Learn. Connect. Grow.
LAS VEGAS, NV  |  MAY 10th – 12th

Are you ready to connect with Admins across the country who share your same joys, struggles, and passions? Join us this year as we gather for a time of learning, community, and growth to power you through this next year. We can’t wait to have you join us!

Featured Speakers

Kadi Cole

Speaker / Author

Kadi Cole has spent the last twenty-five years serving in local church ministry as an Executive Director at one of America's largest and fastest growing multi-site churches, a Director at Leadership Network, a founding member of the Women's Executive Pastor Network, authoring the bestselling book, Developing Female Leaders and her newest book, Find Your Leadership Voice in 90 Days, and speaking at leadership conferences around the world.

Kadi holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Development and is passionate about helping organizations and businesses thrive.

Kadi is helping move the needle forward on diversity, and equipping faith-based leaders to fulfill their calling through her business, organization, and church consulting, LifePlans, and leadership coaching.

Nicki Koziarz


Nicki Koziarz is a three-time best-selling author and Bible study teacher with Proverbs 31 Ministries. She is a wife, mom, writing coach and first generation farmer. Her and her family live just outside of Charlotte, NC on a small farm they affectionately have named, The Fixer Upper Farm. Nicki is passionate about helping women connect with God’s Word in powerful and practical ways.

Steve Carter


Steve Carter is a pastor, speaker, author, podcast host, sports enthusiast, and the former lead teaching pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago.

Steve’s passion is to bring Jesus into everything he does. A gifted teacher, Steve spends his days crafting sermons, messages, blog posts, and books to encourage people in their walk with Christ. He describes his work as humbling and vulnerable—a soul-baring process that keeps him dependent, expectant, and grounded in Christ.

Steve lives in Phoenix, AZ, with his wife, Sarah, and their two kids.

Alexandra Hoover


Alexandra Hoover is a passionate truth-telling speaker and Bible teacher. Her desire is to not only encourage women and men in Christ but to equip them to walk in God's purpose in their lives. She has years of experience in local Church Ministry and has a heart for equipping people to know God and know who they are in Him.

Drew Moore

Lead Pastor

Drew Moore has always been about pointing people to life in Jesus. After graduating from Illinois State University in 2000, he began a seven-year run as math teacher, football coach and high school ministry volunteer at Eastview Christian Church. In 2006, he made ministry his vocation as Eastview’s High School Pastor. After completing a Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation at Lincoln Christian University, Drew began at Canyon Ridge in 2012 as Pastor of Student Life, where he served until becoming Lead Pastor in October of 2018. Drew loves the outdoor adventure and spending quality time with his wife Layne and his four kids, Luke, Nina, Miles, and Zeke.

Kristi Templeton

Lead Worship Pastor

Lynley Mandrell

Podcaster & Author

Lynley Mandrell is married to Ben Mandrell, the president and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources. Before coming to Lifeway, Ben and Lynley spent seventeen years in pastoral ministry, five of those in Denver, CO, planting a church designed to reach the unchurched. She is a mother of four and co-host of "The Glass House" podcast, which shines a light on the challenges of leading in the local church.

Nathan Elson

Executive Director of Marketing and Business Development

Nathan R. Elson joined the CDF Capital team in late 2015 and serves on the Senior Leadership Team. Nathan has spent over 20 years following his two passions, ministry, and marketing. Nathan has helped denominations, large ministries, local churches, and Christian publishers tell their stores and engage their audiences. Prior to joining CDF Capital, Nathan served on the Executive Team of Rock Church, a megachurch in San Diego, overseeing Sundays, creative and communications. Nathan attended Talbot Seminary and holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Biola University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from California State University, Long Beach.

Nathan Elder

Strategic Design Director

Nathan Elder is an innovative thinker and creative leader with a heart for the local church. From serving in rural to mega churches, Nathan understands the struggles facing churches today. With a background in creative arts and executive leadership, Nathan brings years of experience to help churches bridge the gap between ministry and design.

Jon Wright

Executive Pastor Strategist

Jon has worked as an entrepreneur, founding and leading a product development company for 15 years, and served eight years as Executive Pastor at Grace Church in Eden Prairie, MN. He and his wife, Julie, also led a Missionary Training Center in Germany for several years.

As an Executive pastor, Jon was a client of Generis. He found the process so effective and beneficial that he joined the team!

He has 30 years experience in innovation and execution in multiple settings; corporate, non-profit, church and global missions.

Jon brings an entrepreneurial mindset to church culture and strategic planning. He is passionate about healthy teams, ministry effectiveness, next generation leadership development, and resourcing it all through generosity!

Jon is a voracious student of leadership and an outdoor enthusiast. Jon and his wife, Julie, have been married since 1990. They have three daughters (all through adoption), one son-in-law, and three grandsons. They live in the mountains near Bailey, Colorado.

Anne Milam

Students Pastor

Anne is a speaker, storyteller, student pastor, coach, mentor, former church planter, wife and mother to four amazing children. She currently works at Compass Church in Colleyville, TX in student ministry and wrangles fellow student staff all under the age of 30.

Angela Martins

Admin Conference Coordinator

Full Price

$ 280

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$ 225

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Door Price

All tickets are fully transferable or a 50% refund can be given up till April 9, 2022. Online ticket sales will end May 3rd.

Where to Stay?

We have two hotels near the church that will give us a group rate on your reservations. Book early to ensure they do not run out of rooms in our discount block.

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Canyon Ridge Christian Church is a fantastic community of believers in Las Vegas with a mission to bring life to everyone, everywhere, every day.

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