TAC Summit 2018

We are pleased to announce our Second Annual Addiction Connection Summit!

When: December 6-8, 2018

Where: Grace Fellowship Church, 9379 Gunpowder Road, Florence, Kentucky 41042 (See On Google Maps)

The Summit is a great time to gather together for encouragement, prayer, fellowship, and equipping with Addictions Biblical Counselors from around the country. As with last year, the emphasis will be on building relationships and working together rather than on learning or programs.

There is a modest registration fee to cover expenses. Please follow both steps below to complete your registration.

Step 1: Fill out the Registration Form

Enter Your Name Here
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Enter your City and State
Enter your phone number here
Enter your church or ministry here
Choose the best description of your organization
Choose the best description of your ministry role
Check the days you're able to attend (tentatively)
Check the optional events you'd like to attend
Select dietary selections
Select dietary selections for your spouse, if attending
Did ya or didn't ya attend last year?
Select the most accurate response
Select the most appropriate choice

Step 2: Purchase your Summit Ticket Below. You can pay for multiple attendees at the same time. If you have multiple individuals from the same ministry who are not attending with a spouse, select “individual” and then enter the total number in the cart before check out. The same goes if there are one or more married couples attending. Simply add to cart and then select the total number needed for your group. Please make sure to submit a registration form (Step 1) for each individual or couple who is attending as the information on there is crucial for our planning.

Individual- $35

Married- $50

Go to the Shopping Cart on the right (or below if using mobile) to complete your payment. Please note: your registration is not complete until you have paid.

If you would like to have your ministry or group listed in the attendee folders, please fill out the form HERE by Monday, December 3rd.


Official Conference Hotel:
Comfort Inn Airport Turfway Road
7454 Turfway Road
Florence, KY 41042
Rate will be $78.00 plus Tax
Please reserve by calling and asking for the church rate.

Nearest Major Airport:

If you are planning to travel by air for the conference the closest airport is Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG)

Tentative Schedule (all times are Eastern Standard):

Click HERE to download an updated PDF Schedule.

Thursday, December 6
5:30 – 6:00 Check-in
6:00 – 6:20 Welcome-Mark Shaw
6:20 – 7:20 Breakout Discussion Groups – #1 Prayer & Sharing
7:20 – 7:30 BREAK
7:30 – 7:50 Freedom from Addiction-Josh Barton, Exec. Dir. at Home of Grace
7:50 – 8:20 Panel Discussion: Making Disciple-makers
Phil Gabriel, Exec. Dir. at Trinity Life Ministry (Moderator): Tim Brown, Oliver
Underwood, & Kevin Hurley
8:20 – 8:25 BREAK
8:25 – 8:45 The Hope of His Return for Addicts-William Hines
8:45 Dismiss
Optional FELLOWSHIP time in the Grace Fellowship Cafe – Chuy’s Nacho Bar

Friday, December 7
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome-Mark Shaw
9:10 – 10:00 Antidepressants & Anti-Anxiety Meds-Don Price, M.D.
10:00 – 10:50 Breakout Discussion Groups #2 Best Practices Medical Issues
10:50 – 11:00 BREAK
11:00 – 11:40 Panel Discussion : Helping Women
Shirley Crowder (Moderator): Steve Covington, Janelle Meinema,
Melanie Radzikowski, Pam Anderson
11:40 – 12:20 Commissioning Certificates – CABC
Michael and Paula Fargarson
12:20 – 1:10 LUNCH (Provided On-site)
1:10 – 1:50 New: Breakout REGIONAL Groups
Networking with Neighbors
1:50 – 2:00 BREAK
2:00 – 2:40 Local Church Effectiveness-Dave Dunham, Pastor/Author
2:40 – 3:05 Panel Discussion:Serving Churches Well
Dave Dunham (Moderator): Dan Gavin, Liz Beck, Bobby Wallace
3:05 – 3:40 Breakout Discussion Groups #3-Serving the Church Well
3:40 – 3:50 BREAK
3:50 – 4:20 Reaching the World-Terry McCutcheon – Hope for Glasgow
4:20 – 4:50 Panel Discussion: Missions and Addiction Opportunities
Dave Selvey (Moderator): Terry McCutcheon, Greg Kirk
4:50 – 5:00 BREAK
5:00 – 5:45 Reclaiming Humanity
Steve Ham
5:45 Dismiss to Dinner (on your own)
7:20 Gather at The Creation Museum for Christmas Town
(Optional Hangout & Fellowship until 8:45 pm)

Saturday, December 8
8:55 – 9:05 Welcome
9:05 – 9:45 Panel Discussion: Addiction Resources – People, Programs, Publications
Mark Shaw (Moderator): Michael Fargarson, CJ McMurry, & Fred Bucci
9:45 – 10:20 Breakout Discussion Groups #4
10:20 – 10:30 BREAK
10:30 – 11:15 Panel Discussion: Residential Programs – Past, Present, & Future
Mark Shaw (Moderator): Yogi Taylor, Justin Lakemacher, & Ben Funkhouser
11:15 – 11:45 Open Mic – 2 Minute Testimonies and Thankfulness
11:45 – 12:00 Closing Remarks-Mark Shaw
Optional: Visit the Ark (30 minute drive) or The Creation Museum (20 minute drive)

Check back as Summit info may be updated.