2022 Midwest Leadership Summit
January 18-20, 2022
(Tentative Schedule)


Tuesday, January 18

3-5:00 p.m.       Event registration at Crowne Plaza and check-in to various hotels by state
4:00 p.m.           Bonus Early Bird Session with Will Mancini: “Future Church: 7 Laws of Real Church Growth””
5:15 p.m.           Dinner on your own
6:30 p.m.           Registration continues until 7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.           Opening worship session in Ballroom (Level 2)

  • Kirk Kirkland – Revive City Church in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Shane Pruitt – National Next Gen Director, North American Mission Board

8:30 p.m.           Fellowship gatherings by state

Wednesday, January 19

7:15 a.m.          Morning Missions Moments and Prayer with Sandy Wisdom-Martin
8:00 a.m.          Conference session #1
9:30 a.m.          Conference session #2
11:00 a.m.        Conference session #3
12:30 p.m.        Panel Discussion with Midwest State Executives: “Today’s Top Challenges in our States and Churches”
(Pick up your box lunch on the Plaza or Second Level: Round table seating in Ballroom)
2:15 p.m.         Conference session #4
3:30 p.m.         Snack break
3:45 p.m.         Conference session #5
5:00 p.m.         (Dinner on your own)
7:00 p.m.         Evening worship session in Ballroom (Level 2)

  • David Martinez– Assoc. Pastor for Spanish Ministries at Northern Heights Baptist Church in Norfolk, Nebraska. Lead Ethnic Church Planting Catalyst for KNCSB and NAMB.
  • Ben Mandrell – President/CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources

8:30 p.m.        IMB Student Leaders Dessert Reception

Thursday, January 20

7:15 a.m.          Morning Missions Moments and Prayer with Sandy Wisdom-Martin
8:00 a.m.          Conference session #6
9:30 a.m.          Closing worship session – Ballroom

  • Jeffrey Mueller – Church Planter, Restore Church, Yankton, South Dakota
  • Willie McLaurin – Vice President for Great Commission Relations and Mobilization, Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee