Workshops

Breakout Session 1 & 5

“To the Chief Musician: Unlocking the Power of the Congregational Song”

Dr. Stephen Phifer * Location: Choir Room * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

What are the biblical principles for the selection of praise and worship songs for the congregation? How are musical skills sanctified for use in public worship? What do the biblical terms mean today? Dr. Phifer provides proven wisdom for you.


10 Tips to Capturing Kids Minds

Mark Entzminger * Location: FLC-120 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Ever wonder if what you are teaching is making it beyond the eardrum? This session will provide 10 practical tips that can be used to help ensure the learning is going deep.


Capturing The Hearts Of Men Through An Effective Discipleship Strategy

John Hensel * Location: P-21 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

God created men as warriors for the Kingdom. However, men’s hearts are being distracted by the power, position, and pleasure of the world. This session will guide you to create an effective discipleship strategy that will recapture the hearts of men.


Church Administration and Leadership

Frank Prestigiacomo * Location: P-7 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

In the church, People, Property, and Problems must all be dealt with. The session will focus on the importance of the proper blending of leadership and administration in the local church to be both effective and efficient intending to and carrying.


Classroom Management

Dee Collier * Location: FLC-127 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Kids wiggle, giggle, talk at the wrong time and can’t seem to focus. What’s a teacher to do?  For starters, attend this workshop to learn a wide variety of skills and techniques to keep students orderly, on task and productive in class.


Do You Want to be Power-FULL?

Pat Holland * Location: FLC-110 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Want more? Need more? Even after 3 years of intensive training, Jesus insisted that His followers, not just disciples, wait until they were “endued” with power. Let’s go after more! I want to share some things with you that will encourage you to pursue all God has for you!


Emergency Services: Serving Those Who Serve Us

Forest Willis * Location: P-22 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

This workshop provides a general orientation to the need for churches to reach out to the various emergency service providers in their areas. It will discuss issues such as Post Traumatic and Critical Incident Stress, Suicide, & Family and Marriage.


Financial Breakthrough

Dr. Cora Green * Location: P-3 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Experience the financial life God designed for you from the foundations of the world. Implement the instructions given in this workshop and immediately begin to improve your MONEY situation. Move into God’s economy and live the abundant life.


Healthy Leadership Habits

Dr. Ben Emmons * Location: P-8 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Thriving in leadership is an unusual thing. You were called to serve, not suffer. We will explore healthy routines and habits you can apply practically to set yourself up for success in whatever leadership context you are in.


Problem Solution/Conflict Resolution  – Working Towards Oneness and Harmony – Part C

Dr. Larry Hazelbaker * Location: FLC-122 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

This workshop will focus on identifying and solving a problem before it develops into a conflict. Conflicts divide people and organizations. Communication models will be presented with special emphasis on Dr. Hazelbaker’s Staircase Model.


Spirit-Led Security:  Church Security and Outreach

Jason White * Location: P-22 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Learn from subject matter experts who will address church/worship safety and security concerns. Proven strategies in combatting the threats to the church while staying focused on the Great Commandment and Commission to maximize safe worship. (This session is Co-taught with David Hughart)


Starting a JBQ Program

Mark LoGiudice * Location: P-13 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Want a fun way for your kids to learn scripture verses and Biblical truths?  JBQ is for you!  Learn about how to start your adventure with one of the best discipleship programs out there.


The “Deal of the Century”: What’s Really Going on in Israel?

Dr. Bill Adams * Location: P-9 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Bill addresses Mr. Trump’s Middle East peace plan in light of biblical prophecy and God’s plan for Israel and the Church.  He also reveals the possibilities for peace and stability in the Arab world with implications for our own national security.


The Blessing: THE Missing Ingredient of Transformative Ministry

Allen Griffin * Location: FLC-116 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

There’s a wound in the soul of humanity. While lingering in lobbies and hesitating in the minister’s presence…there’s a longing for supernatural impartation given historically. This session will unpack the superpower of blessing for today’s leader.


Young Adult Ministry 101

Garrett Hamblen * Location: P-15 * Friday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Millennials are the hardest group on the planet to reach. They’re leaving the church by the masses. But the “harvest is ripe!” Learn how to launch or revive a successful college/young adult ministry at your church! It will be difficult – but so worth it!


“SHUT THE DOOR from ALL distractions!”

Michelle Torres- González * Location: P-14 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

We can be so busy focusing on what’s urgent that we miss what’s important. When you’re doing God’s work, you don’t have time for distractions. Start saying“no” to the distractions that don’t need your attention and“yes” to the calling of the Holy Spirit.


Behind the Curtain: Honest reflections about mental health and the ministry

Nicholas Mathes * Location: P-1 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Christians have an opportunity to share the hope of Jesus Christ with those suffering from depression, anxiety, panic, etc. With honesty and humor this workshop endeavors to engage the topic of mental health within our churches and ourselves.


Better Than Blended

Andrew and Krystal Elliott * Location: P-17 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

We are going to share with you the do’s and don’ts when blending your family. We are going to share the importance of keeping biblical order (God, spouse, then children) important to your marriage and your blended family.


But God, What Happened to the Plan?

Judi Cotignola * Location: P-12 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Successful leadership requires prayer and planning, but what do you do when the plan dissolves in a moment, and you are left with only ashes? How do you start again and be the leader God called you to be?


But I Can’t Teach

John Faughnan * Location: P-2 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

This class has been designed to help you gain confidence in your teaching ministry. We will discuss lesson selection, authenticity, the effective use of questions, and we will discuss how to deal with the energy drainers in our classroom.


Disabilities and the Church: Be Aware. Be Educated. Be Engaged

Joanne Alicea * Location: P-11 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

The topic of disabilities is many times an “elephant in the room.” Come learn about the disabilities community, discover the attitudinal barriers that may be in your church, and embrace these families with Christ’s love through creative strategies.


facebook live, youtube & Instagram: how to broadcast your service on a budget & not look it?

