We are happy to announce that the Jumpstart Conference is sold out and registration is closed.

Thank you so much for your support and encouragement. We look forward to seeing you at Jumpstart 2017, May 15-17.

Jumpstart Featured Speakers


Pastor Wilfredo “Choco” De Jesús
Senior Pastor of New Life Covenant

Reverend Wilfredo De Jesús is Senior Pastor of New Life Covenant Church (NLC), one of the fastest growing churches in Chicago. Wilfredo was born and raised in Chicago’s Humboldt Park community. He was appointed Senior Pastor in July 2000 of New Life Covenant. Since then the church has grown from a weekly attendance of 120 to 17,000 globally through church plants and more than 130 ministries reaching the most disenfranchised – the broken hearted, poor, homeless, prostitutes, drug addicts and gang members.”



Joyce Meyer
Joyce Meyer Ministries

Joyce Meyer is one of the world’s leading practical Bible teachers. A New York Times bestselling author, her books have helped millions of people find hope and restoration through Jesus Christ. Through Joyce Meyer Ministries, she teaches on a number of topics with a particular focus on the mind, mouth, moods and attitudes. Her candid communication style allows her to share openly and practically about her experiences so others can apply what she has learned to their lives.


Pastor John F. Hannah
Senior Pastor of New Life Southeast

Pastor John F. Hannah exemplifies “a man after God’s own heart“ in the way that he shepherds the approximately 19,000 members that call New Life Covenant Church their home. He is affectionately known as the “Pastor of second chances and the unchurched“ because of his anointed ability to reach those who had previously never stepped foot in church, as well as restore those who may have been hurt in past religious experiences.

Joel Oesten

Joel Osteen
Senior Pastor of Lakewood Church

Joel Osteen is a native Texan and the Pastor of Lakewood Church, which according to Church Growth Today is America’s largest and fastest growing church. On July 16, 2005, Joel moved Lakewood Church into its new 16,000-seat home. It is the largest regularly-used worship center in the United States. Each week Joel delivers God’s message of hope and encouragement to more than 38,000 attendees. According to Nielsen Media Research, Joel is the most watched inspirational figure in America. His weekly sermon is broadcast into every U.S. television market where it is viewed by seven million Americans each week and more than 20 million each month. His weekly broadcast is also seen in almost 100 nations around the world.


Pastor Danilo Montero
Associate Pastor at Lakewood Church

A native of Costa Rica, Danilo Montero is Lakewood’s Associate Pastor for the Hispanic congregation. He is also a highly acclaimed singer and songwriter, and is recognized as a pioneer of the Christian music renewal of Latin America. Over his 25 year career, he has recorded 20 albums and won numerous awards including the 2008 Billboard award for Best Christian Album of the Year. Today, his music is an integral part of congregational worship in Hispanic churches throughout the world. He is the founder of the record label SIGUEME (FOLLOW ME). In April 2007, Danilo and his wife Gloriana, moved to Houston to be part of the pastoral team at Iglesia Lakewood. In 2012 he assumed the responsibility as associate pastor.