Event Details


March 18th, 2014


9:00 am ~ 6:00 pm


Jersey Baptist Church Pataskala, OH


 The biblical theme for this years Momentum Conference is II Corinthians 6:2, which declares that today is the “day of salvation.” This year’s conference is intended to equip Christian leaders in the areas of evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and leadership. We are excited to offer a few of our nations best speakers and leaders, and are confident that you will leave Momentum filled with vision, more passionate for Christ, and equipped with resources that will enhance and expand your ministry! Whether you are a pastor, staff, or church member, join us for a day of celebration and challenge. You’ll be glad you did!





Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer

President of LifeWay Research

Twitter: @edstetzer
Website: edstetzer.com
A prolific author, and well-known conference and seminar leader. Stetzer has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents… Click here for more details
Johnny Hunt

Johnny Hunt

Pastor of FBC Woodstock

Twitter: @johnnymhunt
Website: fbcw.org
Dr. Johnny M. Hunt, born July 17, 1952, in Lumberton, North Carolina.  He is married to Janet Allen Hunt of Wilmington… Click here for more details
DA Horton

DA Horton

Executive Director of REACHLIFE

Twitter: @da_horton
Website: reachlife.org
D.A. HORTON currently serves as the Executive Director of ReachLife Ministries, the non-profit ministry of Reach Records. Prior to serving at ReachLife… Click here for more details
Derwin Gray

Derwin Gray

Lead Pastor of Transformation Church

Twitter: @derwinlgray
Website: derwinlgray.com
Derwin L. Gray is the founding and Lead Pastor of Transformation Church, a multi-ethnic, multi-generational, mission-shaped community with two campuses… Click here for more details
David Uth

David Uth

Pastor, First Baptist Orlando

Website: firstorlando.com
Born on May 31, 1957, David Uth was licensed to preach on May 5, 1976 by Immanuel Baptist Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and ordained by Immanuel Baptist… Click here for more details





Shane Tucker

Shane Tucker

Worship Arts Pastor, LifePoint Church

Steve Hopkins

Steve Hopkins

Evangelism Resource Group Leader

Rick Duncan

Rick Duncan

Founding Pastor

Chad Allen

Chad Allen

Lead Pastor

John Hays

John Hays

Senior Pastor

Todd Smeltzer

Todd Smeltzer

Next Gen Pastor

Jeremy Westbrook

Jeremy Westbrook

Lead Pastor

Keith Matthews

Keith Matthews

Executive Pastor

Jaye Martin

Jaye Martin

Ladies Luncheon Speaker


What is coaching? How does it differ from mentoring, teaching, or disciple making? What are the key skills for coaching? This breakout will give you an introduction to creating a coaching culture in your life and church that encourages ongoing intentional conversations that empower others to live out God’s unique call for their life. Lead […]

Whether you are praying and planning to start a church or have already begun the journey, this breakout is for you. We will examine and extract practical lessons from Nehemiah 2 about how to lead in strength mode, not just survival mode, and we will discuss some of the blind spots that can wreck a […]

Discover how to effectively lead your church in the midst of leadership transitions and how to foster the principles of unity, vision, and commitment in the midst of them. Lead by: Rick Duncan and Chad Allen

Discover how to effectively structure children’s, youth, and young adult ministries with a focused goal of maximizing biblical discipleship, ministry involvement, and student multiplication. Lead by: Todd Smeltzer

Learn the three components necessary to foster ministry multiplication. Following up and following through with new believers, having fellowship with the saints beyond our friction, and focusing upon building the body of Christ by faith. Lead by : DA Horton

See Yourself, Your Church, and Your World Differently Learn how to turn conventional Christian living on its head with an instructional guide that encourages Christians to live in God’s Kingdom beyond using just cultural church check marks.  Learn how to demonstrate your faith by how you live, relate, and care in the midst of a […]

Learn how to recognize and address the 3 problems with church discipleship and the 3 remedies to transform it. Lead by: Derwin Gray

With an erosion of trust and an atmosphere of suspicion toward the church from the next generation, learn how to be a leader that lives and leads with a transparency that influences people toward Christ. Lead by: David Uth

21 ways to live and love in a non-Christian world, based on John’s gospel. Join us for practical tips on how to live the Word in this crazy, mixed-up world. Lead by: Jaye Martin

Learn how to process the nuts and bolts of implementing a church vision, a relevant mission statement, and an effective ministry focus that engages members to embrace the church’s mission. Learn also how to effectively “brand” a church in the midst of the new church marketing age. Lead by: John Hays & Keith Matthews

