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Five Congregations, One Location

Five Congregations, One Location

September 17, 2019

In today’s ministry landscape, partnership is the name of the game. Whether renting space to a new church plant or purposefully partnering with an ethnic or language church, congregations of any size and shape can more effectively advance the cause of Christ by opening their facilities to multiple congregations. This episode will explore the positives (and negatives) of these partnerships while making the case for how we can begin to view our facilities as an extension of our God-given mission. Speaker: Tyler Ward

Creating a Renewed Vision for Smaller Churches

Creating a Renewed Vision for Smaller Churches

August 27, 2019

It is easy for churches, especially smaller churches, to remain stagnant as the community changes around them. This episode talks about strategies for smaller churches to create a renewed vision for community engagement. Using these strategies will help you see that being small can be an advantage to engaging the community. Speaker: Danny Estave

The Soul Winner’s Pulpit

The Soul Winner’s Pulpit

April 2, 2019

Evangelistic preaching is a priority of our pulpit ministry, but personal witnessing often escapes us. The embers of your pulpit ministry will stay lit to the degree that you, as a pastor and church leader, continue on the hot trail of personal witnessing. Join us as we discuss practical ways to complement personal witnessing and pulpit evangelism. Speaker: Daniel Dickard

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

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

#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

Rising Above Foyer Feedback: The Art of Objective Sermon Evaluation

Rising Above Foyer Feedback: The Art of Objective Sermon Evaluation

February 26, 2018

This session will explore ways pastors can receive helpful feedback on their sermons so they can grow in their preaching. Specific subjects will include: how to be intentional in getting feedback, putting together sermon evaluation teams, finding and equipping objective people, and using helpful tools.

An Overview of Basic Pastoral Counseling​ for Anxiety-Depression

An Overview of Basic Pastoral Counseling​ for Anxiety-Depression

February 26, 2018

Anxiety and depression are the “common cold” of emotional experience for people. There are many questions about how to provide the most effective pastoral care for your members who experience various levels of life disruption from these difficult emotions. In this breakout, we’ll give you an overview of basic pastoral care for anxiety and depression and provide resources that your members can use to create an effective community of care for one another.