April 19-21

Sponsored by:
Covenant Eyes

Brushfires Foundation
Come join like-minded professionals and pastors to:
  • • Collaborate on strategies that leverage change for the average person who struggles with sexual integrity.
  • • Build community with others who work in the sexual purity arena.
  • • Seek God collectively through prayer and worship to move on behalf of the sexually broken in our nation.
  • • Share ideas and best practices with others of the same passion for sexual purity.
  • • Leave the forum with new ministry connections, experience and knowledge to draw upon back home.


General Assembly Discussion Topics
Juli SlatteryHoly Sexuality: how do we present sexuality in the positive light it was designed to reflect?

Facilitator: Dr. Juli Slattery

Dr. Juli Slattery in the President and Co-Founder of Authentic Intimacy, a ministry reclaiming God's design for sexuality. Juli is a clinical psychologist, wife, mom of three, host of the Java with Juli podcast, and author of 10 books, including Passion Pursuit and 25 Questions You're Afraid to Ask about Love, Sex and Intimacy. She is a trustee on the board of Moody Bible Institute.

Juli and her husband Mike have been married for 20 years, and are raising their three boys in Colorado Springs; where Juli can be found playing in the mountains and trying to manage her addiction to soy lattes. 

Gary IngrahamCreating a Safe Environment: how do we make church and community safe places to discuss sexuality?

Facilitator: Garry Ingraham

Garry Ingraham is the Founder and Executive Director of the Love and Truth Network, a ministry that comes alongside Christian leaders to help equip them to create redemptive, compassionate and transformational environments for people experiencing all kinds of relational and sexual brokenness — the majority of us in the body of Christ! Prior to his work with the Love and Truth Network, Gary served in pastoral ministry to individuals and communities dealing with relational and sexual struggles.

Garry and Melissa were married in September 2007 and have two sons.

Gary FranklinCreating a Toolbox for the Church: innovating effective approaches to address sexual integrity while considering all ages and backgrounds in our congregations.

Facilitator: Gary Franklin

Gary Fanklin has been a pastor for 37 years. He currently pastors Grace Church in Fayette County a suburb south of Atlanta Georgia. The church is focused on spiritual formation and community engagement. He also founded a ministry called The Leader’s Heart which provides guided spiritual direction to ministry leaders. Gary and Grace Church care deeply about sexual integrity and can speak first hand about the obstacles and challenges any church attempting to address these issues will face.

Gary just celebrated 40 years of marriage and has three adult children and three grandchildren.

Blake WilliamsSelf Care: how can we as leaders ensure we are caring for our own sexuality?

Facilitator: Blake Williams

Blake Williams is the Founder and Executive Director of Pure Life Alliance in Portland, Oregon. Pure Life Alliance is a large local network of support groups, Christian counselors and churches working together to help families affected by sexual brokenness. Prior to his work with Pure Life Alliance Blake served as men's pastor at a large church in the Portland area.

He has been married to his wife, Melissa for 29 years. They are committed to their local church, enjoy motorcycling, have a love/hate relationship with home remodeling, run marathons and tour Europe as an ultimate expression of self-care. 

And there's more to come!

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The Summit begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, April 19.

The Summit ends at noon on Saturday, April 21.