Book Study Outline for Recovering Hope for Your Church: Moving Beyond Maintenance & Missional to Incarnational Engagement

This outline is to help lead a study of Eddie Hammett’s book Recovering Hope for Your Church: Moving Beyond Maintenance & Missional to Incarnational Engagement. You will find topics for four sessions with associated sections of the book.   Document: How to Get Your Church Unstuck

The Sun Is Up: One Minister’s Awakening to Racial Reconciliation

Presenter: Martha Kearse Follow one pastor’s journey of coming to understand what the true issues are that keep white Christians from understanding, and offering justice to, black people. Learn how the theology of hospitality can help us to move forward in understanding where it is that we have broken faith with our black brothers and…

Creating Intentional Vocational Discernment Communities with Youth

Presenter: Colin Kroll How can ministers and local churches encourage young people to live out their calling in the world? How can vocational discernment with young people provide guidance without increasing anxiety about their future? Colin Kroll is Associate Campus Minister at Campbell University and the Director of the Campbell Youth Theological Institute. He lives…

Chaplains: Three Stories

Presenters: Stephanie McLeskey, Rachel Hill, Luke Langston Follow the paths that have led three persons into the chaplaincy ministry. Presenters include Stephanie McLeskey, Chaplain of Mars Hill University; Rachel Hill who oversees chaplaincy ministry for Hospice in Shelby, NC; and Luke Langston, Prison Chaplain, Butner, NC. Gerry Hutchinson concludes the webinar with a brief description…

Women in Ministry – Three Stories

Presenters:  Amy Grizzle Kane, Lynn Rhodes, Ka’thy Gore Chappell Be inspired by the stories of three women who have felt called into three different ministry roles. Panelists include: Amy Grizzle Kane, Associate Pastor, Missions & Community, First, Greensboro. NC; Lynn Rhoades, Executive Director, Authoring Action, Winston-Salem, NC; Ka’thy Gore Chappell, Executive Director, Baptist Women in…

Archaeology and the Bible – Friend or Foe?

Presenter:  Tony Cartledge “Biblical archaeology” emerged in the 20th century as an effort to prove that biblical places, people, and stories were true. Archaeologists in Israel are now more concerned with understanding the cultures of ancient peoples. Does archaeology confirm the biblical narratives, or does evidence in the ground suggest that they don’t match up?…