Mark Cotignola * Location: Prayer * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

The question is no longer should we be online but how can we be online? This workshop will deal with the equipment and knowledge needed to broadcast your services in a professional manner and not break the bank.


Girl Talk

Bonnie Pait * Location: P-23 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

How do we reach today’s girl? How can we help them know Jesus and grow in their relationship with Him? Let’s look into what an effective ministry to girls can look like. Get strategies and encouragement to begin or continue on in ministering to girls.


Help! I’m trying to Grow Small Groups!

Craig Butler * Location: P-19 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

You will leave this break-out session with practical “how-to” ideas to help you design a strategy for multiplying your church’s small group ministry. I’ll walk you through the nuts and bolts of brainstorming creative ideas and determining content.


Holy Spirit for Everyday

Robert Boyd * Location: FLC-108 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

God wants to move in and empower our lives every day, and not just the sacred times. The Holy Spirit is ready to move in our workspaces, grocery store runs, and even in our time at the gym. Be ready to live in power!


Homosexuality and Ministry Opportunities

Joe Dallas * Location: M-1 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

When someone comes to your church saying, “I’m Gay”, the opportunities and challenges begin. This workshop names the four common types of LGBTQ people we’re likely to minister to and offers pastoring ideas for each type.


How To Provide A Simple Grief Support Group

Kevin Stowe * Location: P-5 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Grief support for your church does not have to be cumbersome or expensive. This workshop will show you how to easily provide empathic grief care by providing a very simple support group with minimum effort or expense.


I Have My Credentials…Is there a Place for Me?

Susan Pippin * Location: FLC-104 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

If you have your Credentials, you may be asking..now what? We will discuss the challenges men and women face while working alongside each other as well as the possibility of looking both outside the church walls and inside for ministry opportunities.


Leading at the Next Level

Billy Cole * Location: P-25 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Every healthy leader should have a desire to be better. This workshop will focus on what it takes to increase your leadership capacity so you can make a bigger impact in the lives of those you lead.


Raising a Generation to Pray, Give, and Go

Shawn Deal * Location: P-6 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Would you like to see your children and youth of your church grow to love missions? How can we raise awareness so they know how important it is that they pray, give and go. We can raise a new generation passionate towards missions!


Riding Solo

Shamya Tolbert * Location: P-20 * Friday & Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Riding through life unmarried may feel like we are riding solo. As long as we have our “G.P.S.” God’s Positioning System: The Bible, prayer to help keep us in check, and we are faithful to the destination God has for us, the journey never will be lonely.


“A Peaceful Revolution: Resources for Worship Renewal, Reformation, and Revival”

Dr. Stephen Phifer * Location: Choir Room * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

For the pastor/worship leader who wants to go deeper in the Word and higher in Worship, I will present a number of proven resources and strategies.  Help your people pray more and pray better.  See your congregation worship together as never before.


Biblical Concept Regarding Problem Solution/Conflict Resolution – part a

Dr. Bill Hackett * Location: FLC-122 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

This workshop will give some biblical foundations for resolving conflict and problem-solving.  It will also give simple steps in dealing with conflict resolution.


How To Take The Lead

John Hensel * Location: P-21 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Men ministering to men is one of the keys to effective Men’s Ministry. One of the challenges many pastors face is finding a man who is trained to lead his ministry to men. This session will offer the resources needed to train men to lead men.


Leading From The 2nd Chair

Frank Prestigiacomo * Location: P-7 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Is leading from the second chair a true calling or a convenient stepping stone for you?   While both are possible, the goal of this session is to share the importance of contributing to the success of the lead pastor, and the vision of the house.


Leading Through The Unknown

Gabrielle Santiago * Location: P-8 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Has God put a burden in your heart to run after? As leaders, we are given a vision but not always the roadmap. Unexpected battles will come, so how do we lead through the unknown? The key is to walk with Jesus in boldness, strategy, and faith.


Make Your Lessons Come Alive

Dee Collier * Location: FLC-120 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Do you need ideas to spark students to be more engaged in class?  This workshop will give you practical, hands-on ideas to have fun with a purpose as you inspire them to walk with the Lord.


Outreach- What is it, How do we do it and why should we?

Garrett Hamblen * Location: P-15 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Outreach can change everything, not just for those in your community- but for your church! It doesn’t have to be huge to make a lasting impact. One outreach can spark a fire in your church and community that will burn for eternity!


Starting a JBQ Program

Mark LoGiudice * Location: P-13 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Want a fun way for your kids to learn scripture verses and Biblical truths?  JBQ is for you! Learn about how to start your adventure with one of the best discipleship programs out there.


Start-up $ for Your Small Business

Dr. Cora Green * Location: P-3 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

If God gave you the vision of Entrepreneurship he will give you the provision. This workshop discusses several ways to obtain Start-up $ for your business.


The Holy Spirit and Leadership

Terry Raburn * Location: Chapel * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Receiving the Holy Spirit and its power to minister is just the beginning for a Preacher/leader. The Spirit guides, equips us, reveals the Word, informs, empowers, gives vision, and helps energize staff members, as we work for the Lord.


You Should Write a Book

John Faughnan * Location: P-2 * Saturday * 10:15 am – 11:00 am

This class has been designed to help you make your book a reality. We will discuss the subject and format, editing, cover design, and publishing. Whether you want to publish a paperback or an e-book, this class will give you the confidence you need.


Breakout Session 2 & 6

“A Peaceful Revolution: Resources for Worship Renewal, Reformation, and Revival”

Dr. Stephen Phifer * Location: Choir Room * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

For the pastor/worship leader who wants to go deeper in the Word and higher in Worship, I will present a number of proven resources and strategies.  Help your people pray more and pray better. See your congregation worship together as never before.


