Special Events

“LET’S GET IT STARTED” CELEBRATION

The AACC 2017 World Conference is finally here, so let’s get it started! What better way to pump up the excitement than with a dynamic concert with for KING & COUNTRY open to all World Conference attendees?

For KING & COUNTRY is a Christian pop duo composed of Australian-American brothers, Joel and Luke Smallbone. The Nashville-based brothers were named by Billboard as one of the “New Artists to Watch” for 2012. In 2013, the brothers won New Artist of the Year at the GMA Dove Awards, along with six nominations. Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation, and personal themes are the heartbeat of for KING & COUNTRY’s sophomore album, RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. forkingandcountry.com

 

“ROCK THE BLOCK” CELEBRATION

Sit back, relax, have a good belly laugh, and enjoy some good food! The “Rock the Block” Celebration features NewSong and comedian, Ted Cunningham. This year’s celebration is one you will not want to miss!

 

NewSong is an American contemporary Christian music group that was founded in 1981in Valdosta, Georgia. They have had eight GMA Dove Award nominations. They are the founders of the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, the United States’ largest annual Christian music tour. newsongonline.com

 

Ted Cunningham is the founding pas¬tor of Woodland Hills Family Church in Branson, Missouri. He is the author of Fun Loving You, Trophy Child and Young and In Love, and the coauthor of Come to the Family Table and The Power of Home 90- Day Devotional with his wife, Amy. He is a comedian on the Date Night Comedy Tour and a regular guest on Focus on the Family, Moody, and FamilyLife radio. His passion is blending solid biblical truth with laughter to help couples increase marital satisfaction. woodhills.org

 

CONNECT U & YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PANEL

If you are a student or recent graduate, don’t miss this event! Network with other young professionals, get your questions answered by a panel of Christian counseling professionals, and enjoy a roundtable discussion with experts in your field of interest. This event features giveaways, prizes, and more!

CHRISTIAN MINISTRY LEADERS’ LUNCHEON

Ministering to the needs of people today can be difficult and, at times, overwhelming. This encouraging and enlightening luncheon hosted by Frank Page is sure to minister to your soul.

 

Dr. Frank S. Page understands missional leadership. Having served as the president of a large evangelical entity, he has also served as senior pastor for a 4,500-plus member church and is currently the president of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is author of several books, including Trouble with the Tulip, Jonah (for The New American Commentary), The Incredible Shrinking Church, Commentary on Mark, and The Witnessing and Giving Life, and has written many articles for several magazines and theological journals. He is currently the lead writer for the Advanced Continuing Witness Training materials. Page currently resides in Franklin,Tennessee, with his wife, Dayle.

 

“BREAK EVERY CHAIN” DINNER THEATER

You can’t come to Nashville and leave without dinner and a show, and we’ve got an amazing one for you with Jason Crabb and Dennis Swanberg! Get your tickets now to attend.

Jason Crabb is a rare breed with his unmatchable voice, unparal¬leled charisma, Grammy nods, and 17 Dove awards. From the studio to some of the world’s most prestigious stages (like Carnegie Hall, the Grand Ole Opry, the Brooklyn Tabernacle, and Billy Graham’s final crusade in NYC) to a hospital room, inside and out Jason is God’s grace and hope walking—a true, anointed phenom¬enon. jasoncrabb.com

 

Dr. Dennis Swanberg, affectionately know to his national TV audience as, “The Swan,” is a seasoned and solid communicator whose sly wit delivers life-enriching truths to the heart on wings of laughter. He is a well-qualified teacher, speaker, author, counselor, preacher and TV host. Dennis and his wife, Lauree, have been happily married for more than 37 years. They continue to devote their lives to helping others see the “lighter side of life.” Dennisswanberg.com