Saturday, June 3, 2023
9:00 AM–9:00 PM
Elgin, IL

Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1

Saturday Morning (11am - Noon)

Elizabeth Terpstra

We’ve been told a lot of lies about sexuality in both church & secular culture. This session will pinpoint those lies and contrast them with the truth of what God says about His design for sexuality.

Kayla Vue

A Theological Perspective into Holiness and unholiness


Whether your marriage is struggling, strong, or somewhere in between, the goal is always the same… to glorify God through your relationship. Come join a panel discussion as we dive into the beautiful and the hard parts of marriage.

Rochelle Burlock

Whether you love it or hate it, how to make the most of single living for the glory of God.

Patti Height

How to be Biblically and practically equipped for the transgender ideology encapsulating our culture

Breakout 2

Saturday Early Afternoon (2pm - 3pm)

Patti Height

How to be Biblically and practically equipped for the transgender ideology encapsulating our culture

Sandi Stauffer

Jesus asks, “Do you want to be made well?” This workshop will talk about the need to be healed from wounds of your past so that you may experience the fullness of life in Christ Jesus.


There are so many challenges facing mothers today. Join us as a panel of women discuss how they are navigating the ups and downs of motherhood and seeking God’s heart through it all.

Kerri Pomarolli

Finding God’s faithfulness one day at a time, instead of giving into worry and anxiety. Learn how to partner with God on the journey of provision and living in peace.

Kristen Hendricks

Spiritual Gifts: How to discern your purpose, calling, and spiritual gifts

Breakout 3

Saturday Mid-Afternoon (3:30pm - 4:30pm)

Amy Nichols

“Why do I need to be holy? Am I not saved through faith alone?” This teaching will unpack the answer to this question while giving practical reasons & motivations for living a life of Holiness

Sandi Stauffer

Jesus asks, “Do you want to be made well?” This workshop will talk about the need to be healed from wounds of your past so that you may experience the fullness of life in Christ Jesus.

Renee Gilman

Taking Jesus into the workplace; Being salt and light in an upside down culture

Stephanie Olford

Spiritual Disciplines: Learning how right theology and healthy habits help us persevere and pursue the Lord

Alyssa Salette

Learning to walk shame-free in your body – created in His image and for His glory.

2023 Speakers & ARTISTS

Jackie Hill Perry

Jackie Hill Perry is a author, poet, Bible teacher and hip-hop artist whose latest album, Crescendo, released in May 2018. Since becoming a Christian, she has been compelled to use her speaking and teaching gifts to share the light of the gospel of God as authentically as she can. She is the author of Gay Girl, Good God: The Story of Who I Was, and Who God Has Always Been and the Bible study “Jude: Contending for the Faith in Today’s Culture”. 
At home she is a wife to Preston and Mommy to Eden and Autumn.

Kerri Pomarolli

Kerri Pomarolli is a national headlining stand up comedian who has worked with everyone from Jay Leno,Jim Carey, Sherri Shepherd, Carol Channing and Jerry Lewis. She’s been featured on The Tonight Show 29 times, Comedy Central, ABC and many more. She’s passionate about her faith and has been featured on CNN News as A Christian in Hollywood and TBN, CBN,Hour of Power and others. She speaks about 40 weeks a year on Christian platforms as a Comedian/Evangelist for events of all sizes. 

Vertical Worship

Based in Chicago, Vertical Worship is a collective of worship leaders & songwriters spanning multiple campuses at Harvest Bible Chapel. Their songs include the powerful song and radio hit “Yes I Will,” as well as popular songs worship songs “Open Up the Heavens,” “Spirit of the Living God,” and “Exalted Over All.” Their latest release is “Grace Is On Our Side” which features the songs “Faithful Now” and “Over and Over” among others. Vertical Worship aims to serve the global church with worship songs, worship leader training and encourage believers everywhere to hold on to hope just as the lyric of “Faithful Now” proclaims ‘You were faithful then, You’ll be faithful now.’

kimberly barkow

Kimberly has faithfully been serving in Women’s Ministry for close to 20 years, most recently as Director of Biblical Teaching at Harvest Bible Chapel. Prior to her time in ministry she worked in the marketplace as a professional corporate trainer serving Fortune 500 companies in leadership development. Kimberly earned her Masters degree in Christian Studies from Grand Canyon University in 2017 and is dedicated to use her corporate skills along with her theological training to advance church leadership and discipleship. Kimberly enjoys lake-life in her free time and she simply loves Jesus. She has been married for 22 years to the love of her life, Carl, a pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel, and cherishes family time with their three fun, energetic teenage children.


7:30 AM Check-in/Vendor Hall Opens

9:00 AM Main Session 1 with Kerri Pomarolli and Kimberly Barkow

11:00 AM Breakout Session 1

12:00-2:00 PM Lunch Break

2:00 PM Breakout Session 2

3:30 PM Breakout Session 3

5:00-7:00 PM Dinner Break

7:00 PM Main Session 2 with Jackie Hill Perry

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Many fast-food and sit-down restaurants are close by and you should have plenty of time to eat and get back to the conference within each 2-hour meal window. Some of them include

Panera Bread // McAlister’s Deli // Chick-Fil-A // Beef Shack // Culver ’s // Buffalo Wild Wings // Mod Pizza // Sushi Station // Poke Bros // Lou Malnati’s Pizza // Honey Berry Breakfast and Lunch // Chipotle // Triple Berry Breakfast and Lunch // Gabutto’s Burgers

Garage or Parking Lot. We will have signs and parking attendants to help guide you to the best place, with plenty of handicap parking available
Yes, in fact we’ve reserved a block of rooms at the very nearby Country Inn and Suites. Please call or reserve online. We have rooms Friday to Sunday or Saturday to Sunday available. The reservation number is 224-276-7285.

Yes! The conference will be great for anyone from 6th grade and older, use your best judgment when choosing a breakout session for your younger daughter(s).

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