Global Children's Ministry

Global Children's Ministry Conference

Equipping frontline leaders from around the world to reach
and disciple children for Christ.

May 28-30, 2015
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Come Join Us!

gcmIMAGINE is part of a week-long festival of equipping and inspiration to help us reach and disciple more children for Christ!

*1for50 Annual Retreat (May 25-27)                       *1for50 Orientation Day (May 28)                           *2.2 Trainer's Forum (May 28-29)                       *gcmIMAGINE (May 28-30)

What will we do?

EQUIP ourselves for today’s kids   Receive world-class training, perspective, resources, information to help you grow as a leader and innovate to reach more children

EXCHANGE ideas & information       Meet children’s leaders from around the world and share new ideas, strategies, models, challenges for reaching today’s kids

ENVISION ourselves for the task         Be inspired by speakers, share ideas, and challenge ourselves to think about what’s new, what’s needed, what’s next to reach 2.2 billion kids

Speakers from 2014

Dave Roberts

Dave has helped pioneer children’s ministry training throughout Europe and around the world. He specializes in advocacy with church leaders and biblical insight, with a particular emphasis on Jesus' attitude to children.

Larry Williams

Larry has been a children’s pastor for almost 35 years.  Over the past 10 years, he has served on dozens of children’s ministry and training teams in over 15 different countries, specializing in missions, puppetry, and creative teaching methods.  His heart is to encourage and train children’s leaders around the world.  

Junko Cheng

Junko is a bilingual singer-song-writer, worship leader, recording artist, and children’s musician based in Southern California.  She is an Artist Associate with World Vision, and her songs are sung today in churches and Sunday schools around the world!  She will be leading us in worship at the conference. 

Nkosinathi Sixabayi

Nkosinathi is a pastor of Khanya Community Ministry and has worked in student ministry for the past 9 years.  He is the Director of Kuyasa Horizon Empowerment, a center which aims to transform the community by empowering children and youth to be all God intended them to be in every area of life.  He also serves as the Executive Director of Hope Through Sport.      

John Yip

John co-leads Community, Youth, Children and Sports (CYCAS) – a strategic program of the International Sports Coalition. He further serves as Global Facilitator for Ubabalo, a strategy that equips sports coaches to be fathers on the sports field.  His core desire is to catalyze intentional and reproductive disciple-making that will result in enduring fruit.

Who Should Attend?

This is a leadership* conference for anyone interested in growing their global perspective, skills, and network to more effectively reach and disciple children in the nations and communities for Christ:

  • Ministry Leaders - mission, outreach, and compassion ministries
  • Church and denomination leaders 
  • Global/regional trainers of children's leaders
  • Emerging ministry leaders preparing for full-time pastoral, mission, NGO ministry

* all attendees must receive an official invitation/approval to attend

What will it cost?

The cost for the 1for50 Retreat is $250/person     The cost for gcmIMAGINE is $250/person     (TWIN registration) 

Please CLICK HERE for more registration information. 

Watch the highlights from our 2014 conference!