Workshop Session I

Friday May 27, 1:00-2:30pm

Maria Amaya– Helping Children of the Incarcerated Thrive

Carl Carpenter– One-on-One Ministry

Rachel Crawley—  What Does “Evidenced-Based” Mean for Programs?

Dan Hanneken and D’Markus Thomas-Brown—  The Reentry Opportunity Center Model

Karen Hart– A Biblically-based Program for the Minor-attracted Adult

Fred Nelson– Disruptive Networking: Creating an Online Reentry Marketplace

Joy Stevens and Ardic Fields– Trauma in the Incarcerated: Causes, Effects, Biblical Response

John Thomas– Creating a Culture of Discipleship and Multiplication

Workshop Session II

Friday May 27, 2:45-4:15pm


Don Allsman and Jarret Keith–Innovation in Reentry: Forming a Healthy Statewide Community of Returning Citizens

Jim Browning–Exploring Reentry through a Sr. Military Chaplain’s Lens

Reba Collins, James Clay, Mike Davis, Jami Nathan–From Lived Experience to Leaders

Vanessa Gardner–Family Reunification

Bradley Janowski–Funding the Reentry Non-Profit                                    

Evelyn Lemly–Leadership: What your Staff and Volunteers need from you

Jennifer Lowrey–The Other Side of the Boat: John 21 Ministry Response to COVID

David Odom–Reaching Gen Z

Workshop Session III

Saturday May 28, 9:45-11:15am

Ruby Burris–Life and Spiritual Balance

Leticia Chavez-Paulette and Ilinda Jackson–Working with Justice-Involved Women Inside and Out

Vance Drum–Mental Health and Chaplains: At the Intersection of Self-Care and Care for others

Rich Esselstrom and Will Francis–The Onesiumus Vision for Reentry

Shawntelle Fisher​–Reentry Simulation

Chelsea Friske and Monika Soto​–Redemption and the Christian Response to the Criminal Justice System

Rick Johnson–Learning by Doing- Using Action Methods

Denise Strothers– Ministry to Families Impacted by Crime and Incarceration

Workshop Session IV

Saturday May 28, 12:30-2:00pm


Dwight AndersonUnleashing the Power of God through Spiritual Warfare

Steve Lowe and Rick Johnson​– Working with Justice-Involved Youth: What you need to know

Raymond Robyn​–No One Leaves Alone: Reintegration Project Research Study

Karen Swanson​–Motivational Interviewing Basics

Linda Thornbrugh and Christine Coleman–Shepherding Your Volunteers

Rod Thompson​–Giving Returning Citizens their Best Chance to Succeed

Joe Williams and Jerry Blassingame–FAQ’s for Successful Reentry Ministry