Go Be Love Conference

Pursuing Excellence in Short-Term Missions

Go Be Love Conference

Since 2005, Go Be Love International has prepared and sent thousands of short-term trip participants to mission fields all over the world. Join us in April 2018 to tackle hard topics with global relevance.

Be inspired.
Be equipped.
Go. Be. Love.

Scroll down for all the details including our lineup of amazing guest speakers, vendors and more.

Since 2005, Go Be Love International has prepared and sent thousands of short-term mission
trip participants to places all over the world. Join us in April 2018 to tackle hard topics with
global relevance. Be inspired. Be equipped. Go. Be. Love.

Scroll down for all the details including our lineup of amazing guest speakers, vendors and more.

A comprehensive 2-day conference providing teaching and training in best practices for short-term missions.

A comprehensive 2-day program providing teaching and training in best practices for short-term mission trips.

2018 Go Be Love Conference sponsored by

Details of Our Training

We offer a “First Timers” track for those new to short-term missions and a “Go Beyond” track for missions veterans. Registration includes a variety of break-out topics to choose from: caring for long-term missionaries, cultural sensitivity, transitioning into long-term missions, family oriented trips, the importance of understanding personality profiles and more. Read all of the finalized breakout descriptions HERE. You’ll hear from amazing guest speakers including David Buehring, Phil Darke, David Durham and many others (scroll down for photos and info on all of our speakers).

Also included in your registration: all materials, catered lunch both days, snacks and beverages and even a delicious donut bar one of the mornings from Marietta favorite Donut Dollies. We’ll have exhibitor booths and designated exhibitor times where attendees can learn about other organizations and shop for merchandise that helps support the ministries represented (scroll down for a full list of vendors). If you are coming from out of town, we’ll send you lodging recommendations as well.

Event Info

Event Dates
Thursday, 4/12/18 • 8:30 am – 5 pm
and Friday, 4/13/18 • 9 am – 5 pm

Registration has now closed.
If you are still interested in coming, we can let you know if there are any late cancellations. Email us at
admin@gobeloveinternational.org

Event Location
Marietta, Georgia

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

David Buehring has been a devoted follower of Jesus for more than 40 years. He’s passionate about stirring the Church to follow Jesus, teaching God’s people His ways, and raising a new generation of disciple-makers. Following many years as a missions leader and local church pastor, Dave has spent the last decade speaking broadly throughout the country and various parts of the world, while also guiding and advising spiritual and societal leaders in the ways of God. He’s the author of several books including The Jesus Blueprint and A Discipleship Journey. Dave serves as the Founder & President of Lionshare, a nonprofit organization that ignites and resources churches and leaders in making disciple-makers.

GUEST SPEAKER & MC

Phil Darke is the husband of one, father of five, co-host of the Think Orphan Podcast, co-author of In Pursuit of Orphan Excellence, and President of Providence World, which exists to inspire and equip others to love orphans, widows, and at-risk communities with excellence. He received a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and a B.A. in Rhetoric and Communications from U.C. Davis. Before his time with Providence, Phil worked as an attorney for law firms in Sacramento, CA, and Atlanta, GA, and as a clerk for a federal judge in Honolulu, HI.

GUEST SPEAKER

David Durham is the founder of World to the Wise, whose mission is to equip and inspire others with a broader world view and build bridges of understanding and appreciation of the cultural spectrum. David loves to study culture, has lived in Australia and in Europe and has traveled extensively to five continents. As a language freak, history buff and musician, he is well versed in the various elements that make up culture – geography, art, history, politics, religion, language, and many more. David loves to talk about what he calls ‘cultural intelligence’ – based on the principle that we understand ourselves better when we seek to understand others.

PLUS GENERAL & BREAKOUT SESSIONS FROM THESE SPEAKERS

John Rinehimer
VP of Mobilization &
Communications at
World Gospel Mission

Kellie Hurt
Founder & Director of
Grace So Amazing Ministries,
GSA missionary in Haiti

Kurt Ackermann
Missionary in El Salvador
for over 16 years, serves with
Sus Hijos / His Children

David Rudko
Chief Operating Officer at
Providence World

Kimi Ottaviano
Ministry Lead at Safe Families
for Children Greater Chicago,
Go Be Love Team Leader

Mike Snyder
Founder & President
of MKI Group Travel

YOU’LL ALSO HEAR FROM THE ENTIRE GO BE LOVE INTERNATIONAL STAFF

Shelly Owens
Chief Executive Officer

Autumn Kerr
Executive Director

Casi Young
Missions Specialist

Frank Pass
Missions Specialist

Rachel Brunswick
Missions Specialist

YOU’LL BE ABLE TO VISIT EXHIBITOR BOOTHS AND LEARN ABOUT THESE VENDORS.

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