A Conference for
Community Leaders ~ Law Enforcement
& Faith-Based Organizations
Dr. Byron Johnson
One of America’s Leading Criminologists
Author of More God, Less Crime:
Why Faith Matters, and How It Could Matter More . . .

More about the Book and Author

Monday, April 29, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm
Registration at 8:30 am
Salem Baptist Church
3131 Lake Street
Omaha, NE
"I endorse the program that Dr. Byron Johnson represents . . . a powerful tool for change in the prison populations . . . improved quality of life in our communities."                                          -Tom Osborne, Athletic Director’s Office, University of Nebraska
Sponsored by:
Good News Jail & Prison Ministry Cell Adoption Program
& Omaha Churches
Read the Endorcements:
Some Participants:
-Omaha Police Dept

-Douglas County 
Sheriff’s Department

- Nebraska State Patrol


- Covenant Presbyterian

-Fellowship of Christian

-Christ For The City

-Salem Baptist Church

-Omaha 360 VIP Network

-Covenant Presbyterian     Church

To add your ornganization to this list click on the email address under
"More Information"

Primary Phone
Online Registration:
For More Information contact Tom Sommerville,     Chaplain Morris Jackson or Dave Gehrls at:

Also Hear Dr. Johnson Sunday, April 28th
Covenant Presbyterian Church,
15002 Blondo Street, Omaha, NE

Speaking at 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM Worship Services
More God Less Crime Panel at 9:45 AM
Online Registration
The Conference and Lunch are Free!
Sponsored by Good News Jail & Prison Ministry Cell Adoption Program,
Omaha Churches & Ministries

People can register at the door
but please pre-register here so we know how to plan lunch.
Schedule for Monday, April 29
Salem Baptist Church – 3131 Lake Street, Omaha, NE
Click here for a Schedule in pdf

8:30-9:00am - Registration – Salem Baptist Church Lobby

9:00-10:15am – First Session
  • Dr. Byron Johnson – “More God, Less Crime: A Leap of Faith or Matter of Fact?”
  • Response - Omaha’s Comprehensive Strategy: Omaha 360 Collaboration & Panel

10:15-10:40am – Break / Networking Opportunities

10:40-12Noon – Second Session
  • Dr. Byron Johnson – “Examples of Effective Faith-Based Approaches to Crime”
  • Response – Omaha Faith Based Prevention and Intervention - Examples & Panel

12Noon-1:15pm – Lunch / Salem Fellowship Hall

1:15-2:30pm – Third Session
  • Dr. Byron Johnson – “How and Why Faith Matters”
  • Response – Connecting Faith to Community Organizations - Examples & Panel

2:30-2:50pm – Break / Networking Opportunities

2:50-4:00pm – Fourth Session
  • Dr. Byron Johnson – “Building on Omaha’s Comprehensive Collaboration”
  • Response – A Plan for Omaha to Reduce Crime…Where do we go from here? 

Documentation and Evaluation of what we have.  Making Omaha a national
      model for a comprehensive approach to violence prevention and intervention

Potential Roles for the Church – Ways to Get Involved.

Conference and Panel Moderator: Willie Barney
See Program & Register Online Below
I will be there for Lunch