What did 5 Kidmin Leaders think about CPC18?

Oh friends, I wish I could take a couple of days to tell you the stories of the ways God moved in this beautiful community at CPC18! The spirit was expectant and sweet, the relationships formed were precious, and the way we returned was an unleashing… And that’s the whole reason we gather, yes? I mean, obviously we love the … Read More

The Children’s Pastor Who Can Do It All

Remember that part in the Bible where it says “You have every strength and talent and gift to do it all. Don’t feel like you have to rely on anyone. You got this!”? No? Good. Cause it’s not in there. In fact, a quick read through 1 Corinthians 12, and we’re reminded that no one posses all the strengths, and … Read More

The Best Flavor of Leadership

Great coffee. Fresh watermelon on a hot summer day. Roasted vegetables that were brushed with balsamic. Cherry pie from my favorite pie shop in Chicago. My mom’s famous stuffing and cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving… I love the flavors of all of these things. They’re all different. They’re all satisfying. They should not all go in a blender together. That would … Read More

They’re filling up!

Breakout registration for CPC18 is underway, and it has been exciting to see leaders saving their spots ahead of time in the breakouts of their choice! Here is a quick highlight of 5 of the 130+ breakouts at CPC18 that are on their way to filling up! Marriage as a Deep Breath – Beth Guckenberger HATCH! Brainstorming Secrets of a Disney … Read More

Are you ready?

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for 9/25! Why? That is the day that Breakout Registration for CPC18 opens! This means that everyone who is registered for CPC18 will be able to save their spot in the breakouts of their choice before the event! This is going to take your CPC experience to the next level! SAVE MY SPOT!  Here … Read More

The Breakouts are Coming!

You know when you are on the hunt for a gift for someone you love… the perfect gift that will make them smile in that way where you know you just nailed it? Can you feel what that anticipation is like as you wrap it, write the note on the card, and the excitement that bubbles up when you set … Read More

5 Signs You Might Need CPC18

Welcome to the last day of August! We’re cheering for you as you have launched your fall ministry season! (Imagine confetti and noise makers!) Perhaps everything is humming along perfectly, or maybe you’re beginning to realize you didn’t know what you didn’t know…but now you know! 🙂 So, if you’re feeling like a you’re in the middle of a triathlon, … Read More

Meet Beth Guckenberger!

Have you ever served closely with someone, and been able to point to them and say: “That one. They show me what Jesus looks like.” They’re the kind of people whose “disciple-ness” you really hope rubs off on your own. For me, Beth Guckenberger is one of those people. Beth walks with Jesus. She knows His voice. Her faith is … Read More

Meet John Ortberg!

As children’s ministry leaders, one of the things we are passionate about is helping kids become life-long disciples of Jesus. We desire to show them how their faith in Jesus weaves its way through and transforms all aspects of their everyday lives. A leader who has done this for the Church for years is Pastor John Ortberg. John is the … Read More

Meet Louie Giglio!

I remember the first time I heard Louie Giglio preach. About 15 minutes into his sermon, I realized that I was literally on the edge of my seat and leaning as far forward as possible. It was obvious that this man had a unique familiarity with the Word of God, and his passion felt like what it would have been … Read More