An Annual experience
The AGAPE Conference
The AGAPE Conference is a gathering of believers who care deeply about Christ's church. This conference is designed to empower us to bridge the divides that exist in our communities. This is an opportunity to view our differences as unique strengths given to us by God. The AGAPE Conference is for those who desire to increase their efforts for the greater good of the Kingdom. Find out more.
PARTICIPANTS & Facilitators
2019 Featured Presenters
We couldn’t be more excited to hear and gain insight from some of the most seasoned leaders about what it means to live in harmony. Presenters will be inspiring and equipping this conference towards a transformative response to division in our world today. Below are just a few of our 2019 featured presenters that we believe will help equip our churches and communities in being the light Jesus invites us to be. See the full list here.
J.K. Hamilton, a New York native, is presently the Minister of the Mountain View Church in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. His ministry has been with the Mountain View church family for over 19years. He and his wife Carole have been married for 25 years and together they have 3 daughters.
J.K. Hamilton holds his Undergraduate Degree from Southwestern Christian College and Master’s Degree in Professional Development and Counseling from Dallas Baptist University.
Chris has served in Ministry since 1991. He has served in places including, Gateway Church of Christ in Pensacola, FL, The Hills Church of Christ in the Ft Worth area, and Southern Hills Church of Christ in Abilene. He has been the Senior Minister here at The Branch Church since January of 2001. He met his wife Tara during the time they were both attending Abilene Christian University and married her in 1992. They have 3 children, Skyler, Garrison and Cooper.
Tasha Morrison is a bridge-builder, reconciler and a compelling voice in the fight for racial justice. Ebony Magazine recognized her as one of their 2017 Power 100 for her work as a community crusader and in the fall of 2018 she was named one of 115 Changemakers by Facebook who will work with their Community Leadership Program to bring the world together. When she speaks, she expresses a passion for social justice issues across the globe.
Tasha has taken her message to audiences across the country at events that include: IF: Gathering, Justice Conference, Youth Specialties, Catalyst, Q, Barna's State of Pastors Conference, Orange Conference, MOPS Internationaland many others.
Don and Susan McLaughlin have been serving the North Atlanta Church of Christ since 1997 - a Christ-centered, diverse, community-impacting church. Their five children are pursuing their undergraduate and graduate studies around the country, while Don and Susan are enjoying ministry and the empty nest.
In addition to his pulpit ministry with North Atlanta, Don serves as an adjunct professor at Harding, teaching Bible on their online degree program. He also conducts seminars and workshops on spiritual growth, communication, leadership, and personal effectiveness in the U.S. and around the world. He especially enjoys working with universities, young people, churches, and corporations.