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How to Connect with Neighbors Different From You

How to Connect with Neighbors Different From You

February 28, 2019

Often we ask people to connect with Jesus, and we haven’t even connected with them. Experience a highly participatory, active and fun session to learn the first step of connecting with your neighbor to build a loving relationship. Also, learn how you can be trained to teach “The Six Stages of Cultural Mastery” to leaders in your church. Speakers: Neal Eller & Ken Tan

How Can We Be Great Commission Neighbors

How Can We Be Great Commission Neighbors

February 26, 2019

We all have neighbors, both as individuals and as churches. But how do we begin to engage these neighbors for the sake of the kingdom? How can you help create urgency in your congregation to reach your community? Join us as we consider these questions and ask God to help us see our own communities as a mission field. We will discuss pathways to entry, church programming and prioritization, faithfulness and perseverance, and other practical tips as we approach this subject with both urgency and humility knowing that the Lord of the harvest is good, and His kingdom is unshakeable. Speakers: Andrew Ivester & Melissa Childers

Impacting the Diversity in Lost Pockets

Impacting the Diversity in Lost Pockets

February 21, 2019

Within North Carolina’s pockets of lostness, there is a wide diversity of hard-to-reach population segments. In this session, we will discuss and share real-life examples of how we are working together with associations and churches to identify and build strategies to engage those population segments. Speaker: Russ Reaves

Equipping Families to Be Missional in Their Neighborhoods

Equipping Families to Be Missional in Their Neighborhoods

February 19, 2019

Most likely, the community around your church is growing, but attendance on Sunday morning is not. Could it be the families of your church do not see their neighborhoods as a mission field? Do they understand why their neighborhoods are their mission field? Come learn about a missional family action plan to help equip families to be missionaries where they live. You will walk away from this session with several great resources and the confidence you need to put this plan into action. Speakers: Eric Simmons & Mark Smith

Loving Our Unchurched Neighbor in Rural NC

Loving Our Unchurched Neighbor in Rural NC

February 14, 2019

Is it possible that many churches have plateaued or are declining because we have forgotten the art of neighboring? We are aware of urban churches that are multiplying, but what can rural churches do to reach their neighbors? Learn from a rural North Carolina pastor who will share simple, yet intentional, ways to reach neighbors in the natural daily rhythms of life. Speaker: Jonathon Blaylock

#ChurchToo- Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

#ChurchToo- Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

February 12, 2019

Reports of workplace sexual harassment abound with no end in sight. No workplace is immune from this problem, including the church and related Christian ministries. These events damage lives, ruin reputations, hurt morale and lead to costly legal actions. However, the church is uniquely called to demonstrate leadership, show compassion, practice humility and provide accountability in addressing this painful issue. This workshop will review practical steps that a ministry can take to prevent and address harassing behaviors before the damage is done. Speaker: Darrin Coon

A Conversation With Russell Moore

A Conversation With Russell Moore

February 7, 2019

Join us for a discussion with Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, about contemporary issues in loving our neighbors. The session will be moderated by Matt Capps, pastor of Fairview Baptist Church in Apex, N.C. Speakers: Matt Capps & Russell Moore

Basic Tools for Gospel Conversation

Basic Tools for Gospel Conversation

February 5, 2019

Learn and practice two basic tools for conversational evangelism. We will also discuss transitions into sharing the gospel, as well as calling people to decision. Speaker: Josh Reed