#TheStruggleIsReal: Turning Conflict to Good

Michelle Faughnan * Location: P-2 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

As leaders, how we choose to handle conflict matters. This class will help you to identify and implement 10 constructive principles to turn negative conflict into something constructive.


How do I choose the right tech equipment for my ministry & where I can find it at the right price?

Mark Cotignola * Location: Prayer Room * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

The workshop will cover how to make good equipment purchases for your ministry. We know from experience that purchasing technology can be an expensive project. We will show you how to make well-informed choices that will save you effort and money.


How to Dialogue with LGBT People

Joe Dallas * Location: M-1 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

We know WHERE we stand, but do we know HOW to stand? This workshop will equip Christians to dialogue effectively with gay and pro-gay people by answering the commonest pro-gay arguments we’re likely to hear, and by providing practical talking points.


JBQ Advanced Competition Techniques

Daniel Anderson * Location: P-13 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Competition is a necessary component to keeping parents & kids engaged. If you’re wanting to get your JBQ program to the next level, then this is the class for you.


Missions – Locally and Globally

Mark Brink * Location: P-6 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Revelation 7:9 says that around the throne there will be persons from every nation, tribe, and language.  Do you know that there are still billions of people who have never heard the Gospel?  Come learn how to be missional in your life and ministry?


Passing On Our Biblical Values To Our Children. Is it really possible, or is it too late?

Ken Pippin * Location: FLC-104 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Many Christian parents are worried that their kids will soon be making choices, living lives, and paying the consequences of a world based value system.  Discover how you can follow the truth of God’s word and pass Biblical values to your children.


Physiological Effects of Problem Solution/Conflict Resolution – part b

Dr. Susan Tasker-Weaver * Location: FLC-122 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Conflict is not uncommon. Conflict can affect a person’s health physically. Unacknowledged conflict can still hurt. Poorly managed conflict may result in more conflict. Effective problem-solving is key to less stress.


Speak Life- Helping Young People Speak Life Over Themselves

Lissette Telemaco * Location: P-23 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

The world says they’re not enough and can’t measure up. With teenage depression on a constant rise, the voices in the heads of our youth are growing stronger. We can teach them to SPEAK LIFE over themselves, loud enough to drown out the negativity.


Spirit-Led Security:  Church Security and Outreach

Jason White * Location: P-22 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Learn from subject matter experts who will address church/worship safety and security concerns. Proven strategies in combatting the threats to the church while staying focused on the Great Commandment and Commission to maximize safe worship. (This session is Co-taught with David Hughart)


Why Gender Matters

Mark Entzminger * Location: FLC-120 * Friday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

In today’s world, understanding the differences in gender have never been more important.  This session deals with both the scientific differences between the male and female brain and how to teach children God’s Word in a way that helps faith grow.


“Where Do I Start?” Resources for Ministering to Women

Tara Corley * Location: P-12 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Feel unqualified to lead?  Lost as to how to begin?  Unsure of what women need?  This session will provide information and introduce you to various resources available to help you minister effectively to all women.


Building on Flawed Foundations

David Betzer * Location: FLC-108 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

How do we grow ministries on what we currently perceive to be flawed foundations? How do I repair flawed foundations that I’ve poured?  How do I deal with foundations laid by those who have gone before me?


Children and Youth Mental Health Awareness

Rachel Chase * Location: P-1 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop is designed for participants to gain awareness in children and youth mental illness. This class is not for diagnosing but rather an awareness of issues and the proper channels and procedures for reporting and passing on information.


Culture Shock Your City: Youth Alive Presents The 7Project!

Natalie Barnoske * Location: P-15 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Reaching America is more crucial today than ever before! This session will share principles for city transformation based on strategies used in the 7Project. Come experience the heart of our school assembly & be inspired to shock your city for Jesus!


Dead Dog on the Table

Debra Baldwin * Location: P-9 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

The Freedom ministry (deliverance) is oftentimes not only misunderstood but ignored by the church.  Believers have participated in activities which have left them with open doors to the enemy and in need of deliverance.  Can a demon have a believer?


From Foster Care to Family Care

Theodore Stackpole * Location: P-17 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Discover the missional movement of foster care and how through the church families can be restored, redeemed, and recharged.  Come and learn how you and your church can bring support to children and caregivers so that they can succeed.


Getting to Know Some Very Special People

Ann Clawson * Location: P-11 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

This class is a must to learn how to interact with people whom you may see as different. The class includes how to approach, greet, and help make people with disabilities feel welcome in your home, church or ministry.


I Am Called… An Encouraging and Challenging Message to be a Disciple Maker

Brock Young * Location: P-7 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

We are all called to go and make disciples and if we love Jesus, we will keep his commands. But it can be a little intimidating, may be unsure where you fit in. This message will inspire you to overcome obstacles and desire to disciple.


Jesus and the Power of Satan

Dr. Bob Houlihan * Location: P-14 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

The purpose of the session is to build a biblical theology for spiritual warfare.


Leading Dynamic Small Groups

Dr. Alan Ehler * Location: P-19 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to create and lead fun and life-giving small groups that can help people grow in their faith, in relationship with one another, and in their commitment to the church.


Living an Empowered Life!  The Holy Spirit in Perspective

Beverly Evans * Location: FLC-116 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

The Holy Spirit baptism and empowerment is for our lives today!  Our A/G Pentecostal roots were birthed out of the Azusa Street Holy Spirit outpouring. This Holy Spirit baptism is important for every believer.  Join us for a refreshing Holy Spirit encounter!


Living In the Balcony Not the Basement

Shay Cole * Location: P-25 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Based on the book, “Balcony People” by Joyce Heatherley, we will learn the difference between evaluators (basement people) and affirmers (balcony people).  Learn how to be life-giving to those you lead.


