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Sunday Service Times:
9:30am 11:15am

(859) 224-1600


1001 Ben Ali Dr. #2 · Danville, KY 40422

Office Hours:

Mon & Wed: 9am-5pm
Thu: 9am-2pm

Mailing Address:

1001 Ben Ali Dr. #2
Danville, KY 40422


Sunday Service Times:
9:30am 11:15am

(859) 224-1600


134 Amerson Way · Georgetown, KY 40324‎

Office Hours:

Mon & Wed: 9am-4pm


Sunday Service Times:
9:30am 11:15am 6:00pm

(859) 224-1600


2349 Richmond Road · Lexington, KY 40502

Office Hours:

Open to visitors Mon & Wed: 9am-4pm

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 23338
Lexington, KY 40523


Sunday Service Times:
9:30am 9:40am 11:15am

(859) 224-1600


5001 Harrodsburg Road · Nicholasville, KY 40356

Office Hours:

Mon–Thu: 9am-5pm
Fri: 9am-1pm

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 23338
Lexington, KY 40523


Sunday Service Times:
10:00am EDT

Men’s Conference 2020

Friday, February 21 & Saturday, February 22

2349 Richmond Road
Lexington, KY 40502

Anything good in your life must be protected. As men, we are called by God to provide for and protect everything—and everyone—God has entrusted to our care. This year’s conference, Guarded, will give men practical tools for guarding what’s most important, starting with their own hearts.

  • Friday: Doors open for check in at 6pm. Conference sessions 7pm-10:30pm.
    Session 2 on Friday will be PG-13. The rest of the sessions will be appropriate for all ages.
  • Saturday: Doors open 8am. Sessions 9am-noon.

Tickets $49 / Student Rate $25

Register Here

Questions? See our FAQ below.

Men’s Conference Speakers


Lecrae is a two-time Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist. His music has sold more than 1.9 million copies and he has co-headlined some of the best-selling tours in the U.S.. Lecrae’s call for redemption through positive change has placed him at the forefront of causes close to his heart. Lecrae seeks the most authentic connection possible with fans around the world who embrace his music. Lecrae lives in Atlanta with his wife and three children.

Jason Martinkus

When Jason and Shelley married there were secrets. He lived a double life, bound by sexual addiction and betrayal. Shelley was trying to live the perfect Christian life. When the truth came out, both worlds imploded and the restoration project began. God has since been working out redemption in their relationship. Today they run Redemptive Living, helping men and marriages around the globe find freedom and redemption. They’ve authored three books together. Jason and Shelley have three boys and call Denver home.

Derwin Gray

Dr. Derwin Gray is the pastor of Transformation Church in South Carolina. Derwin is husband to Vicki and papa to Presley and Jeremiah. He has authored a number of books and is a graduate of Brigham Young University, Southern Evangelical Seminary, and Northern Seminary.

Scott Nickell

Scott Nickell is currently the teaching pastor at Southland Christian Church, a church with multiple locations in Kentucky. Scott has been in ministry since 1998. He and his wife Alison have four children, Landrie, Elijah, Silas, and Boaz. Scott is passionate about teaching real truth in real ways to real people.

Matthew Bradford

Matthew Bradford grew up as a UK fan in Winchester. On September 11, 2001, just a freshman in high school, amid the terrorist attacks, he knew he wanted to join the military one day. In 2005 he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. On January 18, 2007, he was severely injured after stepping on an Improvised Explosive Device in Iraq. He did not know the extent of his injuries until he woke up in the hospital three weeks later. He would learn the true meaning of overcoming and adapting. Matthew never lets his injuries define who he is or what he can do: “No legs? No vision? No problem!”

Tickets $49 / Student Rate $25

Register Here

Questions? See our FAQ below.


Here's a few answers to our most common questions.

Where is the event?

This conference will be hosted at our Lexington Campus located at 2349 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY.

What time should I arrive?

Doors open at 6:00 pm on Friday, February 21 and at 8:00 am on Saturday, February 22.

Where do I enter and park for the event?

You can access our campus from New Circle Road or Richmond Road and find any available parking spot in the front lot or the side lot nearest to Home Depot. All check in stations will be on the lower level, so you should enter the church through any door on the front side of the building.

How will I check-in for the event?

Bring a copy of your ticket (printed or digital) to show at any of our check in stations.

Can I purchase tickets for a group?

Yes, you can purchase multiple tickets at one time. You will have the option to text or email each individual ticket to a specific person. Just keep in mind that there is no reserved seating in the auditorium.

Is there reserved seating?

No, all seating is available on a first first come first served basis. If you have a group attending, be sure to arrive early if you’d like to sit together.

I noticed there’s a student rate. What age students can come?

The student rate is open to students in middle school through grad school.

What if I don’t have my ticket to show at check in?

Just find the Will Call desk when you arrive and we can get you checked in.

When does registration close?

Registration will remain open until tickets are sold out.

Is childcare provided?

No, childcare will not be provided for this event.

Should I eat dinner before I arrive?

Dinner will not be provided, however there be will be light snacks during the first session break. Please note, we cannot guarantee food will be peanut/tree nut free.

What if I can’t make it to the conference?

You can let us know by email; however, keep in mind all fees are non-refundable.

Are there hotels near the event location?

Yes! Here are a few nearby options:

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Lexington (3 star hotel)

  • Number: 859-268-0060
  • Distance from church: 1.1 miles

Hampton Inn I-75 (3 star hotel)

  • Number: 859-299-2613
  • Distance from church: 4.2 miles

Homewood Suites by Hilton Lexington-Hamburg (3 star hotel)

  • Number: 859-543-0464
  • Distance from church: 4.0 miles

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If this FAQ list does not address your question, please email us at

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