Community Bible Church, Vallejo, California

The Exalting Christ Conference provides a unique opportunity for church leaders to be encouraged to to preach and exalt Christ as they shepherd their local churches and spread the gospel in their communities and beyond. 

We invite you to join us Wednesday, 9/13 (1:30 PM), Thursday, 9/14 (8:00 AM), and Friday, 9/15 (7:45 AM), at Community Bible Church of Vallejo for our exciting 2017 theme: "The Man of God Producing Men of God." This year, we are pleased to welcome keynote speakers Brian Croft, Chris Mueller, Manny Pereira, and Phil Foley.  Wives are welcome to attend.

Online registration has closed but
On-site registration will be available.

$180 on-site registration, $59 wife

$30 each for individual sessions



Wednesday, September 13, 2017

1:30 PM    Registration & Pre-registered Check-In
2:00 PM    Pre-Conference Session: “Why Worship Matters” – Exalting Christ Worship Team
3:15 PM    General Session 1: Brian Croft – “The Pastor's Soul”

5:00 PM    The Cornerstone Bible College and Seminary BBQ - Complimentary
7:00 PM    General Session 2: Chris Mueller – “Exalting Christ by Making Disciples ”  -- handout available

Thursday, September 14, 2017

8:00 AM     Continental Breakfast - Complimentary
9:00 AM     General Session 3: Chris Mueller - “Exalting Christ by Training Men”  --  handout available
10:45 AM   General Session 4: Phil Foley – “The Lord of the Man of God”
12:00 PM   Lunch - Complimentary   
1:30 PM     Seminar Session 1

  • Manny Pereira – Vital Views for Ministry: Holy God/Humble Man
  • Andrew Arcilla – Protecting your Leaders from Burnout and Discouragement -- handout available
  • Cara Croft– Facing Expectations (Address to Women)   -- handout available

3:15 PM     Seminar Session 2

  • Phil Foley – Raising Leaders from the Ground up -- handout available
  • Tony Arnds – Pastors who Train Pastors
  • Mark Christopher – Sexual Orientation, Science, and The Bible
  • Chris Mueller – Exalting Christ by Genuine Sanctification -- handout available

5:00 PM     Exalting Christ Ministries International Dinner- Complimentary
7:00 PM     General Session 5: Brian Croft – “The Pastor's Ministry”

Friday, September 15, 2017

7:45 AM     Continental Breakfast - Complimentary
8:30 AM     Pastoral Ministry Q&A
9:45 AM     General Session 6: Manny Pereira – “The God of the Man of God”
11:15 AM   General Session 7: Brian Croft - “The Pastor's Family”


Frequently-asked Questions

How much does it cost?

$180 on-site registration, $59 wife

$30 each for individual sessions

How do I register?

Online registration has closed but on-site registration will be available.

What if I have technical problems?

E-mail ecmconfadmin@cbcvallejo.org or call the church office at 707-553-8780.

Is there a cancellation/refund policy?

Refunds will be available through August 15, 2017 (minus a $20 processing fee).

Are meals included?

Yes, complimentary BBQ dinner on Wednesday night, breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Thursday and breakfast on Friday. Plus snacks and beverages all throughout the conference.

Should my wife attend?

Yes, we strongly encourage you to bring your wife for the mutual encouragement and fellowship she will receive. Because of this we have kept her cost only $50 for the entire conference. We also have a designated ladies only breakout session scheduled.

Can my children attend?

This conference is designed for pastors and their wives to be refreshed by the word of God and fellowship undistracted. Because of this we ask that you not bring your children.

What hotels are nearby?

Below is a list of suggested hotels nearby.


Marriott Courtyard

(3 star), 1000 Fairgrounds Drive 707.644.1200
Approximate price: $120+; located 2.7 mi. from church

Comfort Inn

(2 star), 1185 Admiral Callaghan Ln., 707.648.1400
Approximate price: $$150+; located 3.4 mi. from church


Fairfield Inn & Suites

(3 star), 3800 CA-29, 707.643.3800
Approximate price: $120+; located 4.5 mi. from church

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel & Spa

(3 star), 3600 Broadway St., 707.674.2100
Approximate price: $$140+; located 4.3 mi. from church


Best Western Plus Heritage

(3 star), 1955 E 2nd St, 707.746.0401
Approximate price: $150+; located 7.8 mi from church
Holiday Inn Express

(3 star), 1375 E 5th St., 707.297.6873
Approximate price: $150+; located 8 mi from church

Union Hotel

(3 star), 401 1st St., 707.746.0110
Approximate price: $100+; located 8 mi from church

NOTE: All of these prices are subject to change. The earlier the booking, the better the deal. These prices are based upon the hotel website only.

Book early – Nascar racing is also taking place this week nearby, so hotels are already getting booked up.

Are there some alternative accommodations?

There are a limited number of host families from Community Bible Church willing to open their home to you. If you are interested in this option, contact karen@cbcvallejo.org as soon as possible.

What's the nearest airport?

We recommend flying into Oakland International Airport. Please plan for at least 1.5 hours of driving time to arrive at the conference. Be aware that Bay Area traffic can be congested especially during commuter hours.

What should I wear?

Business casual attire is recommended.

Will there be translation available?

Spanish translation will be available upon request. Please email ecmconfadmin@cbcvallejo.org if you would like to have this available. 

Will I get any free books?

Yes, TBD. In addition. Exalting Christ Bookstore carries a wide variety of books and resources which will be made available for those who attend this Conference. Also take advantage of our Conference Annex for great deals on conference related material.



Exalting Christ Ministries

Community Bible Church
710 Broadway Street
Vallejo, CA, 94590




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