Imagine a conference designed to help you maximize the gift that is already inside of you. Spend two days at the Five Star Lodge and invest in your potential. After all, your future depends on it! In this action-packed weekend, we will help you Discover, Develop, and Deploy your strengths in a way that will give new found confidence towards your purpose!



Phil Klein

Phil Klein is the founder of Klein & Associates, which has become a trusted executive leadership coaching and consulting practice, working with CEOs to scale and grow their organizations. Most recently, he has launched focus412, an initiative dedicated to equipping leaders to grow the church with an emphasis on people, culture, systems, and strategy.


Justin Dailey

Pastor Justin is a gifted communicator and teacher convicted about speaking the truth as plainly as possible. God has given him a vision and passion for helping people meet Jesus, and each week he shares God’s word and its practical application in our daily lives. He and his wife Stefanie live in the Winter Springs area of Orland Florida with their two boys, Bentley and Kingston where they serve as Lead Pastors of Action Church. If you cannot find Pastor Justin at Action Church, you can find him at the driving range as he attempts a PGA debut.    


Tavner Smith

Pastor Tavner is dedicated to encouraging people to live to their fullest potential. Above anything else, he desires to lead others to know God for Who He really is: a Father Who loves us right where we are and Who has an amazing plan and purpose for our lives. In 2012, Pastor Tavner moved to Chattanooga, TN, because of his radical obedience to God’s plan, and started a move of God through Venue Church.


Jd Ost

Pastor Jd is a gifted teacher and communicator. He has a passion for making God’s word relatable and practical. He has a heart for reaching people and helping them know God, no matter where they are on their journey. He and Leah live in Nashville with their two sons Bekton and Baylor where they serve as Lead Pastors of Church of the Hills.


Philip Engle

Philip Engle is an Arizona native now residing in the greater Atlanta area. He has been actively leading and preaching in the church for 10 years. Most recently, Philip has found his calling, helping take all that he has experienced to influence the thinking and leadership within churches. Networking with church leaders, identifying challenges, and rallying teams behind a solution are what drives Philip. He desires to see the church grow and develop healthy leaders that will leave a legacy for generations to come.

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In less than an hour from Nashville conference goers will be staying at the Five Star Lodge. This mountain-like conference space mimics all the beauty and warmth of a cabin in the Rocky Mountains without all of the travel hassles. 


Hills Leadership Conference is now SOLD OUT.