|Dr. Bartholomew Orr
||Marriage In Ministry
||The marriage of pastor and people working together to achieve excellence in ministry.
|Deacon Gordon Fykes
||Keys for Becoming a Church Lead Horse Part I
||The Keys for Becoming a Church Lead Horse Workshop will outline a pathway to the wonderful blessing waiting for each of us when we leave our comfort zone, rise above our ordinary and tap into the power of God. When you leave this Workshop, you will understand how your individual performance impacts the total performance of your Ministry and the Church.
|Dr. David Allen
||Text-Driven Preaching, Why and How!
||This workshop defines and explains Text-Driven Preaching as preaching that attempts to stay true to: 1) the substance of the text, 2) the structure of the text, 3) the spirit of the text. The workshop shows how this approach is basically expository preaching as it should be done!
|Dr. Joel Gregory
||What Expository Preaching Is and What It Is Not
||Expository preaching has become the definitive term for those who preach with direct biblical authority. It is often opposed to topical preaching as an alternative style. Yet not everything that claims to be expository is so. We will examine definitions of exposition, its practice and discuss what are the defining characteristics of exposition.
|Dr. Rose Fields
||Walk A Mile In Our Shoes (For Pastors &Ministers Wives)
|| The primary object of this class is that we will be able to see ourselves as having been called to a life of dedicated service. We will explore what one will discover as he or she walks the path of life in shoes of the Pastor/ Minister’s Wife.
|Dr. Sheila Bailey
||The Upward Call (For Pastors & Ministers Wives)
||Romans 13:11-14 The Message
|Deaconess Doris Simmons
||BIBLICAL WOMANHOOD: A Commitment of Faith in Christ Jesus – (Part I)
||This class teaches: God asked a thought-provoking question for generations to ponder, “What is this that thou has done” (Genesis 3:13)? Biblical Women are we committed to glorifying God through Christ Jesus?
|Deacon Harold Simmons
||BIBLICAL MANHOOD: How to Implement Effective Biblical Ministries – (Part I)
||This class teaches “Men Living In Jesus Christ” how to “Implement Effective Biblical Ministries” in: Personal life; Family Life; Church Life; and Life In the World. Biblical Men, “Where Art Thou?”
|Pastor Bryan Loritts
||Preaching Reconciliation – Part I
||Preaching Reconciliation will explore the exact skill sets a preacher needs to proclaim God’s Word in such a way that it is conducive to building a multiethnic congregation.
|Eld. Anthony Taylor
||The “How To” of the Church Senior Care Ministry
||So, how about it? Is Senior Care Ministry the same as other church ministries, or is it more specialized?
|Pastor Earnest Thomas
||The Truth Behind Sin & Suffering
||If God is so loving, why do I have to suffer. All of us havehad to ask that question a few times in life. Although we may never know the reason for a specific tragedy or hardship, we can have a sound understanding of the relationship between a loving God and the pain and suffering His children experience on earth.
|Pastor George Robertson
||Preaching Christ from All the Scriptures
||A theological and practical guide to demonstrating every sermon from every text of Scripture finds its ultimate meaning and application in Jesus.
|Pastor Greg Dotson
||So, You Want to Start a Church?
||Navigating the challenges of launching a church.
|Pastor Jeff Wallace
||Rep Your City: Developing a Life-Changing Urban Ministry that Fits Your City
||This workshop is the nuts and bolts of Urban Youth Ministry. It is designed to equip leaders with innovative ideas and tools necessary to add flavor to their ministry and to connect with students in urban settings. In this interactive session, leaders will learn the practical essentials of how to plan, organize, brand, resource, and structure a healthy life-changing urban youth ministry from start to finish.
|Pastor Reginald Taylor
||The Prayer-Life of the Expository Preacher
||Models of Prayer
|Pastor Rufus Smith
||Unity Within Diversity – (Part I)
||Cultivating spiritual unity among racial, socio-economic and gender diversity within our churches and cities is no small feat. It takes a fresh work of biblical reconciliation by the Holy Spirit in every generation! How did they maintain unity without leaving their cultural, gender and personal identities at the door?
|Pastor Sean Taylor
|| The Gospel of John (Part I)
Joining John on the Jesus Journey
|This session entails an expositional walk through the Gospel of John (Chapters 1-12) with an emphasis upon the Person and work of Christ from John’s vantage point, which is from the top down (God who became flesh). Special attention will be given to the seven signs of Jesus, the theme of believing, and Jesus’ description of worship. The student of Scripture will gain insight into communicating this Gospel in light of its stated purpose (John 20:31), and gain appreciation for John’s unique contribution to the Gospel story.
|Pastor Tommy Cash
||One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism ONE MISSION – (Part I)
||The issue at Ephesus, in chapter 2, was the issue of whether Gentiles could be full fellow heirs with Jews in the body of Christ. How do we connect the dots now? Developing skills to be an Apologist.
|Rev. Stacy Tyson
||Jesus Above and Over All: Presenting Christ in All The Scriptures
||Jesus taught that the Scriptures testified about and pointed to Him (John 5:39). Since Jesus is first in all things, it is important to lift Him up in all that we do. If He is lifted up, He will draw people to Himself. The goal of this workshop is to give some basic tools for teaching and preaching the Scriptures in a way that points to Christ.