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Thursday, May 18
 

2:00pm

General Session 1: Breathe Life Into Impossible Situations
Moderators
avatar for Luma Haddad

Luma Haddad

Multi Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator, Young Life
Luma Haddad has been the Young Life Urban Area Director for the last 19 years and is Mutli Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator. Luma works directly with teenagers and teen moms in Junior High and High Schools. She is a San Francisco native, lived in Amman, Jordan, graduated from... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Danielle Strickland

Danielle Strickland

Major, Salvation Army
Danielle Strickland is an Officer in the Salvation Army and loves Jesus and people. This has led her to back alleys and late night streets, to partner with Jesus in rescuing those caught up in drugs, homelessness, prostitution, despair. It has also led her to the halls of government... Read More →
avatar for Gabriel Zamora

Gabriel Zamora

Youth Pastor, Gracepoint Gospel Fellowship
Gabriel Zamora, pulled out of an extreme background of gangs, violence, and poverty, was called into the ministry at the age of 13 at Youth for The Nations Summer Camp. He is the Youth Pastor of Takeover Student Ministries at Gracepoint Gospel Fellowship in New York. Having graduated... Read More →

Artists
avatar for DJ Icy Ice

DJ Icy Ice

Artist, @djicyice
Icy Ice is an original member of the world renown DJ group, The World Famous Beat Junkies. He is an artist and entrepreneur, whose resume spans over two decades of performing on the world’s biggest stages, and gracing the airwaves on several of LA’s Top Radio Stations. Icy Ice’s... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Chavez Band

Joshua Chavez Band

Worship Band, @joshuachavezlbc
Joshua Chavez Band leads worship at conferences, churches, and camps throughout Southern California and the USA, including UYWI, RELOAD, Turn Your Campus, Promise Keepers, and Franklin Graham's Festivals of Hope. Described as dynamic, eclectic, passionate, and energetic, they engage... Read More →


Thursday May 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Felix Center

7:00pm

General Session 2: Breathe Life Into Impossible Situations
Moderators
avatar for Luma Haddad

Luma Haddad

Multi Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator, Young Life
Luma Haddad has been the Young Life Urban Area Director for the last 19 years and is Mutli Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator. Luma works directly with teenagers and teen moms in Junior High and High Schools. She is a San Francisco native, lived in Amman, Jordan, graduated from... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Efrem Smith

Efrem Smith

Co-Pastor-Bayside/Co-Owner-Influential, Bayside Church Midtown/Influential LLC
Efrem Smith is a pastor, consultant, speaker, and author. He is passionate about life transformation, racial righteousness and thriving churches. Rev. Smith is the Co-Senior Pastor of Bayside Church Midtown in Sacramento, CA. He is the former President and CEO of World Impact. He... Read More →

Artists
avatar for Christon Gray

Christon Gray

Artist, @christongray
Writer, singer, rapper, and producer, Christon Gray, first came to Christian rap through the Elevationists, and the group's album "The Necessary." After a solo album, "Even with Evil with Me," he became part of W.L.A.K. (We Live As Kings), releasing "W.L.A.K." His second solo album... Read More →
avatar for DJ Icy Ice

DJ Icy Ice

Artist, @djicyice
Icy Ice is an original member of the world renown DJ group, The World Famous Beat Junkies. He is an artist and entrepreneur, whose resume spans over two decades of performing on the world’s biggest stages, and gracing the airwaves on several of LA’s Top Radio Stations. Icy Ice’s... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Chavez Band

Joshua Chavez Band

Worship Band, @joshuachavezlbc
Joshua Chavez Band leads worship at conferences, churches, and camps throughout Southern California and the USA, including UYWI, RELOAD, Turn Your Campus, Promise Keepers, and Franklin Graham's Festivals of Hope. Described as dynamic, eclectic, passionate, and energetic, they engage... Read More →
avatar for The Cypher Spot

The Cypher Spot

The Cypher Spot is a Christian Hip Hop Ministry Studio in Inglewood CA. Focused on using the elements of Hip Hopto bring glory to God. The studio provides classes and programs to the community and the communities around it, in the arts ofDance, Urban art, Lyric Writing, and Music... Read More →


