Missions Conference 2019

Join us October 20-27, 2019 for this year’s Missions Conference!
This church-wide event is full of opportunities to interact with Heritage missionaries., experience amazing stories about how God is working around the world through missions, and learn practical ways that we can each be involved now in the work of His people to take the gospel to the whole world!
Guest Speakers:
  • Nik Ripken
  • “D and B” serving refugees in the Middle East.
Missionary to the Middle East

Nik and Ruth Ripken 

Dr. Nik and Ruth are mission veterans of 35 years with International Mission Board, SBC, having served in Malawi, Transkei, South Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Germany, Ethiopia, and the Middle East.
Ruth has a BA and Masters in Education from Georgetown College, Kentucky. Nik has a BA in Religion and History from Georgetown College, and Masters and a Doctorate of Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Most recently they have served as Global Missiologists, especially training and mentoring workers, believers, and US churches in how to plant churches in environments of persecution, civil war, and famine. Dr. Nik is the author of several books and articles on missions and, along with Ruth, has done extensive research among the persecuted in over 70 countries. Ruth’s passion is mentoring women, especially in the Muslim context.
Nik and Ruth are the parents of three sons, two daughter-in-loves and one grandson.
Sunday, Oct 20
  • 8:00/9:30/11:00 am – Missionaries in DCs
  • 9:30/11:00 am – Morning Worship service, Nik Ripken speaking
  • 4:30 pm – Conference Session with Nik Ripken
  • 6:00 pm – Conference Session with Nik Riken
Monday, Oct 21
  • 6:30 pm – Conference Session with Nik Ripken
Tuesday, Oct 22
  • 6:30 pm – Conference Session with Nik Ripken
Wednesday, Oct 23
  • 7:00 pm – Breakouts Session #1
  • 7:45 pm – Breakouts Session #2
Sunday, Oct 27
  • 8:00/9:30/11:00 am – Missionaries in DCs
  • 9:30/11:00 am – Morning Worship service, “D” speaking
  • 6:00 pm – Conference Session with “D.”
Children’s Conference
Children’s Conference activities are scheduled during evening services Sunday, October 20, through Wednesday, October 23. Childcare provided for birth-Kindergarten Sunday evening, October 27.
Wednesday Night Breakout Sessions
Missionary Development Process (MDP):
HBC training program to be sent to the nations
with Nathan C.
Saudi Arabia
Panel: Missions at Every Stage of Life
with Lindsay, Bill & Xena C., Dave & Anne S.
Panel: From Beginning to End of Missionary Carewith Nick & Molly Jensen, Bobby & Linda Bray
Jean Hawkins, Bruce & Katie G.
Panel: Overcoming Obstacles to Gospel Living
with Pastor Nathan & Pastor Rob
2020 Short-Term Trip Missions Informational
with Joe B.
Dr. Gnanakan ministry update
with Dr. Chris Gnanankan