In this breakout, we will discuss the creative process for planning series, artwork, video elements, stage design, web, music, messages, and more.  We will view some samples and discuss how the concepts came to life and played out at. This break-out will provide time for Q & A and might address some technical issues, however, this […]

God’s plan is that we know Him and share Him. We will learn how to share the hope of Christ so that others will understand it. HeartCall makes it fun and easy to share! Based on the new resource, HeartCall New Heart: What it Means to Believe. Lead by: Jaye Martin


Time/Session Event Notes
8:15 Doors Open (Jersey Cafe Open)
9:00 – 11:30 Opening
Praise and Worship
Message #1 Johnny Hunt
Message #2 David Uth
11:30 – 12:55 On site (register here) or on your own
11:30 – 12:55 Featuring Jaye Martin
1:00 – 2:00 Opening
Praise and Worship
Message #3 Ed Stetzer
2:10 – 3:05 Breakouts
Getting Real to Reach the Next Generation David Uth
The 3 Deep Shifts of Discipleship Derwin Gray
Subversive Kingdom Ed Stetzer
A Theology for a Ministry of Multiplication DA Horton
Church Re-Visioning John Hays & Keith Matthews
Leadership and Next Gen Ministry Todd Smeltzer
Transitions in the Church Rick Duncan & Chad Allen
Starting, Sustaining, and Securing Momentum in Church Planting Jeremy Westbrook
Creative Processes for the Church Shane Tucker
Coaching 101 Steve Hopkins
What it Means to Believe Jaye Martin
3:15 – 4:10 Panel Topic:
Taking the Gospel to a Lost World– Learn how a Christian should faithfully share and apply the timeless gospel of Jesus in differing contexts and how to focus on a gospel driven kingdom mission.
Ed Stetzer, Derwin Gray, David Uth, DA Horton & John Hays
4:20 – 6:00 Praise and Worship
Message #4 DA Horton
Congregational Hymn
Message #5 Derwin Gray
Closing Comments


Find the Answers

Find the answers to all of your most common questions about Momentum. If you don’t find the answers you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact us, we would love to answer all of your questions.

The conference will be held at Jersey Baptist Church in Pataskala, OH.  We have arranged conference rates at the New Albany Marriott. Some other convenient options are the Easton Marriott, and the Easton Holiday Inn.
The Jersey Cafe will be open at 8:15am the morning of the event for a light breakfast and for snacks and drinks purchases most of the day (with the exception of lunchtime). A MO14 on-site lunch is available for a cost of $10. For more information and to register (click here). To register for the ladies luncheon (click here). Other off-site lunch options are available within a 15 minute driving distance from Jersey (traveling west back toward Columbus).
There is no cost to attend unless you are attending the ladies luncheon ($10), or eating the on-site lunch ($10).
Conference registration will be conducted on site the day of the event. To register for the ladies luncheon (click here), to register for the MO14 on-site lunch (click here).
Yes. There is a ladies only luncheon being led by Jaye Martin. In addition, Jaye will be leading a breakout on the subject of women’s evangelism.

Click here to register.

Yes. Childcare will be provided by Jersey Baptist Church volunteers. However, if you plan to bring your children, please notify Ashleigh Moodie (amoodie@scbo.org, or 614.827.1783) NO LATER than Tuesday, March 11th.

The conference is open to anyone.
Yes. All five main session messages (and several breakouts) will be available for download on Tuesday March 25th by visiting www.momentumconference2014.com.
The Church Growth and Revitalization Conference is co-sponsored by the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio and the North American Mission Board, and is a national initiative designed to assist pastors in churches across America that are plateaued, declining, or dying.  This conference is being held at Jersey Church the day prior to Momentum. Click here to register and for additional information.
Please contact Jack Helton (jackhelton@scbo.org or 614-309-9738), or Ashleigh Moodie (amoodie@scbo.org or 614-827-1783).


Get in Touch

Hosting Info

The Evangelism Resource Groups of SCBO is very thankful to Jersey Baptist Church for hosting this years Momentum Conference.  We ask that you please direct all correspondence regarding the conference to our office.


Conference Organized By:

Jack Helton (SCBO)
9000 Antares Avenue
Columbus,Ohio 43240
(614) 309-9738

Ashleigh Moodie

We’re Social

Session 1

Session 2

Session 4

Session 5


Revitalization Videos:

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3