GROWING STRONG

Build is our annual leaders conference designed to equip and empower leaders to new levels of excellence and creativity as we seek to extend God's Kingdom and to build His church with clarity, boldness, and tenacity. Our focus this year is to encourage leaders from all walks of life in Growing Strong.

 
 

ANDREW HUGHES | CONFERENCE HOST AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Originally from Wales in the UK, Andrew and Angela moved to West Michigan 14 years ago where they continue to be based. They have three children, two at home in West Michigan, and their eldest son living in Wales in the UK with his wife and their newly arrived baby girl.

Andrew provides leadership to The Point campuses, The Point Network, is Principal to the Programs at The Point, and is founder and director for Everyone Global. Andrew’s heart to train and equip leaders has opened doors to travel nationally and internationally, speaking at churches, conferences, Bible schools, and seminars. His main focus and passion is to see an authentic church emerge while advancing the Kingdom of God.

 

DAVE GILPIN | GUEST SPEAKER

Dave Gilpin and his wife Jenny are the Global Senior Pastors and founders of Hope City Church, a multi-congregational church with around 2,000 people in attendance every Sunday. Hope City Church is "one church, all over the place" with locations in England, Germany, Ghana, and Malaysia.

Along with pioneering Hope City Church, Dave acts as Executive Director of The Megacenters, Community Centers in Sheffield, Liverpool, and Leeds, and Executive Director of Hope City Enterprise, including the City Hearts residential rehabilitation program. He is also author of multiple books, international speaker, and creative artist. Dave’s main passion is faith, the power of originality, renewing the mind, and leadership principles. Dave and Jenny are based out of their Sheffield location in England, UK.

ANGELA HUGHES | SPEAKER

Angela works alongside her husband Andrew, as part of the leadership team at The Point. She has specific involvement in overseeing the worship department, women's ministry, prayer and the prophetic, and teaches in various forums within the life of The Point campuses. Andrew and Angela living in Grand Rapids. They have three children, a daughter-in-law and a granddaughter.

Angela has a very clear gift of communication with the ability to present life giving biblical truth in a practical humorous way with a strong prophetic edge. She is known as a great storyteller with an intriguing Welsh accent. She travels internationally speaking at churches, conferences, bible schools and seminars.

 

LOCATION
The Point
555 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

FREE ADMISSION | SPACE IS LIMITED