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…

Clergy Spouse Well-Being

Presenter:  Scottie Stamper Being married to a person in the profession of ministry is complicated. The expectations of clergy by congregations, community members, and the institution of the church, both locally and denominationally are high. The family is impacted by financial strain, lack of privacy, the clergy person being available 24 hours daily, and the…

Ministering to the Military and the Veteran Population

Presenter: Retired Military Chaplain Colonel Barnes Join retired military chaplain Colonel Barnes to understand the military culture, the impact of wars, and how the church can minister to the military and veteran population. This resource is particularly helpful for persons interested in ministering to active military personnel and veterans.

From Awareness to Engagement: How your Church Can Fight Human Trafficking

Presenters:  Kathy Kania (Life 107 Ministries), Pam Strickland (Eastern NC Stop Human Trafficking Now), Patricia Witt (Partners Against Human Trafficking in NC) The presenters are all members of the leadership team for the North Carolina Coalition Against Human Trafficking. NCCAHT is a statewide network of nonprofits, agencies and other organizations that work together to fight…

Conflict and Communication: Opportunities for Growth

Presenter:  Dr. Andrew Wakefield Sooner or later, every church seems to deal with conflict. Unfortunately, most churches struggle to deal with conflict in healthy ways. Explore how we, as different members of the one body, can learn how to work through conflict and speak the truth in love with one another. Dr. Andrew Wakefield was…