• Early Registration

    Sept 1 - Oct 31
  • Regular Registration

    Nov 1 - Dec 31
  • Extended Registration

    Jan 1 - Feb 21

On Stage


    Nate Bush


    Dudley Rutherford


    Brian Jobe


    JK Jones


    Ashley Weece


    Jason Poznich

  • President's Banquet Speaker

    Gordon Mote

  • Worship

    Crossroads Christian Worship


Preaching-Teaching Convention 2024

OCC's Preaching-Teaching Convention exists to help leaders lead better longer. The theme for 2024 is "Among the Lions: Trusting in God When You're Trapped in Babylon." Join us for main sessions, worship, workshops, and more on the campus of Ozark Christian College.

Questions regarding the Preaching-Teaching Convention? Please contact Event Director Peyton Marple at [email protected] or 417.626.1249.


Registration for the 2024 Preaching-Teaching Convention opens on September 1.
All registered attendees will receive free recordings of sessions and workshops via email following the convention.​

  • $90 - Early Registration (available September 1 - October 31)
  • $110 - Regular Registration (available November 1 - December 31)
  • $130 - Extended Registration (available January 1 - February 22)
  • $50 - Virtual Registration

*Registration for the President’s Banquet on Monday, February 19, is required. Registration for the banquet is free. 

For registration support, contact Peyton Marple at [email protected] or 417.626.1249.

Children’s Sessions

Children’s sessions are available for ages birth-grade 5 during the main sessions at 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and during the President’s Banquet on Monday.

Children’s sessions are available for children of P-T attendees. When you arrive, check in with your children at the main P-T Convention registration areas in the MPB, and then proceed to the children’s areas in the upper level of the OCC Dining Hall.

For children’s sessions questions please contact Katrina Coquillard at [email protected].

President’s Banquet

Monday, February 19, at 6:00 p.m.
You’re invited to attend the President’s Banquet on Monday evening with guest speaker Gordon Mote. The banquet is free to attend, but registration is required.

Additional Details

Find local hotels with special rates for guests of OCC at occ.edu/hotels.

Here’s a list of Joplin activities for your free time.

Watch for more details through email from our registration system. For any questions regarding the Preaching-Teaching Convention contact Event Director Peyton Marple at 417.626.1249 or [email protected].

Ozark Christian College strives to provide reasonable accommodations for special events with adequate notice. To request accommodations for events, please complete this form at least two weeks prior to the event. If you need assistance completing this form or need an alternate format, please contact Peyton Marple at 417.626.1249 or at [email protected] or at 1111 North Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801.


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