No Regrets Conference

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Men praying at the No Regrets Conference.

The No Regrets Conference is a Wisconsin-statewide Christian men's conference started in 1994.[1]


The yearly conference is generally held on the first Saturday of February. Upwards of 5,000 men come from around the state to pray, hear keynote sessions, attend seminars, meet with other men or get information about volunteer opportunities (both locally and globally). There is a special teen track of seminars. There is also a men's ministry track of seminars that develops church staff into better leaders.

The main conference location is Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin. In 2009, the conference was concurrently held at Westbrook Church in Delafield, WI and New Testament church in Milwaukee, WI. The conference is almost entirely run by over 200 volunteers. The tickets cost $30 in 2013, including lunch.


Seminar topics range throughout a variety of topics including:

  • Engaging With Your Community
  • Finances - A Heavenly Perspective
  • Living in Your Step-Family and Leading with Love (Blended Families)
  • Meeting Jesus For the First Time
  • Prayer: After God's Own Heart
  • Understanding the Technology in Your Kid's Life[2]

Keynote speakers[edit]

Keynote Session at the No Regrets Conference.
Year Theme Keynote Speaker Speaker Info
2014 All In[3] N/A
2013 Transformed[4] James MacDonald[5] In 1988, along with a small group of ministry partners, James and Kathy planted Harvest Bible Chapel [6] which now has 13,000 people meeting at seven locations across Chicagoland each weekend.
2012  ? Dr. Tony Evans Senior Pastor Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship
2011 Rock Solid Stu Weber Stu Weber served as Lead Pastor at Good Shepherd Community Church near Gresham, Oregon, for 32 years.[7]
2010 ? Voddie Baucham Dr. Voddie Baucham, Jr. has been referred to as an “Evangelist to intellectuals.”[who?] [8]
2009 Stand Firm Tom Mullins Tom is the founder and senior pastor of Christ Fellowship. Mullins travels internationally on behalf of organizations such as EQUIP, Campus Crusade for Christ and Athletes in Action, and also serves on boards for Places of Hope International, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Global Pastors Network and EQUIP.[9]
2008 A Life of Significance Kenny Luck Kenny is president and founder of Every Man Ministries, men's pastor at Saddleback Church, and the author of Risk and other books.[citation needed]
2007 Finish Strong Gordon MacDonald Gordon is pastor of Centerpoint Church in Concord, New Hampshire and the author of When Men Think Private Thoughts and other books.
2006 Knowing God Chip Ingram Chip Ingram is the President and Teaching Pastor for Living on the Edge, an international teaching and discipleship ministry. His passion is to help everyday Christians actually “live like Christians” by "raising the bar of discipleship".[10]
2005 Following Christ Stuart Briscoe Stuart Briscoe is a noted Evangelical Christian international speaker and author. He is the former senior pastor of Elmbrook Church and co-founder of 'Telling the Truth' Ministry.[11]
2004[12] Men of Integrity Steve Farrar Steve is founder and chairman of Men's Leadership Ministries.[13]
2003 Men of Influence Gilbert Lennox
2002 Men of Compassion Clive Calver Clive is the President of World Relief and other of books such as 'Prayer' and 'Great Commission'.
2001 Men of Purpose Crawford Loritts, Jr. Crawford is the associate director, U.S. Ministries, for Campus Crusade for Christ.
2000 Men of Truth Steve Sonderman/Dick Staub Steve is Associate Pastor of Men's Ministry at Elmbrook Church. Dick is on the pastoral staff of Orcas Island Community Church, and is the author of numerous books and articles.[14]
1999 Men of Character Dr. Marc Erickson Marc is the Senior Pastor at Eastbrook Church.[15]
1998 Men of Conviction Walter Harvey Walter is Senior Pastor at Parklawn Assembly of God.
1997 Men of Courage Patrick Morley Patrick is Chairman and CEO of 'Man in the Mirror' ministries.[16]
1996 Men of Action Jeffery Johnson
1995 No Regrets Joe Stowell Joe serves as the president of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
1994 Kenosha


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