main session speakers

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jon thompson

Lead Pastor - Vision & Preaching, C4 Church

Jon Thompson is the Lead Pastor, Vision and Preaching at C4 Church, a multi-site church in the Greater Toronto Area. He has been on staff for more than 20 years. Under Jon’s leadership, C4 is characterized by dynamic Biblical teaching, vibrant worship, creative media, and spiritually powerful times in prayer.

Jon has a Masters of Theological Studies from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto and a Doctorate of Missiology from Fuller Seminary, California. Jon is husband to Joanna and father to three kids - Hannah, Emma, and Noah.

Jon speaks and teaches globally on the convergence of spiritual gifts, spiritual practices, and spiritual experiences in the life of the believer and the local church. His first book, Convergence, is now available along with a group video discussion curriculum.

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drew hyun

Pastor - Hope Church Midtown, NYC

Drew Hyun is the Founder and Pastor of Hope Church Midtown (2014), as well as the Founding Pastor of Hope Church NYC (2012), a family of diverse churches in and around NYC.

In 2016, Drew co-founded the New City Network, a network of urban churches that value multi-ethnicity, Spirit-filled ministry, emotional health, and mission. Drew loves cities, ESPN, and naps, and finds it a restful Sabbath when all three come together.

He resides in New York City with his wife Christina and their son David and daughter Avery.

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 workshop speakers


Jon Thompson
Lead Pastor - Vision & Preaching

Jon has been at C4 Church for 20 years. He speaks globally on the convergence of Spiritual Gifts, Spiritual Disciplines, and Spiritual Experiences in the life of the church and believers.

- How Prompting & Planning Converge for Church Alignment


Dave Adams
Lead Pastor - Planning & Implementation

Dave has been at C4 Church for 10 years. He has lead C4 through 5 year strategic plan development, execution, and change management.

- How Prompting & Planning Converge for Church Alignment
- If You Fail to Plan, You Are Planning to Fail


Nathalie Wylie
Prayer Director

- Spiritual Dynamics and Church-Wide Prayer Coordination


Merry Lin
Staff Development Pastor - Former Congregational Care Pastor

- Who Owns Congregational Care?



Jake Dennett
Care Specialist

- Who Owns Congregational Care?


Angela Mason
Care & Groups Pastor - Former Pastor of Local & Global Engagement

- Missions: Buckshot or Lasers? From Scattered Support to Life-Giving Partnerships


Jervis Djokoto
Pastor of Local & Global Engagement

- Missions: Buckshot or Lasers? From Scattered Support to Life-Giving Partnerships



Joanna la Fleur
Director of Communications

Joanna la Fleur has been on the ministry staff at C4 since 2010 and leads the area of Creative Communications.

- Strategic Church Communications


Deborah Earley
Director of Human Resources

After decades working at IBM, Deborah Earley came out of early retirement to be C4’s Human Resources Director to aid us in leveraging the power of our people on a growing and dynamic team.

- HR Hygiene: Church Really Can Be A Great Place to Work


friday, june 14th & saturday, June 15th


stepping forward on dry ground

Joshua 3:14-17