"Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ... standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel..."
Rev. H.B. Charles, Jr. is the pastor-teacher of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida. H.B. has served in this role since 2008. At the June 2017 Southern Baptist Convention, H.B. was historically and unanimously elected as the SBC Pastors’ Conference’s first African-American president. Prior to joining his present church, H.B. led the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church of Los Angeles for almost 18 years.
Succeeding his late father, he began on his pastorate at Mt. Sinai at the age of 17 – a senior in high school. Outside of his ministry to and with his congregation, H.B. regularly speaks at churches, conferences, and conventions around the country, and he is also the author of several books. H.B. is married to Crystal, and they have three children: H.B. III, Natalie, and Hailey.
Tim Challies is a Christian, a husband to Aileen and a father of three children aged 11 to 18. He worships and serves as a pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Toronto, Ontario, where he primarily gives attention to mentoring and discipleship. He is a book reviewer for WORLD magazine, co-founder of Cruciform Press, and has written three books including The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment, The Next Story, Visual Theology, and Do More Better. He writes daily at www.challies.com.
R. Albert Mohler Jr. is the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an esteemed authority on contemporary issues and has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals.
In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues.
Crawford was ordained to the ministry in March 1972. He attended Cairn University in Philadelphia, PA graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible with an emphasis on pastoral studies. He and his wife, Karen, married on May 22, 1971.
He’s travelled throughout the US, Caribbean, Asia, Canada, South America, Africa and parts of Europe preaching in churches, evangelistic outreaches, conferences, in colleges and seminaries. He has been the featured speaker at Super Bowls, NCAA Final Four Chapel, and the Pentagon with senior military officers.
He and his wife Karen are featured speakers at Family Life marriage conferences. They are co-authors of Developing Character in Your Child. Crawford has written 8 books including newly released, Unshaken. Crawford has a Doctor of Divinity from Biola University, a Doctor Sacred Theology from Cairn University, a Doctor of Divinity from Moody Bible Institute, a Doctor of Letters from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Doctor of Divinity from Columbia International University. He holds several board positions including CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ). He is a visiting professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Crawford is the host of two national radio programs, the weekend program Living a Legacy, and the daily program Legacy Moments. They have 4 children. Bryan, Heather, Bryndan and Holly, and have 11 grandchildren.
Presently, Crawford serves as Senior Pastor at Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, GA.
As a Senior Pastor for over two decades, Daniel Henderson brought prayer-based revitalization to several mega-churches. Today he is dedicating his full-time efforts to help congregations across the country experience renewal and turn-around as he speaks to thousands each year at conferences and prayer events. He is President of Strategic Renewal, which exists to ignite personal renewal, congregational revival, and leadership restoration for Christ’s glory.
Daniel Henderson is a pastor, preacher, renewal catalyst, leadership coach, author, husband, father, grandfather and (most importantly) a passionate Christ-follower.
Daniel has been married to Rosemary (Brewer) for over 33 years and they live just south of Denver, Colorado. Together they have raised their three children, Justin, Jordan, and Heather Rose. They are the grandparents of Annie Renee’, Taylor Grace, Norah Jane, James Eagle, Callie Mae, Theodore David, and Isaac William.
Robbie Symons is the founding Pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel Oakville. His greatest passion is to see Jesus Christ glorified as people realize their potential only through His amazing power. With a Spirit-led resolve to proclaim the Word of God without apology, to passionately worship His only Son, and to believe firmly in the power of prayer, Jesus is building His Church. Harvest Oakville has experienced the power and grace of the Lord in its growth from a Bible study of 18 people in 2003 to over 4000 people today.
God burdened Robbie and the church elders early on with the conviction to plant churches. Through much prayer, they have seen the birth of several vibrant churches across Canada.
Robbie has a radio ministry of Harvest Oakville called Live in the Light which reaches Southern Ontario and Western New York. He is also the author of Passion Cry.
Robbie and his wife Gillian live in Burlington, Ontario with their four children.
Stand Firm in the Pulpit: Preaching
What Expository Preaching is Not
Applying God’s Word to Today’s World
The Relationship Between Prayer and Preaching
Stand Firm in Dependence: Prayer
How to Lead Life-Giving Prayer Time
How to Hear from God: the Role of Scripture in Prayer
Stand Firm in the Spirit: Formation
Putting On Christ
Spiritual Formation in the Home
Stand Firm on Mission: Gospel Impact
Why We Must Unify the Church and How You Can Help
Global Missions Impact
Engaging Your Community for the Gospel
Stand Firm in Conviction: Leadership
Character Counts, Especially in Christian Leadership
Cultivating a Multi-Ethnic Expression of the Gospel
Stand Firm in Discipleship: Biblical Counselling
Side-by-Side Discipleship and Soul Care in Groups
If you are a spouse, parent. group member or Christian friend come and learn how to draw out the heart and speak words of life to those you love.
Gospel-Centred Discipleship: Soul Care for the Hurting
9am-2pmOne Day with Great Commission Collective
7pmMain Session 1
9amMain Session 2
11amWorkshop Session 1
1:30pmMain Session 3
3pmWorkshop Session 2
5:30pmDinner on Your Own
7pmMain Session 4
9amWorkshop Session 3
10:30amMain Session 5
One Day With Great Commission Collective
Great Commission Collective strengthens churches to become church-planting-churches. It’s who we are.
Come and join GCC for “One Day” and get inspired to partner with an international family of churches existing to glorify God by planting, strengthening, and multiplying Great Commission churches around the world.
What it means to be a Great Commission Collective church.
- What it would look like for your church to be equipped to plant churches.
How your church can join.