Equipping the Midwest for Our Unique Mission Field
Spiritual Formation Breakouts
Reviving Your Devotional Life Jack Bell 8 a.m.
How will you identify God’s voice and His will as you read His word? We will examine an acrostic tool that TEACHES you how to practice this important communication with God.
Spiritual Development of Leaders Jim Presnell 8 a.m.
How does God make a leader? We’ll use a general timeline to help us get a grasp on the issues and processes at play in spiritual leadership formation, drawing from biblical narratives, with special consideration of Jesus’ training of his disciples.
Reviving Your Devotional Life Jack Bell 9:30 a.m.
How will you identify God’s voice and his will as you read his word? We will examine an acrostic tool that TEACHES you how to practice this important communication with God.
It’s Your Call: 4 Break-thru Practices for Finding Your One Thing in Life Will Mancini 9:30 a.m.
The pastor of the church plays a critical role in leading his church toward revitalization. We’ll examine the spiritual characteristics necessary for a pastor to lead in revitalization and the next steps to take as he leads his church to make the necessary changes to get the church back on a transformational growth plane.
It’s Your Call: 4 Break-thru Practices for Finding Your One Thing in Life Will Mancini 11 a.m. God designed you and placed you on this planet for a one-of-a-kind purpose. But most people haven’t really grasped their specific calling. Unknowingly, they miss the confidence and freedom that comes from knowing and naming their special assignment from God. Gain new insight and free tools that will change the trajectory of your life and ministry.
Prayer: Your Essential Missions Strategy Eleanor Witcher 2:15 p.m.
Travel the world and impact the nations as you sit in the throne room of God and challenge others to join you in strategic prayer. Learn about IMB prayer champions, resources, and prayer opportunities. Explore creative ways to pray for missionaries, and for people and places with no known gospel witness .
Cycle of Grace Georges Boujakly 3:45 p.m.
Grace is the foundation of life with God. Starting our life with God from any other place is likely to lead us to live from a false identity. Grace sustains our lives, gives us significance, and the right view of our fruitfulness just as it did for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Stewardship Basics Spencer Hutson Th 8 a.m.
Biblical stewardship is not a program but a thread of truth that is part of all we do and teach and preach. Biblical stewardship is doctrine and discipleship.
The Christ Imperative: Defining Discipleship in the Words of Jesus Chris McRae Th 8 a.m.
Jesus was clear and uncompromising about the commitments of character and behavior that he required of his followers. The church often falls for the temptation to lower those expectations in an attempt to mass produce disciples. Following the lead of Jesus is the only way to ensure the consistent reproduction of maturing followers of Christ.
Associational Mission Strategists, please contact your local Baptist Convention or Association for information about bringing a group to the summit.