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Summer Summit 2014

Summer Summit 2014It's time to revive! God always meets with the ministers and people of the Heartland in our annual Summer Summit, and we are fully expecting His presence in our midst this year. We invite all who are thirsty to join with us.

There will be many things you've come to know and love about Summer Summit, along with a couple of new events. Bring your church or bring yourself, but be sure and come!

See schedule below:

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Demetrius Miles to Speak at Summer Summit

The Heartland Conference welcomes Demetrius Miles to our annual Summer Summit. He will speak in three evening sessions from June 2 – 4, 2014. Pastor Miles' theme for 2014 is "Intentional Living." He understands his mission as reaching people for Christ, raising them into disciples, and releasing them into their intended purpose.

Demetrius MilesAs a communicator of truth, Pastor Demetrius Miles carries an enormous burden to see the Kingdom of God advanced in the earth and has had the privilege of proclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom across the nation and abroad.

Pastor Miles is a man of integrity, known for possessing wisdom beyond his years. As you hear him minister, you will be informed, inspired, and empowered for transformation! His prayer is that every time he stands to minister, there would be a conspicuous anointing.

Pastor Miles is the founding Pastor of Tucson Church International, a progressive "Christ-Centered, Bible Teaching, Spirit Led, Culturally Diverse" church in Tucson, Arizona. He also serves as the District Director for the state of Arizona with the Act2Day Conference (IPHC), and is a graduate of the Southwestern Christian University Graduate School. Pastor Miles has submitted his life and ministry to a select group of individuals, possessing significant spiritual influence and integrity, within the Kingdom.

Pastor Miles resides in Tucson, Arizona with his lovely wife and Co-Laborer Angela, and together they are the proud parents of Isaiah Demetrius!

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Church Planting Essentials

Church Planting EssentialsA DCPI Seminar

February 19-21, 2014

Many pastors and churches would like to plant a church but feel unprepared for the task. The three objectives of this seminar can change that:

  • Help you get a clear vision of what God wants you to accomplish.
  • Help prepare a plan to fulfill the vision.
  • Help you produce action steps on a timeline to accomplish the plan.

"I wish I'd had this training 20 years ago!"

Echoed by many seminar attendees

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Jesus, the “One and Only” Excerpt

Jesus-One-and-Only-adINTRODUCTION

The gospel message that Jesus Christ is the Son of God is now navigating a season of ever increasing pressure. This reality calls for a fresh look at the Gospel of John, the New Testament book that establishes Jesus as God's Son.

One of these points of tension comes from the arena of pluralism. Political pluralism certainly opens many doors to mutual understanding in the sphere of politics and government. It is indeed wisdom to respect the rights and views of all citizens, and let a ballot box and not a gun settle differences.

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Voices — Featuring Josh Hannah

A Gathering for Pastors

April 4-5, 2014
Friday: 7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am - Noon

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Josh is the senior pastor of Friendship World Outreach, a multi-site IPHC church in Tennessee with five campuses. Since becoming Senior Pastor in April of 2001, weekend attendance has grown from 60 to over 1,600. Pastor Josh is an internationally known speaker and church growth consultant. Josh is a gifted communicator and speaks at leadership conferences and works with pastors across the globe. He has a passion to see new churches planted and to help existing ones with reviatlization.

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Ministering to Children with Special Needs Seminar

Child with special needsWhen: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 - 9 am - 3 PM

Where: Heartland Retreat Center

Why: "We feel compelled to open a window and offer new hope!" Special needs children are some of the Heartland's most forgotten people. Their families' needs are also routinely overlooked. We must change that in the Heartland!

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New Book — Jesus, the “One and Only” — by Bishop Tunstall

Jesus-One-and-Only-adBishop Tunstall has just released Volume 1 of a new series of books studying the gospel of John in depth. Volume 2 is scheduled to come out in early 2014. Bishop Jimmy Whitfield, of the North Carolina Conference, says this book "should be required reading for every minister." Bishop Chris Thompson, of Evangelism USA, recommends pastors freely distribute it in their congregations. We think you'll agree that Pastor Frank has produced another masterpiece!

Free gift!

A free copy of this book will be given to each Heartland minister who attends the Fall Summit (camp meeting) with Mark Rutland, October 23-27, 2013. Other excerpts will follow in the weeks ahead.

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