Founder’s BIble Conference 2019

March 29-31, 2019
Word of Life Bible Institute, New York

Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.2 Corinthians 2:14


Jarrod Jones is the Senior Pastor of Grace Community Church. He is a visionary leader, author, and gifted speaker. Jarrod is passionate about bringing the glorious truth of the Gospel to all people, and often uses humor and real-life experiences as he shares God’s word and its practical application for daily living. He and his wife Christie, their four children, and their two dogs live in Sugar Loaf, New York.


Chris Goeppner attended Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida and Word of Life Bible Institute in New York. He responded to the call of Jesus to leave his community of 20 years in South Florida to launch Riverbank Church (in Vermont) in 2010. Chris and his beautiful bride, Penny, have been married since 1999. In 2008, the Goeppners adopted their two sons, Roman and Jadon, from Siberia.

Don Lough jr

Don Lough Jr is the Executive Director of Word of Life Fellowship. He is a graduate of Word of Life Bible Institute, Cedarville University, and Dallas Theological Seminary. Don has over 20 years of ministry experience serving with Word of Life.

Live Streaming

This year we will be streaming all sessions live on the Word of Life Facebook page! We would love your presence at this year’s Founder’s Conference, but if you are unable to attend this is the next best thing.


Friday, MARCH 29

7 PM - General Session - Jarrod Jones
Alumnus of the Year Celebration

Saturday, MARCH 30

10:30 AM – General Session - Jarrod Jones
3:00 PM - Alumni Gathering
7 PM – General Session - Chris Goeppner

Sunday, March 31

10:30 AM – General Session - Chris Goeppner
Vision/Forward Look – Don Lough, Jr., Roger Peace and Kris Stout

Housing Options

Lodge: Standard rooms $75 a night, Deluxe rooms $100 a night

All meals will be served at the BI, it is $20 a night for adults and $15 for children(5-12). $40 for adults for whole weekend, and $30 for children.

To make a reservation, contact Word of Life Customer Service at (518) 494-6000 or register online now for The Word of Life Lodge.