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Engaging Your East Asian Neighbor

Engaging Your East Asian Neighbor

September 12, 2019

Asians are the largest and most unreached people group on the planet. By God’s grace, God has brought them to North Carolina. In this episode, you will get to know the culture of Asians (especially East Asians) and how to engage them with the gospel of Christ. Speaker: Sammy Joo

Cross-Cultural Competence and Interactions

Cross-Cultural Competence and Interactions

August 20, 2019

This episode focuses on how to formulate cross-cultural discussion groups in your church. These groups will provide the impetus for shared ministry and interaction that lowers the fear of awkward interactions. Speaker: Mark Hearn

Sharing Christ With Your LGBT Neighbor

Sharing Christ With Your LGBT Neighbor

July 11, 2019

The LGBT lifestyle is a segment of our population that isn’t going away. It represents people who are in great need of a Savior just like all of us. This breakout session will explore the LGBT culture as Meleah Allard shares her own story of her lifestyle as a lesbian, how the gospel brought her freedom and how God has called her back into this culture to minister the love of Jesus Christ. Participants will discover the unique characteristics of those who are part of the LGBT lifestyle, how the gospel can transform anyone who calls on the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and how Christians can minister both truth and love through the power of the gospel. Speakers: Meleah Allard & Steve Harris

Equipping Parents to Be Confident Disciple-Makers in Today’s Culture

Equipping Parents to Be Confident Disciple-Makers in Today’s Culture

March 13, 2019

Many parents have busy schedules which makes discipling their children difficult. What if you and your church could come alongside parents to equip them to be confident disciple-makers? Despite the hectic pace of everyday life, this training makes disciple-making in the home natural and easy. Come learn how you can equip the parents of your congregation to be confident disciple-makers. Speaker: Mark Smith

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

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

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

The Vision Frame as a Discipling Tool

The Vision Frame as a Discipling Tool

March 6, 2019

Every pastor wants to make disciples, but few know how. Why? Because most of us were never discipled ourselves, we resort to a program-driven approach in classrooms and Bible studies. But the effectiveness of this method remains elusive, at best. In this session learn how to frame a culture of disciple-making designed to engage everyone in your church and fulfill your uniquely given Great Commission calling. Speaker: Bryan Rose

Ministry in a Secular Age

Ministry in a Secular Age

March 6, 2019

As American culture becomes more and more secularized and fragmented, does the gospel still offer hope and meaning? How should we preach and lead in this context we find ourselves in? During this session, learn from a pastor who planted a church in one of the most secular areas of North Carolina and hear personal stories of the gospel taking root in the most unlikely of lives. Speaker: Chase Gardner

Dynamic Discipleship from Mundane Ministry

Dynamic Discipleship from Mundane Ministry

March 1, 2019

Pastoral ministry can be filled with many mundane moments - studying for sermons, visiting the sick and various meetings. How can a pastor find time to make disciples when his calendar is already full of normal ministry responsibilities? This session discusses some ways a pastor can shepherd the flock well by making disciples. Speaker: Chris Griggs

Creating a Customized Disciple-Making Pathway for Your Church

Creating a Customized Disciple-Making Pathway for Your Church

April 4, 2018

Jay McGuirk - We are all called to make disciples. But how are we to pursue that in our specific contexts and church bodies? Listen to Jay McGuirk as we explore how our churches can be uniquely positioned to make disciples in a meaningful way.

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.

Developing a Disciple-Making Culture in Your Church

Developing a Disciple-Making Culture in Your Church

March 6, 2018

John Davenport and Nathan Stamm - Are the folks in your church staying in the “holy huddle” instead of looking outward? Are you concerned that discipleship focuses on gaining more knowledge rather than applying what is learned? Do you want to challenge others with obedience to the commands of Christ? Come learn a simple yet comprehensive framework that will help you examine various aspects of disciple-making. This flexible tool will help you determine the health of your disciple-making and will encourage you as you lead your members to engage the lost and make disciples.

Discipleship in the 21st Century

Discipleship in the 21st Century

March 6, 2018

Matt Curry - Our communities and those we seek to reach for Christ are a part of a rapidly changing world. However, our main purpose of making disciples has remained the same. Join us as we discuss how to be a more effective disciple-making church in a fast-moving world.

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.