Here's a recap of the 2017 Stronger Men's Conference!


Conference Location

JQH Arena
685 S John Q Hammons Pkwy,
Springfield, MO 65897

World Class Communicators

Craig Groeschel Life.Church - Oklahoma City, OK
John Gray Lakewood Church - Houston, TX
Louie Giglio Passion City Church - Atlanta, GA

John Lindell - Conference Host

John and his wife, Debbie, live life full-on with a passionate love for God and a desire to see His purpose unleashed in the lives of people. For the past 25 years they have served together as Lead Pastors of James River Church, a dynamic and life-filled church in Ozark, MO. More than anything, John and Debbie love to see the Church flourish and lives transformed by the power of God!

Looking Ahead to Stronger 2018


Conference Location

JQH Arena
685 S John Q Hammons Pkwy,
Springfield, MO 65897

Conference Schedule

Friday, April 13th
3-6:45pm – Pre-Conference Activities (Hammons Student Center)
7-9:30pm – Session One
9:30-10:30pm – Friday Night Entertainment

Saturday, April 14th
8am – Session Begins
10:10am – Break
10:30am – Session Resumes
1pm – Conference Ends

*Please Note: This schedule is tentative and is subject to change.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are translation and interpretation services available?

Yes! Translation services will be available by advanced request.

What if I need special assistance?

We want to make the conference experience wonderful for you! Our team is available at the Guest Services counter to help assist anyone who needs special assistance, is mobility impaired or hearing impaired. Feel free to email or call us in advance to let us know how we can assist you!

Is seating assigned?

We have open seating for our guests. However, we do recommend arriving early to save your seat!

How much does it cost?

$79 / April 29 – April 30, 2017
$99 / May 1, 2017 – Feb. 25, 2018
$115 / Feb. 26 – April 8, 2018
$125 / April 9, 2018 – ON-SITE

What about food/drinks during the conference?

There will be a variety of food options available on-site for purchase, as well as restaurants in the area within a 10-15 minute walking distance.

Is there a cut-off date to register?

You may register online at any time before arriving for the conference. On-site registration will also be available on Friday, April 13th.

Is the registration rate different if I can only attend one of the days?

No, the registration rate is the same regardless of how many sessions a person is able to attend.

Will I receive a ticket upon registering?

Wristbands will be mailed out leading up to conference.

Can I purchase tickets to give away even if I don’t know who I want to give them to yet?

You can purchase any number of tickets under your name and then transfer the names on the tickets by calling the church office by March 16, 2018. All transfer requests after March 16, 2018 will be handled on-site on April 13, 2018.

When & how do I check in?

Check-In is not required. Your wristband will be required for entrance into the outdoor activities, conference sessions and entertainment.

When will I get confirmation of my registration?

You will receive an immediate confirmation when you submit your registration online and within 3 days if you submit your registration over the phone.

What is the minimum age required to attend?

There is no minimum age; however parents should use their discretion as to the maturity of their boys to determine whether or not they should attend. James River Church recommends 13 and above.

Can I cancel my registration?

We understand that life circumstances can change and affect schedules. With that in mind, we provide the following alternatives to assist you in the event of a change. Cancellations or transfers may be requested in writing to through February 28, 2018. Refunds and transfers will not be issued after February 28, 2018.

Will childcare be available during the conference?

No, there will be no childcare available at this year's conference.

How can I promote the Stronger Men’s Conference in my church?

Promo videos are available at We also have promotional packets that we would be happy to mail you. If you would like to receive a promotional packet, simply contact the church office at (417) 581-5433.

Will the conference be recorded?

Yes, all the conference sessions will be recorded and will be available for purchase at the end of the conference.

Don’t miss out!

Register for the 2018 Stronger Men’s Conference today.

$79 / April 29 – April 30, 2017
$99 / May 1, 2017 – Mar. 4, 2018
$115 / Mar. 5, 2018 – April 8, 2018
$125 / April 9, 2018 – ON-SITE

*Groups of 15 or more will automatically be given $10 off each ticket