National Capital Christian Education Conference Tentative Workshop Schedule Workshops are subject to additions/deletions/modifications that are sometimes beyond our control. As always, the Conference Booklet you receive upon arrival at the conference will be the most current listing. * * * * The most recent changes since 1/16/11 are shown in RED. There are NO NEW ADDITIONS, just changes in timeslots. * * * * Personal Growth PG Ministry Training MT Outreach and Discipleship OD Special Interest SI Includes Includes Includes Includes Adult A Children/Youth CY Evangelism Worship Arts Men M Family F Outreach Ideas Other topics of interest Women W Adult A Discipleship Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 1 -- 9:00 - 10:15 a.m. Train your students to discern world views and to understand their impact on every aspect of our 9:00 - culture. We will analyze the impact of world views on our culture through interviews with those who MT Torn Between Two Worldviews Bill Jack 10:15 hold opposing world views. This is a great opportunity to learn practical tools to reach non-Christians and to confront the culture with the Truth. Mentoring That Makes a Difference: Where do leaders come from? Every leader must train the next generation of leaders in order for the MT 9:00 - Dr. Douglas Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders ministry of the church to continue. This workshop will train you to mentor others using practical, A 10:15 Fombelle for the Church engaging methods that makes a spiritual difference in the lives of the next generation of leaders. This is a detailed review and study of the 20 spiritual gifts (operational, functional, and perfecting) to MT 9:00 - Understanding Your Spiritual Gifts accelerate your growth and development as a Christian man and woman. An overview as well as Kevin W. Johnson A 10:15 detailed study of 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, Romans 12:6-8, and Ephesians 4:11-2. 9:00 - Christian Educators’ Leadership Join us as we learn what Christian educators should expect for themselves, their team and their AD Tracey C. Jones 10:15 Expectations ministry in regards to fulfilling the privilege of Christ-like leadership. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 1 -- 9:00 - 10:15 a.m. (cont.) Life coaching allows you to meet people where they are, walk through problem areas in their life and MT 9:00 - reach biblical solutions. Whether meeting one-on-one, with a couple, or as a family, the key is coming Life Coaching: A Friendlier Way to Counsel Bob Tome CO 10:15 alongside people and offering God's perspective, hope, change and practical steps to overcome life's problems. Learn ideas and steps to successfully mentor people. This popular workshop has been updated for 2011 to help volunteers and staff effectively be good 9:00 - Stress-Free Productivity: Time Leadership MT stewards of their time to accomplish stress-free productivity. To abound beyond limits we must David Black 10:15 in Ministry exercise personal leadership in our use of time! Great tips and handouts. Understanding the child with ADD/ADHD and other disabilities in which children crave lots of MT 9:00 - movement. How do we incorporate and adjust our programming for that movement while not be a Jackie Mills- This Child Won't Sit Still CY 10:15 distraction to others in the room but actually benefiting all participants? Learn practical classroom Fernald techniques/interventions to increase success in your children's ministry program. We know that kids need winsome male role models, but how do we attract and keep vital male MT 9:00 - Recruiting and Managing Men in Children’s Gordon and leaders in our ministries to children? Learn how to make your ministry a place where men will want CY 10:15 Ministries Becki West to serve. Come and learn how to promote and present a successful Vacation Bible School. Learn valuable MT 9:00 - Francine How To Have A Great VBS strategies for selecting the right program, volunteers and goals. Learn all the information you need CY 10:15 Kashchy for any church setting. MT 9:00 - Kids and the Bible: Passing On a Passion Help kids develop a desire to read God’s Word, see the 'big picture' of the Bible and develop Bible John Tietsort CY 10:15 for the Word skills. Also, how to select a children’s Bible, too. The family is God's design for the spiritual nurture and training of children. By assisting parents in MT 9:00 - Family Sunday School -- Growing Spiritually nurturing their children spiritually in their daily home life, we are more fully contributing to the Kristy Bowers F 10:15 As A Family spiritual growth of the whole family. Plan a Sunday school class for parents to bring their children with them! MT 9:00 - This will be a participatory class where attendees will learn new, fun songs for use in Sunday School, Fun Christian Songs Your Children Will Love Dale VonSeggen