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  • The Harmony of Worship

    The Harmony of Worship

    “Last evening, we looked at the purpose of worship,” Mark Vroegop said as he kicked off Thursday morning’s first general session. “This morning, I want to talk about this matter of singing.” Corporate singing is, of course, the most controversial element ...more

  • Students Have a Jam-Packed Day of Learning and Fun

    Students Have a Jam-Packed Day of Learning and Fun

    Students met Wednesday morning to play games, wake up, and prepare for the first of three services at the Students Alive! Conference held at Soteria Church in Des Moines. Dan Best from Appalachian Bible College began the day speaking on “Worship ...more

  • The Purpose of Worship

    The Purpose of Worship

    “Worship is really, really important,” Mark Vroegop, lead pastor of College Park Church in Indianapolis, Indiana and this year’s keynote speaker, stated emphatically in his Wednesday evening session. Making his first contribution to this year’s discussion about worship, he proceeded ...more

  • The Burdens and Blessings of a Larger Church

    The Burdens and Blessings of a Larger Church

    Scott Polling, pastor of Harvest New Beginnings in Oswego, Illinois, led a training module Wednesday on the burdens and blessings of ministering in a larger church context. Kicking off the discussion, Poling addressed some of the burdens that a large ...more

  • Putting Together a Worship Service

    Putting Together a Worship Service

    Dan Parker, associate pastor of worship and music at First Baptist Church, Elyria, Ohio, led a module Wednesday on the art and science of putting together a worship service. “We are going to look at planning a service and the ...more

  • Abounding Belief in Jesus Influences Deeper Empathy

    Abounding Belief in Jesus Influences Deeper Empathy

    Diane Scallon, pastor’s wife of Grace Baptist Church, Laurel, Maryland, spoke on building relationships with God and others, during the Wednesday afternoon module for women. Building on John 15:1–8, Scallon shared the acronym ABIDE: “Abounding Belief in Jesus Influences Deeper ...more

  • The DNA of a Healthy Tech Ministry

    The DNA of a Healthy Tech Ministry

    How important is a tech ministry to a healthy church? Daniel Chin, systems administrator for Regular Baptist Ministries, and Rich Fuchs, president of Ministry Tech, believe a healthy tech ministry is integral to healthy churches today. With the inevitable advent ...more

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  • Walking in the Way

    Walking in the Way

    General Session- Walking in the Way Thursday Evening, June 28, 2018 Dr. Thomas White, President, Cedarville ...more