nov 10th, $40 after that, and $45 at the door. Ticket price includes lunch



Emcee – Pastor Marty Henderson, Peace Baptist Church in Gary


7:30 – 8:00 AM                  Late Registration & Check-In

8:00 – 8:30 AM                  Worship Session

8:30 – 9:30 AM                  Biblical Framework Keynote – Andy Rittenhouse

9:30 – 9:45 AM                  Coffee and Networking

9:45 – 10:40 AM                Workshop 1

10:45 – Noon                     Story of S&L Knoxville – Andy Rittenhouse (Worship)

Noon – 1:00 PM                Lunch – Vendor Booths Open

1:00 – 1:45 PM                   Salt & Light in NWI – Jason Topp & Joey Mayfield

2:00 – 2:55 PM                   Workshop 2

3:00 – 3:55 PM                   Workshop 3

Workshop Schedule

Workshop 1

  1. Volunteer Mobilization – Andy Rittenhouse
  2. Challenging our Community Paradigms – Jason Topp
  3. Helping without Hurting – Joey Mayfield

Workshop 2

  1. Why Adoption Matters to God & What to do About It – Tony Suitor, Joey Mayfield, Foster Family
  2. People Not Project – Ben Polhemus
  3. Onramps for Salt & Light Ministry – Curtiss Asbell

Workshop 3

  1. Challenging our Community Paradigms – Jason Topp
  2. Onramps for Salt & Light Ministry – Curtiss Asbell
  3. Why Adoption Matters to God & What to do About It – Tony Suitor, Joey Mayfield, Foster Family


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