Experiencing hopefulness amidst life's expectation
Hosted by Samford University’s Congregational Health Ministry Program with the Center for Faith and Health, the 2017 EXHALE Conference focuses on how to sustain joy in the midst of trials.
July 28-29, 2017
Samford University's College of Health Sciences
Building 1, 1222
This two-day conference offers programs on self-care and sustaining joy and features dynamic speakers.
- $50 for continuing education credit
- $25 for laity
- $10 for students
Brian Pitts, M.Div.
Minister to Students, Spiritual Formation, Samford University's Office of Spiritual Life
Gary W. Yarbrough, M.Div., D.Min., BCAPC
Director of Pastoral Care at Shelby Baptist Medical Center
Pilar Murphy, Pharm.D., BCACP
Assistant Professor, Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Southern Baptist minister, author, counselor and sculptor
Cristy Daffron, D.N.P., RN
Advanced Practice Nurse/Nurse Educator, Jefferson State Community College, Pell City Campus and Samford University
Assistant to the President for Church Relations and Executive Director for the Ministry Training Institute at Samford University.
Friday, July 28
5:30 p.m., Registration & Meet and Greet
6:30–8 p.m., "Your Story of Hope" with Brian Pitts
Saturday, July 29
8–8:30 a.m., Registration
8:30–8:45 a.m., Welcome by Nena F. Sanders, vice provost of the College of Health Sciences
8:45–9 a.m., Praise and Worship with Pilar Murphy
9–10 a.m., Opening Speaker, Pilar Murphy
10–10:15 a.m., Break
10:15–11:15 a.m., Speaker, Cristy Daffron
11:15–12:15 p.m., Lunch and personal time
12:15–1:15 p.m., Speaker, Gary Yarbrough
1:15–2:15 p.m., Speaker, Bob Willis
2:15–2:30 p.m., Break
2:30–3:30 p.m., Keynote Speaker, Kevin Blackwell
3:30–3:45 p.m., Thank you and evaluations
Ask for the special EXHALE Conference rate at the following hotels located near Samford University.
Hampton Inn, I-65/Lakeshore Drive
30 State Farm Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35209