OKOBOJI BIBLE CONFERENCE 2024

AUGUST 3 - 9

Schedule coming soon

2023 Schedule

Sunday, August 6

8:30 am     Begin the day with prayer - Basement of Chapel
9:00 am     Annual Report to Conference Family - Founders Hall
9:30 am     Adult Christian Life Community, Van Wyk's - Fellowship Center
10:30 am   Rick Porter, Worship Team

7:15 pm     Steven Curtis Chapman and Natalie Layne at Preservation Plaza (also known as The Green Space, near the amusement park). Bring your own lawn chair or blanket
*Note to parents: no nursery or early childhood classes during the concert 

Pastor Rick Porter led the Okoboji Bible Conference for 20 years. First serving from 1994 until 2000, then again from 2005 until 2019, Rick continues to lend his experience and helping hand to this day. Rick is known for his two great loves: his love for The Lord Jesus Christ and his love for his family. He and his wife Dianne now reside in Mountain Lake, Minnesota.
Pastor Rick Porter led the Okoboji Bible Conference for 20 years. First serving from 1994 until 2000, then again from 2005 until 2019, Rick continues to lend his experience and helping hand to this day. Rick is known for his two great loves: his love for The Lord Jesus Christ and his love for his family. He and his wife Dianne now reside in Mountain Lake, Minnesota.

Monday, August 7

8:30 am     Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am     Morning Bible Hour in Tabernacle, Bryan Clark
10:00 am   Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am   Adult Christian Life Communities

6:45 pm     Evening prayer
7:15 pm     Dane Ortlund, Worship Team
9:00 pm     Food and friendship on Terrace

Dane serves as Senior Pastor of Naperville Presbyterian Church in Naperville, Illinois. He has authored several books including Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers, and is an editor for the Knowing the Bible series and the Short Studies in Biblical Theology series. He and his wife Stacy have five children.
Dane serves as Senior Pastor of Naperville Presbyterian Church in Naperville, Illinois. He has authored several books including Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers, and is an editor for the Knowing the Bible series and the Short Studies in Biblical Theology series. He and his wife Stacy have five children.

Tuesday, August 8

8:30 am    Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am  Morning Bible Hour in Tabernacle, Bryan Clark
10:00 am  Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am  Adult Christian Life Communities

6:45 pm     Evening prayer
7:15 pm      Dane Ortlund,  Worship Team
9:00 pm     Food and friendship on campus

WEDNESDAY, August 9

8:30 am    Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am  Morning Bible Hour in Tabernacle, Bryan Clark
10:00 am  Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am  Adult Christian Life Communities

1:00 pm    Women's Event - Arrowwood Resort

6:45 pm    Evening prayer
7:15 pm    Susie Larson, Worship Team
9:00 pm    Food and friendship on campus

Susie Larson is a talk show radio host, national speaker, and bestselling author. Her passion is to see women awakened to the value of their souls, the depth of God’s love, and the height of their calling in Christ Jesus.
Susie and her husband of 38 years, Kevin, have three wonderful sons, three beautiful daughters-in-law, two beautiful grandchildren.
Susie Larson is a talk show radio host, national speaker, and bestselling author. Her passion is to see women awakened to the value of their souls, the depth of God’s love, and the height of their calling in Christ Jesus. Susie and her husband of 38 years, Kevin, have three wonderful sons, three beautiful daughters-in-law, two beautiful grandchildren.

THURSDAY, August 10

7:00 am    Men's Breakfast with Greg Jorgensen - Fellowship Hall
8:30 am    Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am  Morning Bible Hour in Tabernacle, Bryan Clark
10:00 am  Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am  Adult Christian Life Communities

4:00 - 6 pm  Prayer for Healing - come and go - Founders Hall

6:45 pm  Evening prayer
7:15 pm   Kelvin Walker, Worship Team
9:00 pm   Food and friendship on campus

Kelvin was born and raised in Oyster Bay, Long Island. He holds a Bachelor’s in Sacred Music, a Master’s in Professional Studies in Church Development, and has been a licensed official worker with the C&MA
since 1988. He’s currently working on his Doctor of Ministry at Alliance Theological Seminary. Kelvin and his wife, Doni, have six adult children.
Kelvin was born and raised in Oyster Bay, Long Island. He holds a Bachelor’s in Sacred Music, a Master’s in Professional Studies in Church Development, and has been a licensed official worker with the C&MA since 1988. He’s currently working on his Doctor of Ministry at Alliance Theological Seminary. Kelvin and his wife, Doni, have six adult children.

FRIDAY, August 11

8:30 am    Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am  Morning Bible Hour in Tabernacle, Bryan Clark
10:00 am  Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am  Adult Christian Life Communities

6:45 pm    Evening prayer
7:15 pm    Ryan Harmon, Worship Team: Conference Celebration
9:00 pm    Food and friendship on campus

 

Ryan Harmon serves as Lead Pastor at Lincoln Berean Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is passionate about helping others know Jesus and become more like Him. Ryan has attended the Conference his entire life and is one of Conference Founder R.R. Brown’s many great-grandchildren roaming
the Conference grounds. He and his wife, Jenee, have three children.
Ryan Harmon serves as Lead Pastor at Lincoln Berean Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is passionate about helping others know Jesus and become more like Him. Ryan has attended the Conference his entire life and is one of Conference Founder R.R. Brown’s many great-grandchildren roaming the Conference grounds. He and his wife, Jenee, have three children.

Susie Larson, Women's Event

Greg Jorgensen, Men's Breakfast

Greg attended Sioux Falls Seminary and serves as the Lead Preaching Pastor of (E-Free) Downtown Church in Milford, Iowa. He and his wife Amanda have four wonderful children. This couple enjoys biking, having dinner with friends, and attending their children’s events.
Greg attended Sioux Falls Seminary and serves as the Lead Preaching Pastor of (E-Free) Downtown Church in Milford, Iowa. He and his wife Amanda have four wonderful children. This couple enjoys biking, having dinner with friends, and attending their children’s events.