Student Pastor Summit

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The Student Pastor Summit at Spurgeon College is a one-day conference aimed at equipping and refreshing student ministers as they raise up the next generation of Christian leaders. The Summit provides a space for student pastors to think through issues facing the next generation, network with others, and be refreshed for the work of the ministry. 2020 keynote speakers include Sam Bierig, Jared Bumpers, Joel Muddamalle, and Alex Duke. Ticket price includes lunch, dinner, and book giveaways.



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Sam Bierig

Dean, Spurgeon College
Kansas City, MO

Samuel Bierig serves as Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Dean of Spurgeon College. He also serves as an elder at Liberty Baptist Church. Sam is pursuing his Ph.D. in Biblical Theology at Midwestern and holds degrees from Southern Seminary, and Ouachita Baptist University. He is the author of Fulfill Your *Student Ministry: A Manifesto and Field Guide (2020).

Jared Bumpers

Jared Bumpers

Director of Student Life & Events
Kansas City, MO

Jared Bumpers is the Director of Student Life and Events and serves as Assistant Professor of Preaching and Ministry at Midwestern Seminary. Prior to joining the team at Midwestern, Jared served for over a decade as a student pastor, then as an associate pastor of preaching, at a church in southwest Missouri. He has also served as an interim pastor and spoken at numerous conferences throughout the United States.

Erik Odegard

Erik Odegard

Director of Fusion
Kansas City, MO

Conference Schedule


Tuesday, April 21

1:00 – Welcome and Introductions
1:10 – Session 1 – The Gospel
1:50 – Breakout
2:00 – Session 2 – Missions
2:40 – Breakout
2:50 – Session 3 – Discipleship
3:30 – Panel Q&A



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