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WFX Conference and Expo
September 17 – 19, 2019
Orlando, FL

Select Criteria: Super Track = Church Buildings
Tuesday, September 17
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
LAPTOP IS REQUIRED A session that will introduce you to project management techniques that will improve your skills in a significant way regardless of your starting point or background as manager/leader. There are many people who started their careers as experts in one field or another and have found themselves...
Rohan Garricks

Director
DGB Live

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This interactive workshop will allow the participants to assess the safety & security needs of their church, identify the church's most vulnerable areas and learn how to conduct a physical security assessment in their own church. Participants will conduct a hands-on, onsite, physical security assessment with  round table discussions that...
Glenn Blandford

Physical Security Specialist-Team Leader
Pentagon Force Protection Agency

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Tuesday, September 17
12:45 PM - 3:00 PM
How can we do an effective needs analysis? What are the best options for online research? How can we learn from the experience of other churches? Where can we get good professional advice? Who sells the products or services we need and how do we find the best fit for...
Dr.  Fredrick J. Ampel

System Designer/Consultant
Technology Visions Analytics

Mr  Chris Foreman

Principal
SpeakAV, LLC

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LAPTOP REQUIRED A follow-up session to the beginners boot camp, this session will continue the introduction to project management techniques that will improve your skills in a significant way regardless of your starting point or background as manager/leader. There are many people who started their careers as experts in one field...
Rohan Garricks

Director
DGB Live

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Tuesday, September 17
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
From Genesis to Revelation, God beckons us to join in His mission. This invitation is a privilege made possible by the redemptive work of Christ, who came to “Planet Death” clothed in flesh so that we might be both recipients of and participants in the gospel. As His church, it...
Renaut van der Riet

Lead Pastor
Mosaic Church

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Wednesday, September 18
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Building a new church structure is a daunting task to step into. Fund-raising, design, development, permitting and construction can take many years as the initial dream becomes a reality. Good storytelling will keep your staff and congregation informed and excited along the way and often results in better follow through...
Phil Taylor

Executive Pastor of Leadership and Development
Mosaic Church

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Learn to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and avoid the most common conversational disasters through simple, easily remembered strategies that deflect and redirect negative behavior. Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and tongue that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and...
Glenn Blandford

Physical Security Specialist-Team Leader
Pentagon Force Protection Agency

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Wednesday, September 18
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Are you looking to grow your church? Broaden your influence? Increase your impact? Does your church need a renovation? If you are overwhelmed and don't know where to start, REFRESH is for you! Let Charlie Daniels, Owner and Founder of Churches by Daniels take you through some simple and easy...
Charlie Daniels

Owner / Founder
Churches by Daniels Construction, Inc.

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Wednesday, September 18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Safety and security is an important area of church operations. The tools, techniques, and personnel choices for achieving security are many, and churches spend a great deal of effort researching them. One often overlooked element of security planning is taking the time to consider the culture of your church. This...
Nathan Parr

Safety and Security Coordinator
Renewal Church

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Pastors and church leaders love the business of church, but most dislike the church business. Dealing with facility maintenance, insurance, accounting, staffing, and HR issues can be a challenge and most pastors didn't learn any of this in seminary. This presentation will give an overview of how pastors and church...
Nathan Freeland

President of Reach Consulting
Reach Consulting

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Some say the Christian church has lost its place in the world. Because of the global economy and technological advances, others see this era as the greatest opportunity for outreach and ministry. Together we will look at trends and drivers that affect the daily work of church staff. Come explore...
Phill Martin

CEO
The Church Network

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Wednesday, September 18
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Room:   Pavilion II
  • Wednesday, September 18, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
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The fact is that building is hard but there are key things that all successful projects have in common.  This is a broad-brush presentation addressing what is master planning and the design process; what are things to consider attracting multiple generations in the design of facilities, what are key things...
Andrew Beyea

Director of Design
Waldon Studio Architects

Ravi Waldon

Architectural Designer
Waldon Studio Architects

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Documented polices, processes, and procedures protect churches. However, policy, process, and document management is hard, time consuming work that takes away from ministry. As a result, many churches are operating unprotected and vulnerable. Church leaders need a simple, affordable, expert way to protect their churches with good policies and processes....
Josh Bryant

Managing Attorney
Church General Counsel

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Wednesday, September 18
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Pastor’s are very good at building people but few are trained to build buildings. All the details, committees, staff appropriation, fundraising, lending, etc. can seem like learning a foreign language. This session presents a template to assist Church Leaders to guide their congregations through facility expansion. Simply finding property and...
Dirk Dalhausser

Director, Pre-Construction Services
Goff Companies

Billy Goff

CEO
Goff Companies

Kerry Jones

Director, Client Relations/Church Planner
Goff Companies

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Wednesday, September 18
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
Discipleship is a journey that brings people in, builds them up, and ultimately sends them out again. Your church facility has the potential to shape and accelerate this disciple-making journey. Join us as we discuss five keys for aligning your facility with your church’s unique discipleship strategy.  
Josh Gregoire

Church Relations
Aspen Group

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Wednesday, September 18
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Room:   Pavilion II
  • Wednesday, September 18, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
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Glenn Blandford

Physical Security Specialist-Team Leader
Pentagon Force Protection Agency

Josh Bryant

Managing Attorney
Church General Counsel

Alan Hughes

Safety Director
Next Level Church

Bill Wells

Director of Security
AE Global Media Inc

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Wednesday, September 18
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
We are one body with many parts. We can achieve so much operating in our own gifts and teams, but we can achieve much more when we learn to anticipate the needs of other leaders and their teams. In this session, we will discuss ways to for facilities and the...
Adrian Gates

Media/Facilities Director
Crossroads Community Church

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Thursday, September 19
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This session provides a basic introduction to the formation and implementation of a church safety & security team. This training event provides insight into applicable case studies, the sheepdog mentality, team member selection, development of an action plan, training, physical security, sex crime awareness, violent encounters, and medical emergencies.
Glenn Blandford

Physical Security Specialist-Team Leader
Pentagon Force Protection Agency

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Technology, your budget, and even your church facility: these are things that can heavily influence insurance for your faith-based building. If you’re wondering how, you’re not alone. Understanding church insurance can be complicated, but once you gain clarity, the benefits can be powerful. Join us for a live, informative Q&A...
Meaghan Kelly

Marketing Content Copywriter
AkitaBox

Walt Wellborn

Pastor
First Christian Church

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Thursday, September 19
9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
We will cover a few things that all church staff and volunteer forces need to understand about harassment, sexual abuse, and bullying. We will then move into a more specialized subject in the Church Law and Ethics Acumen Training (CLEAT). We will cover important legal implications involved in a website,...
Josh Bryant

Managing Attorney
Church General Counsel

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Thursday, September 19
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
The Layered Security Approach is a method to evaluate the security needs by reviewing the security issues, current situation and future needs with a series of questions. The information can be used to determine a strategy to meet the overall objectives - whether it is intrusion, video or access control...
Keith Shaver

VP Sales Uniview Technology
Uniview Technology

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Thursday, September 19
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The truth is today, Christianity has lost its way. By any measure, the Christian faith is retreating on all fronts and making little or no impact on the culture. A short time ago, Christians were pretty much ignored, but today, we’re openly ridiculed. Based on his highly regarded book with...
Phil Cooke

Media Producer, Consultant, Author
Cooke Media Group

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