CY 10:15 children's worship, or midweek activities. MT 9:00 - Practical tips and insights into the most effective, biblically sound ways to build your child's faith in Richard Building Your Children's Faith in the Home CY 10:15 the midst of busy daily family life. Patterson, Jr. Review of a Gospel presentation mapping out the book of Romans plus some practical helps on 9:00 - OD Traveling Down the Romans Road assurance and discipleship. Includes hands-on practice and demonstration. (N.T. or Bible is helpful Dr. Nancy Shields 10:15 but not required) During the last 40 years, the values of our American society have strayed away from biblical 9:00 - standards, while the efforts by Christians to impact the society have been generally ineffective. This OD Impacting the Culture -- Changing the World George W. Sarris 10:15 workshop looks at the causes of why this situation has occurred, and how Christians can successfully impact the culture so that the world will be changed. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 1 -- 9:00 - 10:15 a.m. (cont.) Many Christian workers who have good intentions rush out to witness to others without adequate 9:00 - OD Preparing to Witness preparation and therefore, fail in their mission. This workshop focuses on the solid foundation Jim Hogsett 10:15 necessary for carrying the Gospel to others in the workplace and elsewhere. Genealogy is important as evidenced by the numerous lists in the Bible! Discover the roots of the PG 9:00 - Keys for Understanding Your Identity from major players in the Bible, their relationship to Israel, and their overall contribution to God’s plan. Cecilia Dennery A 10:15 a Biblical Perspective Additionally, you will discover YOUR biblical roots, (i.e. biblical identity) and how this knowledge propels you to achieve God’s destiny for your life. Are you a 20, 30, or 40 single and wondering if God has a mate for you? Our churches are full of PG 9:00 - Desiring Marriage and Still Waiting singles who desire marriage. Come discover some possible reasons why you may be single and how Cynthia Crockett A 10:15 to seek God beyond the limits of your experiences. PG 9:00 - Why aren’t we abounding beyond limits? In this workshop, we will discuss why Christians struggle Dr. Roberta Hindrances to Abounding Beyond Limits A 10:15 with abounding beyond the God-ordained limits set forth from the foundation of the world. Bright You know how frustrating it can be if your vehicle has been stuck in a rut: move forward, then slip PG 9:00 - back again. Sometimes, life is no different. We can get mired in ruts, ultimately robbing us of our Living Out Of The Rut Rex Tignor A 10:15 God-given potential and destiny. Let’s look at some helpful ways we can move out of ruts that confine our potential and rob us of all that God has planned for our lives. PG 9:00 - Attendees will explore God’s perspective on singleness and how one can live a fulfilling and satisfying Becoming a Satisfied Single Adult Stevie Prather A 10:15 life during this unique season of life. PG God’s mandate of older women teaching younger women is more than just a suggestion from our W 9:00 - WOMAN to WOMAN: Pouring Into the Life Lord - it’s a mandate. It’s a mandate because it’s so very necessary. Women need help and support Cindy Foor 10:15 of Another from other women who’ve “been there, done that.” This workshop includes practical, meaningful OD ways for women to fulfill the instruction and commands of Titus 2. According to an organization promoting entrepreneurship and education there are approximately 10 9:00 - Taking Your Entrepreneurial Idea to the million Americans involved in starting a new business at any given time, many of whom are SI Dr. Joel Freeman 10:15 Marketplace Christians. Freeman will share the wisdom lessons learned from the ups and downs of his many enterprises. Plus, he will show how your congregation can start an entrepreneur club. This workshop helps to equip youth and adults with “easy to play” musical instruments that can be 9:00 - Musical Instruments that You Can Play in a SI used to accompany times of praise in the home, Sunday school, Bible studies, home groups, vacation Dean F. Schultz 10:15 Day Bible schools, church and marketplace. 9:00 - What is a Mime and its Affect on the Participants will see a slide show of different mimes and groups, including exercises acting out SI Kabrena Severe 10:15 Church? situations/charades, a brief history of mime, the ministry of silence and the power of movement. