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Nehemiah 2:18 - ...'Let us rise up and build.' So they strengthened their hands for the good work.

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PRESENTS

THE CROSSROAD:

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MAY 2-4, 2024

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ

This year, perhaps more than any other, God is issuing a clarion call to believers, to those who claim the name of Christ, to actively participate in manifesting His kingdom on Earth, as it is in heaven. This call includes a commitment to rebuild the walls, a metaphor for strengthening our faith and communities. For too long  we’ve approached our mission backward.

 

As visionaries, church leaders, pastors, and CEOs, we’ve often devised our own plans for success and sustainability, then asked God to bless and prosper them. We’ve asked for blessings on our endeavors without first seeking God’s guidance on what those endeavors should be. In doing so, we’ve treated God almost like an employee.

This year’s focus is a paradigm shift. We are called to work for the kingdom, ensuring that our output aligns with the vision, design, and will that God has imparted to us. We are to be the executors, the strategists, and the implementers of the kingdom’s design and will.

 

This season, "The Crossroad" encourages us to emulate Nehemiah, who, driven by a burden from the Lord, returned to assess and rebuild the kingdom’s walls, thereby fortifying and strengthening the Kingdom of God. RISE & BUILD!

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SPEAKERS AND GUESTS

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Thought-partner, entrepreneur and leader... Joy is known in several arenas as a go-to strategist, team developer, trainer and transformative speaker.

 

In July of 2020, Joy started HR For The Culture. During a global pandemic, while other businesses closed their doors, Joy scaled HRFTC to over half a million in annual revenue, while serving over 150 black-owned small businesses and leading a team of twelve employees and remote contractors. 

 

On the heels of this accomplishment, Joy was led to re-launch  When Faith Meets Strategy™ in 2022 with a mandate to help urban ministries move from vision to actualization. Her desire is to help leaders "see what they saw" while lightening the weight of managing the business side of ministry.

 

She provides Bible-based strategies that help entrepreneurs, pastors, and their teams build sustainable, financially stable businesses, ministries and faith-based initiatives.

Min. Joy Pittman

HOST + FACILITATOR

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BISHOP CONNIE STEWART

Believer's Empowerment Church

Houston, Texas

 

Dr. Connie Stewart is an innovative mindset and performance coach, dedicated to helping leaders and organizations unlock their full potential. With years of experience in the field, she has become an expert at guiding individuals and teams towards achieving their goals, increasing their productivity, and driving profitability.

 

Her coaching is focused on empowering her clients to develop the mindset and habits necessary for sustainable growth and success.

 

 Dr. Connie is a consecrated Bishop and the Senior Pastor of Believer’s Empowerment Church.

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BISHOP SHAWN R. MASON II

Freedom Church International

Brooklyn, NY

Shawn R. Mason II is a servant, thinker, visionary leader and proud Senior Pastor of The Freedom Church. A relevant, growing church in Bedford Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, NY

A much sought-after lecturer and episcopal protocol consultant. For more than 20 years, Shawn has had the privilege of serving in the adjutancy. He serves as the Bishop of Protocol for Covenant Keepers International Alliance.

 

Bishop Mason is also blessed to serve the Joint College of African American Pentecostal Bishops as Adjutant General.

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PROPHET ANDRE JONES

 

Andre is an international speaker and author.  To date, he has authored two books, “Kingdom Living Blueprint” and “Kingdom Minded Entrepreneur”, which is due to be released late 2024. Andre, is passionate about empowering people around the world to understand their purpose and Kingdom assignment, encouraging them to become world changers and culture shifters.

 

God has blessed him to project this message at major conferences, national television programs and the United Nations, just to name a few. While sitting on multiple non-profit boards, Andre is also the President of Harvest Hands Philly, a Philadelphia, PA based non-profit organization, committed to seeing a better Philadelphia.

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MIN. KOBIÉ T. BROWN JR.

WORSHIP LEADER

 

Worship Leader, Intercessor, Preacher, and

Ambassador for the kingdom of God! Described as a budding Apostolic, Prophetic gift with an idiosyncratic Anointing, he serves at Vital Church NYC in Queens, NY under the leadership of His Grace Bishop Martin K. Watson and Pastor Gail Watson.

 

Serving as one of the Associate Ministers, Kobié leads the music department and a plethora of other ministries to aid the vision of his leaders. Min. Kobié has a firm belief that Isaiah 61:1-2 is his life’s mandate.

 

He holds a BA In Music from Alliance University (Formerly Nyack College) and in Spring 2024 will begin pursing A MSW (Master of Social Work).

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A TIME WAS HAD!

Take a look back at our past Crossroad events.

MAY 2-4, 2024

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ

THE EXPERIENCE

$175

$225

THURS.

VIP CHAT & CHEW

(SEATS ARE LIMITED)

INCLUDED WITH VIP REGISTRATION

FRI.

"FAITH FRIDAY"

 

  • Count It All Joy LIVE - Morning Prayer

  • Continental Breakfast 

  • Worship

  • Empowerment Session

  • Lunch

  • Thinkubator 

  • Night Session (open to the public)

SAT.

"STRATEGY SATURDAY"

  • Count It All Joy LIVE - Morning Prayer

  • Continental Breakfast 

  • Worship

  • Session 1

  • Lunch

  • Session 2

  • Q+A

  • Impartation

Interested in a bringing a group? Email us at hello@whenfaithmeetsstrategy.com or learn more here

WHERE TO STAY

Take advantage of the WFMS room block and save on your room for The Crossroad: Rise & Build 2024 Conference.

 

Use the link below to book your room today!

Should you desire to call in, be sure to reference When Faith Meets Strategy or use Group Code: F2S to get the group discount. 

 

Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights-Meadowlands

283 Route 17 South

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604

1-201-288-9600

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BRING YOUR MINISTRY TEAM

This conference is an invitation to bring your entire leadership team, both from ministry and business backgrounds. By attending together, your team can:

  • Unify under a shared vision and strategy.

  • Gain collective insights and practical tools that can be implemented cohesively.

  • Foster a deeper sense of collaboration and mutual understanding among team members.

  • Multiply the impact of the conference by integrating learning across different areas of your organization.

BE A
VOLUNTEER

At "The Crossroad," your role goes beyond just helping out. You become an integral part of the experience, a guiding hand offering welcoming smiles and ensuring every detail is cared for.

 

You're not just contributing to the smooth operation of the event; you are a key part of the inspiration and uplift that each attendee experiences.

Click the link below to learn how you can be a part of this aspect of the event. Spaces are limited. 

THE CROSSROAD:

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is a clarion call to ministry and marketplace leaders to align their vision with God’s and to become active doers of His will in our ministry and marketplace roles.

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MEET THE TEAM

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RICARDO LOUISON

@ricardolouison

 LOGISTISTICS MANAGER + VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

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DANIELLE DURHAM

@coachgenesis

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

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OMEGA CELESTE

@seventhandlane

BRAND STRATEGIST + DESIGNER

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ROCHANDA CUNNINGHAM

@bmrbeauty

IMAGE CONSULTANT+

ADJUTANT

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DEBBIE LAMONTE

@dagimages

SPONSORSHIPS + PHOTOGRAPHY

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ROJELENE MALABED

@mrojelene

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

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"Believers are battling with their identity in ministry vs. in the marketplace because we lack a clear understanding of the Kingdom.

 

Ministry and the marketplace are territories, and our Kingdom assignment is not constrained to one or the other - it’s both and.

 

Our mandate is to be strategically positioned, to have influence, to walk in authority, and to create an impact. Period!"

Joy Pittman

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