Thursday May 18, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Felix Center
 
Friday, May 19
 

10:30am

General Session 3: Spiritual Warfare
Moderators
avatar for Luma Haddad

Luma Haddad

Multi Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator, Young Life
Luma Haddad has been the Young Life Urban Area Director for the last 19 years and is Mutli Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator. Luma works directly with teenagers and teen moms in Junior High and High Schools. She is a San Francisco native, lived in Amman, Jordan, graduated from... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Tommy Nixon

Tommy Nixon

Chief Executive Officer, Urban Youth Workers Institute
Tommy is the Chief Executive Officer at UYWI. He is excited to build on the foundation that Dr. Larry Acosta has created over the last 25 years. He is a Founder and was Executive Director of Solidarity and is currently the lead pastor at One Life City Church. His passion is to help... Read More →
avatar for Jackie Hill Perry

Jackie Hill Perry

Author/Artist/Speaker
Jackie Hill Perry is a writer, poet, Bible teacher and hip-hop artist whose latest album, Crescendo, released in May 2018. She uses her speaking and teaching gifts to share the light of the gospel of God as authentically as she can. She is the author of Gay Girl, Good God: The Story... Read More →

Artists
avatar for DJ Icy Ice

DJ Icy Ice

Artist, @djicyice
Icy Ice is an original member of the world renown DJ group, The World Famous Beat Junkies. He is an artist and entrepreneur, whose resume spans over two decades of performing on the world’s biggest stages, and gracing the airwaves on several of LA’s Top Radio Stations. Icy Ice’s... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Chavez Band

Joshua Chavez Band

Worship Band, @joshuachavezlbc
Joshua Chavez Band leads worship at conferences, churches, and camps throughout Southern California and the USA, including UYWI, RELOAD, Turn Your Campus, Promise Keepers, and Franklin Graham's Festivals of Hope. Described as dynamic, eclectic, passionate, and energetic, they engage... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
Felix Center

7:00pm

General Session 4: Spiritual Warfare
Moderators
avatar for Luma Haddad

Luma Haddad

Multi Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator, Young Life
Luma Haddad has been the Young Life Urban Area Director for the last 19 years and is Mutli Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator. Luma works directly with teenagers and teen moms in Junior High and High Schools. She is a San Francisco native, lived in Amman, Jordan, graduated from... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Noemi Chavez

Noemi Chavez

Lead Pastor, Revive Church
Noemi Chavez was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She’s been Pastor to Revive Church, alongside her husband, Joshua, for over 11 years. She is the Co-Founder of Brave Global, which is an organization that establishes a collaboration of church and state to better serve girls who... Read More →
avatar for Eugene Cho

Eugene Cho

Lead Pastor, Quest Church
Eugene Cho is the founder and Lead Pastor of Quest Church in Seattle, Washington, as well as the founder and Executive Director of the Q Café, an innovative non-profit community café and music venue. He is also the founder and visionary of One Day’s Wages (ODW), a grassroots... Read More →

Artists
avatar for Alexander James

Alexander James

Young Adult Director, Light & Life Christian Fellowship
Native to South Central Los Angeles and raised by a single mother, Alexander took pride in being the black sheep in most circles growing up. Now, he is a Young Adult Director, social activist, youth advocate, and full-time spoken word artist. This mixture of experience has helped... Read More →
avatar for DJ Icy Ice

DJ Icy Ice

Artist, @djicyice
Icy Ice is an original member of the world renown DJ group, The World Famous Beat Junkies. He is an artist and entrepreneur, whose resume spans over two decades of performing on the world’s biggest stages, and gracing the airwaves on several of LA’s Top Radio Stations. Icy Ice’s... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Chavez Band

Joshua Chavez Band

Worship Band, @joshuachavezlbc
Joshua Chavez Band leads worship at conferences, churches, and camps throughout Southern California and the USA, including UYWI, RELOAD, Turn Your Campus, Promise Keepers, and Franklin Graham's Festivals of Hope. Described as dynamic, eclectic, passionate, and energetic, they engage... Read More →
avatar for V3 Dance

