IMPACT topics and themes

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Why do some of the best stories remain untold? Because it takes courage to change the conversation. While the evening news is focused on problems, there's hope beyond the headlines. And as the NCF family of givers, that's what we'll talk about at IMPACT 2015. Below you'll find more details about the sessions including the times they're offered and the experts who will be sharing.



When it comes to the hot-button topics of the day, how can Christians help shape our culture? Are we out for our own interests, or the common good? Culture leaders Andy Crouch and John Stonestreet (pictured below) will lead two interactive discussions about how we can point the world to the Gospel. NCF givers and other faith and culture experts will share how they are responding to hard questions as they transform their communities for Christ. There will also be a breakout session offered for those interested in hearing more from other culture leaders.


Faith and Culture Forum experts

Andy Crouch Noel Castellanos Jim Daly Rebecca McLaughlin







John Stonestreet Bob & Leslie Doll Mark Rodgers Jess and Angela Correll


Faith and Culture breakout session experts: 

Jim Daly Jim Denison Jay Hein Kelly Shackleford

Faith and Culture Forum sessions:

  • Part One: Friday, Oct. 2nd: 8:30 a.m.
  • Part Two: Saturday, Oct. 3rd: 8:30 a.m.

Breakout sessions:

  • Friday, October 2nd: 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:15

Middle East


The Middle East is where God chose to begin our part in His story. It's the land of His chosen people ... and the place of the world’s most complex and long-standing conflict. This session will discuss how God has kept His hand on that region of the world, and how the current conflict is working for His good. You'll get a glimpse of what you can do to move God’s story forward there. Read more details below about the session times and the ministry experts who will lead the conversation.

Middle East ministry experts: 

David Benware Heather Mercer David Yeghnazar







  • Friday, October 2nd: 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:15



If you still think of the Bible as a printed book, then you may want to think again. Some of the top evangelistic ministries in the world have come together to develop innovative digital technology to bring God's Word to every person on the planet. Learn how this group is collaborating to embrace new ways of evangelism for the 21st Century. Read more details below about the session times and the innovators who will lead the conversation.


Scripture innovation experts:

Katherine Barnhart Mart Green Bobby Gruenewald Todd Peterson

Sessions: Friday, October 2nd: 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:15 p.m.

Getting to ZERO


Zero without ... Scripture in their heart language, food and clean water, medical care, access to education, a local church, and on and on. In this dynamic, beautifully visual presentation, NCF’s national-office President, David Wills, unpacks powerful statistics about the amazing progress we’re making to end spiritual and physical poverty, and he explores the latest reports that show why getting to zero is not just necessary ... it’s possible in our lifetime. Read more details below about the session times and experts who will lead the conversation.

Spiritual and physical poverty experts: 

David Wills Paul Eshleman Stephan Bauman






Friday, October 2nd: 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:15 p.m.

Museum of the Bible


Journey back in time as you step into an exclusive exhibit of Museum of the Bible (MOTB), featuring rare and historical artifacts that illustrate God's Word. While the exhibit will be open throughout the conference, you'll be able to participate in a tour led by a MOTB curator. If you choose to attend the other labs instead, you'll be able to take a self-guided tour and view the artifacts.

Curated talks: 
Friday, October 2nd: 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:15 p.m.



  • Over 500 NCF givers from across the country



  • October 1-3, 2015



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