(Optional) Morning Trainings—Mind, Body, Spirit
All trainings are in the JW Marriott
Tuesday, July 3, 8:15–9:00 AM
Meet the author of this year’s IYC devos and focus on tuning your mind to be ON TRACK with God’s mind. You will be studying and discussing Scripture in hopes that your mind will be renewed, strengthened, and changed.
Led by: Stephanie Collins
Location: JW Marriott 103-104
Stephanie serves as NextGen pastor in Muncie, Indiana at The Gathering. She loves to speak and write and tell others about the love of Jesus! In her free time, you can find her hanging out with teenagers, listening to country music, or watching reality TV. She has a passion for engaging teens in the story of Scripture. Shoot her a message on Instagram, she’d love to meet you! IG: RockyTopSteph
You will strengthen and train your body through physical exercise. The goal is to focus on honoring God through exercise and physical activity. You will discuss how physical activity honors God and why it is important. Be ready for a workout! Please wear appropriate clothing.
Females led by: Kristi Hayes
Location: JW Marriott White River Ballroom A-D
Males led by: Josh Deeter
Location: JW Marriott White River Ballroom G-J
Kristi Hayes has been in ministry for over fifteen years. She is a mom of two and wife to Grant. She has been involved with different church staffs and worked closely with nonprofit ministries. She has worked in Washington, D.C., as a lobbyist on Capitol Hill and helped with President Bush’s Advance Team. She is a personal trainer and CrossFit Level 1-certified. She founded KHOPFIT, which helps women journey to health and wholeness, and has led fitness classes out of her garage for years. She loves to teach others to strive together. Currently, she is
the CEO and founder of Be Strong Story, a business that is spreading a simple message from a note that her husband wrote in her son’s lunchbox that says: “Be Strong. Protect the Weak. Love Everyone.” They work with homeless and others who need a second chance. You can find them here: www.bestrongstory.com.
Josh Deeter is the lead pastor at First Church in Tallmadge, Ohio. Physical fitness and athletics have been important to him since childhood. He was a two-year captain on the Anderson University football team, is chaplain for the Tallmadge High School team, and enjoys exercising. He has trained clients to help them reach their fitness goals and helped start a fitness ministry called 121Movement, with his brother, that focuses on helping people understand biblical views of the body and how to care for it.
You will focus on having an intentional time to connect with God through prayer and listening to his voice. You will have the chance to be still and focus on the power of prayer. You will understand more of why we pray, and the importance of having time with God. We will strive to leave with a fresh spirit, and a spirit that is ON TRACK with God.
Led by:Dave Dooley
Location: JW Marriott—101-102
Dave Dooley is the senior pastor of Fresh Start Community Church in Moore, Oklahoma. He has been in the ministry for over twenty-five years, serving as youth pastor, associate pastor, and senior pastor in churches in Ohio, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. He has had the opportunity to speak at various youth events, men’s retreats, churches, camp meetings,