Plenary Sessions

Session 1 – Called to Disciple
Are parents called by God to disciple their children? If so, why is this God’s design and why don’t we see more evidence of it happening?

Dwight Stephen is the Children’s Pastor at Northview Community Church in Abbotsford, BC. Dwight is passionate about equipping moms and dads in the spiritual rearing of their children. Dwight is happily married and the father of three young children.



How Do I Do That?
Do you know what you’re aiming for and how to get there? This session will help you develop a discipleship goal and develop tactics to realize it.

Chris Ross is the Children and Family Pastor at Central Community Church in Chilliwack, BC. Chris loves seeing parents sacrificially model and teach the gospel to their children. Chris has a wonderful wife and is the father of two elementary-aged children.


Fake Parenting: When We Confuse Ourselves With God
This session will equip you to practically and prayerfully prepare for important parenting conversations before, during, and after they happen.

Mark Wessner is President and Associate Professor of Biblical Studies for Leadership at MB Seminary in Langley, BC. He is the father of two teenager daughters and the former Lead Pastor of Westwood Church (Prince George, BC).



Panel Q&A
Final session with all 3 session presenters.