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 2 -- 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. One in 91 children is now being diagnosed with autism or ASD. Are you ready as a children's ministry MT 10:30 - leader to include those children in your programming? In this workshop, you'll learn about autism, as Jackie Mills- Understanding the World of Autism CY 11:45 well as some common characteristics, behaviors and tactic/strategies for engaging and teaching Fernald students on the autism spectrum Marriage is nothing like the fairy tales we read as children. You will learn the eight biblical principles 10:30 - MT The Marriage Secret: Beyond the Fairy Tale she learned that helped reconcile her marriage and the hidden truth behind the marriage covenant. Jewell R. Powell 11:45 These principles can be used to build or enhance an existing marriage ministry. Leadership is critical for effective ministry! Maybe someone told you, "Lead, follow, or get out of the MT 10:30 - way." There is a more redemptive leadership style. This workshop will provide you with the Dr. Douglas Transformational Leadership for Ministry A 11:45 framework and strategies to engage in transformational leadership that will set your ministry free to Fombelle serve the mission and vision of the church. MT 10:30 - What does an incredible teacher look like? How do we develop volunteers into truly effective Developing Incredible Teachers John Tietsort A 11:45 teachers? Steps and resources for making all your volunteers more effective and motivated. MT 10:30 - This session examines the marks and mandates of biblical manhood, identifies current barriers and Creating A Men's Ministry Environment Robert Kelley M 11:45 discusses "principles and practices" of effective men’s ministry. Understanding the child with ADD/ADHD and other disabilities in which children crave lots of MT 10:30 - movement. How do we incorporate and adjust our programming for that movement while not be a Jackie Mills- This Child Won't Sit Still CY 11:45 distraction to others in the room but actually benefiting all participants? Learn practical classroom Fernald techniques/interventions to increase success in your children's ministry program. Experience practical ways to make abstract prayer real for concrete minds through Learner-based, MT 10:30 - Experiential, Applicable, Relational and Narrowly-focused lessons. Kids shouldn’t be forced into Gordon and Helping KidZ L.E.A.R.N. to Pray CY 11:45 traditional, adult forms of relating to God. Help them understand prayer as a natural, enjoyable part Becki West of everyday life that is meaningful for kids of all ages. Like many from Christian homes, I had heard thousands of sermons since childhood. Will another MT 10:30 - Preparing Children Sermons sermon make a difference? With that in mind, we will explore ways and resources to prepare Samuel To CY 11:45 sermons for children to learn and for transformation of lives. Come and learn how to promote and present a successful Vacation Bible School. Learn valuable MT 10:30 - Francine How To Have A Great VBS strategies for selecting the right program, volunteers and goals. Learn all the information you need CY 11:45 Kashchy for any church setting. MT 10:30 - Practical tips and insights into the most effective, biblically sound ways to build your child's faith in Richard Building Your Children's Faith in the Home CY 11:45 the midst of busy daily family life. Patterson, Jr. MT 10:30 - How to Use Puppets Effectively With This workshop will cover many aspects of organizing and leading an ongoing puppet Dale VonSeggen CY 11:45 Children and Youth ministry/discipleship group using moving-mouth puppets to sing and teach Bible truths. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 2 -- 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. (cont.) Non-Christians seem to have the advantage in our culture. We, as Christians, are sometimes intimidated by or even afraid to talk with many Atheists, New-Agers and Evolutionists. Too often, we 10:30 - OD Simple Tools for Brain Surgery fear we won’t have answers to their tough questions. Be encouraged. Learn four killer questions Bill Jack 11:45 that will help to destroy the secular thinking that is encasing the minds of friends, relatives and others. Learn to destroy sloppy, secular arguments without destroying the person. Outreach is easy. Take some creativity, a heart for people, and add a little time and you can make a 10:30 - Outreach: Developing Relationships from OD great impact in the lives of people. This session will focus on building relationships rather viewing Bob Tome 11:45 the Neighborhood to the Community people as a project. Do NOT participate in this workshop if you want your worldview, attitudes and values to stay exactly 10:30 - The Ultimate Attitude Adjustment: Short- OD the same. Planning and leading a short-term mission trip will change your life and the lives of your Kristy Bowers 11:45 Term Missions participants forever, GUARANTEED! Appropriate for the novice or the scholar, these practical and profound keys are found within the PG 10:30 - Keys for Unlocking the Scripture Bible and will give you amazing insight into the Scripture, increasing your understanding and ability to Cecilia Dennery A 11:45 accurately interpret the