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Lead & Executive Pastors

As the church’s lead administrator and spiritual guide, the Lead and/or Executive Pastor is having to navigate their church through a digital transformation. This track is designed to empower and equip the Lead & Executive Pastor with tools and information to assist with that navigation. One of the highlights of this conference is the Lead & Executive Pastor Roundtable that will allow pastors to spend some quality time with some of the most successful pastors today.  

ALL TIMES ARE SET TO Mountain Standard Time (MST)*


The Pioneering Spirit Needed for 21st Century Ministry

Sam Gallucci

10/04/2022 | 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

This session keynote is designed for both the Lead/Executive Pastor track as well as the Creative track (Digital Marketing/Social Media). Considered one of the ‘fathers’ of CRM, Sam will highlight what a CRM application is and the value & use of CRM in evangelism & discipleship. He’ll also share a bit about his journey of innovation & pioneer and how innovation is a must if the Church is going to be relevant and produce maximum fruit.


Digital Ethics - The Do's & Don'ts When You're Online

Quacy Smith Esq.

10/04/2022 | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

What are the rules in using images in your social media campaigns? Can you be sued for broadcasting someone via Facebook Live without their consent? We are in a digital age and the church will need to be educated on what they can and cannot do as it relates to using digital.


Equipping Your Church Generationally for High Tech Church

Sidney Malone

10/04/2022 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

How to help all in your local assembly embrace new technology; specifically addressing each generation’s mindset and appeal.


CTS Tech Town Hall w/ Denominational Leaders

J Drew Sheard, Joseph Walker

10/05/2022 | 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Join in an invigorating discussion with some of our nation’s most sought after thought leaders as we tackle sensitive and difficult issues within the church. How do we bridge the digital divide? What are some practical things that can be done to assist churches that are struggling with implementing technology?


Leading From The Inside Out

Pastor Derrick McRae

10/05/2022 | 1:30 PM - 2:30PM

It has been said that authentic leadership does not come from the outside in. It comes from the inside out. In this season of pivoting, the mandate upon the Lead/Executive Pastor is to lead your ministry through evolutionary change to expand the reach of the church. If leadership is about influence, how is that influence harnessed for maximum impact in changing times?


The Church & Blockchain - Should We, or Shouldn't We?


10/05/2022 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Due to the rapid pace of technology, many churches and faith-based organizations are struggling to keep up with the times. Churches hold tradition in high regard, and some are slow to adopt new practices and accept modern customs to suit younger generations.

Nowhere is this more evident than when it comes to giving. Believe it or not, there are still churches that cannot or don’t accommodate any type of online giving.

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency have been in the headlines recently. But what exactly is it and will the church ever embrace it?

Church donation blockchain platforms are popping up all over the place. Is the church ready? Should we be?


From Pyramids to Spiderwebs

Kervance Ross

10/05/2022 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

A session for Lead Pastors & Executive Pastors designed to address the importance of organizational leadership. We must transition from a hierarchal model to a circular model in order to be successful in digital ministry.


Seriously Engaging Sermon Content

Ben Gowell / Cameron Smith

10/06/2022 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Technology is advancing at record speed. As the Church, our message doesn’t change, but our mediums have to. Discover fresh perspective for content that not only keeps the attention of the congregation and inspires them to grow in their faith.


Recruiting and Developing Great Volunteers

Chuck Mitchell

10/06/2022 | 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Every church has an opportunity to find, train and empower the servant hearts of those who attend. Learn how to inspire and equip those in your midst to further the mission weekend after weekend, year after year.


Rethinking Space Utilization in a Post-COVID Era

Mark Moore Jr.

10/06/2022 | 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a season of change and unprecedented challenges. One thing is certain, the way we do church has forever changed. It’s time for houses of worship to reevaluate their current space configuration and how to utilize that space most appropriately.




Embracing technology in 2022 is key and our Church & Technology Summit App is here to help you stay informed.


Download the app and learn all about our outstanding list of speakers and topics they will be presenting. Plan your conference and stay up-to-date on the latest news.

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