WORKSHOP LEADERS

Organized into six role-specific tracks each with three helpful topics, these training workshops are designed to offer top-notch, practical training to those in various stages of starting new churches.  When you arrive at registration, you will be given the option of signing up for a track. 

Track ONE – We're Planting a Church (Life Before the Launch)

The Profile of a Church Planter

The Profile of a Church Planter

Church Planting & the Adventure of Raising Money

Church Planting & the Adventure of Raising Money

Building Mission Into Your Church Plant’s DNA

Building Mission Into Your Church Plant’s DNA

Track Two – We've Already Planted (Years 1 – 3)

Essentials for Success in Years 1 –3

Essentials for Success in Years 1 –3

Building the Right Systems from the Ground Up

Building the Right Systems from the Ground Up

We’re Stuck: Breaking Through Early Growth Barriers

We’re Stuck: Breaking Through Early Growth Barriers

Track Three – I’m Called to Urban Ministry

The Call to Urban Ministry

The Call to Urban Ministry

The Cost of Urban Ministry

The Cost of Urban Ministry

What Do I Do Next?  (Taking Steps Towards Diversity)

What Do I Do Next?  (Taking Steps Towards Diversity)

Track Four – I’m a Woman Who Wants to Make a Difference

Wife, Mom or What? - The Woman’s Identity

Wife, Mom or What? - The Woman’s Identity

What’s the Place for My Gifts? 

What’s the Place for My Gifts? 

The Pastor’s Wife & The Dumb Things We Do

The Pastor’s Wife & The Dumb Things We Do

Track Five – Church Planting History & Complexities: A Deeper Dive

The Most Segregated Hour: Church Growth at the Expense of Racial Justice in the Bible Belt

The Most Segregated Hour: Church Growth at the Expense of Racial Justice in the Bible Belt

Church Planting at the Met: Charles Spurgeon and Church Planting

Church Planting at the Met: Charles Spurgeon and Church Planting

Plant, Grow, & Transfer: Lessons From 4 Decades of Planting

Plant, Grow, & Transfer: Lessons From 4 Decades of Planting

TRACK SIX — Ministry in a Secular Age: Contextualization and Cultural Engagement in a Post-Christian Culture

Where We Are & How We Got Here (It's All Karl Marx's Fault)

Where We Are & How We Got Here (It's All Karl Marx's Fault)

The Disenchanted Church: Why We're Tempted by Spectacle & Hype

The Disenchanted Church: Why We're Tempted by Spectacle & Hype

Re-Enchanting the World: Worship, Spiritual Formation, & Evangelism

Re-Enchanting the World: Worship, Spiritual Formation, & Evangelism