Word of God. PG 10:30 - This workshop offers biblical teaching about spiritual battles that are inevitably faced by every The Devil's Lies: Gaining Freedom in Christ Cindy Foor A 11:45 believer, and three practical steps to gaining victory and freedom in Christ Jesus. When attempting to build successful relationships (e.g., marital, parent/child, siblings, friends, etc.), PG 10:30 - Dr. Roberta Beware of Dysfunctional Communication there are 10 subtle tactics that breed trouble when communicating. If you are somewhat curious A 11:45 Bright about these tactics, this workshop is just for you! The real fruit is out on the limb. If we are going to make an impact in life and for eternity, we have to PG 10:30 - be willing to take risks seizing our divine moment. Too many are content to sit back and go about Risk Takers Seizing Our Divine Moments Rex Tignor A 11:45 their daily lives without attempting anything great for God. How much are we willing to put on the line to do God’s will? The greatest opportunities require risk. Attendees will identify and discuss challenges that are unique to Christian singles. Each attendee PG 10:30 - Overcoming Struggles that Singles Face will develop an action plan to implement in personal life and singles ministries. Attendees will even Stevie Prather A 11:45 be challenged to begin a singles ministry if one is not already in existence. (Women only) A biblical perspective is necessary to abound beyond limits to live life and not just PG 10:30 - Ouch! Lord You're Sharpening Me -- exist. Women may not always be able to avoid conflict in relationships, but we can learn valuable Cheryl Torain W 11:45 John 10:10 lessons. Attitudes that sabotage relationships can be forgiven and restored as the principles of God's Word is obeyed. Iron does sharpen iron for the glory of God. The 45-minute film is based upon the book (same title) endorsed by Ben Carson, Bill Cosby, Julius 10:30 - Return To Glory: The Powerful Stirring of Erving, Joe Frazier and many others. This inspiring documentary film presents compelling evidence SI Dr. Joel Freeman 11:45 the Black Race® that Black people once dominated much of the civilized world, only to suffer a tragic downfall of epic proportions. Co-author will be on hand to respond to questions afterward. Does drama have a legitimate place in the Church? How can it be used to bring the actual text of 10:30 - Bringing Scripture to Life through SI Scripture to life? In this workshop, George Sarris will share some of the dramatic techniques he uses George W. Sarris 11:45 Storytelling to make the words of the Bible leap off the page and into the hearts of children and adults alike. 10:30 - What is a Mime and its Affect on the Participants will see a slide show of different mimes and groups, including exercises acting out SI Kabrena Severe 11:45 Church? situations/charades, a brief history of mime, the ministry of silence and the power of movement. Participants will dodge into what tools are needed to start a ministry: the pastor’s approval, 10:30 - How To Incorporate A Mime Ministry In SI animation, expression, dramatic, passion, feeling, makeup, costumes, styles of mime: modern, Kabrena Severe 11:45 Church contemporary, selecting songs, choosing other potential members, going out to minister Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 3 -- 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Time and money are put into kid’s programs in the local church. With the amount of time we have MT 12:00 - Cheating Kids: The Danger of a Kid- these kids verses dad and mom's time, who should we really be investing in? Let’s tackle the issue of Bob Tome CY 1:00 Focused Ministry rethinking how the local church does kid’s and student ministry, from Infants through post-high school. You may be spending your money in the wrong place! One in 91 children is now being diagnosed with autism or ASD. Are you ready as a children's ministry MT 12:00 - leader to include those children in your programming? In this workshop, you'll learn about autism, as Jackie Mills- Understanding the World of Autism CY 1:00 well as some common characteristics, behaviors and tactic/strategies for engaging and teaching Fernald students on the autism spectrum Learn practical techniques from the book of Jonah for preparing a focused and compelling, Christ- MT 12:00 - Keys for Preparing Biblical Messages centered biblical message that accurately and simply communicates truth while motivating the Cecilia Dennery A 1:00 hearer to act on what they heard. Research has shown that effective premarital education makes the difference between successful MT 12:00 - A Wise Builder: Preparing Premarital and failed marriages. Yet, pastors don’t always implement sustainable premarital curriculum. This Jewell R. Powell F 1:00 Couples to Build Marriages That Last workshop teaches educators practical tools to orient premarital couples