Under the Influence

Gary Rice * Location: P-21 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Influencing others is one of the most challenging things a leader can do. It creates change, and change creates growth. Desire a greater impact on those around you? We’ll take a look at the power of influence and how we can use it to transform lives.


What I’m Teaching My Son About Money

Jamey Paugh * Location: P-3 * Friday & Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop is designed to give you a plan of action using biblical principles & strategies to eliminate financial stress and to thrive with your money.


General Session

Dr. Samuel Rodriguez * Location: Main Sanctuary * Friday * 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm


“To the Chief Musician: Unlocking the Power of the Congregational Song”

Dr. Stephen Phifer * Location: Choir Room * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

What are the biblical principles for the selection of praise and worship songs for the congregation? How are musical skills sanctified for use in public worship? What do the biblical terms mean today? Dr. Phifer provides proven wisdom for you.


Biblical Concept Regarding Problem Solution/Conflict Resolution – Part a

Dr. Bill Hackett * Location: FLC-122 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop will give some biblical foundations for resolving conflict and problem-solving. It will also give simple steps in dealing with conflict resolution.


Building a High-Performance Team

Deanna Shrodes * Location: Chapel * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Do you know what it takes to build a high-performance team? Where do you find great leaders? How do you keep these leaders when you do find them? Deanna will help you find the answers to these questions and more!


Creating a Successful Future

Michelle Faughnan * Location: P-2 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

This class uncovers the secrets that all successful leaders live by. We will discuss the 3 laws and 9 secrets that will create momentum and propel dreams into reality.


Emergency Services: Serving Those Who Serve Us

Forest Willis * Location: P-22 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop provides a general orientation to the need for churches to reach out to the various emergency service providers in their areas. It will discuss issues such as Post Traumatic and Critical Incident Stress, Suicide, & Family and Marriage.


Holistic Health in the Ministry

Dr. Ben Emmons * Location: P-8 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

During our time together we will explore common mistakes people make that rob us of good health, energy, and even the joy of the Lord. We will discuss nutrition, fitness, time management, and other areas of holistic health.


Islam, Terrorism and the Christian Response

Mark Brink * Location: P-6 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Is the spread of Islam a curse or an open door? How are we going to respond to Islamic persecution and radicalization? Come learn how the church and you can reach Muslims with the Gospel even in your own city.


JBQ Advanced Competition Techniques

Daniel Anderson * Location: P-13 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Competition is a necessary component to keeping parents & kids engaged. If you’re wanting to get your JBQ program to the next level, then this is the class for you.


Lights, Camera, Audio

Mark Cotignola * Location: Prayer Room * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

The 3 necessary pieces to bring your message to the masses. This workshop will deal with the nuts and bolts of what it takes to produce services with excellence.


Overcoming Every Obstacle in Your Life to Fulfill Your Destiny

Julie Seals * Location: P-20 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

In this power-packed workshop, Julie will share strategic pieces of her personal testimony along with THE EIGHT KEYS to overcoming every obstacle in your life to fulfill your destiny. Life transformation will happen here! Handouts included!


Spiritual Investment in the Next Generation! It’s not achieved by accident!

Ken Pippin * Location: FLC-104 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

A proper investment strategy in any area of life involves a great deal of training, experience, and commitment. Learn the strategy that will make your investments in the next generation successful and life-altering, for you and those you invest in.


Steps to Help Children Receive the Precious Holy Spirit

Pat Holland * Location: P-8 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Ever felt nervous, unqualified or hesitant to lead children in receiving Holy Spirit baptism? You don’t have to be. God wants to use you to equip children to live Spirit-filled lives. It can be the most exciting thing you do in ministry. In this workshop, we will refocus on Who? Why? How?…so that you can lead with greater confidence and expectation.


Teen Girl Hearts Under Pressure – Handle With Care

Lissette Telemaco * Location: P-23 * Saturday * 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Girls are under enormous pressure to fit in and grow up too fast. Their lives are overwhelmed with social media, peer pressure, and general teen angst. You can help ease some of that pressure by creating a safe space for them to thrive.


Breakout Session 3

 “Holy Spirit Empowered Leadership”

Beverly Evans * Location: FLC-116 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

With the challenges of ministry that face us daily, we need the supernatural power of the Spirit to lead and guide us into all truth. Join us in this session as we find practical insight and direction in the work of the Spirit in our lives.


Building Effective Teams

Daniel Meys * Location: P-25 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

From event teams, to church plant/satellite church – building effective teams is EVERYTHING. Empowering volunteers and trusting them will propel not just YOU but everyone around you! Let’s talk about why we serve!


Compassionate Kids

Mary Boyd * Location: FLC-120 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Kids can know the heart of God, and they can develop a heart of compassion for the lost and those less fortunate. This class will focus on the steps to challenging kids to do great things for God and make a difference in this world.


Dare to Imagine/Believe

Robbie Peace * Location: P-6 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Jail/Prison and the processes of what it takes to be accepted into these institutions, fingerprinted background checks. Everything that is involved in what I do as a mentor and the type of messages I take into the Jail/Prisons. Personal testimony.


Do it Afraid- Get Out of the Boat

Lisa Boyd * Location: P-12 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Do you know God has called you to something but your afraid to step out? Come hear some stories, scripture, and keys on how to overcome your fears and step into your calling!


Experiencing God’s Word through Biblical Instruction

Elly Marroquín * Location: Chapel * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3-30 pm

This workshop will serve to provide practical tools to individuals who provide biblical instruction. We will discuss the importance of understanding and applying God’s word in ways that incorporate the disciple-making process.


Fired Up – Not Fizzled Out

Deborah Chapin and Regina Whitt * Location: P-23 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Have you ever been to the point where you started looking for a way out of your “ministry life?” How do we keep from “ministering” to the point of exhaustion…physically, mentally or both? Join us and discover seven ways to stay fired up.


