Breakout Sessions #1

 

THE POWER OF THE OIKOS PRINCIPLE
 

with Tom Mercer

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Breakout Description:

If there was a principle that generated 95% of all Christian conversions, wouldn’t you like to know about? Tom will describe the principle, how it works and why it’s such a systemic part of Kingdom work.

GROWING IN GRACE
Choosing Continuous Forgiveness

with Jennifer Loop

Breakout Description:

How do we even begin the process of forgiving when we are still hurt, angry or deeply wounded? The journey of forgiveness is far from a "one and done" event. Rather, it is an ongoing "letting go" process.   In this session, you will gain an understanding of how you can choose to be forgiving when you have been wronged or wounded, as well as how to seek forgiveness when you are the offender who has caused harm.  

 

TOOLS FOR TODAY'S GARDEN
Being a Christian When the World Thinks You're Irrelevant and Extreme

with Phil Vaughn

Breakout Description: 

Are you looking for a way to be a faithful presence in your world? "Good faith" Christians can see the world as it is, while pursuing the way it ought to be. Find ways to keep conversations open to biblical truths by being as wise as serpents and harmless as doves.

CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE
Understanding the Neighbors We’re Supposed to Love

with David Nishizaki

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Breakout Description:

Culture is diverse. There’s a noticeable distance between competing cultural worldviews. It takes intentionality to bridge the gap in understanding someone else’s point of view. And it’s all worth doing to share The Gospel.

 

FINANCES
Beyond the Budget

with Gordon Flinn

Breakout Description:

Gordon Flinn, elder and treasurer of Neighborhood Church, delivers a compelling case for compounding with practical techniques to chart an intentional course for change.

SPIRITUAL GIFTS
Finding Out How God Made You and Others

with Mariann Eitzman

Breakout Description: 

An engaging workshop that explains Spiritual Gifts-- What they are and who has which ones. Each participant will be able to figure out their gifts through a simple test.  How to use your gift and who in the Bible has the same ones will be explained. 

 

SECRET SAUCE TO WRITING AND PUBLISHING

with Margaret Feinberg

Breakout Description:

Your voice matters. Deep in your bones, you know this is true. The ability to tell your story in a way that transforms is one of the most important skills you can master. Learn how to increase your influence and impact, be recognized as a thought-leader, amplify your message and experience breakthrough in publishing through this practical interactive workshop. 

GOSPEL FLUENCY
Sharing Christ with the Millennial Mindset

with Daniel Gregory

Breakout Description:

How do you share Christ with a world that seems to consider 'religious' conversations irrelevant and archaic? How can we articulate our faith in ways that build bridges, instead of create obstacles? By viewing the Gospel and the world around you with the eyes of Jesus, we can engage in conversations that provide clarity and curiosity in people's hearts and minds.