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Presented by Student Leadership University

Youth Pastor Summit

YPS is our gift to youth pastors, workers, volunteers, and educators as encouragement and investment in those who are making a lasting impact in the lives of students.

Artists & Speakers

Bob Goff

New York Times Best Selling Author

Brent Crowe

Vice President of SLU

Nona Jones

Innovator, Author, Speaker

Levi Lusko

Author, Speaker, Pastor Of Fresh Life Church

Ryan Leak


Dr. Jay Strack

President & Founder of SLU

Megan Fate Marshman

Author & Speaker

Chad Veach

Lead Pastor, Zoe Church

Brad Lomenick

Brad Lomenick

Leadership Consultant, Author and Speaker

Eugene Cho

Founder of Quest Church & One Day's Wages

Ben Trueblood

Director Of Student Ministry at Lifeway Christian Resources

Jonathan Evans

Pastor & Author

Jeff Wallace

Executive Director of LIFT Tour and YPS

David Nasser

Pastor, Author, Speaker

Emily Pigott

Executive Director of SLU

Ryan McDermott

Director of Students & Young Adults at Christ Fellowship Church

El Vow

DJ and Artist

Jared Hall

Illusionist, Comedian and Communicator

Sherri Burgess

Author and Founder of Burgess Ministries

Greg Stier

Founder of Dare 2 Share Ministries

Rob Wilton

Founding/Lead Pastor Vintage Church

Jose Rodriquez

Founder and CEO of Rescue A Generation

Kurt Johnston

Saddleback Church

Catherine Renfro

Director of Evangelism at North American Mission Board

Dave MacNeill

Student Partnerships and Ministry with Samaritan's Purse- Operation Christmas Child


Find the YPS nearest to you!

Youth Pastor Summit often sells out quickly, so don’t hesitate to reserve a spot for you and your team when registration opens on January 11, 2022 at 10 AM EST.

Over the past 25 years, Student Leadership University has been privileged to host Youth Pastor Summit (YPS) for next gen pastors, youth pastors, educators, and their teams. Youth Pastor Summit, valued at $300, is provided as a gift to youth pastors, youth workers, youth volunteers, and educators to say thank you for investing in the lives of the next generation. Youth Pastor Summit is conference designed to encourage and equip every leader. This conference includes plenary sessions, labs, worship, lunch, fun activities, and free resources for student ministries.

2022 Dates:

Southern California

Orlando, FL

Dallas, TX

Nashville, TN

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About the Youth Pastor Summit

Youth Pastor Summit is conference designed to motivate, inspire, and equip every leader who invest in the lives of the next generation. YPS is a unique experience where there is an intentionality towards creating and cultivating an environment that fosters collaboration, community, and soul-care. YPS is a great opportunity for leaders to be refueled, recharged, and refreshed!

Youth Pastor Summit is presented by Student Leadership University

Youth Pastor Summit is one of three arms of Student Leadership University, along with The LIFT Tour. Collectively, these conferences are designed to help Christians deepen their faith and equip them to impact the world. Click here to learn more about these unique, exciting events and find one near you.

Student Leadership University

Student Leadership University is all about providing opportunities for young believers to develop into capable, confident leaders that will change the world. Through impactful events, dynamic speakers and experiential learning opportunities, we teach the next generation to Think, Dream, and Lead.

The LIFT Tour

The LIFT Tour is a world-class, two-day weekend experience that will challenge your middle and high school students at all points in their spiritual walks to forsake selfish dreams, desires & demands, and embrace a Christ-centered lifestyle.

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