Our time together will propel you to deepen your Christian life and confidently shine the light of the gospel. Good For All will empower ALL Christ-followers – growing disciples, leaders, pastors, and community/professional leaders.

Join us, as we gather together to learn from thought leaders, pastors, and church innovators, how we can deeply love our neighbors and communities and more winsomely and effectively share the Good News.


Valley Church

4343 Fuller Road

West Des Moines, IA




September 26 – 28, 2019



Discover How YOU Can

  • Love your neighbors in real ways where you live, work, and play

  • Build unprecedented good will in your community
  • Start and grow relationships with people outside of the church
  • Create bridges of friendship with spiritual explorers

Discover How YOUR CHURCH Can

  • Engage your community, whatever your context
  • Move from an inward to an outward focus
  • Make outreach a passionate priority of every ministry
  • Learn to share the good news in a non-threatening way

Featured Speakers

Bob Goff

New York Times Best-Selling author of Love Does and Everybody Always

Lee Strobel

New York Times Best-Selling author of over twenty books including The Case For Christ

Speaker Lineup

Garry Poole

Garry Poole is an outreach specialist, a training facilitator, and strategic planning consultant for churches and organizations around the world. He is also an Assistant Professor of Christian Thought at Houston Baptist University. Garry is the author of numerous study guides, as well as the award-winning book Seeker Small Groups which provides a detailed blueprint for facilitating group discussions that help spiritually curious people investigate the Christian faith.

Kimberly Stuart

Kimberly Stuart is the author of eight published novels, including the Heidi Elliott series, Act Two, Stretch Marks, Operation Bonnet, Sugar, and Heart Land. She is a frequent public speaker and is passionate about helping others live great stories.

Quintin Stieff

Quintin Stieff is the Lead Pastor of Valley Church, located in Des Moines, Iowa. He’s a conference and retreat speaker, in both the US and internationally, on leadership, strategic vision, church-community engagement, evangelism, and outreach.

Fazale Rana

Biochemist Fazale (Fuz) Rana, the son of a Muslim scientist, writes and speaks extensively about evidence for creation emerging from biochemistry, genetics, human origins, and synthetic biology. As Vice President of research and apologetics at Reasons To Believe, he is dedicated to communicating to skeptics and believers alike the powerful scientific case for God’s existence and the Bible’s reliability.



Amy Thorson

Amy Thorson equips and serves the Church in its mission to help people discover and develop a relationship with Jesus through Alpha as the Iowa Network Director.  She works to create a safe space where people can ask questions, experience God and watch as he transforms hearts and lives.  



Kristin Schell

Kristin Schell is on a mission to love her neighbors, as an author, speaker and podcast host on the subjects of hospitality and building community. She is the founder of the Turquoise Table movement, a new concept of hospitality in which ordinary people create community right where they live. Kristin encourages neighborhoods, community leaders, and churches to open their lives and homes to others.



Craig Springer

Craig Springer is the Executive Director of Alpha USA. Alpha’s program provides a judgment-free space where over 350,000 annual participants discuss meaningful topics of faith and life. Alpha USA is helping to transform the culture of churches to invite in those with questions, frustrations or serious doubts about spirituality, the church, the direction of their lives or anything in-between



Alejandro MAndes

Dr. Alejandro Mandes is the Director of All Peoples Ministries and the founder of Immigrant Hope and GATEWAY Theological Institute. In these roles and others, Alex has created innovative programs aimed to bring greater compassion, justice and community transformation. A recognized expert and sought-after speaker, he advises leaders across the US on issues related to ethnic and immigrant communities.



Clint Grider

Clint Grider is a respected vision optimizer who has been guiding leaders through vision clarity processes for over 25 years. He has served successful generosity campaigns ranging from $2 million to more than $600 million. Clint excels in facilitating partnerships, process improvements, and improving organizational capacity, with the goal of leading to meaningful results and sustained momentum.

Good For All Conference Will Start In








Conference Schedule

September 26, 2019, Thursday Evening

  • 5:30 PM – Registration Opens

  • 6:30 – 8:30 PM -Main Session

September 27, 2019, Friday All Day

  • 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM


September 28, 2019, Saturday

  • 8:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Conference Registration


Good For All Conference - Valley Church

Main Sessions Will Be Held At Valley Church

Valley Community Center

Some of the breakouts for the Good For All Conference will be held at the Valley Community Center. Open House Tours will also be available.