2019 Summit Details

Central Oregon 2019 Summit Description:

  • March 8-9, 2019. Friday Evening 6 – 9:30 PM & Saturday 9-4.
  • About 500 attended with amazing testimonies coming in: Click here for a summary of the event.
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  • Theme Scripture: “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:13-14
  • Lunch provided on Saturday and snacks throughout. Program/Resource binder provided.
  • Keynote Speakers: Mary Jo Sharp, Confident Christianity; Nathan Betts, Ravi Zacharias Ministries; Master of Ceremonies Bryon Mengle, Pastor and KNLR Radio Host
  • Keynote Speaking Topics: Mary Jo Sharp: Conversational Apologetics; Encountering the Problem of Evil in Everyday Conversations; Responding to the Intolerance of the New Tolerance; Nathan Betts: None Like Him: Exploring the Uniqueness of the Christian God; Real Questions. Real Answers. Responding to Three Major Objections to Christianity; The Power of Truth in an Anything-Goes Age
  • Other Speakers Include: Ron Marrs, Ph.D. (Professor of Youth & Pastoral Ministries Western Seminary); Michael Caba, D.A.; Rev. Stephen Williams (Founder & Director of Prepare the Way Ministries); Sarah Williams, Ph.D. (Speaker, Author, Scientist);
  • Breakout Sessions Include: Archaeology and the Bible: Artifacts that Support the Historical Reliability of the Bible; Navigating Public Schools: Protecting and Upholding a Biblical Worldview on Public School Campuses; Destination… Healthy Relationships. (Female Only): How can we follow God’s signposts in the area of relationships?; Walking in Purity (Male Only); and more
  • Worship Music Band: Excellent contemporary youth-led Christian music with a positive message.
  • Ministry Fair Including: Biblical worldview equipping, evangelism, discipleship, prayer & intercession, Biblical justice.
  • Location: Trinity Lutheran Church and School, 2550 NE Butler Market Rd. Bend, OR 97701.
  • Lodging options: https://www.visitbend.com/where-to-stay/

We are continuing to offer the event for free again and would appreciate a donation of any amount to help us cover the many costs of putting on this event:

  1. Preferred method: Write a check out to “Prepare the Way” in whatever amount the Lord leads you to donate and send it to 61149 S. Hwy 97, #522, Bend, OR 97702
  2. You can also donate by credit or debit card by clicking here.

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

New Hope Church; High Desert Baptist AssociationTrinity Lutheran Church and School;  Calvary Chapel SE Portland; Community Bible Church Sunriver; Bend Community Church/Organic Church NetworkOregon Right to Life;
Summit Ministries; Corban University; Western Seminary; Kairos MDiv Program; Biola University;
Juan Young Trust; Brian’s CabinetsMidstate Fertilizer; Tennant Developments; Friesen Foundation; Dan Cardot Bend Premier Realtor; Bend Family Dentistry;
X-Press Printing; Smart Solutions; Dynamic Arts Graphic Design; Solid Rock Excavation (541-419-0894)