Southern Nazarene University | June 25-27, 2018

Speakers

Carla Sunberg


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Carla Sunberg is a general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene (2017) and was ordained on the Russia North District where she and her husband, Chuck, served for 13 years as pioneer missionaries to the former Soviet Union. Upon their return to the USA, they pastored Grace Point Church of the Nazarene (Fort Wayne, Indiana) and then served as co-district superintendents of the East Ohio District Church of the Nazarene until Carla’s election as President of Nazarene Theological Seminary in 2014. Carla is a graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University (Nursing), Nazarene Theological Seminary, (MA, Theological Studies), and The University of Manchester (PhD, Historical Theology), and has an honorary doctorate from Olivet Nazarene University. Her books include Reflecting the Image: Our Call to Mirror Christ in the World and The Cappadocian Mothers among others. The Sunbergs have two married daughters and two granddaughters.

Albert Hung

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Albert Hung is District Superintendent of the Northern California District Church of the Nazarene. Prior to this assignment, he was lead pastor of Trinity Church, a multi-site, multi-congregational church serving the English, Spanish, Chinese, and Filipino communities east of Los Angeles, California. After several years in the entertainment business as a stage director, recording artist, and television host, Albert received a call from the Lord to pastoral ministry in 2003 while serving as a missionary in Taipei, Taiwan. He speaks frequently on the topics of preaching, cross-cultural ministry, leadership development, and the future of the church. Albert is married to Christine, who serves at Trinity Church of the Nazarene as the Rowland Heights Campus Pastor. They have four children: Elijah, Micaela, Genevieve, and Nathaniel.

Keith Newman


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Keith Newman is President of Southern Nazarene University. Before his election to that office in 2017, he was Chancellor of Indiana Wesleyan University where he had also served in other capacities. Previous to these assignments, he was Vice President for University Relations at Mount Vernon Nazarene University following seventeen years in pastoral ministry including senior pastorates in Houston, Texas and San Diego, California. Before entering the ministry, Keith served nine years with the Houston Police Department as an officer in the Radio Patrol and Juvenile Divisions and as a sergeant in the Homicide Division. Keith is a graduate of Houston Baptist University (BA, History and Christianity), Southern Nazarene University (Masters of Ministry), and Spalding University (EdD). Keith and his wife, Carolyn, have two children, Andy and Alana.

Kevin Harney, Sherry Harney, and Walt Bennett


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Kevin Harney, Sherry Harney, and Walt Bennett together will lead PALCON participants in an ORGANIC OUTREACH INTENSIVE, a series of seminars helping local churches effectively engage in living the kind of life that naturally draws people to Jesus. Kevin Harney is Lead Pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, CA and co-founder of Organic Outreach International. He is the author of Reckless Faith, Empowered by His Presence, and more. Sherry Harney is Leadership Development Director at Shoreline, co-founder of Organic Outreach International, an international speaker, and author of several books including Praying with Eyes Wide Open. Walt Bennett is Executive Pastor for Organic Outreach International and also serves as a pastor at Shoreline. Walt trains and coaches leaders throughout the world committed to infusing the DNA of their ministries and congregations with a passion for natural evangelism.

Kevin Harney, Sherry Harney, and Walt Bennett


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Kevin Harney, Sherry Harney, and Walt Bennett together will lead PALCON participants in an ORGANIC OUTREACH INTENSIVE, a series of seminars helping local churches effectively engage in living the kind of life that naturally draws people to Jesus. Kevin Harney is Lead Pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, CA and co-founder of Organic Outreach International. He is the author of Reckless Faith, Empowered by His Presence, and more. Sherry Harney is Leadership Development Director at Shoreline, co-founder of Organic Outreach International, an international speaker, and author of several books including Praying with Eyes Wide Open. Walt Bennett is Executive Pastor for Organic Outreach International and also serves as a pastor at Shoreline. Walt trains and coaches leaders throughout the world committed to infusing the DNA of their ministries and congregations with a passion for natural evangelism.

Kevin Harney, Sherry Harney, and Walt Bennett


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Kevin Harney, Sherry Harney, and Walt Bennett together will lead PALCON participants in an ORGANIC OUTREACH INTENSIVE, a series of seminars helping local churches effectively engage in living the kind of life that naturally draws people to Jesus. Kevin Harney is Lead Pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, CA and co-founder of Organic Outreach International. He is the author of Reckless Faith, Empowered by His Presence, and more. Sherry Harney is Leadership Development Director at Shoreline, co-founder of Organic Outreach International, an international speaker, and author of several books including Praying with Eyes Wide Open. Walt Bennett is Executive Pastor for Organic Outreach International and also serves as a pastor at Shoreline. Walt trains and coaches leaders throughout the world committed to infusing the DNA of their ministries and congregations with a passion for natural evangelism.

Schedule

Monday, June 25, 2018
1:00 - 5:00 pm Registrant Check-in
3:00 - 5:00 pm Organic Outreach Intensive - Session A
5:30 - 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 pm EVENING WORSHIP: Carla Sunberg
8:30 pm Fellowship Activities
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
7:15 - 8:15 am Breakfast
8:30 - 11:00 am Worship & Organic Outreach Intensive - Session B
11:00 - 11:30 am Break
11:30 - 12:30 pm Workshops
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 4:30 pm Organic Outreach Intensive - C
5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 pm EVENING WORSHIP: Albert Hung
8:30 pm Fellowship Activities
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
7:15 - 8:15 am Breakfast
8:30 - 11:00 am Worship & Organic Outreach Intensive - Session D
11:00 - 11:30 am Break
11:30 - 12:30 pm Workshops
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 4:30 pm Organic Outreach Intensive - E
5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 pm EVENING WORSHIP: Keith Newman
8:30 pm Fellowship Activities
Thursday, June 28, 2018
7:15 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast

Workshops

Check back soon to see a full roster of workshops offered at this PALCON. Several workshops will be presented in Spanish.

Family Options

. A confirmation email will be sent immediately upon payment. PALCON Payment Options: Visa, MasterCard, Check (via PayPal)

*Approved exhibitors must register at the site created for exhibitors by the PALCON office. Approved exhibitors needing further assistance may contact Krista Fischer at ksfischer@nazarene.org.

Counseling

Professional and confidential personal counseling is available free-of-charge to all PALCON registrants during the conference. Appointments may be made in advance or during the event. Information on how to arrange an appointment during PALCON will be provided on this webpage at least 30 days prior to the start of the event.

Also available at each PALCON, The COMPASS Initiative team (see www.compassinitiative.org) is offering free-of-charge confidential conversations on concerns related to personal finances. Although members of The COMPASS Initiative team are not professionally licensed as financial advisors, they offer valuable experience in personal finances and access to excellent resources. Information on how to arrange an appointment with a team member during PALCON will be provided on this webpage at least 30 days prior to the start of the event.

Exhibitors

Each PALCON features a variety of exhibitors whose mission is to resource the minister’s personal and vocational development and the ministry of the local church. Check back on March 1 for more information on exhibitors and be sure to connect with them during PALCON.