Thursday, September 20, 2012

Guest Post: Ed Young and the C3 Conference

The 2013 Creative Church Conference (C3) promises to be three power-packed days of inspirational messages for church leaders with awesome worship services and teachings that inspire creativity and passion. C3 will be held in February 2013 and hosted by Ed Young at Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas. Along with Young, keynote speakers include founders of the three largest churches in America, Hispanic Christian leaders, bestselling authors, speakers to Presidents and Congress. All who bear a desire to teach Christian leaders to motivate and inspire in a creative and passionate way.

Pastor EdYoung is the founder and Senior Pastor of Fellowship Church with six locations in Dallas, Texas, Miami, Florida and online. As a conference speaker he is in high demand and well known for his resources for pastors through Young is the author of 14 books including his latest Sexperiment which is a New York Times best seller. He hosts his television ministry on ABC Family Ed Young Television weekly, offers a website at and maintains a blog at A frequent guest on Fox News, Young recently shared hope and healing for the families and victims of the Aurora, Colorado mass shooting. Young lives in the Dallas Fort Worth area with his wife, Lisa and their four children.
Matthew Barnett, co-founder of the Los Angeles Dream Center and author of New York Times best seller The Cause within You, is pastor of one of America’s fastest growing churches. Founded in 1993 The Dream Center has become an international sensation from South America to Sweden. The Dream Center reached thousands of people each week that are rehabilitated, receiving food or other services offered to meet the spiritual and physical needs in the communities the Dream Center churches reside. A speaker at Promise Keepers and Hillsong, Barnett speaks at numerous conventions and churches each year all over the United States. He is married to wife, Caroline, and they have two children, Mia Aimee and Caden West.

David Crank, Senior Pastor of Faith Church St. Louis, one church with two St. Louis locations, and an online community whose mission it is to “teach the world that “God’s not mad at you.”” A popular church that is growing everyday Crank and his wife, Pastor Nicole Crank, offer short weekend services, a casual atmosphere, lively worship music and a friendly, small-church atmosphere. They are young and hip and ready to spread God’s word to the utmost corners of St. Louis and beyond with their unique online Faith Church St. Louis online services.
Reverend Samuel Rodriguez is what CNN termed “The leader of the Hispanic evangelic movement” and the current president of what the New York Times has called “America’s largest Hispanic Christian Organization,” the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC). He is the spokesperson for the 16 million person Hispanic American Born Again Christian Community. He often speaks in White House and Congressional meetings on Hispanic American issues and Justice concerns and is currently serving in President Obama’s White House Task Force on Fatherhood. He is a leading Hispanic Christian on the issue of Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Known as non-partisan he meets frequently with Congress and the White House on subjects including social justice and Latino issues. An award winning author, Rodriguez is an ordained minister for the Assemblies of God and with his wife, Pastor Eva Rodriguez, launched the New Season Christian Worship Center in Sacramento, California two years ago. Known as the “Dynamic duo” they have already outgrown their sanctuary facilities and have begun expanding to multi-site campuses.
Mac Richard is the founder and Senior Pastor of Lake Hills Church in Austin Texas. In 1997 he held services in his and wife and co-founder, Julie’s, living room and later moved to a local elementary and high school facilities. In 2005 they were able to hold their first service on their own 40 acre campus. Mac’s teaches the truths of the bible in a fresh way that captivates, educates and challenges. The church’s mission is to stimulate relationships and fortify a sense of community.

Keith Craft is the founder and Pastor of Elevate Life Church in Frisco, Texas. Before founding ELC, Craft worked for nearly twenty years as a motivational speaker and leadership strategist. He has spoken with world leaders such as Bill Clinton, George Bush Sr., and Margaret Thatcher. He is the founder and President of Keith Craft Leadership Shapers whose mission is to help people to become better leaders. He also founded Leadershipology, quotes sent out via the internet daily.
Pace Hartfield, is the worship and creative pastor at Ed Young’s Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas. He is a husband, father and advocate for creative collaboration and fishing.
C3 with Ed Young will be held February 13–15, 2013 at Fellowship Church located at 2450 Highway 121 in Grapevine, Texas just five miles north of DFW airport. To register now and receive a pre-conference discount, team discount, student discount or pastor’s wives discount, click here


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