to the four stages of marriages and how to recognize the eight pillars upon which all successful marriages are built. Come be challenged to take your children’s church to a new level of creativity. Ideas in the areas of MT 12:00 - singing, teaching, welcome, crowd breakers, missions, organization, and more! Does your children’s 24 Ways to Improve Your Children’s Church David Black CY 1:00 church capture the hearts of your children for God? We have a critical message for a critical time in their lives! Using God’s Word, with or without curriculum, to develop an effective life-changing Bible lesson, this MT 12:00 - Beyond Story Telling -- Teaching from The method will challenge the saved and reach the unsaved at the same time. (Live demonstration Dr. Nancy Shields CY 1:00 Word included). Thinking Outside the Box -- Creative Meeting the needs of auditory, visual and kinesthetic learners is a challenge for teachers. The format MT 12:00 - Teaching Ideas for Classroom and Teacher of this workshop is conducive to planning a teacher training workshop in your church, and giving Kristy Bowers A 1:00 Training teachers ideas to capture the attention of all the students in their class. 12:00 - Christian Educators’ Leadership Join us as we learn what Christian educators should expect for themselves, their team and their AD Tracey C. Jones 1:00 Expectations ministry in regards to fulfilling the privilege of Christ-like leadership. 12:00 - An Intentional Strategy to “Reach Every This workshop discusses 21st century models and methods designed to produce passionate MT Robert Kelley 1:00 Man for Christ” disciples of Jesus Christ by changing your paradigm from “Men’s Ministry” to “Ministry to Men.” Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 3 -- 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (cont.) We spend over one third of our lifetime at work and, yet, so many times, the workplace is off limits to 12:00 - OD Witnessing in the Workplace witnessing. In this workshop, you will learn how to eliminate the barriers to witnessing, your role as a Jim Hogsett 1:00 witness, and the keys to effective witnessing at work and elsewhere in your life. (Women only) Abounding beyond limits will be hindered when we do not move beyond our comfort PG 12:00 - Moving Beyond My Comfort Zone -- zone. From comfort - to stretching - to risking to the danger zone provide opportunities to experience Cheryl Torain W 1:00 Esther 4:13-16 God's power. We must acknowledge our behavioral dead weights and our false comforts to gain victories that enable us to finish what we start by faith. Despite appearances that might say completely the opposite, the Lord assures us that there is hope PG 12:00 - Discovering My Destiny: God's Plan for My for our future and that He has sovereignly designed plans for each of His children. In this workshop, Cindy Foor A 1:00 Life we'll look at some practical steps to discover these unique plans. Using the foundation scripture found at 1 Peter 4:11, we’ll learn the significance, and blessings, that derive from putting God first and foremost in all areas of our lives, in particular, a detailed discussion PG 12:00 - Give God the Glory! and teaching on five key areas: relationships, in the workplace, in the family, in the local church, and Kevin W. Johnson A 1:00 during rest and relaxation. Also, from Matthew 5:13-16, learn about giving God the glory through the good works of the Christian man and woman. PG 12:00 - Why aren’t we abounding beyond limits? In this workshop, we will discuss why Christians struggle Dr. Roberta Hindrances to Abounding Beyond Limits A 1:00 with abounding beyond the God-ordained limits set forth from the foundation of the world. Bright Dealing with our attitudes and behaviors will allow us to live a life abounding beyond limits. Do our PG 12:00 - 10 Reasons to Believe - Real Christians speech and actions honor God and others? Come learn 10 possible attitudes and behaviors that will Cynthia Crockett A 1:00 Can Look Like They Are Not hinder your progress to a life abounding beyond limits. 12:00 - Discipline as Discipling: Spanking and the Offers a practical, positive and biblical basis for discipline and provides guidelines for using spanking Richard PG 1:00 Alternatives and numerous alternatives effectively. Patterson, Jr. 12:00 - It is an explanation and examination of the power of expository preaching. The class will explore the SI The Power of Expository Preaching Dr. Alan Bolden 1:00 benefits of this type of preaching. 12:00 - How YOU Can Lead Times of Life- This workshop helps to equip youth and adults to lead praise in the home, Sunday school, Bible SI Dean F. Schultz 1:00 Transforming Praise studies, home groups, vacation Bible schools, church and marketplace. