2023 Advance Conference | Portland

Join us in Portland November 13-14 for Advance Conference 2023!

Advance Conferences are regional training and assessment events that bring together new and aspiring church planters, dynamic thinkers, and proven practitioners. Whether you’ve been involved in church leadership for three decades or are planning your first church plant’s launch Sunday, every Acts 29 leader, both men and women, will benefit from these events and we can’t wait to see you there!


Monday, November 13

6:15 p.m. – Doors Open
7 p.m. – Main Session 1

Tuesday, November 14

9 a.m. – Main Session 2
10:25 a.m. – Break
10:55 a.m. – Main Session 3
12:00 p.m. – Lunch provided
1:15 p.m. – Breakout Session 1
2:15 p.m. – Break
2:45 p.m. – Breakout Session 2
3:45 p.m. – Break
4:15 p.m. – Main Session 4
6:15 p.m. – Conference Ends


Justin Anderson

Justin has spent the last 20 years leading churches. He has planted three thriving Acts 29 churches (Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle), led a large-scale church merger and has coached and consulted dozens of leaders through major church transitions. Justin currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Emilie and five kids.

Adam Sinnett

Adam is a Seattle native, a husband to Jen, a father of four, the lead/founding pastor of Downtown Cornerstone Church (DCC), a Husky alum, and a forever Sonics fan. He received double bachelor degrees from the University of Washington and a master’s in theological studies from Reformed Theological Seminary. In 2010, he and his family moved into the city center of Seattle to plant DCC, where they continue to live and serve.

Fred Mok

Fred is a second-generation Chinese American from San Jose, CA who has pastored for 17 years after spending 9 years working in tech. He planted Quicksilver Church in San Jose in September 2020. Fred has a passion for dialogue and discipleship. He has been married to Judy for 25 years and they have four children.

Andrew Murch


Northwest Gospel Church

305 NE 192nd Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98684


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17717 SE Mill Plain Blvd
Vancouver WA 98683
(360) 260-9000
6 minutes to Northwest Gospel Church
16 minutes to PDX

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1805 SE 192nd Ave
Camas, WA 98607
(360) 335-3700
6 minutes to Northwest Gospel Church
17 minutes to PDX

Candlewood Suites
2010 SE 192nd Ave
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 216-1111
6 minutes to Northwest Gospel Church
15 minutes to PDX

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
1421 SE Tech Center Dr
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 210-1000
8 minutes to Northwest Gospel Church
15 minutes to PDX

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
7900 NE 82nd Ave
Portland, OR 97220
(503) 460-3000
20 minutes to Northwest Gospel Church
4 minutes to PDX

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Portland Airport
9189 NE Cascades Pkwy
Portland, OR 97220
(503) 249-8686
18 minutes to Northwest Gospel Church
6 minutes to PDX