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September 27, 2018

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Conference Information

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September 27, 2018

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Valley Forge Baptist
616 S. Trappe Rd.
Collegeville, PA 19426

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$79 Registration Fee
After August 31

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Hotel Information:
Staybridge Suites
88 Anchor PKWY
Royersford, PA 19468
610-792-9300
Mention group
Valley Forge Baptist
Includes Breakfast

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Conference Tracks

Foundations Track


The Basics in Biblical Counseling

Intermediate Track


Relationship Issues

Advanced Track


Teen Focus

Ladies Track


Various Topics Pertinent to Ladies Issues

Conference Speakers

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Keynote Speaker, Rev. Randy Patten

President of TEAM Focus Ministries

Rev. Randy Patten is the President of TEAM Focus Ministries, an organization that seeks to increase the discipleship effectiveness of evangelical churches and Christian leaders through public proclamation of Scripture and private coaching.  He is also the Director of Training Emeritus of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).

Previously Randy served 18 years with ACBC, 16 as the Executive Director when it was called the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC).  Prior to his leadership roles with NANC/ACBC he served 12 years as a local church pastor followed by 12 years as a pastor to pastors and consultant to churches.   He has been involved in training biblical counselors for 36 years, including 24 years at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries, Lafayette, Indiana.

Randy has a B.A. degree from Cedarville University, Ohio, and M.Div. from Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana and has done doctoral studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois.  He is serving his 31st year as a trustee of Cedarville University and is a founding board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition.  Randy was a contributing author to Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling (Harvest House, 2012), Scripture and Counseling (Zondervan, 2014) and Biblical Counseling and the Church (Zondervan, 2015).

Randy and his wife, Cindy have been married for 47 years and have two children and six grandchildren.  They are long-time members of College Park Church in Indianapolis, IN.

Rev. Randy Patten is the President of TEAM Focus Ministries, an organization that seeks to increase the discipleship effectiveness of evangelical Christians and churches through public proclamation of Scripture and private coaching. Previously he served 16 years as the Executive Director of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC), now called the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) since 1997. Prior to serving with NANC/ACBC he served 12 years as a pastor of a local church followed by 12 years as a pastor to pastors and consultant to local churches. He has been involved in training biblical counselors for 34 years, including 24 years at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries, Lafayette, IN. Randy has a BA from Cedarville University, OH, and M.Div. from Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, IN and has done doctoral studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL. He serves as a trustee of Cedarville University and was a founding board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition. Randy was a contributor to Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling (Harvest House, 2012), Scripture and Counseling (Zondervan, 2014) and Biblical Counseling and the Church (Zondervan, 2015). He and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 45 years and have 2 grown children and 6 grandchildren. They are long-time members of College Park Church in Indianapolis, IN.

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Scott Wendal

Senior Pastor, Valley Forge Baptist
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Lamar Eifert

Associate Pastor, Valley Forge Baptist
Director of VFBCC
ACBC Certified Counselor
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Sam Aylestock

Associate Pastor, Valley Forge Baptist
Singles Ministry
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Greg Joyner

Associate Pastor, Valley Forge Baptist
Outreach & Young Families
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Kevin Carson

Senior Pastor, Sonrise Baptist Church in Ozark, MO
Dep. Chair of Biblical Counseling, Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
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Dr. George Crabb, DO

Internal Medicine,
Millennium Physician Group
Assistant Pastor, Gospel Baptist Church in Bonita Springs, Florida
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Susan Aylestock

Counsellor,
Valley Forge Biblical Counseling Center
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Melissa Baker

Counsellor,
Valley Forge Biblical Counseling Center
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Kathleen Schlichtmann

Counsellor,
Valley Forge Biblical Counseling Center
 
 
 

Conference Schedule

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