Flourish, a new conference of the NAE, will offer Christian pastors and leaders a space to have hard conversations on the toughest issues facing the Church today. At Flourish, they will be equipped to foster thriving communities and navigate complexity with biblical clarity. 

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Flourish will offer: 

  • Dynamic presentations representing rich, diverse and thoughtful evangelical perspectives on difficult issues; 
  • Guided table discussions to reflect and further enhance one’s understanding of challenges and opportunities; 
  • Mentoring by a seasoned evangelical leader who will facilitate table discussions; and  
  • Transformative resources and connections on each topic. 

Our cultural moment is marked by considerable complexity — polarization in our politics, the public disgrace of high-profile evangelical leaders, ongoing challenges of racial injustice, confusion around sexuality, and more. Many are confused and discouraged wondering what the gospel has to say about it all. Furthermore, the evangelical identity has been scandalized by the ways it has been used for political or ideological purposes. Flourish will tackle these issues with wisdom and grace, and offer a way for us to move forward together.


Nona Jones

What to Do About Racial Justice

Walter Kim

Faith That Will Flourish

Ed Stetzer

Beyond Our Cultural Convulsion

Derwin Gray

The Gospel, Race, Racial Justice and Unity

Rebecca McLaughlin

Jesus & the Next Generation

Nick Hall

Capturing Gen Z for the Gospel

Janet Dean

Sexual Identity in Today’s World & Church

Jimmy Mellado

A Different Take on Psalm 23

Rachel Gilson

What the Bible Says (or Doesn’t Say) About LGBTQ+

Curt Thompson

Soul Care Workshop

To flourish is to grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly favorable environment. The Flourish conference represents a unique opportunity to reframe evangelicalism in transformative ways.

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Tuesday, October 4

12:00–1:00 p.m. | Registration
1:00–9:00 p.m.  |  Day 1 (includes dinner)

Wednesday, October 5

8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.  |  Day 2 (includes lunch)

*More specifics will be added closer to the event.



601 Fourth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37210

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be made in writing. An 85% refund will be granted when the cancellation request is received 15 business days prior to the event. A 50% refund will be granted if the request is received between 14 and 7 business days prior to the event. No refunds will be granted if the request is received with fewer than 7 business days prior to the event.

Any cancellation request received fewer than 15 business days prior to the event (or after the event date has passed) due to an extenuating circumstance may be reviewed. Extenuating circumstances can be (but are not limited to) a death in the family, documented positive COVID-19 test, etc.

If the event is cancelled by the NAE, registrants will be extended a full refund (100%).


The Early Bird rate of $169 will expire on July 31, 2022. Register today!


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