2023 Conferences

February 2023

Houston, Texas: JCG relational day and board meeting

February 23 - 24, 2023

Joel Comiskey Group relational day and board meeting

Houston, Texas: Day with Joel and Mario

February 25, 2023

Day with Joel and Mario in at Elim Houston: Misión Cristiana ELIM | Houston Texas (

Contact David Lopez at 713-385-2581

March 2023

Marion, Indiana: Indiana Wesleyan University adjunct professor's retreat

March 3 - 4, 2023

Contact person: Yamil Acevedo at

April 2023

Newark, New Jersey: Bethel International cell church conference (Church of God)

April 7 - 9, 2023

Contact person: Byron Straube at

Wrightwood, California. Men's Retreat

April 21 - 23, 2023

Christian and Missionary Alliance Men’s retreat. I’ll be speaking on the Power of the cross.

May 2023

Los Angeles, California: Cell Church conference at Nuevo Amanecer

May 20, 2023

Cell church conference at Nuevo Amanecer. Contact Moises Valentin at 562-788-7608 or

Ministerios Nuevo Amanecer – Lynwood | Facebook

Writing for Publication Course

May 30 - August 29, 2023
  • May 30, 2023: two hours  (4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific time at; Motivation for writing; Reading: Peter Elbow, Writing with Power (One hour of group writing coaching: June 13 at 4 p.m. Pacific time)
  • June 27, 2023: two hours (4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific time at; How to write well; Reading: William Zinsser, On Writing Well  (One hour of group coaching: July 11 at 4 p.m. Pacific time)
  • July 25, 2023:  two hours (4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific time at; Publishing what you’ve written; Reading: Jane Friedman, The Business of Being a Writer  (One hour of group coaching: August 15 at 4 p.m. Pacific time)
  • August 29, 2023: two hours (4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific time at; Marketing what you’ve published; Reading: Penny C. Sansevieri, 5-Minute Book Marketing for Authors


June 2023

Lima, Perú: Lince Alliance Church Cell Seminar

June 7 - 11, 2023

Contact person: Cesar Sovero at

August 2023

Mexico City, Mexico: Iglesia del Señor (annual conference)

August 3 - 4, 2023

Pastores Jesse Estrada Jr. y J. Ramírez Jacobo. Contact person: Daniel de los Reyes Villarreal at

Zimbabwe, Africa

August 8 - 20, 2023

Missionary work in Zimbabwe with Patrick Mpande and his church network. We will be talking about making disciples through holistic small groups.

September 2023

Manassas, Virginia: Day with Joel and Mario at Elim Virginia

September 16, 2023

Day with Joel and Mario at Elim Virginia in Manassas, Virginia. Check out the website. Please write for more information.

October 2023

Brazil (various states); Foursquare cell church conferences

October 6 - 26, 2023

Contact person Toninho at ‪+55 31 9848-5210‬  Website

Indiana Wesleyan University: Missional Church Course

October 22 - December 16, 2023

I’ll be teaching an online course in Spanish called the Missional Church for the Masters program for Indiana Wesleyan University

November 2023

Fort Meyers, Texas: Ministry at the Vine Church

November 17 - 18, 2023

Seminar at the Vine Church. Contact Person: Raphael Fernandes at


2024 Conferences

June 2024

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Baptist Conference

June 28 - 30, 2024

July 2024

Sao Paulo, Brazil: Baptist cell church conference

July 5 - 7, 2024

First Baptist Church in São Paulo  (Pastor Paulo Eduardo). Celebration of 125 years of church existence.

September 2024

Tabasco, Mexico: Christian Mission International (Max Garcia)

September 19 - 22, 2024

Ministry with Christian Mission International. Contact person: Max Garcia at:

October 2024

Austin, Texas: Ministry at the Elim Church

October 25 - 27, 2024

Contact person: Joshua Robles: at or