The church is God’s foster care system. How can a local congregation best develop a strategy to support children and families involved in the foster care system? This course will provide:
Who is this course for?
Pastors and church leaders who are interested in starting a church-based foster care support ministry.
Wes Furlong, Ryan Keith, & Angela Bolo
This one-year cohort will offer a blend of in-person and online training and personalized coaching for early-career pastors in family ministry. Limited to 8-persons, this cohort is designed to strengthen your support network and engage foundational and critical concepts in family ministry today. This course will provide:
Who is this cohort for?
This cohort is designed for early-career pastors involved in Family Ministry.
Dates: September, 2020 - May, 2021
Cost: $2,000 covers all costs except transportation to in-person events.
Scholarship support is available if needed.
The events of the past six months and the upcoming presidential election in the United States has revealed the need for leaders and individual Christians to respond with truth and grace to a number of challenging topics including racial injustice, political polarization, and the coronavirus pandemic. How can leaders help guide their congregations through difficult conversations when many members hold opposing and competing views? How can individual Christians participate in discussions with others in ways that hold fast to the truth of the gospel while also demonstrating grace in winsome ways?
This course will cover:
Who is this course for:
While primarily designed for pastors and lay leaders seeking tools to help churches navigate through polarizing issues, any Christian interested in developing principles for healthy communication that honors God and demonstrates love for others can benefit from this course.
Course facilitators: Matt Hamsher
What does faithful and effective preaching require in a digital age? How does preaching relate to a church’s multi-media strategy? Who should your audiences include, and can you effectively communicate to diverse audiences? This course will cover:
This course is designed for pastors with primary or secondary preaching responsibilities or leaders who sense a call to preach and teach.
‘Getting to Impact’ is designed to help pastors expand and measure a congregation’s community impact. The course will provide:
Pastors and key leaders who are responsible for developing and overseeing a congregation’s local mission strategy.
Wes Furlong & Gaynor Yancey, PhD.
Join other pastors and spouses who are leading and inspiring others to reclaim the mission of radical hospitality and healing presence in their communities.
This is the sixth year of the retreat.
Evana Network is hosting this retreat for leaders both inside and outside the network. Evana Network is a community of evangelical Anabaptist church leaders who are committed to community transformation.
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