Generation Now: Students are not the future of the church; they are the church

Clinton Powell * Location: P-15 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Students are not the future of the church; they are a vibrant part of the church, but how are you grooming their leadership? Learn how to identify, develop, empower and release purpose in your young people to serve in your local body.


Good Grief: Grief God’s Way

Gillian Bailey * Location: P-1 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

This seminar will provide tools to increase the effectiveness of your current grief ministry.


Hey, What About Us? The church is not complete without people with disabilities.

Matthew Espina * Location: P-11 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

When we think of ministry seldom does special needs come to mind. Learn why disability ministry is necessary for the health of the church and how it can reach those who are often overlooked for discipleship.


How to Use Technology to Equip Families, Resource Groups, and Develop Leaders

Ben McLennan * Location: Prayer Room * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Twenty years ago, the average attendee came 2.5x per month. Today they attend 1.6x per month. This workshop will address how to leverage technology to see every person in your church living on mission in their home, school, workplace and third space.


I’m a Rural Pastor. What Now?

Ray Keen * Location: P-2 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Let’s face it, it’s different! Learn practical steps on how to develop teams, strategic plans, and see growth in a rural church.


It’s OK to be Second

Michael Lane * Location: P-20 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3-30 pm

What if God has called you to lead, but not yet? What if he hasn’t called you to be a leader at all? You can find personal fulfillment and great kingdom impact, even if you are not the one in charge. Learn how make yourself and your leader better.


JBQ- How to Have a Practice, and Make It Fun

Daniel Anderson * Location: P-13 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

This session will help your coach/coordinator learn some basic skills that will help them to get kids excited about learning Gods word. We will explain the basics of how to practice and motivate kids.


Numbers Aghhhh

David & Magdalena Kornblum * Location: P-3 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

It is important to have a cash flow statement? It is important to print financials? Come learn how to look at numbers in a meaning way


Problem Solution/Conflict Resolution – Working Towards Oneness and Harmony – part c

Dr. Larry Hazelbaker * Location: FLC-122 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

This workshop will focus on identifying and solving a problem before it develops into a conflict. Conflicts divide people and organizations. Communication models will be presented with special emphasis on Dr. Hazelbaker’s Staircase Model.


Puppets and Clowns? They both can bring a smile & laughter to a child & adults and make your ministry more exciting

Steve Hinson * Location: FLC-127 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

We will share with you on how you can use puppets in your ministry whether it be in Children’s Church, Sunday School, Wednesday night classes and outreaches. And Clowns, they have been getting a bad rap lately. Clowns can still bring a smile and laughter and get the message across to the young and old alike. If you have been thinking of starting a clown ministry or a puppet team ministry this class can get you started.


Refuting the “Gay Christian” Doctrine

Joe Dallas * Location: M-1 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Can you be Gay and Christian? Joe Dallas thought so for years, as a gay activist and staff member of a pro-gay church. This workshop will explain the pro-gay interpretation of the Bible and provide a point by point refutation of pro-gay theology.


STOP… You Need Senior Adults In Your Church

Tim Hass * Location: FLC-104 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Every church has a need for Senior Adult ministry. This session will give you 5 reasons why you need to minister to the senior adult both inside & outside the church. They need it, you need to do it, and the Kingdom of God will be blessed by it.


Strategies for Reaching Men – Leveraging Events

Patrick Lott * Location: P-21 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

This workshop will focus on how events can be best utilized as a component of your men’s discipleship strategy.  Events are not a “golden ticket”, but an avenue to build energy for your men’s ministry. Join me as we discuss what makes events valuable.


The Battle with Bullies

Josh Cunningham * Location: P-19 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

There is an epidemic in the world today dealing with bullies. Whether the child is the bully or dealing with the bully, this class discusses how to help kids walk through the issue of not seeing bullies as problems but seeing them as opportunities.


The Battles are Real, But So is Our God!

Pamela Newman * Location: P-14 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

There will always be battles to fight and obstacles to overcome. We have a real enemy. To be strong overcomers, we need to know his tactics, get a strategy, and be intentional in the fight. Let’s learn God’s powerful strategies in winning the fight!


The Heart of Worship

Carol Kelly * Location: Choir Room * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Focusing on praising and worshipping God in a world designed to distract us continually from the 1st Commandment.


The High Impact Strategies Of The 1st Century Jesus For 21st-Century Disciple Makers

David Hughart * Location: P-7 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Are you called to make disciples? Absolutely! Then let’s conquer our fear and become equipped with strategies to radically transform lives. In this highly motivational session, you will be challenged to impact lives long-term Jesus-style.


Vision for Revitalization

Louis Krutz * Location: FLC-108 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

So you have 20 people, old campus and dream…What now? What happens when the newness wears off? How do you propel something that was to become what could? Join us as we share vision, dreams, and ideas. This is a brainstorming session for Revitalization.


WisdomBuilt Biblical Principles of Marriage

Paul Linzey * Location: P-17 * Friday * 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

This workshop presents twelve principles for building a successful, joyful, fulfilling marriage. Perfect for couples, as well as for ministry leaders who want to help the couples in their congregation. It is practical, helpful, and biblical.


Breakout Session 4

Can We Handle the Truth?

Margie Santiago * Location: P-12 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

During this interactive workshop, I will touch on our non-negotiable core values (DNA) that must find expression for us to stay TRUE to who we really are.


City Transformation – How to lead your church to grow a passion for others

Manny Rosario * Location: P-6 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

This workshop will open your eyes to the opportunities that your congregation can grasp when they have an outward focus for the unchurched, de-churched and over churched.


Creating a Discipleship Pathway for your Children’s Ministry

John Hailes * Location: P-19 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

This involves intentionally creating a plan to ensure that children graduate from your ministry fully equipped and ready to own their faith.


