NC Baptist
Cutting Through the Slew

Cutting Through the Slew

March 21, 2019

Attendees will learn and discuss what the apostle Paul calls the “elementary principles of the world.” We will seek to understand how this phrase describes basic human motivation, discern its relevance for disciple-making and learn how to apply the gospel to what we discover. Speaker: Josh Reed

Loving Our Neighbors Who Struggle with Addiction

Loving Our Neighbors Who Struggle with Addiction

March 19, 2019

North Carolina has a segment of its population that few pastors and churches are equipped to engage with the gospel, and this population is growing at an alarming rate — individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addictions. This breakout session will provide participants with a greater understanding of this growing segment of our population, a system to respond to addicts and their families that reach out to your church for help, as well as other resources to help you assist those struggling with addiction. Speaker: Matthias “Matty” Ponce-de-Leon

Loving Our Neighbor in the Context of Discipleship

Loving Our Neighbor in the Context of Discipleship

March 14, 2019

During this session, we will discuss how to love our neighbors in the context of discipleship by addressing the biblical texts of Luke 10:25- 37, John 15:7-10 and 1 John 2:1-6. We will answer three questions: Who is my neighbor? What does loving and discipling my neighbor mean? And how do I disciple them? Speaker: Josh Malek

How to Develop a Group Strategy that Engages People Outside of Church

How to Develop a Group Strategy that Engages People Outside of Church

March 13, 2019

The assumption of most church programming is “People go to church and when they go to church, we want them to come to ours.” However, evidence indicates that this is no longer true. Learn how to connect with people who are far from God and help them take their first steps to follow Jesus. Speaker: Jay McGuirk

Christ and the Clash of Converging Cultures

Christ and the Clash of Converging Cultures

March 13, 2019

How do believers and churches engage culture with the gospel and how do they navigate conflicts inherent in converging cultures? This session will help you better understand the impact of culture to the mission of God and the implications for evangelism and disciple-making. Speaker: James Weddington

Compelled by the Gospel to Love People and Hate Sin

Compelled by the Gospel to Love People and Hate Sin

March 13, 2019

In a culture that increasingly calls what is evil good and what is good evil, we must learn to engage unbelievers with love. As disciple-makers, we must understand that it is unloving to fail to address sin. Loving others requires confronting their sinfulness. Speaker: Jeff Holder

How to Connect with Neighbors Who Are Different from You

How to Connect with Neighbors Who Are Different from You

March 13, 2019

Oftentimes 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: Ken Tan & Neal Eller

Basic Tools for Gospel Conversations

Basic Tools for Gospel Conversations

March 13, 2019

There are a million ways to get into a gospel conversation, but the question is: Do you know what to do once you are in one? In this session, you will gain practical tools both to share and train others in telling your story and God’s story competently, confidently and humbly. You will also spend time practicing in the session. Speaker: Caleb Sprinkle

Discipling the Whole Person: A Guide to Living and Thinking Well in the Real World

Discipling the Whole Person: A Guide to Living and Thinking Well in the Real World

March 13, 2019

If we have been commissioned to make disciples by teaching them everything that Christ has commended and the greatest commandment is to love the Lord with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, what kind of implications does this have for our discipleship process? Join us for a conversation on how these two commands work together and how to move towards a discipleship process that shepherds the whole person unto life in Christ. Speaker: Yana Conner

Pastor as Disciple-Maker

Pastor as Disciple-Maker

March 7, 2019

This session will equip the pastor to be a disciple-maker and provide him with a structure to create a disciple-making culture in his church. Speaker: Sandy Marks

Bondage and Freedom: Pornography Addiction and the Local Church

Bondage and Freedom: Pornography Addiction and the Local Church

March 6, 2019

This session will be an honest discussion about the plague of pornography and the way it devastates men and women in our churches. The session will also provide some handles for helping people find freedom from pornography. Speaker: Scott Hildreth

Cultural Backdrop: How Did We Get Here?

Cultural Backdrop: How Did We Get Here?

