Iron Sharpens Iron – October 14th, 2017

2017 Iron Sharpens Iron National Men's Conference - Virginia Beach, VA

Join men from all over Hampton Roads at our annual LIVE (not simulcast) men’s conference featuring national keynote speakers and 16 men’s focused breakout sessions, resource exhibits and more. For all men 13 years and up.

When: October 14th, 2017
Where: London Bridge Baptist Church – 2460 Potters Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Group Early Registration – Per Person: $44 per person (10 or more men registered and paid together. Registration must be received by the end of Monday, October 2, 2017)
Early Registration, Individual by October 2nd, 2017 – $53 per man
Standard Registration Oct 3rd thru Oct 13th – $59 per man
Admission at the Door (except young men): $59 per man
Young Men, 13 – 22 (Anytime) – $29 per man
Optional Lunch Box – $8 per man (pre-orders only – cannot be ordered at the door)

Group, Individual and Young Men Registration is Available Online! Please click here to view instructions for registering groups online (PDF). If you experience any problem registering your group online, please call the Gathering of Men office at 757-599-4008 to register groups of 10 or more individuals to receive the $15.00 discount for each before the Monday October 2nd, 2017 early-bird deadline.


Schedule

7:30 AM – Registration and Exhibit Area opens
8:15 AM – Sanctuary Opens
8:30 AM – Conference Begins with Morning Main Session
10:15 AM – Morning Break – Refreshments, Exhibits Open
10:45 AM – Morning Seminar – Choice of Eight Seminars
12:00 PM – Lunch Break – Exhibits Open
1:00 PM – Mid-Day Main Session
1:30 PM – Short Break – Exhibits Open, Choose Seminars
2:00 PM – Afternoon Seminar – Choice of 8 New Seminars
3:15 PM – Afternoon Break – Refreshments, Exhibits Open
3:30 PM – Afternoon Main Session
4:55 PM – Conference Ends

2017 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Sean McDowell – About Sean

Dr. Sean McDowell is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. He connects with audiences in a tangible way through humor and stories while imparting hard evidence and logical support for viewing all areas of life through a Biblical worldview. Sean is an Assistant Professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Biola University. And he is the Resident Scholar for Summit California.

Morning Main Session Talk – Passing Your Faith to the Next Generation

Bill Paige – About Bill

Bill Paige is a gifted, passionate speaker whose broad appeal is anchored in a depth of life experience including 20 yrs of police and detective work in and around New York City. Bill served for 14 years as the associate chaplain at Children’s Village working with disadvantaged boys, and retired after 15+ years of senior leadership in Young Life. He speaks at high school, college, military, men’s conference assemblies and travels internationally to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Afternoon Main Session Talk – Going Home a Different Way (Ezk 46:9)

SEASONS OF MEN – Some of the seminar breakout sessions listed below are targeted to one or more of the following age groups:
Emerging Men (age 13-19)   Pioneering Men (age 20-29)   Full Throttle Men (age 30-55)   Seasoned Men (age 55+)

2017 BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Leave Your Baggage at the Door
Bill Paige • Keynote Speaker | See Bill’s new book “Hope on a Rope – Lifelines for Knickleheads”

Red Light Doctrine – How Non-Confrontation Turned an Elephant Into a Lion
Nick Liberto • Proven Men

Health/Weight Loss: Making The Most Of Your Health
Steve Reynolds • Bod4God

Leadership (We Are All Leaders)
Dave Johnson • Gathering of Men

For Love and Money
Randy Rowekamp • Crown Ministries

Being a Christian Man in the Workplace
David Garrett • Men Just Show Up

Encouraging Dads to Raise Godly Children
Philip McFarland • Moral Child

Building an Effective Men’s Ministry
Adam Hultstrand • Knights of the 21st Century

BREAKOUT SESSIONS (cont.)

Atheist Encounter – How Well Can you Defend Your Faith?
Sean McDowell • Capistrano Valley Christian Schools – National Speaker (All Men)

Sexual Purity
Steve Etner • The Pure Man Ministry
See Steve’s new book “Are You a Super Man for God?”

Nailing Your Colors to the Mast – Sharing Your Faith With the Lost World
Don Sunshine • Don Sunshine Ministries

A God Hearted Man
Jay Cookingham • Strategic Fathering Ministries

Practical Ways Men Reach Men
William Tyree • First Baptist Berkeley – Norfolk

Bootcamp: Mission & Preparation for Maximum Growth and Impact
Ron Clark – Ron J. Clark Consultants

What Makes a Man … A Man!
Dr. Gregory Beechaum • Beyond Walls Ministries

The Lazarus Marriage
Keith Tully • Family Life

Event Costs for Iron Sharpens Iron

Group Early Registration – Per Person: $44 per person (10 or more men registered and paid together. Registration must be received by the end of Monday, October 2, 2017)
Early Registration, Individual by October 2nd, 2017 – $53 per man
Standard Registration Oct 3rd thru Oct 13th – $59 per man
Admission at the Door (except young men): $59 per man
Young Men, 13 – 22 (Anytime) – $29 per man
Optional Lunch Box – $8 per man (pre-orders only – cannot be ordered at the door)

Group, Individual and Young Men Registration is Available Online! Please click here to view instructions for registering groups online (PDF). If you experience any problem registering your group online, please call the Gathering of Men office at 757-599-4008 to register groups of 10 or more individuals to receive the $15.00 discount for each before the Monday October 2nd, 2017 early-bird deadline.