Difference Makers

Mary Boyd * Location: FLC-120 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

You can make a difference in the lives of your kids by what you teach and how you teach. You are more than a teacher. You are also a coach, mentor, and friend. Kids need to be challenged to live for God for the rest of their lives. Be a difference maker!


Dynamics of Church Growth

Robb Hawks * Location: FLC-108 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

How do you grow your church or ministry? This workshop will explore both the pragmatic and spiritual principles of church growth gleaned from observations and conversations with hundreds of pastors and their churches around the world and across the USA.


From Tragedies to Triumphs while Serving in the Ministry

Wayne and Pamela Newman * Location: P-14 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

There is always a purpose for your pain. The Gospel message can be seen through your crisis. In this workshop, we will share our personal stories and lessons learned. God gives us everything we need to live victoriously through every crisis.


Get Over Yourself!

Jamie Jones * Location: FLC-116 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

This session will break down the fallacy of the excuses we tend to make for lack of progress. You will be both inspired and equipped to sprint towards reaching new goals.


Good Grief: Grief God’s Way

Gillian Bailey * Location: P-1 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

This seminar will provide tools to increase the effectiveness of your current grief ministry.


Helpful Tips and Resources to Minister to Kids with Special Needs

Marie Kuck * Location: P-11 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn how to reach out to kids with special needs, help their families & train volunteers. Get acquainted w/great programs, curriculum, sensory rooms, ministry models including respite care & resources to assist you no matter what size your ministry.


Jesus in the Seven Feasts of Israel

Robert Specter * Location: P-3 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Jesus is revealed in the seven Feasts of Israel found in Leviticus 23. We see His: Sinless Life; Death; Resurrection; Holy Spirit; Soon Coming; Judgement and Millennial Reign on Earth in these 7 Feasts.


Making Your Ranger Kids Class Fun and Exciting

Dale Chapin * Location: P-23 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

If you are a Ranger Kids leader or been thinking of becoming a leader of this energetic age group (K – 2nd grades), this class is for you! We will be discussing and demonstrating methods on how to engage your kids while making it fun and exciting.


Nursery – KG: It’s Ministry NOT Babysitting

Julie Russelburg * Location: FLC-127 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Ministering to kids starts at birth.  In the class, you will discover unique and fun ways to minister to these amazing Littles.  We will explore ways to create an exciting, fun environment, find the right teaching tools, answer the questions you need to be answered.


Screens and Teens – The Battle is Bigger Than You Think

Tara Dunsford * Location: Prayer Room * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Hot or Not? TBH! PLOS! Rate Me! Believe it or not, these terms are completely “old school” to teens today. Technology and social media are moving at such a fast pace; parents, pastors, and churches can’t keep up. So what are we to do? We can’t keep ignoring the issue. This session will explore current technology and social media trends and dangers, how the teenage brain develops and responds to technology and ways the church can get involved in fighting this silent war waged against our children. You will leave informed, encouraged and equipped.


Super Achievers

Dr. David W Martin * Location: P-22 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Everyone has a desire to achieve.  Topics include: How to Succeed, Stretch Yourself, 6 Habits of Super Achievers, 7 Secrets of Super Achievers, and 10 Success Killers.  You have great potential.  Maximize your life. Attend this class.


Taking Kids Worship to the Next Level

Ronnie and Jennifer Woods * Location: P-21 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn some practical ways to take your Kids Church Worship to a new level. Whether you have a full worship team or you lead with youtube videos,  you can learn to lead with excellence.


Teach People to Follow Jesus

Gary Bracewell * Location: P-25 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

This workshop will help church leaders design and implement an intentional discipleship model.


The 5 Minute Bible Challenge (Teen Bible Quiz Workshop)

Tim McDaniel * Location: P-13 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn how to increase Biblical literacy and engagement with Scripture in as little as 5 minutes a day.


The Baptism of the Holy Spirit still works today

Keith Conley * Location: Chapel * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

How the Baptism of the Holy Spirit can still impact your church and your community through your church.


The Holy Spirit and Leadership

Terry Raburn * Location: M-1 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Receiving the Holy Spirit and its power to minister is just the beginning for a Preacher/leader. The Spirit guides, equips us, reveals the Word, informs, empowers, gives vision, and helps energize staff members, as we work for the Lord.


There are no bad audiences only bad speakers.

Dr. David Bush * Location: P-2 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

The good news is all good speakers were bad speakers at first.  Take responsibility for the experience of the audience and develop skills to make every message count whether it’s one on one, in a group or to an audience.  You can win and hit a home run.


Win-Win–Integrated Solutions to Confrontational Issues

Dr. Dennis Robinson * Location: P-20 * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

This session will teach the wisdom of Mary Parker Follett on finding an integrated solution to organizational problems, and the need for circular coordination


Worship Pastor Panel – Discussing topics that we all face today in the local church

Randy Brummitt * Location: Choir Room * Friday * 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Topics will include multi-generational worship, creating productive rehearsals, multi-tracks, songwriting, team dynamics, and many more


Breakout Session 7

Special Session

Alton Garrison * Location: Main Sanctuary * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 3:15 pm

90 minutes with Pastor and staff


“Holy Spirit Empowered Leadership”

Beverly Evans * Location: FLC-116 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

With the challenges of ministry that face us daily, we need the supernatural power of the Spirit to lead and guide us into all truth.   Join us in this session as we find practical insight and direction in the work of the Spirit in our lives.


Compassionate Kids

Mary Boyd * Location: FLC-120 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Kids can know the heart of God, and they can develop a heart of compassion for the lost and those less fortunate. This class will focus on the steps to challenging kids to do great things for God and make a difference in this world.


Creating a Discipleship Pathway for your Children’s Ministry

John Hailes * Location: P-19 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

This involves intentionally creating a plan to ensure that children graduate from your ministry fully equipped and ready to own their faith.