March 6, 2019

Many in our churches and world today wonder how our society and culture arrived where we are currently. How can we better understand society in order to reach those who are far from God with the gospel of Jesus Christ? Ministry does not take place in a vacuum, and culture affects how people think and respond to the gospel. This session will provide an understanding of how society moved from a modern to postmodern culture. Speaker: Ashley Allen

Finding Joy in Your Work

Finding Joy in Your Work

March 6, 2019

The single most effective place to meet people where they are and lead them into a living relationship with God is at work. Develop a new way of thinking about how finding joy in your work - whether you're a housewife, business owner, pastor, employer or employee - builds relationships, produces results and leads to flourishing. Changing the way you work can change the world for Christ. Speaker: Boomer Brown

Disciple-Grid: Evaluating Your Discipleship Strategy

Disciple-Grid: Evaluating Your Discipleship Strategy

March 6, 2019

We all desire to be part of God's mission of making disciples, but sometimes we get overwhelmed with how to go about ensuring that we are accomplishing this great objective. This session looks at how to build models that help us accurately assess how we are doing in this ultimate kingdom enterprise. Speaker: Walker Armstrong

Gospeling: Recognizing opportunities & Transitioning Conversations

Gospeling: Recognizing opportunities & Transitioning Conversations

March 1, 2019

This session was designed to equip participants to recognize gospeling opportunities in their everyday rhythms of life and then focus on how to transition those conversations from the mundane to the Master through asking relevant questions, listening and ministering to the whole person. Speaker: George Robinson

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

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

Contextual Awareness in Discipleship

Contextual Awareness in Discipleship

January 31, 2019

When shepherding young believers from different races and cultures, it is important to ask the question, "How can I lead this person to become more like Christ without causing them to jettison their culture?" Come learn how to pass along the “faith once for all delivered to the saints” to those who are called to walk in faithfulness in different cultures. Speaker: Walter Strickland

Recognizing Opportunities and Turning Conversations

Recognizing Opportunities and Turning Conversations

March 6, 2018

Josh Reed - Ever wonder why Jesus talked to some people and not to others? And why did He often use questions when He was talking to people about the kingdom of God? In this session, you will explore some case studies and develop some responses regarding getting to the heart of the matter with people without being argumentative.

Disciple-Making in the World

Disciple-Making in the World

March 6, 2018

Sarah Davenport - Second Timothy 2:2 teaches us to think about being reproducible in all we teach. In this session, we will walk through some ways to make disciples across the globe with chronological Bible storying and Henna storying.

Competence and Confidence in Personal Evangelism

Competence and Confidence in Personal Evangelism

March 6, 2018

Josh Reed - There are a million ways to get into a gospel conversation. The question is, do you know what to do once you are in one? In this session, you will gain practical tools to both share and train others in telling your story and God's story competently, confidently and humbly. You will also spend time practicing these things in the session.

Life Communities

Life Communities

February 26, 2018

Many churches operate on a “come and see” model rather than with a “go and serve” mindset. What if we could empower every family in the congregation to use their sphere of influence to reach their friends and neighbors for Christ? Come learn more about missional communities and how they can be used to impact and reach your neighborhood.

How to Keep Your Bible Study Group from Losing Its First Love

How to Keep Your Bible Study Group from Losing Its First Love

February 26, 2018

Sometimes in our Bible study groups, we get so busy doing good things that we abandon the best thing — love for Jesus. Discover practical principles on returning to your first love.

The Heart of Disciple-Making: How the Great Commandment Fuels the Great Commission

The Heart of Disciple-Making: How the Great Commandment Fuels the Great Commission

February 26, 2018

There is a lot of talk about the methods and the tools for making disciples, and that is a good thing. Yet, with all of the training and equipping, there is still a hesitancy to engage in sharing the gospel and making disciples. Have sincere, but misplaced, motives caused this reluctance? We explore a practical way to help motivate disciples to make disciples by seeing how the Great Commandment fuels everything in the life of a disciple.

With: A Disciple-Making Relationship

With: A Disciple-Making Relationship

November 11, 2017

Learn four key principles of disciple-making (inspiration, equipping, training and mobilization) and hear examples of each in the context of a normal relationship. Every believer will be inspired to be and make disciples to the glory of God.

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