Global Children's Ministry Conference

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

May 25-27, 2017
Nairobi, Kenya

Come Join Us!

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

What will we do?

EQUIP ourselves for today’s kids   Receive world-class training, perspective, resources, and information to help us grow as leaders and innovate to reach children in our ever-changing world.

EXCHANGE ideas & information       Meet children’s leaders from around the world and share new ideas, strategies, and models for reaching this generation of kids and families. 

ENVISION ourselves for the task Worship, pray, be inspired by speakers, and challenge ourselves to think about what’s new, what’s needed and what’s next to go to the edges and reach every child.

2016 Speakers

Craig Greenfield

Craig is the founder of Alongsiders International, a fast-growing movement of young Christians in Asia and Africa who are walking alongside those who walk alone: the world’s most vulnerable children. A storyteller and inspiring speaker, Craig’s passion is to communicate God’s heart for the marginalized around the world.

Lubo Hlavacka

Lubo is actively involved with the World Without Orphans movement as Global Facilitation Team Strategist. In the past, he served as pastor and CEO of a mission and charity foundation, general secretary of National Evangelical Alliance, and board member for different Christian organizations. His passion is to assist leadership teams in strategic planning processes.

Terry Williams

Terry trained and worked as a teacher before joining the international staff team of Scripture Union. Terry’s passion is to see children grow in their faith with Jesus for life and to support families in their primary role of faith formation. ​

Pearl Ganta

Pearl is a filmmaker and missionary, pioneering Christian media in Asia, Africa, and America for the past 19 years. She has worked in 27 countries producing broadcast-quality television programs and training children in media development. Her passion is to develop media products and equip leaders and children in media and discipleship. 

Glenn Miles

Dr. Glenn Miles, PhD, has been a child advocate for more than 20 years. Most of his career has been based in Cambodia where he facilitated research on sexual exploitation in the region. He has developed flip-charts for children about sexual abuse and accessing porn.

Frances Drost

Having served for a total of over 14 years on staff as the Director of Worship at various churches, Frances brings that experience into her worship leading at conferences and churches.  Frances is also a songwriter for Songs Of Love and has composed and recorded hundreds of songs for terminally ill children.  

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?

  • $300 for SHARED room
  • $400 for SINGLE room 

Watch the highlights from our 2016 conference!