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RELOAD San Diego 2015

11/14/2015 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


RELOAD, A one-day training event that teaches best practices in youth ministry and connects you with like-minded leaders who share your calling & understand your challenges. Whether you are a veteran, seasoned, or a brand new youth worker, You and your team will be inspired, equipped and refreshed by this leadership development experience. Join the movement with other leaders across the country to engage 75,000 urban youth in life-changing discipleship by 2020.


DAHorton_SD D.A. HORTON / North American Mission Board
D.A. serves as the National Coordinator of Urban Student Missions at NAMB. Prior to his current role he served as the Executive Director of ReachLife Ministries, the non-profit ministry of Reach Records, and an urban church planter/pastor in kansas City, MO for nearly 6 years. He and his wife of 11yrs, Elicia, live in Atlanta with their 3 kids and are preparing to move to Los Angeles to plant a church.
Luma_Phoenix LUMA HADDAD / Young Life Urban
Luma Haddad has been the Young Life Urban Area Director for San Diego South Bay for 15 years. Luma directly works with Latino, Black, and Filipino teenagers in Junior High and High Schools. Half of her leaders are indigenous. Luma was born in San Francisco, lived in Amman, Jordan and graduated from PLNU in San Diego in Broadcast Journalism.

LarryA LARRY ACOSTA / Urban Youth Workers Institute
Dr. Larry Acosta is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Youth Workers Institute. Larry’s passion is to envision and shape the emerging generation of urban leadership for transformational ministry. Larry’s claim to fame is that he is married to his lovely wife, Jayme, and they have four children.

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Five Best Practices To Taking Your Youth Ministry to the Next Level / Luma Haddad
Do you sometimes feel like your ministry has stalled or hit a plateau? I’ve been there and I’ve gained some insights. Come hear as I share 5 best practices that have taken my youth ministry from where it started 15 years ago to where it is today.

Creative Urban Youth Ministry Programming / Larry Acosta
It’s a sin to bore a kid!  Let’s dream up the BEST year of youth ministry EVER!  You will walk away with tons of creative and affordable ideas for shaping memorable and life-changing experiences for your youth.  Come and expect to be inspired!


8:30 – 9:30am – Registration & Breakfast
9:30 – 11:00am – Session #1
11:15 – 12:15pm – Workshop Breakouts
12:15 – 1:30pm – Lunch
1:30 – 3:00pm – Session #3
3:00pm –  Ends


8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


Urban Youth Workers Institute


New Vision Christian Fellowship
4353 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92103 United States
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