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 4 -- 1:20 to 2:20 p.m. MT 1:20 - Helps on how to maintain a learning atmosphere with positive ideas for motivating listening while Tips for Positive Classroom Management Dr. Nancy Shields CY 2:20 encouraging participation from your students. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 4 -- 1:20 to 2:20 p.m. 1:20 - Christian Educators’ Leadership Join us as we learn what Christian educators should expect for themselves, their team and their AD Tracey C. Jones 2:20 Expectations ministry in regards to fulfilling the privilege of Christ-like leadership. Research has shown that effective premarital education makes the difference between successful MT 1:20 - A Wise Builder: Preparing Premarital and failed marriages. Yet, pastors don’t always implement sustainable premarital curriculum. This Jewell R. Powell F 2:20 Couples to Build Marriages That Last workshop teaches educators practical tools to orient premarital couples to the four stages of marriages and how to recognize the eight pillars upon which all successful marriages are built. MT 1:20 - Including discussion of active learning, how God designed young children, the role of the teacher and Six Steps for Teaching Preschoolers John Tietsort CY 2:20 connecting with parents. A fun, motivating and practical workshop. MT 1:20 - Provides Sunday school teachers with practical steps and guidelines in leading a child to Christ and Richard Helping Children Follow Jesus CY 2:20 how to help them continue to grow and follow him. Patterson, Jr. Does your ministry feel like a long to do list? Does it no longer feel like an amazing opportunity to serve and worship God? Passion produces energy and excitement that is contagious enough to MT 1:20 - Restoring Spiritual Passion for Ministry to influence those we serve. Learn not only to renew your passion for your ministry to children/youth David Black CY 2:20 Children and Youth but also stir up the passion among those with whom you serve. Love the Lord God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence and energy. MT 1:20 - Foundational Steps to Building A Children's Building a children's ministry begins with prayer, vision and a passion. Come discover how to discern Francine CY 2:20 Ministry and then carry out God's plan for the children of your church. Kashchy The attendee will see demonstrations of many types of visuals for ministry use with children, MT 1:20 - Using Visuals in Teaching Children including object lessons, the Evangecube, storybags, simple illusions, balloon animals and many Dale VonSeggen CY 2:20 more techniques. KidZ KaN! Make a Difference in the World MT 1:20 - This workshop provides practical ideas for giving elementary-aged children hands-on service and Gordon and (Practical Ways to Get KidZ Involved in CY 2:20 outreach projects. KidZ KaN! make a difference in the world by praying, giving and getting involved. Becki West Service & Outreach) There is a dangerous myth which says it’s too late for teaching God’s Word to an Alzheimer’s patient. OD 1:20 - Sharing the Gospel With Adults Who Have Jim Hogsett begs to disagree because he does it weekly in a prayer meeting. He will show Jim Hogsett A 2:20 Alzheimer’s participants how to vividly bring the Gospel to these precious individuals. Besides discerning the different levels and types of church growth, we will explore indicators to 1:20 - OD Calibrating Our Focus for Outreach assess the health, effectiveness and limitations of our outreach. Hopefully, they will ignite our hearts Samuel To 2:20 for abounding outreach. Learn to recognize the characteristics of artificial authorities. Witness artificial authorities from both PG 1:20 - church and culture as they try to undermine the true authority of God’s Word when it speaks clearly Artificial Authority Bill Jack A 2:20 on foundational issues such as origins. Become adept at discerning the difference between true and artificial authority. Discover how Christ’s followers are to respond with truth and grace. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 4 -- 1:20 to 2:20 p.m. (cont.) PG 1:20 - Trusting In The Names of God We will examine the names of God and discover the power of trusting in His name. Dr. Alan Bolden A 2:20 One of the most often presented challenges to a belief in God, and one that has been the determining factor for many people who have lost their childhood faith and turned away from Him, PG 1:20 - Oh, God . . . Why?! relates to the existence of pain and suffering in the world. If God is good, and God is sovereign, why George W. Sarris A 2:20 is there so much pain and suffering? This workshop seeks to present clear answers to this perplexing problem. God has and will prepare you for what He planned in you. Our Ability Our Availability = Our Potential. PG 1:20 - God has given each of us a lunch (Luke 6). Our lunch is made up of our time, talent, treasure and Unpacking Your Lunch Rex Tignor A 2:20 touch. God is calling us to become more than we can become on our own. When