A regional two-day event to help encourage, inspire, and instruct you to effectively share your faith. Help your church reach lost friends, family members, and people in your community for Christ.

 
Ignite is a FREE EVENT thanks to the generous giving of Illinois Baptists
to the Cooperative Program and the Mission Illinois Offering.

September 11-12 | First Baptist Church Marion

Featured Speaker

Nik Ripken

Nik is a mission veteran of 35 years with the IMB, having served in Germany, multiple African countries, and the Middle East.  They have done extensive research among persecuted believers.  Several books have been written to share the stories and lessons from these amazing believers. 

Featured Speaker

Jeff Crook

Jeff Crook serves as Lead Pastor of Christ Place Church in Buford, Georgia. God has blessed Jeff’s time leading Christ Place with more than 3,000 baptisms. He is a graduate of the Baptist College of Florida and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Worship led by

Jonathan & Emily Martin

SCHEDULE

Sunday Sept. 11  6-8 p.m.

  • Worship and featured speakers
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Monday Sept. 12

  • 7 a.m. – Light breakfast available

  • 8 a.m.   – Session 1
  • 9 a.m.   – Session 2
  • 10 a.m. – Session 3
  • 11 a.m.  – Session 4
  • 12 p.m. – Box Lunch
  • (stay and eat or grab and go)

MONDAY

SESSIONS

Scott Harris

Domino strategy of church evangelism

Jack Lucas

‘The Four ‘student evangelism training

Jon Reed

Conducting a soul winning event in your church

Jeff Crook

Reaching men with the gospel

September 18-19 | Gospelife Church: North Wheaton Campus

Featured Speaker

Dr. Charlie Dates

Dr. Charlie E. Dates became the youngest Senior Pastor called to serve the historic Progressive Baptist Church of Chicago. He serves as an Affiliate Professor at both George W. Truett Theological Seminary and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. 

Featured Speaker

Scott Harris

Dr. Scott Harris serves as Mission Team Leader and Director of Evangelism for IBSA. He previously served as pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church in Gainesville, Georgia. He is a powerful preacher with a track record of leading churches to grow in evangelism.

Worship led by

Gospelife Church

SCHEDULE

Sunday Sept. 18  6-8 p.m.

  • Worship and featured speakers
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Monday Sept. 19

  • 7 a.m. – Light breakfast available

  • 8 a.m.   – Session 1
  • 9 a.m.   – Session 2
  • 10 a.m. – Session 3
  • 11 a.m.  – Session 4
  • 12 p.m. – Box Lunch
  • (stay and eat or grab and go)

MONDAY

SESSIONS

Scott Harris

Domino strategy of church evangelism

Kevin Jones

‘The Four ‘student evangelism training

Ed Stetzer

Impacting your community with ‘He gets us’ campaign

Scott Nichols

Reaching an unchurched culture

September 25-26 | Tabernacle Baptist Church: Decatur

Featured Speaker

Jon Reed

Jon Reed, President of Georgia Baptist Evangelists, began Jon Reed Ministries in the Summer of 2004.  This ministry was birthed out of a desire to ignite the fires of evangelism within the context of the local church as well as encourage leaders in the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

Featured Speaker

Scott Harris

Dr. Scott Harris serves as Mission Team Leader and Director of Evangelism for IBSA. He previously served as pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church in Gainesville, Georgia. He is a powerful preacher with a track record of leading churches to grow in evangelism.

Worship led by

Tabernacle Worship

SCHEDULE

Sunday Sept. 25  6-8 p.m.

  • Worship and featured speakers
  •  

Monday Sept. 26

  • 7 a.m. – Light breakfast available

  • 8 a.m.   – Session 1
  • 9 a.m.   – Session 2
  • 10 a.m. – Session 3
  • 11 a.m.  – Session 4
  • 12 p.m. – Box Lunch
  • (stay and eat or grab and go)

MONDAY

SESSIONS

Scott Harris

Domino strategy of church evangelism

Kevin Jones

‘The Four ‘student evangelism training

Jon Reed

Conducting a soul winning event in your church

J.J. Washington

How to share Jesus

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