US Capitol Building adapted from image provided by Phil Roeder.
Preaching in the Public Square
In addition to theme-related general sessions, you’ll have the chance to select from a series of practical workshops providing useful counsel in preaching, teaching and leading more effectively. Workshops include topics such as the ones listed below.
Preaching and Politics
We live in a politically-charged culture, but do politics have a place in the pulpit?
Effective sermon planning is a crucial in developing theological depth.
Preaching to Millenials
Developing effective techniques to reach teenagers and young adults.
Ministry is a marathon, not a sprint. Success begins with good preparation.
Preaching and the Law
Learn how to successfully navigate the waters between God’s law and man’s law.
Encouragement and support for those who are married to the pastor or ministry leader.
Learn the foundational components of crafting a strong sermon.
How do you equip and empower others for gospel proclamation?
Lead by a team of Korean pastors, this will be a special track of Korean-language workshops.
NCP2016 will take place in Centreville, VA, a suburb of Washington, D.C. Visit the National Mall which is flanked by the U.S. Capitol on one side and the towering Washington Monument on the other. The Mall is home of the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Franklin Delano Roosevelt memorials. In addition, you might also want to check out the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, the National World War II Memorial, and the Korean War Veterans Memorial. There are also parks, restaurants, and theaters.
Photograph of the Lincoln Memorial by Justin Brown.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is NCP open to international attendees?
Absolutely, YES! We welcome anyone who wants to take their preaching to the next level. You will need the appropriate VISA to enter the country which can take up to 90 days to process so you will want to look into right away. Read More Information regarding our policies regarding international registration.
Any discounts on lodging?
Yes! Each year we select a great hotel to host our guests and speakers at a significant discount. We currently have two hotels that we recommend to our conference participants who are providing great accommodations for a discounted rate. The Hyatt Place Chantilly Dulles Hotel is providing rooms for $139/night. To make your reservation follow the link and provide the dates you wish to stay. A shuttle service is provided by the Hyatt. You may also want to check out the Residence Inn for $109/per night. The Residence Inn does not provide a shuttle.
Should I bring my spouse?
YES! We are currently working on a specialized track for ministry wives. We understand that ministry can be a challenging life to live, especially for ones spouse. We want to encourage, empower and equip ministry wives to lead a fulfilling and fruitful ministry.
Can I bring my staff?
Yes! Anyone in teaching or preaching ministry will find this conference beneficial. We will have youth ministry workshops to help youth ministers strengthen their ability to communicate to the next generation. Music ministers will also benefit from a time away to hear from our great musicians.