Engaging Workshops

Get spiritually refreshed, inspired, and encouraged—no matter where you serve. You’ll find practical workshops geared toward your specific area of ministry, but feel free to attend any session you wish.

Workshop Sessions Preview

Cross‐Cultural Ministry in the Local Church

Building a church in a culturally diverse area can bring opportunities and challenges. In this workshop, you'll learn how to reach a multi‐cultural community with the gospel message and invite people with different backgrounds to your church.

Pastoral Leadership and Community Influence

Throughout the Pastoral Leadership workshop, you will learn why interacting with civic leaders and officials is your necessary duty as a Christian leader. You will also hear ways to engage your church in your community through projects and activities as an open door to reach others with the gospel.

Church Planting in Urban Culture

Today, approximately 67% of the United States is considered urban, with an exploding population and more unchurched areas than ever before. Find out from a seasoned church planter what working in an urban community is like and learn from his experience and insight.

Engaging the Skeptic (Apologetics/Evangelism)

In a world full of doubts, clear gospel answers are essential. In this workshop, you will learn how to follow Peter's exhortation in 1 Peter 3:15 to “be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear.”

First Impressions: Website Design

Your church's website needs an appealing and easy‐to‐use interface—especially since it could be the first way someone encounters your church. Learn how to drive traffic to your website through inviting and well‐designed web content.

Kindness Outreach: A Unique Approach to Showing the Love of Jesus

Find new ways to show Christ's love to your neighbor, whether that's through individual acts of kindness or collectively in your church. Through a group effort or your individual commitment, learn to love others through acts of service, encouraging words, or cheerful giving.

Preparing to Reach and Empower the Next Generation

The youth in your church are the next generation of Christian leaders. Learn how to engage their minds for Christ so that you can instill a love for evangelism in their hearts and inspire them to get involved in ministry today.

Developing a Global Missions Program in Your Local Church

As believers, it is our calling to spread the gospel to all nations. However, this task can seem overwhelming without a clear strategy. Learn how to develop an intentional process for reviewing and selecting your missionary partners and funding short‐term missionaries through giving.

Culturally Engaging Expository Preaching

Learn how to preach expository messages that bridge the gap between the timeless Scriptures and the ever‐changing culture. Your congregation will be able to apply Bible principles to today's issues.

A Pastor's Heart for Local Church Evangelism

Proverbs 4:23 challenges us to keep our hearts with diligence. Learn how to attune your heart toward evangelism through this session's powerful teaching. Your desire to share the gospel message with others will be renewed and reignited.

Addictions Ministry Outreach

Regardless of age, gender, nationality, or status, addiction affects 1 in 4 people. This ministry session gives practical advice on how to offer hope and healing through Jesus Christ to those held captive by addiction.

Sports Outreach to Evangelize Children and Families

Learn how sports help break down barriers, bring people together, and begin gospel conversations. It can be easy as starting and coaching a sports team or volunteering your time on game day. Whatever your involvement, learn to combine your love of sports with your heart to share the salvation message.