This year’s Sprout Conference will offer parents the tools they need to provide children a rock-solid foundation, prepare them for life's adventure, and keep them anchored in true relationships in the face of our over-connected world.

WHEN: Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 8:30am - 1:30pm

WHERE: Sycamore View Church (1910 Sycamore View Rd., Memphis, TN 38134)

COST: $15/person (includes meals, door prizes, and more!)

MEALS: A light breakfast and a full taco bar luncheon


Beverly is the Executive Director at Wise County Counseling Center and is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor. She is a sought-after speaker, advocate for women’s ministries, and a godly mother and grandmother.

Joseph has served the Hillsboro Church of Christ youth since 2006. He’s married with two kids, is the creative director for the National Conference on Youth Ministries, and was a Barna Research Lab representative for the churches of Christ. Joseph’s aim is to help enrich and guide families toward healthier media habits.


  • Providing Our Children a Secure Foundation (Beverly Ross)
  • Preparing Our Children for Life's Adventure (Beverly Ross)
  • The Unlimited Plan: How to Truly Stay Connected in an Over-Connected World (Joseph Mankin)
  • In addition to the keynote presentations, several parents will give brief testimonials about simple ways they build connections with their children.

* No children's activities will be offered, so please make off-site childcare arrangements and give yourself undivided and focused time at this parent development event!

2019 Sprout Conference Planning Committee
Shana Efaw, White Station Church of Christ
Frances Ely, New Hope Christian Church
Beth Kirby, Fisherville Baptist Church
Niya Lee, Sycamore View Church of Christ
Megan Louderback, Sycamore View Church of Christ
Missy Robinson, Sycamore View Church of Christ (Conference Director)