Wave Conference 2015 is an event featuring world-renowned speakers, incredible music and a host of workshops for every walk of life. The theme for this three-day conference, which begins Wednesday, August 5 at 7:30 p.m. and continues through Friday, August 7, is Leaning In. It is an annual event hosted by Wave Church and its senior pastors, Steve and Sharon Kelly, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Special guests for this year’s event include Steven Furtick from Elevation Church in NC, Willie & Whitney George from Church on the Move in Tulsa, OK, Donna Crouch from Hillsong Church in Australia, Rick Godwin from Summit Christian Center in San Antonio, Texas, Dharius Daniels from Kingdom Church in NJ, Harrison Conley from Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos, CA and musical talent, Jesus Culture. When speaking of the conference Pastor Steve said:
Wave Conference exists to champion the cause of the local church and see lives changed by God. Our mission is cultivating dreams, empowering churches, and equipping people to live better lives.
With over three decades of full-time ministry Kelly and his wife, Sharon, pastor an amazing and dynamic church while overseeing several others worldwide. Wave Church is a worship experience geared towards the entire family, complete with programs for children as well as middle and high school ages. Kelly was on staff, and of the senior leadership team at Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia for many years before returning to the USA to pastor Wave Church in Virginia.
Kelly is one of the premiere voices for a new generation of believers. His personal and practical style of preaching, complete with just the right amount of humor, complements his sound teaching and reaches audiences worldwide. His messages render hope that is built on the abundance of God’s grace and gift of righteousness. Over the years, Pastor Steve’s ministry has led thousands of people into a relationship with Jesus Christ, by simply sharing the message of His love, goodness and grace.
Wave has multi-site campuses throughout Virginia and North Carolina with the Church’s two main campuses being located in Virginia Beach. The Accent of Leadership author has a passion to win the lost and lead generations in the direction of their purpose in Christ. Wave Conference 2015 will mirror this passion. As stated on the website:
Wave Church’s primary mission is to help people live life well and find their purpose in Christ through being planted in the local church.
Within Wave Conference, there are electives held for different aspects of church and community leadership including creative arts, church building, pastoring, business, youth conference, and kid’s camp. Some of the most influential leaders and communicators are in attendance of this conference which is designed for the whole family.
World-renowned speakers will visit Virginia Beach this week for Wave Conference. In conjunction with the many personalities represented at Wave Conference 2015 are Pastors Dharius Daniels and Steven Furtick. Daniels, a prolific preacher, is known as a cultural architect and trendsetter for this generation. He is the founder and Senior Pastor of Kingdom Church in New Jersey. Furtick is the well-known pastor of Elevation Church, one of the fastest-growing churches in the country with a strong influence for today’s youth. All of the featured speakers have been privileged to speak at conferences and churches around the world.
Wave Conference attendees will enjoy music from recording artists which belong to Wave Church as well as the sounds of worship from Jesus Culture band. This world-travelled band’s focus is to equip the generation to be influencers of society by leading people into an encounter with God’s love through worship and to discipline them with the tools to transform society.
To register for Wave Conference 2015 or for further information visit www.waveconference.com. This three-day event is designed for the entire family and has proven in past years to be one people will not want to miss. The theme for this year’s conference, which begins at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, is Leaning In. Wave Conference will feature world-renowned speakers, incredible music and a host of workshops for every walk of life. Wave Church and its senior pastors, Steve and Sharon Kelly, are excited to welcome all attendees to Virginia Beach for this annual event.
By Cherese Jackson (Virginia)
Wave Church: Wave Conference 2015 (August 5-7)
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