Dare to Imagine/Believe

Robbie Peace * Location: P-6 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Jail/Prison and the processes of what it takes to be accepted into these institutions, fingerprinted background checks. Everything that is involved in what I do as a mentor and the type of messages I take into the Jail/Prisons. Personal testimony.


Do it Afraid- Get Out of the Boat

Lisa Boyd * Location: P-12 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Do you know God has called you to something but your afraid to step out? Come hear some stories, scripture, and keys on how to overcome your fears and step into your calling!


Finding Purpose In The Pain

Tim Williams * Location: P-1 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Pain is something that we all experience, and something we try to avoid. By properly processing pain, we can learn to flip our perspective and allow God to heal our deepest wounds. God has promised us beauty for ashes. He always keeps His word!


Fired Up – Not Fizzled Out

Deborah Chapin & Regina Whitt * Location: P-23 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Have you ever been to the point where you started looking for a way out of your “ministry life?” How do we keep from “ministering” to the point of exhaustion…physically, mentally or both? Join us and discover seven ways to stay fired up.


Hey, What About Us? The church is not complete without people with disabilities.

Matthew Espina * Location: P-11 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

When we think of ministry seldom does special needs come to mind. Learn why disability ministry is necessary for the health of the church and how it can reach those who are often overlooked for discipleship.


How to Dialogue with LGBT People

Joe Dallas * Location: M-1 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

We know WHERE we stand, but do we know HOW to stand? This workshop will equip Christians to dialogue effectively with gay and pro-gay people by answering the commonest pro-gay arguments we’re likely to hear, and by providing practical talking points.


How to Use Technology to Equip Families, Resource Groups, and Develop Leaders

Ben McLennan * Location: Prayer Room * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Twenty years ago, the average attendee came 2.5x per month. Today they attend 1.6x per month. This workshop will address how to leverage technology to see every person in your church living on mission in their home, school, workplace and third space.


I’m a Rural Pastor. What Now?

Ray Keen * Location: P-2 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Let’s face it, it’s different! Learn practical steps on how to develop teams, strategic plans, and see growth in a rural church.


It’s OK to be Second

Michael Lane * Location: P-20 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

What if God has called you to lead, but not yet? What if he hasn’t called you to be a leader at all? You can find personal fulfillment and great kingdom impact, even if you are not the one in charge. Learn how make yourself and your leader better.


Physiological Effects of Problem Solution/Conflict Resolution – part b

Dr. Susan Tasker-Weaver * Location: FLC-122 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Conflict is not uncommon. Conflict can affect a person’s health physically. Unacknowledged conflict can still hurt. Poorly managed conflict may result in more conflict. Effective problem-solving is key to less stress.


Puppets & Clowns? They both can bring a smile & laughter to a child & adults & make your ministry more exciting

Steve Hinson * Location: FLC-127 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

We will share with you on how you can use puppets in your ministry whether it be in Children’s Church, Sunday School, Wednesday night classes and outreaches. And Clowns, they have been getting a bad rap lately. Clowns can still bring a smile and laughter and get the message across to the young and old alike. If you have been thinking of starting a clown ministry or a puppet team ministry this class can get you started.


Sharing Messiah with Jews

Robert Specter * Location: P-3 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

5 Reasons for Jewish Evangelism and why most Jews don’t believe in Jesus.


STOP… You Need Senior Adults In Your Church

Tim Hass * Location: FLC-104 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Every church has a need for Senior Adult ministry. This session will give you 5 reasons why you need to minister to the senior adult both inside & outside the church. They need it, you need to do it, and the Kingdom of God will be blessed by it.


Strategies for Reaching Men – Leveraging Events

Patrick Lott * Location: P-21 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

This workshop will focus on how events can be best utilized as a component of your men’s discipleship strategy.  Events are not a “golden ticket”, but an avenue to build energy for your men’s ministry. Join me as we discuss what makes events valuable.


Successful Bi-Vocational Youth Ministry

Jeff Staudte * Location: P-15 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Feel like you’re by yourself in volunteer or part-time youth ministry? Come join and hear from the growing network of youth leaders that are rocking their youth groups and their full-time jobs!


Teach People to Follow Jesus

Gary Bracewell * Location: P-25 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

This workshop will help church leaders design and implement an intentional discipleship model.


The Battles are Real, But So is Our God!

Pamela Newman * Location: P-14 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

There will always be battles to fight and obstacles to overcome. We have a real enemy. To be strong overcomers, we need to know his tactics, get a strategy, and be intentional in the fight. Let’s learn God’s powerful strategies in winning the fight!


The Heart of Worship

Carol Kelly * Location: Choir Room * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Focusing on praising and worshipping God in a world designed to distract us continually from the 1st Commandment.


The High Impact Strategies Of The 1st Century Jesus For 21st-Century Disciple Makers

David Hughart * Location: P-7 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Are you called to make disciples? Absolutely! Then let’s conquer our fear and become equipped with strategies to radically transform lives. In this highly motivational session, you will be challenged to impact lives long-term Jesus-style.


The Leader and Hard Conversations

Deanna Shrodes * Location: Chapel * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Are you ready to learn how to master difficult conversations?  Deanna will share wisdom about how to take the lead in challenging conversations and bring your ministry or organization forward through whatever threatens to slow you down.


The Silent Shame of Mental Illness in the Church

Marissa Henderson * Location: P-5 * Saturday * 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Mental illness is something that isn’t frequently discussed in the church. Why? Are we afraid or do we just not know what to say? Topics such as depression, anxiety, self-harm, and suicide are all common realities that the church should be aware of.


Breakout Session 8

Building Effective Teams

Daniel Meys * Location: P-25 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

From event teams, to church plant/satellite church – building effective teams is EVERYTHING. Empowering volunteers and trusting them will propel not just YOU but everyone around you! Let’s talk about why we serve!


