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  • 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

  • True Worshipers

    True Worshipers

    All people are worshipers of one thing or another, according to Mike Augsburger. “God has created all humanity to worship, to stand in wonder of the things we’re passionate about,” he says. And that passion inevitably overflows into worship. For ...more

  • Unpacking the Forgiveness Debate (Defining Forgiveness)

    Unpacking the Forgiveness Debate (Defining Forgiveness)

    What is forgiveness? Of what does it consist? Is Biblical forgiveness totally unconditional, or does it come with strings attached? These are just a few of the questions Chris Brauns, pastor of the Red Brick Church, Stillman Valley, Ill., addressed ...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