YOU PREPARED TO PROTECT THE PEOPLE IN YOUR MINISTRY?As public gathering places, churches are susceptible to a variety of safety and security situations, such as spillover from domestic violence. These one-day courses can show you how to recognize threats, build a safety and security team, deal with difficult people and situations, and protect your people […]
What: The Leadership Pipeline co::Lab helps a local church build a culture of leadership development that generates an abundant harvest of reproducing leaders.
How: Three sets of two-day meetings. This event entry is for the first set of meetings.
The Workshops on Biblical Exposition aim to recover the centrality of God’s Word, preached expositionally, to the benefit of the life and health of the church in our generation.
To put it simply, we are your resource to reach the “Samaria” that often a local church can’t effectively reach. The church is charged to be on mission to reach “Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the uttermost parts of the world”. A local church is well placed to reach it’s city and it’s county. It may […]
As you know, the Central District EFCA Transition Team was tasked with finding a suitable candidate for District Superintendent to replace Dr. Calvin Swan at the 2020 District Conference. We are pleased to announce the selection of Rev. Mike Shields to be placed in nomination for District Superintendent! Mike brings 27 years of ministry in […]
I am delighted to announce that Todd Brooks has been appointed by the Church Planting Board to the position of “Interim Church Planting Missionary” for Missouri/Arkansas, filling the place most recently held by Al Frank. Todd brings great experience to this position since he has already served in a number of important district and mission […]
Larry Austin will be returning from Sabbatical on Monday, August 26. His series of reflections this past Spring regarding the Sabbath and A. J. Swoboda’s book “Subversive Sabbath: The Surprising Power of Rest in a Non-Stop World” are now available as blog posts at this link. You’ll want to start at the bottom of the list and work your way up (they are in reverse date order, so newest entry is first).
Welcome back, Larry!!!