Can We Handle the Truth?

Margie Santiago * Location: P-12 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

During this interactive workshop, I will touch on our non-negotiable core values (DNA) that must find expression for us to stay TRUE to who we really are.


Difference Makers

Mary Boyd * Location: FLC-120 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

You can make a difference in the lives of your kids by what you teach and how you teach. You are more than a teacher. You are also a coach, mentor, and friend. Kids need to be challenged to live for God for the rest of their lives. Be a difference maker!


Experiencing God’s Word through Biblical Instruction

Elly Marroquín * Location: Chapel * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

This workshop will serve to provide practical tools to individuals who provide biblical instruction. We will discuss the importance of understanding and applying God’s word in ways that incorporate the disciple-making process.


Finding Purpose In The Pain

Tim Williams * Location: P-1 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Pain is something that we all experience, and something we try to avoid. By properly processing pain, we can learn to flip our perspective and allow God to heal our deepest wounds. God has promised us beauty for ashes; He always keeps His word!


Fit for Ministry

Louis Krutz * Location: FLC-108 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Ever feel fatigued? Worn down? Ever felt you can do more? Come join us as we look at why our Physical Fitness is important in unlocking our full potential in ministry.


From Tragedies to Triumphs while Serving in the Ministry

Wayne and Pamela Newman * Location: P-14 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

There is always a purpose for your pain. The Gospel message can be seen through your crisis. In this workshop, we will share our personal stories and lessons learned.  God gives us everything we need to live victoriously through every crisis.


Get Over Yourself!

Jamie Jones * Location: FLC-116 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

This session will break down the fallacy of the excuses we tend to make for lack of progress. You will be both inspired and equipped to sprint towards reaching new goals.


Making Your Ranger Kids Class Fun and Exciting

Dale Chapin * Location: P-23 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

If you are a Ranger Kids leader or been thinking of becoming a leader of this energetic age group (K – 2nd grades), this class is for you! We will be discussing and demonstrating methods on how to engage your kids while making it fun and exciting.


Ministering to Jewish People

David & Magdalena Kornblum * Location: P-3 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Loving ways of ministering to the nation of Israel, the Jewish people.


No Excuses! Growing your ministry as a bi-vocational pastor

Clinton Powell * Location: P-15 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Is it possible as a bi-vocational pastor to grow a dynamic ministry? In this session, we will discuss practical steps to grow a full-time ministry as a part-time pastor. We will focus on changing your mindset, strategic planning, and team building.


Nursery – KG: It’s Ministry NOT Babysitting

Julie Russelburg * Location: FLC-127 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Ministering to kids starts at birth.  In the class, you will discover unique and fun ways to minister to these amazing Littles.  We will explore ways to create an exciting, fun environment, find the right teaching tools, answer the questions you need answering.


On the Shoulders of Giants

Dr. Dennis Robinson * Location: P-20 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

We will explore some brilliant leadership theorists and practitioners and relate them to leadership in today’s organizations.


Recharge

Dr. David W Martin * Location: P-22 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Everyone needs times to Recharge.  Take away the enemies tools of 2019.  Learn what NOT to say when you’re an encourager. Explore how God sees you.  Discover 7 ways to Recharge your life.  You’re created for power, purpose, and potential.


Refuting the “Gay Christian” Doctrine

Joe Dallas * Location: M-1 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Can you be Gay and Christian? Joe Dallas thought so for years, as a gay activist and staff member of a pro-gay church. This workshop will explain the pro-gay interpretation of the Bible and provide a point by point refutation of pro-gay theology.


Safest Place in Iraq

Paul Linzey * Location: P-17 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Sharing testimonies of healing, redemption, and answered prayer during the War in Iraq, this workshop shows the impact Christians can still have in the military and wherever they work — if we do it right.


Screens and Teens – The Battle is Bigger Than You Think

Tara Dunsford * Location: Prayer Room * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Hot or Not? TBH! PLOS! Rate Me! Believe it or not, these terms are completely “old school” to teens today. Technology and social media are moving at such a fast pace; parents, pastors, and churches can’t keep up. So what are we to do? We can’t keep ignoring the issue. This session will explore current technology and social media trends and dangers, how the teenage brain develops and responds to technology and ways the church can get involved in fighting this silent war waged against our children. You will leave informed, encouraged and equipped.


Taking Kids Worship to the Next Level

Ronnie and Jennifer Woods * Location: P-21 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Learn some practical ways to take your Kids Church Worship to a new level.  Whether you have a full worship team or you lead with youtube videos,  you can learn to lead with excellence.


The 5 Minute Bible Challenge (Teen Bible Quiz Workshop)

Tim McDaniel * Location: P-13 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Learn how to increase Biblical literacy and engagement with Scripture in as little as 5 minutes a day.


The Battle with Bullies

Josh Cunningham * Location: P-19 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

There is an epidemic in the world today dealing with bullies.  Whether the child is the bully or dealing with the bully, this class discusses how to help kids walk through the issue of not seeing bullies as problems but seeing them as opportunities.


The Silent Shame of Mental Illness in the Church

Marissa Henderson * Location: P-5 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Mental illness is something that isn’t frequently discussed in the church. Why? Are we afraid or do we just not know what to say? Topics such as depression, anxiety, self-harm, and suicide are all common realities that the church should be aware of.


There are no bad audiences only bad speakers

Dr. David Bush * Location: P-2 * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

The good news is all good speakers were bad speakers at first.  Take responsibility for the experience of the audience and develop skills to make every message count whether it’s one on one, in a group or to an audience.  You can win and hit a home run.


Worship Pastor Panel – Discussing topics that we all face today in the local church

Randy Brummitt * Location: Choir Room * Friday * Saturday * 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Topics will include multi-generational worship, creating productive rehearsals, multi-tracks, songwriting, team dynamics, and many more