“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden…”

Matthew 5:14

April 28-29, 2023 | Bank of Springfield Center | Springfield, IL

$50 - per person

$79 - includes promotion materials

Friday night session ONLY!


Dewayne Taylor

Dewayne Taylor celebrated his fortieth year as a pastor in 2022. He has served four churches and has been at Dorrisville Baptist Church in Harrisburg for 22 of those years. He enjoys teaching the Bible in a way that is both practical and applicable. He also enjoys writing and is the author of a blog entitled, “Grits with Grace.” Dewayne has been married for 46 years to his wife Judy. He is blessed with three daughters and sons-in-law and eight grandchildren. He is also a twelve-year veteran of the United States Air Force. Today, he and Judy both enjoy adventures sharing and serving together on mission trips and traveling to various parts of the world.

Kathy Litton

Kathy lives in Mobile, Alabama, with her husband Ed, pastor of Redemption Church. Both lost former spouses in car accidents, and God uniquely gave them new love and life together in 2009. Kathy enjoyed 26 years of life and ministry alongside Rick Ferguson. She has three children and ten grandchildren. Presently she serves as Director of Planting Spouse Development at the North American Mission Board (NAMB).

Christi Gibson

Christi is an encourager, storyteller, and teacher. After 30 years serving the local church and seminary in New Orleans, she answered the call to Come Alongside churches for strength and encouragement. She travels in Amazing Grace, a Class B camper van, and goes wherever she is invited by churches and the Holy Spirit. Widowed by suicide, Christi is passionate about walking in truth and light and living in confessional church community.

Merch Store

Restaurant Guide

Hotel Information

Abraham Lincoln DoubleTree

Double Queen and King rooms available | $109

Wyndham City Centre

Double Queen and King rooms available | $119

Dining Events

Exhibit Hall Vendor Information

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Promotional Materials

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