•  Training Sessions: Practical ministry insight + Q&A

  • Introducing Holy Spirit Dynamics in Today’s Congregations

    • Presenter: Daniel A. Brown, Ph.D.
    • Description: Because ‘spirituals’ are often either overstated or overlooked, it’s difficult to introduce people to gifts of the Spirit as powerful-but-familiar ministry tools. Come hear thoughts for how to proceed sanely in an era when exaggeration and ignorance conspire against spiritual enablements in congregations.
    • Who Should Attend: Leaders who want church members to understand the purpose and use of spiritual gifts in ministry
    • Location: Convention Center, Level Three, Room 315
  • Empowered Environments

    • Presenter: Mike Kai
    • Description: Come ready to assess whether your church environment catapults leaders to their full potential or caps it off, and find practical steps for handling both situations. Learn the best ways to empower leaders around you, and how to avoid both the pitfalls of leaders who might feel entitled, and the plateaus of those who may be lax. Discover the rewards of empowerment—for leaders as well as those being led.
    • Who Should Attend: Senior pastors, key team leaders, executive pastors
    • Location: Convention Center, Level Three, Room 314
  • Transforming Community Through Partnerships

    • Presenter: Keith Jenkins
    • Description: Community transformation is too large of a task for any one organization—a church, a non-profit or a city agency—serving in a city. However, by leveraging the power of partnerships, the most seemingly insurmountable obstacles within any community can be removed, and community members can begin to flourish.
    • Who Should Attend: Ministry leaders, lay leaders and volunteers who work to see the gospel expressed in practical ways to meet the needs of those they serve in their communities
    • Location: Convention Center, Level Three, Room 317
  • The Church and Human Sexuality

    • Presenter: Jon Cobler
    • Description: The radical shifts in culture surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity have left many leaders in the church wondering how to respond. Many are wresting to find a basic framework to have a meaningful conversation. Are people born gay? Does sexual orientation change over time? Are there only six verses in Scripture that address homosexuality? Should a same-sex attracted person be allowed to serve in children’s ministry? Is there such a thing as a gay Christian? These are just some of the questions that need to be answered.
    • Who Should Attend: Those who desire a helpful paradigm for processing questions like these with insight from a handful of leaders who are engaged in these issues within the local church
    • Location: Convention Center, Level Three, Room 316A
  • A Creative Minority

    • Presenter: Jon Tyson
    • Description: Wondering how to engage post-Christian culture in a compelling way? Come hear from Jon Tyson, who has successfully planted many neighborhood churches and evangelized communities throughout New York City in the past 10 years. You will walk away with practical steps on how to engage your community and influence culture.
    • Who Should Attend: People wondering how to influence culture without fear or coercion in post-Christian settings
    • Location: Convention Center, Level Three, Room 316B
  • Sesiones de Entrenamiento en Español

    Una Minoría Creativa

    Sesión de Entrenamiento A, Miércoles 1 de junio, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

    • Presentador: Jon Tyson
    • Descripción: ¿Se pregunta cómo abordar a la cultura pos cristiana de manera convincente? Venga y escuche a Jon Tyson, quien ha plantado exitosamente muchas iglesias y evangelizado comunidades por toda la ciudad de Nueva York en los últimos 10 años. Saldrá de allí con pasos prácticos sobre cómo abordar a su comunidad e influir en la cultura.
    • Quienes Deberían Asistir: Gente que se pregunta cómo influir en la cultura sin temor o coerción en ámbitos pos cristianos.
    • Ubicación: Centro de Conv., 3er Piso, Salón 316B

    La Iglesia y la Sexualidad Humana

    Sesión de Entrenamiento B, Miércoles 1 de junio, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    • Presentador: Jon Cobler
    • Descripción: Los cambios radicales en la cultura referente a la orientación sexual y la identidad de género han dejado a muchos líderes preguntándose cómo responder. Muchos están luchando por encontrar un marco básico de referencia para entablar un diálogo significativo. ¿Las personas nacen homosexuales? ¿Cambia la orientación sexual con el tiempo? ¿Habrán solo seis versículos en la Escritura que tratan con el homosexualismo? ¿Se le debería permitir a una persona con atracción por el mismo sexo servir en el ministerio de niños? ¿Existe tal cosa como un cristiano homosexual? Estas son solo algunas de las preguntas que necesitan ser contestadas.
    • Quienes Deberían Asistir: Aquellos que desean un paradigma útil para procesar preguntas semejantes con la comprensión de aquellos líderes que enfrentan estos temas dentro de la iglesia local.
    • Ubicación: Centro de Conv., 3er Piso, Salón 316A
    Las sesiones de entrenamiento son presentadas en inglés. Habrá audífonos disponibles para la traducción.
  •  Multiethnic Connections

  • On Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. | Click for Groups and Locations

    Groups Location
    African (French & English) DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alana--Waikiki Beach
    African American DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alana--Waikiki Beach
    Chinese DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alana--Waikiki Beach
    Indonesian DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alana--Waikiki Beach
    Korean DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alana--Waikiki Beach
    Native American DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alana--Waikiki Beach
    Messianic Rabbis Caucus DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alana--Waikiki Beach

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