workshops

Each IMPACT workshop is designed to give you practical help in walking with Jesus on a daily basis and having an impact where you live and work. You will be able to attend two workshops.

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Changing Your Thought Patterns

Did you know that our minds are continually being programmed much like a computer? All the information we take in shapes the way we think, what we value, how we react to our circumstances and how we respond to others and their suggestions, including the temptations we face. To respond the way Jesus would have us respond requires “reprogramming” our minds to “think God’s thoughts after him."

This seminar will delve into the sources of our values and learn how to align our thought patterns with God’s.


Larry is a veteran Navigator staff who has been ministering among cadets and midshipmen for over 40 years. He currently is on designated assignment as the Director of ROTC Ministry for Officers’ Christian Fellowship. He and his wife, Rita, live in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where they also make disciples for Christ among senior military leaders assigned at the US Army War College. Larry served for 25 years in the USAF Reserve, retiring in 2006 in the rank of lieutenant colonel. Larry and Rita have been married 44 years and are the parents of two grown children. One of their favorite things to do is hanging out with their 7 grandchildren.

Dr. Larry Sherbondy

Changing Your Thought Patterns

Discipling Women

What does the Bible say about a woman discipling another woman? What are some of the costs associated with discipling someone else? What are some helpful tips and best practices? What kind of impact can this have on another woman, a community, and the nations?


Melissa surrendered her life to Christ in college and has a deep passion for God`s glory being known among the nations. She has previously served overseas, trained cross-cultural missionaries, and is now obeying God`s call to make His name known among active-duty women at Fort Bragg with the ends of the earth in view. One of her favorite things in life is seeing women be transformed by the love and power of Christ.

Melissa Johnson

Discipling Women

Evangelism in the Military

What compels us to share our faith? What are some of the barriers to sharing Christ in the military? What are some of the opportunities, pitfalls, and best practices for evangelism in a military context?


Gabe joined the Navigators in 2016 while he was a cadet at West Point. He met his wife, Val, when he recruited her to a West Point Navigators Bible Study. Gabe commissioned as an Army Infantry Officer in 2017 and moved to Fort Bragg, NC with Val in 2018. After benefitting tremendously from Life-on-Life discipleship from older Navigators at West Point, Gabe and Val committed themselves to living out 1 Thessalonians 2:8 among Soldiers at Fort Bragg, NC: "We cared so much for you that we were pleased to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become dear to us." Gabe and Val have one son named Hudson (6 months).

Gabe Kutter

Evangelism in the Military

Becoming Disciples Who Make Disciples

Find out what a disciple is and what it means to 'make disciples' from Matt. 28:18-20.


Dave was born in rural southeastern North Carolina and graduated from N.C. State University. HIs degree was in Architecture, which he practiced until called to make disciples with the Navigators. He received staff training at Michigan State University, led a campus ministry at the University of South Florida in Tampa, and later trained staff for campus and military ministries. He has served as the Florida Regional Leader, a member of the National Collegiate Leadership Team, and as assistant to the US Director. He led National Leader Development and was the Training Director for the Navigators’ Military Mission. He continues to be utilized in many training capacities and leads a military ministry at MacDill Air Force Base. Dave presently lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife of 5 years, Page. Dave has three married sons and four grandsons and serves as an ordained elder in his local church.

Dave Hawes

Becoming Disciples Who Make Disciples

Every Man a Warrior: Building Blocks of Disciple Making

How to train men in the skills to reproduce to the 3rd and 4th generation through Every Man a Warrior.


Chris the Southeast U.S. Director for Every Man a Warrior. He is a native of Tennessee and a good southern boy. Chris wandered in and out of his faith in a casual way until God met him personally at a large men`s event. His journey with Christ was somewhat random for several years until another man took him under his wing and showed him that God had a bigger plan. In 2004 Chris founded Xtrax, a dry carpet cleaning company which he ran for several years. He eventually went to work with his mentor in a regional men`s ministry until God brought Every Man a Warrior into the picture. Since September 2017 he has been blessed to serve men and churches in Tennessee and beyond while Keith Collins runs the company. Married for 28 years, Chris and his wife Clarissa have 4 grown children and have lived on Signal Mountain for 22 years.

Chris Ackerson

Every Man a Warrior: Building Blocks of Disciple Making

Outreach as an Officer among Soldiers

Led by Roy Guerard and Jeremiah Sokol

We will discuss the relationship between officers and soldiers, false perceptions of fraternization, and what it looks like to share Jesus with people in your unit.


Roy is a laborer in God’s Kingdom at Fort Stewart, where he currently leads the Navigators ministry. He has been following Jesus for 14 years. He originally joined the Army as an Engineer Officer before leaving Active Duty to continue training to make disciples with the Navigators as an insider and eventually staff. He has been married to his amazing wife, Emily, for 13 years. They have three energetic boys: Noah (12), Caleb (10), and Boaz (9).

Roy and Emily Guerard

Outreach as an Officer among Soldiers

Quiet Times

How to have a richer and deeper relationship with our Abba Father through regular quiet times!


Mark grew up in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and enlisted in the USAF after high school. After serving for eight years, he attended the University of South Florida. Graduating with a degree in accounting, he worked for two years in Tampa Florida before going on staff with the Navigators. Mark and his wife Patty have served with the Navigators overseas in England and at the United States Military Academy-West Point. Currently, they minister at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington Virginia and have three grown children.

Mark Stoneburner

Quiet Times

Marks of Maturity

Is there any doubt that we have been called to mature as Christians? What does biblical maturity look like? How do I get there? Rabi and John will explore several marks of maturity and share illustrations of several major life events that could derail you. Two Navy Lieutenants will share about their struggles and successes desiring to mature during their first squadron assignment.


As a Private First Class at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, immediately after Desert Storm, Rabi met the Navigators and was discipled by several staff. He left the Army to begin college ROTC, choosing to stay near Ft Campbell to learn how to make disciples. After retiring in 2014, he and his family moved to Florida where he continues to follow his heart for disciple-making ministry among Sailors and Marines at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

Rabi Singh and Jon Kreitzer

Marks of Maturity

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