Equipping the Midwest for Our Unique Mission Field
Church Evangelism/Discipleship Breakouts
Joel Southerland A Blueprint of an Evangelistic 8 a.m.
After studying the most evangelistic churches in the SBC we discovered a “blueprint” that fits any size church in any context. Find out how you can implement it to reach your community for Christ.
Preaching Evangelistically and Drawing the Net Joel Southerland 9:30 a.m.
Discover simple ways to preach the gospel and draw the net. Find out how America’s most cutting-edge churches are doing the invitation.
Discipleship in the H2O Church Network Wiles and Pardi 9:30 a.m.
The H2O Church Network is a collection of college churches that seek to bring the timeless message of Christ to the university setting. We are passionate about sharing the hope of Jesus in an environment where Christianity is stereotypically opposed or forgotten. Our desire is not to provide another campus social group, but a place where people can experience a deep community of believers seeking to live out their faith through discipleship, evangelism, and church planting.
Small Group Curriculum Options for 21st Century Discipleship Chris Eller 9:30 a.m.
Small group ministry continues to evolve to meet the discipleship needs of 21st century families. We’ll start with a process for developing your own curriculum based on your current sermon series and look at how to use available resources to address topical issues or more systematic discipleship topics.
Engaging with Muslims John Klassen 11 a.m.
As Muslims continue to become our neighbors as the result of refugee crisis’, educational needs or the conversion of everyday Americans, the church needs to think through, how do we reach the Muslim next door? We’ll highlight what Islam is and the cultural do’s and don’ts as you attempt to reach them with the gospel.
Multiplying Disciple-Makers in the Marketplace Brandon Park 11 a.m.
Did you know that out of the 40 miracles in the Book of Acts, 39 of them happened in the marketplace? The church multiplied exponentially when they were living out their faith through the daily experiences of life. This seminar will showcase some of the best tools, tips, and techniques to unleash a disciple-making movement in our churches today.
Big Results: Sunday School and Black Church Life Mark Croston 11 a.m.
Sunday School is still one of our great disciplining and evangelistic tools. If you work at it, you too can get Big Results.
Discovering Diamonds: Advancing the Kingdom by Prospecting, Evangelizing and Discipling Doyle Pryor 2:15 p.m.
Discover how to equip your people to engage and change their culture where they live, share the Gospel, immediately follow up and have a plan for each new Jesus follower’s first 6 weeks of spiritual growth.
Next Steps for New Believers Jack Bell 2:15 p.m.
Discover how to hear God’s voice in a regular devotional time, how to fight off the attacks of Satan with 5 key promises, how to have 2-way communications with God, then learn some effective ways to meditate and study God’s word, how to share your faith with your own story, and what living in God’s family is all about.
Building a Disciple-making Church Dave Mitchell 2:15 p.m.
Examine the building blocks required for transformation into the image of Christ. Dave and the team at West Ridge have spent a good deal of time researching and implementing small groups that target transformation into the image of Christ.
Street to the Seat Ted Max 3:45 p.m.
Discover what it takes to create environments from the street to the seat that engage young families. Discuss moving them from attending to engaging in the life of the church.
Connection Points Aaron Satchwill 3:45 p.m.
In Acts 17 explore ways Paul connected with people in ministry. Then, develop guidelines of how to build relationships with those in our contextual communities.
12 years ago, a pastor realized he wasn’t truly a disciple-maker and the local church he was leading was doing everything but making disciples. Hear how he became a disciple-making pastor leading a disciple-making church.
Reaching College Students: Why It Matters and Where to Start Abner, Cook, and Wiles Th 8 a.m.
There is immeasurable kingdom potential among the learners and leaders gathered on college campuses in North America. Uncover more of the strategic value of reaching students and learn what kind of ministry approach will work best for your church.
Reach People – Bible Study Groups Will be Your Most Powerful Strategy David Apple Th 8 a.m.
Six principles drives the what and how of us reaching people. Learn to identify strategies for reaching people through Bible study groups.
Associational Mission Strategists, please contact your local Baptist Convention or Association for information about bringing a group to the summit.