Louisville, Kentucky | July 8-9

Immanuel Baptist Church

The Sending Church Summit aims to assist local churches in their mission to send qualified and equipped missionaries to the ends of the earth. The Summit will include a Preview Day with Reaching and Teaching as well as plenary sessions and breakouts designed to assist and equip local churches in the area of missionary pre-field preparation, strategy, and missionary care.

Main Session Speakers


Aaron Menikoff

Aaron is the Senior Pastor of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. He and his wife, Deana, have four children: Rachel, Jonah, Natalie, and Tori. They moved to Atlanta from Louisville, Kentucky after Aaron completed his Masters of Divinity in Biblical and Theological Studies and his Ph.D. in American Church History from Southern Seminary.


Jonathan Leeman

Jonathan is the editorial director for 9Marks, and the co-host of Pastors Talk. He has a Masters of Divinity and a Ph.D. in Theology. He has written for a number of publications and is the author or editor of a number of books. He lives with his wife and four daughters in a suburb of Washington, DC, and serves as an elder at Cheverly Baptist Church.


Monday, July 8th

9:00-5:00 PM | Preview Day

6:30 PM | Dinner & Discussion with Ryan Robertson

Tuesday, July 9th

9:00 AM | Main Session: Missions-Centered Church

10:00 AM | Main Session: Church-Centered Missions

11:00 AM | Panel Discussion

Noon | Lunch Break

Breakout Tracks: Pre-field Preparation, Missions Strategy, Missionary Care

1:00 PM | Breakout I

2:00 PM | Breakout II

3:00 PM | Breakout III

4:00 PM | Q&A with Speakers

Attendee Information

Location: Immanuel Baptist Church

Hotel Accommodations: AC Hotel Louisville Downtown

Bookstore: Provided by 10 of Those


  • Preview Day
    • Monday, July 8th
    • A one-day deep dive into the DNA of Reaching & Teaching
    • Free to attend with Summit Registration.
    • Held at Immanuel Baptist Church.
  • Dinner & Discussion
    • Monday, July 8th at 6:30 PM
    • Attend with other Summit attendees and guests.
    • Cost is $10 per person.
    • Features a conversation with Reaching & Teaching President, Ryan Robertson.