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SPARK 2020

by Mike Durbin

PLYMOUTH, MI – SPARK 2020 is premiering in Michigan, August 28th. What is SPARK 2020?

It’s our one-day Church Equipping Conference totally online. Through our partnerships, we are able to make this equipping conference the most flexible training ever.

What makes the Spark 2020 Conference different?

Registration is FREE

Through our partnerships as Michigan Baptist, we are able make Spark 2020 free on the day of the event and for 3 weeks following. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Flexible schedule

You can attend all day August 28 as the session releases in real time. After that, during the free portion of the event, you can watch online anytime. Each presentation will be available via free access for 3 weeks.

No travel required

There is no gas or lodging expense. That’s hundreds in savings! Attend from your own computer and still be at home with your family or church.

Everyone can benefit

It does not matter what stage you are in ministry, there is something for everyone at SPARK. This conference is designed with YOU in mind, no matter your experience or skill level!

Over 50 session leaders

We've assembled a diverse team of practicing leaders prepared to give you best practices in their field of expertise. Every part of the gathering - from our keynote speakers to our SPARK breakout sessions - has been intentionally designed by our team to equip and inspire your leaders. Make plans now to join us online for #SPARK20!

Special guest speakers

  • Paul Chitwood - President of the International Mission Board,

  • Robby Gallaty - Pastor, Long Hollow Baptist Church

  • Tyrone Barnette - Pastor, Peace Baptist Church

One year affordable access to the training

The content for the entire conference will be immediately archived and available at no cost from August 28 - September 22. If you want 12 month unlimited access to the content, it will be available. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

How You Can Use Spark 2020:

  • Host your own one-day event with digital keynotes and breakouts.

  • Use the content for ongoing training on Sunday or Wednesday nights.

  • Give access to your leadership teams to meet, view, and discuss at their convenience.

  • Bi-vocational: schedule in the evenings or on weekends to view and discuss the breakouts with ministry leaders.

  • Develop your own creative ideas and we would love to hear how you are using it.



Mike Durbin is the State Evangelism Director for the Baptist State Convention of Michigan. Before joining the state convention staff, Mike served as Church Planting Catalyst and Director of Missions in Metro Detroit since 2007. He also has served as a pastor and bi-vocational pastor in Michigan, as well as International Missionary to Brazil.


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