we give God our lunch, something new and incredible is born. PG 1:20 - Attendees will be challenged to identify and pursue their God-given purpose with enthusiasm and Discover Your Purpose Stevie Prather A 2:20 expectancy. This workshop helps to equip youth and adults to make the Kingdom of God "come alive" audibly and 1:20 - How YOU Can Help to Make the Kingdom of SI visibly for the nations of the world through singing, the musical instruments of the Psalms and multi- Dean F. Schultz 2:20 God "Come Alive" for This Generation ethnic instruments of the nations, dance, banners, pageantry, multimedia, signs and symbols. The Rosetta Stone. Anyone with an interest in the fields of archaeology, cryptology, writing, publishing, Egyptology, science, IT security, geology, languages and/or translation work -- anyone 1:20 - The Mysterious Rosetta Stone and its SI involved in unlocking mysteries -- immediately understands the significance of this famous artifact. Dr. Joel Freeman 2:20 Impact on Biblical Archaeology Dr. Freeman will share some of the benefits of the discovery of the Rosetta Stone to better understanding the reliability of the Scriptures through the spade of archaeology. A detailed overview of the Christian publishing industry and quality information on how to get started 1:20 - From Start to Finish for the First-Time with that great book! Learn all about copyrights, ideas for a fantastic cover, book markets, SI Kevin W. Johnson 2:20 Author distribution, marketing, sales, promotion, e-books, print-on-demand, and meeting the needs of your customer, the book buyer. Participants will dodge into what tools are needed to start a ministry: the pastor’s approval, 1:20 - How To Incorporate A Mime Ministry In SI animation, expression, dramatic, passion, feeling, makeup, costumes, styles of mime: modern, Kabrena Severe 2:20 Church contemporary, selecting songs, choosing other potential members, going out to minister 1:20 - Learning How to Mime: A Presentation for SI Here students will be able to learn a routine to take back to church. Kabrena Severe 2:20 You Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 5 -- 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Message-based small groups allow you to develop small groups that focus on three key areas: MT 2:30 - Message-Based Small Groups encouraging relationship building, experiencing life change and encouraging spiritual development. Bob Tome A 3:30 Learn how your church can grow big through small groups and never pick up a book. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 5 -- 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (cont.) God calls us to unity in our ministry relationships. Conflict happens: the issue is how we deal with MT 2:30 - Healing Relational Conflict in the Church the conflict. This workshop gives tools and insights for thriving in the place to which God has called David Black A 3:30 you to minister. Studies have shown that 15% of financial and career success can be attributed to technical competence, while 85% is due to good interpersonal skills. We all are different. Some of us are MT 2:30 - Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy!? thinkers, others are doers, some are passive, and still others are aggressive. Most people come to Dr. Joel Freeman A 3:30 work with pretty good intentions, but we get on each other's nerves just by being ourselves. In this session we will focus upon the 85% aspects of work and home. 2:30 - Christian Educators’ Leadership Join us as we learn what Christian educators should expect for themselves, their team and their AD Tracey C. Jones 3:30 Expectations ministry in regards to fulfilling the privilege of Christ-like leadership. MT 2:30 - This class provides planning ideas for active preschoolers including: Bible lesson and review games, Developing an Effective Preschool Class Dr. Nancy Shields CY 3:30 action songs, pre-session crafts and more by using of learning centers and team teaching. Children with disabilities are often frustrated because of limited verbal communication. Often children with intellectual and sensory disabilities are overloaded with sensory input and we as MT 2:30 - Biting, Hitting, Fighting, Spitting -- Not All Jackie Mills- children workers do not understand what triggers certain behaviors in children with disabilities. CY 3:30 Behaviors Are Bad Fernald Come learn about the function of behaviors, behavior plans and success in behavior management for each individual child. MT 2:30 - Foundational Steps to Building A Children's Building a children's ministry begins with prayer, vision and a passion. Come discover how to discern Francine CY 3:30 Ministry and then carry out God's plan for the children of your church. Kashchy Applying the scripture to become more and more like Christ leads to changed lives in contrast to MT 2:30 - Kids and the Bible: Teaching for Life simply