Cru Winter Conference Minneapolis
Dec 28 – Jan 1, 2018 /// Hilton Minneapolis
(date registered by – cost)
- 10/29 – $249
- 12/7 – $279
- Day before event – $299
- Day of event – $299
DA Horton /// Pastor, Speaker /// Los Angeles, CA
D. A. Horton is currently living in Los Angeles, CA where he recently planted a new church Reach Fellowship. Prior to planting Reach Fellowship, D.A. served as the national coordinator of Urban Student Missions at the North American Mission Board and also as the executive director for ReachLife Ministries, the nonprofit ministry of Reach Records. He pastored in Kansas City for nearly six years. D. A. earned his bachelor’s degree in biblical studies at Calvary Bible College, and his master’s in Christian studies from Calvary Theological Seminary. He is currently working on a PhD in applied theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. With a heart to provide local churches with quality bible-centered tools and resources for evangelism and discipleship, D.A. has written three books: G.O.S.P.E.L., DNA: Foundations of the Faith (Moody) and Bound to Be Free: Escaping Performance to be Captured by Grace (Navpress). He and his wife of twelve years, Elicia, have three precious children.
Laurel Bunker /// Professor, Speaker /// Minneapolis, MN
For over 20 years Laurel Bunker has been a leader in fields of education, non-profit management, church and para church ministry. A graduate of Hamline University and Luther Theological Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Laurel’s mission is to impact the lives of men, women and children through empowered teaching and preaching of the Word of God and through mentoring others to be influencers of culture through Christ centered leadership development. Laurel has held key positions in national organizations such as Young Life, the YMCA, the Jeremiah Program while pastoring, preaching and teaching at Colleges, universities, churches and conferences across the country. Currently, Laurel serves as Dean of Campus Ministries and Campus Pastor at Bethel University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she drives the strategic focus and emphasis of spiritual life initiatives on the campus. She also oversees and manages a dynamic team of people who develop the missions, discipleship, prayer, outreach, and worship ministries for the University. Laurel and her husband Joshua, make their home in the Twin Cities with their two daughters, Naomi and Camile.
Nick Hall /// Evangelist, Speaker /// Minneapolis, MN
As an evangelist, Hall has been sharing the message of “reset” at PULSE events all over the world for the last five years. Reset is a term that has been resonating with young people because it represents the clearing of past errors, as with various electronic devices; a reset gets the system working toward its created purpose. Nick also shares this message in his book, Reset: Jesus Changes Everything (Multnomah, 2016). Nick has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from NDSU and a master’s in leadership and Christian thought from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. He has been featured on major media outlets including The Washington Post, US News & World Report, Fox News, Christianity Today, Moody Radio, Christian Broadcasting Network, Trinity Broadcast Network, The Christian Post, Decision Magazine, and Baptist Press. Nick is married to his best friend, Tiffany, and they are proud parents of Truett and Ruby. They live in Minneapolis, Minn.