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Church Renewal and Revitalization

10 Dec 2019 | Scott Poling

Can anything be done to bring new life and vibrancy to an established local church? Is there any hope for a plateaued or declining church? What Biblical principles can help us set the stage for God to work and cultivate the soil of church growth? In this webinar, we’ll look at practical teachings centred on the Word of God that can help the church face challenges and enable it to thrive.​

What is key to making wise decisions?

21 May 2019 | Bobb Biehl

Bobb Biehl, President, Masterplanning Group International, answers questions related to his talk "Harnessing Your Instincts for Wiser Quick Decisions" given at the 2019 European Leadership Forum.

Why should leaders read?

20 May 2019 | Lindsay Brown

Lindsay has been involved in leadership positions in IFES and the Lausanne Movement over the last 40 years. Here he answers questions regarding his talk, "10 Lessons Learned in 40 Years of Leadership," given at the 2019 European Leadership Forum.

5 Ways to Personally Enjoy the Bible More Than Ever

21 May 2019 | Peter Mead

Peter Mead is the director of Cor Deo, a ministry training programme in Chippenham, England. We all know the Bible is an incredible blessing and an important ingredient in our spiritual life. However, it is often spoken of as a burden for Christians, rather than a blessing. How can we enjoy God’s Word more than ever before? This seminar offers five suggestions to help your personal engagement with the Bible to be soul nourishing and life changing.

 

What Makes Fundraising 'Christian'?

18 May 2019 | Joel Dillon

Sometimes it’s hard to distinguish Christian fundraising from fundraising for non-Christian philanthropic causes. What makes Christian fundraising distinct? While Christian fundraising can and should be professional, excellent, and show good stewardship, Christian fundraising is distinct in that generosity toward God’s eternal kingdom is the fundamental goal. The giver is always more important than the gift—both to God and us.

How can a couple heal after one spouse has an extramarital affair?

19 May 2019 | Jelena Sivulka

Jelena Sivulka, with her husband Greg, planted churches, distributed humanitarian aid, and partnered with Joni and Friends, serving people with disabilities. Jelena has also worked as a counsellor in Serbia’s schools and a social worker, and is currently working as therapist in a medical clinic. She is the Founder and Director of the non-profit organisation Hana's Hope. She has been blessed with three children: Benjamin, Sara, and Hana, who has autism. Here she answers a question at the 2019 European Leadership Forum.

 

Why is it hard to hope?

20 May 2019 | Emoke Tapolyai

Emőke Tapolyai, a clinical pastoral counsellor and an executive coach, answers questions related to her talk. "The Struggle to Maintain Hope," given at the 2019 European Leadership Forum.

Church Planting: God’s Vehicle for Global Evangelism

21 May 2019 | Maurice Nightingale

Jesus instructed his disciples to “Go and make disciples.” The scope he gave them was the whole world; every people group, every place, through all “the age,” until Christ should return. Planting churches was not a secondary or afterthought but an integral part of reaching the world with the gospel. The fundamental role of church planting in fulfilling the great commission remains today. In this session we will explore what makes for a healthy church planting environment.