Choose one of the six seminars available on Thursday, and one of the six seminars available on Friday. There will also be prayer walks running alongside the seminars on Thursday and Friday. Information about these will be emailed to you next week.

Next week, you will receive an email including the booking link and more details, but for now, start planning your dream conference!

Thursday seminars

 

Thursday, 9.30-10.30am

S1: A REAL FAMILY

A courageous church: ten lessons the church in the global west can learn from the church in the global south
Edward & Fridah Buria

The church in the global south is often found in economically developing nations. However, the church there is often far more spiritually developed than in the west. What can the west learn from our brothers and sisters in the global south. How can we catch up?

 

S2: STARTING NEW FAMILIES

Courageous expansion of mission (practical)
Tom & Josie Shaw, Roger Eaton & Kevin Jones

What are the nuts and bolts of embarking on a church planting adventure? Josie, Roger and Kevin share from their different perspectives and experiences, and talk about how they have been able to support and learn from one another at different stages of their journeys. Facilitated by Tom Shaw.

 

S3: EVERYONE A WITNESS

A culture of courageous witness
Clyde Thomas

In this seminar Clyde Thomas explores how we can make the theme of ‘everyone a witness’ a living culture within local church life.

 

Thursday, 11am-12noon

S4: RAISING SPIRITUAL SONS AND DAUGHTERS

How having the courage to share your life - warts and all - can change someone’s world
Daniel & Anna Goodman

What should we be doing with our time, that will bear fruit in 5, 10, 20 years? Answer: Raise sons and daughters. And not by ADDING to an already-full life, but by SHARING it! In this discipleship seminar Daniel and Anna will talk about why they have been persuaded to do less, but do it more intentionally, and give tips and insights on how to encourage, equip and empower others in all of life.

 

S5: THE PRAYERS OF MANY

Spiritual warfare: courageously attacking strongholds through collective prayer and fasting
Adam & Susie Voke

This seminar is about the lessons we are learning in corporate prayer. What should be our hopes dreams and aspirations for the future prayer life within our local churches?

 

S6: EVERYONE A WITNESS

Sharing the gospel in 2018 and beyond
Rob Tervet

We all know we should do it, but what does sharing the good news look like in the 21st century? Join us for a practical session on how we can courageously witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ in our lives today.

Friday Seminars

 

Friday, 9.30-10.30am

S7: RAISING SPIRITUAL SONS AND DAUGHTERS

Having the courage to disciple and be discipled
Mike Pilavachi

What is discipleship and why is it something for all believers? How can we develop an accessible discipleship culture and put discipleship into the hands of everyday people?

 

S8: STARTING NEW FAMILIES

Courageous expansion of mission (vision)
Maurice Nightingale & Stef Liston

In this seminar we will discuss our vision for church planting across RM and how you can explore, prepare and engage with it.

 

S9: A CHURCH FOR A BROKEN WORLD

The courage to tackle injustice
Steve Morris

This seminar is about turning your dream of empowering the disadvantaged into a reality.

 

Friday, 11am-12noon

S10: A REAL FAMILY

A true family on a courageous mission together
Wouter & Simone Vertegaal

Equipping leaders in the church, at home and in the work place to engage young and old in mission together.

 

S11: THE PRAYERS OF MANY

Spiritual warfare: courageously attacking strongholds through collective prayer and fasting
Adam and Susie Voke

This is a repeat of Thursday's seminar. See the description there for details.

 

S12: A CHURCH FOR A BROKEN WORLD

Building a church for the poor
Martin Charlesworth

How can the church influence big social justice issues of our day within society? And how can we effectively empower individuals from contexts of disempowerment to thrive in local church life?