Abide Confernce

Join us Friday, July 6th to Sunday, July 9th of experiential training, worship, and ministry, focusing on what it means to abide in Christ, standing firm in our God-authored identity and adopting a Kingdom mindset within a culture of love and honor. This conference is offered through Expedition 61, an organization promoting discipleship training and spiritual formation in a variety of settings. Benjamin Dominguez is a native of DuPage County and founder of Expedition 61 and its partner nonprofit Arise Today. Benjamin offers similar conferences on the high seas as he captains sailing trips called “ARRR U Prepared.. to Walk on Water”

In the sessions, you will grow in the awareness of the anointing you carry. You will explore Scriptural truth that deactivates lies we have believed about healing, miracles and stepping out of the "boat". You’ll also learn new ways to cultivate and maintain an atmosphere conducive to healing and miracles in your personal lives, churches, or ministries.

The Abide evening sessions will include worship, teaching, and ministry and are open to the public.


Speaker Information

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    Chuck Parry

    It is a privilege to have Chuck Parry as the keynote speaker this year. He teaches at Bethel church as well as across the globe, empowering people to step into the freedom they’ve been given as sons and daughters of the King of Kings. He is an anointed healer and gifted teacher. He demonstrates a grace-filled, honoring, and whimsical approach to Kingdom building. He is fully focused on the co-mission of building the Kingdom of God on earth as it is in Heaven, and he has learned how to walk with and abide in Christ as a daily lifestyle. Last summer, Chuck joined the Expedition 61 team on his Second ARRR U Prepared sailing trip and he is looking forward to joining this adventure again this year. More info on Chuck ParryI

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    Benjamin Dominguez

    Benjamin Dominguez is founder and president of both Expedition 61 and its partner nonprofit Arise Today. Benjamin is also a team leader in the Healing Rooms at Bethel Church Redding and oversees the training of Healing Rooms teachers. Benjamin is a native of Glen Ellyn and graduate of Houghton College, Houghton, NY. He completed part of his masters in Spiritual Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College Graduate School. Benjamin ultimately obtained his degree from Antioch University of New England in Environmental Studies with a focus on experiential learning. He also completed all three years of Bethel’s School of Supernatural Ministry, interning with Chuck Parry and focusing his intensives on healing ministries. Benjamin is passionate about seeing believers awaken to the gifts of the Holy Spirit and partner with the Great Healer. He loves connecting people with God in Creation and piloted a new class for BSSM entitled Call of the Wild, an exploration of Holy Spirit in nature.

    Benjamin also has his hands full raising two young world-changers with his wife Becky. They live in Redding, CA.

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    Matthew Dominguez

    Matthew Dominguez is an educational trainer, speaker, and teacher and has studied at Houghton College in New York, Keble College in Oxford, and received his Masters from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently, he is a philosophy, literature, and discipleship teacher and the adventure club director at Wheaton Academy in West Chicago, Illinois. With over twenty-five years of teaching experience, he is passionate about the exciting journey of equipping students and leaders to make their faith their own by knowing not only what they believe but why they believe it. Furthermore, he loves stories and utilizes great literature to unlock the life transforming power of language and story. He wants to help people see that all great stories, all great authors, all great literature, poems, and films point us to the amazing True Story that the Author is writing—the one beginning in Genesis, ignited at Pentecost, and continuing to unfold today. He desires to inspire leaders and students to connect with their essential place in the adventurous epic of building Christ’s Kingdom as authentic disciples in the exciting and engaging “True Myth” of the Gospel of the Kingdom.

    Click Here:for more information on Matt Dominguez and In The True Myth