JANUARY 6, 2018
Get your New Year off to a fresh start by joining us for the 2018 Financial Conference where you will learn practical ways to get out of debt, steward your money well and leave a legacy by living a generous life. This conference will introduce you to the amazing curriculum of Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. Whether you are struggling, stable or living with surplus, you will be introduced to our Heartland Financial Groups where you can journey through the Financial Peace curriculum together.
Location: NE Indy Campus
Saturday, January 6th, 2018
8:00 AM—Welcome and Worship
8:15 AM—Session One: Scott Ridout
8:45 AM—Session Two: Erica Young
9:45 AM—Session Three: Pastor Jeffrey Johnson, Sr.
11:00 AM—Group Breakout Session
11:30 AM—End of Conference
Scott Ridout is the president of Converge. A graduate of Virginia Tech and Columbia International University, he and his wife Lisa led Sun Valley Community Church, Gilbert, Arizona, from 1998 to 2014. Sun Valley has grown from 375 to roughly 5000 attendees on three campuses under his leadership. Previously, Scott served six years as a Converge overseer, including two years as chairman. He has been a co-leader of the Vision Arizona church planting team since 1998 and has led Converge Generosity since 2008. He is also a church leadership mentor and will continue his coaching during his presidency. Scott believes Converge is better together. He and Lisa have three children: Jon, Ashlyn and David.
Ericka Young is the president and founder of Tailor-Made Budgets which she opened in 2005 after she and her husband Chris climbed their way out of nearly $100,000 in debt. She became a certified financial coach by Dave Ramsey’s Lampo Group in 2006 and combines her passion for helping people with creative debt reduction techniques so everyone can have a path to financial freedom. Ericka is a recognized financial expert who inspires people to significantly improve their finances, family and their future with a solid plan. Ericka’s Best-Selling book, “Naked and Unashamed: 10 Money Conversations Every Couple Must Have” was released online in February 2017 worldwide. She currently teaches her message of debt freedom through her e-newsletters, personal and group coaching, workshops and speaking engagements. Ericka, Chris and their two teenage daughters, Faith and Olivia reside in Fishers, IN.
Pastor Jeffery Johnson, Sr.
Pastor Jeffrey Johnson, Sr. accepted his call to ministry at the age of 17 and has served as the Senior Pastor of Eastern Star Church in Indianapolis, Indiana since 1988. Under his leadership, the “One Church in Three Locations” has grown to over 17,000 members and has planted three churches in Indianapolis as well.
In August 2007, Pastor Johnson launched Kingdom Word Ministries and authored the following titles: “Song of Solomon: Love, Sex and Relationships”, “Making A Comeback: Reclaiming Our Lives In Christ”, “Life Illustrated: Daily Thoughts For Your Daily Walk”, “Dialogue with My Daughters”, “Dialogue with My Sons”, “Dialogue with Single Parents”, and his newest release “The Making of a King”.
Pastor Johnson and Lady Sharon have been married for 30 years and have four sons.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
You can come just as you are, but if you’d like to bring something, we recommend a Bible, a notebook and pen.
WILL CHILDCARE BE PROVIDED?
Childcare will not be provided. It is our hope that we create a distraction-free environment for you, and we will not be prepared to accommodate children or infants.
WHAT IS THE ATTIRE FOR THE CONFERENCE?
The attire is casual. You may want to bring a sweater or jacket if you get cold easily.
DO I HAVE TO PURCHASE THE FINANCIAL PEACE CURRICULUM?
We highly recommend that you purchase the FPU curriculum to get the most out of conference and to be ready to journey with a group of people to apply the principals to help you to financial freedom. If you need to purchase the material, you can do so by visiting this link.
DO BOTH MY SPOUSE AND I HAVE TO PURCHASE CURRICULUM OR CAN WE JUST PURCHASE ONE KIT?
If a family or couple is doing the curriculum together, you only need one membership kit for the both of you.
DO I HAVE TO REGISTER NOW OR CAN I DO IT AT THE DOOR?
We recommend registering now to make sure you have a seat and so we are prepared for you. We hope to see you there!
WHO SHOULD I CONTACT IF I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT MY REGISTRATION?
You can contact for all registration related questions.
I HAVE ALREADY ATTENDED FPU IN THE PAST, SO SHOULD I PLAN TO GO THIS YEAR?
Absolutely. We aim to create a new, inspiring, and fun conference experience every year that will give you practical tips to help you where you are in your life right now.
ARE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO COVER A PORTION OF THE CURRICULUM FEE?
If you are in need of financial assistance to attend the conference and purchase the curriculum, scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis. Please email to request a scholarship application.