doing what we ought to do. This workshop looks specifically at developing teachers that John Tietsort CY 3:30 Change, Applying the Scripture model, minister and motivate kids to apply the Scripture to become Christ-like. MT 2:30 - Motivating Your Preteens/Teens to You’ll learn how to tap into the most common internal and external motivators of preteens and teens. Gordon and CY 3:30 L.E.A.R.N. Work with your students to help them become life-long, self-motivated learners. Becki West A basic outline for designing a lesson will be offered along with ideas and suggestions for making the 2:30 - MT How to Write a Sunday School Lesson lesson interesting, engaging and fun with the goal of motivating students to DO something with what Kristy Bowers 3:30 they've learned. In this session we will walk you through a process, a path that will help you build an Intentional MT 2:30 - Building HIS Church By Discipling HIS Men Disciple Making Ministry for the men of your church, one that will help motivate them to define, Rex Tignor M 3:30 (Men’s Leaders) discover, develop and deploy their God-given potential and destiny MT 2:30 - Presents vital principles and guidelines together with practical, effective models currently in use for Richard Effectively Reaching the Unchurched Child CY 3:30 reaching children outside the church. Patterson, Jr. Saturday, January 29, 2011 -- Workshop Session 5 -- 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (cont.) MT 2:30 - 17 Habits of Highly Effective Children's Leaders in ministry are made, not born, and this seminar will list and elaborate on 17 different habits Dale VonSeggen CY 3:30 Ministry Leaders or activities that every children's ministry leader should practice. MT 2:30 - Kingdom-Focused Men’s Ministry -- This workshop includes discussion of servant leadership, the three-legged stool of leadership traits Robert Kelley M 3:30 Leadership for the 21st Century and three types of ministry leaders needed to sustain effective "”ministry to men" in the 21st century What can we do to help people in marriage? Prevention is better than cure! Besides discussing the MT 2:30 - Preparing Marriages Versus Blessing costs of broken vows, we will be sharing courtship suggestions to marriage covenant, addressing Samuel To A 3:30 Weddings? cultural diversity in decision making, building hedges to guarding the covenant. Hopefully, we can turn from just blessing weddings to preparing couples for healthy and life-long marriages. This interactive workshop provides seven simple, yet profound keys to understanding this often PG 2:30 - Keys for Demystifying Revelation misunderstood book, including the symbols, the prophetic timeline as well as the importance of Cecilia Dennery A 3:30 distinguishing God's plan for Israel and His plan for the church. So many people struggle with feeling guilty and unworthy because of their past sin. This workshop PG 2:30 - Moving Past the Past: Biblical Steps of looks at some of the reasons this occurs, and at God's Word to see His solution and the biblical steps Cindy Foor A 3:30 Dealing with Sin of dealing with sin. God’s Word refers to money 1600 times more than any other subject in scripture! This workshop PG 2:30 - Money in the Hands of a Christian eliminates the myths about God’s instruction to us on this critical subject and teaches how to be Jim Hogsett A 3:30 good stewards of the possessions He has loaned to us! PG 2:30 - Strategies to Make Your Possible Dream Attendees will pinpoint unfulfilled dreams and develop a plan to realize those dreams for the glory of Stevie Prather A 3:30 Come True God. (Women only) The life of a woman is full of transition and change. Rather than fight and fear them, we need to embrace them. God has not only given us the physical seasons, but He has also given us PG 2:30 - Exchanging Brings Change in the Seasons a spiritual dimension that provides growth. From the preparations of winter, to the new beginnings of Cheryl Torain W 3:30 of Life -- Eccl. 3:1 spring, to the confidence of summer and the purposes of autumn, a woman can learn to abound beyond limits for Christ. In this session, Bill addresses one of the hottest topics of the culture: radical environmentalism. 2:30 - SI What Would Jesus Drive? How should the church respond? How should the family respond? What does the Bible have to say Bill Jack 3:30 about this current issue? 2:30 - The Role of Praise and Prayer in Revival Workshop helps to equip youth and adults to integrate the dynamics of praise and prayer that lead to SI Dean F. Schultz 3:30 and Spiritual Awakening revival and spiritual awakening 2:30 - Learning How to Mime: A Presentation for SI Here students will be able to learn a routine to take back to church. Kabrena Severe 3:30 You This should be our last updated/changed list! The Conference Program that you receive upon your arrival at the Conference will be the most up-to-date list.