Developing a Financial Discipleship Ministry in a Local Church

16 May 2022 | Bert den Hertog

The Bible is full of wisdom about discipleship and finances. In this talk, Bert den Hertog uses biblical wisdom to help people to start their journey of financial discipleship. Included in this talk: what financial disciple is and how to start a Financial Discipleship ministry in your local church.

Communicating Persuasively in a Post-Christian World

17 May 2022 | Lars Dahle

What does it mean to love God and to love people as we engage and work in an increasingly hostile world? We have to be sure about what we communicate (content) and also the manner in which we present truth. In our social media world, this last issue is an important one for all leaders. We want our communication to be truthful, clear, and gracious. How do we hold these apparently opposing tensions together?

Ransom, Redemption, and Forgiveness: What's Money Got to Do With the Atonement?

19 May 2022 | David McIlroy

The Bible frequently describes the atonement using terms taken from commerce and lending. These word pictures highlight that human beings are trapped by the power of evil, owe a debt to God, and have been saved at a cost. This talk looks at how we can use the experience of kidnap, slavery, and indebtedness to share our faith in ways that resonate with our culture.

Healthy Church Culture: Gathering up Mission to Regions Beyond

19 May 2022 | Stef Liston

‘The Great Commission is not the Great Suggestion!’ This Great Commission is the direct command of Jesus, our Commander-in-Chief, to every believer and every church. The life of every individual believer and every local church should be shaped around this commission to make disciples locally, globally and holistically.

Relational Wisdom: Getting Upstream of Conflict

18 May 2022 | Ken Sande

Relational wisdom—an enhanced form of emotional intelligence—is your ability to discern emotions and interests in yourself and in others, to interpret them in the light of Scripture, and to use these insights to manage your responses and relationships successfully. This talk presents the neurological and theological basis for relational wisdom and provides tools that individuals can use to enhance their relational skills, improve job performance, reduce conflict at home, at church, and in the workplace, and enhance their witness for Christ.

Proclaiming Our Never-Changing Gospel in an Ever-Changing World

17 May 2022 | Randy Newman

Evangelism has never been easy and it seems to be getting more difficult all the time. In a world that careens further and further away from Biblical knowledge, assumptions, and perspectives, the gospel shines more and more as stunning good news. This talk explores new, dialogical ways to proclaim old, very good news.