V3 Dance

V3 Dance
V3 Dance (Victory Vision Voice) is a Christian dance team that uses dance as a form of worship. We aim to share messages and stories through our dance and music


Friday May 19, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Felix Center
 
Saturday, May 20
 

9:00am

General Session 5: The Fight is Not Ours
Moderators
avatar for Luma Haddad

Luma Haddad

Multi Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator, Young Life
Luma Haddad has been the Young Life Urban Area Director for the last 19 years and is Mutli Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator. Luma works directly with teenagers and teen moms in Junior High and High Schools. She is a San Francisco native, lived in Amman, Jordan, graduated from... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mark Charles

Mark Charles

Founder, 5 Small Loaves
Mark Charles is a dynamic and thought-provoking public speaker, writer, and consultant. He writes for Native News Online and his personal blog "Reflections from the Hogan". He served on the boards of the CCDA and the CRCNA. Mark also consults with the Calvin Institute of Christian... Read More →
avatar for Paul Coty

Paul Coty

Vice President, Young Life
Paul Coty is the Vice President of Young Life in New York. He grew the mission’s personnel from 2 to 45 full-time staff members and increased the organization’s operating budget to $3.5 million annually over a 10-year period. A dynamic team-builder, Coty’s emphasis on personal... Read More →

Artists
avatar for Arielle Estoria

Arielle Estoria

Artist, @arielleestoria
Arielle Estoria Leda Wilburn is a Writer, Speaker, and Creative. She graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology, and focuses on theater integration to be a creative bridge between intellect and creativity, the mind and the heart. Arielle is the... Read More →
avatar for DJ Icy Ice

DJ Icy Ice

Artist, @djicyice
Icy Ice is an original member of the world renown DJ group, The World Famous Beat Junkies. He is an artist and entrepreneur, whose resume spans over two decades of performing on the world’s biggest stages, and gracing the airwaves on several of LA’s Top Radio Stations. Icy Ice’s... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Chavez Band

Joshua Chavez Band

Worship Band, @joshuachavezlbc
Joshua Chavez Band leads worship at conferences, churches, and camps throughout Southern California and the USA, including UYWI, RELOAD, Turn Your Campus, Promise Keepers, and Franklin Graham's Festivals of Hope. Described as dynamic, eclectic, passionate, and energetic, they engage... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 9:00am - 10:45am
Felix Center

3:15pm

General Session 6: The Fight is Not Ours
Moderators
avatar for Luma Haddad

Luma Haddad

Multi Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator, Young Life
Luma Haddad has been the Young Life Urban Area Director for the last 19 years and is Mutli Ethnic Southwest Divisional Coordinator. Luma works directly with teenagers and teen moms in Junior High and High Schools. She is a San Francisco native, lived in Amman, Jordan, graduated from... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Larry Acosta

Larry Acosta

Founder, Urban Youth Workers Institute
Larry Acosta is  Founder of the Urban Youth Workers Institute. While he has proudly passed UYWI’s leadership to Tommy Nixon, Larry’s vision for this next season of ministry is to train, mentor, and mobilize urban leaders to plant multiethnic churches. Larry’s claim to fame... Read More →
avatar for Gabriel Salguero

Gabriel Salguero

President, National Latino Evangelical Coalition
Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero is the president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition, a coalition of Latino evangelical congregations and organizations committed to advancing the Gospel in the public sphere. He is also a pastor at Calvario City Church, in Orlando, Florida. Salguero... Read More →

Artists
avatar for DJ Icy Ice

DJ Icy Ice

Artist, @djicyice
Icy Ice is an original member of the world renown DJ group, The World Famous Beat Junkies. He is an artist and entrepreneur, whose resume spans over two decades of performing on the world’s biggest stages, and gracing the airwaves on several of LA’s Top Radio Stations. Icy Ice’s... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Chavez Band

Joshua Chavez Band

Worship Band, @joshuachavezlbc
Joshua Chavez Band leads worship at conferences, churches, and camps throughout Southern California and the USA, including UYWI, RELOAD, Turn Your Campus, Promise Keepers, and Franklin Graham's Festivals of Hope. Described as dynamic, eclectic, passionate, and energetic, they engage... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Felix Center