Rachel Gilmore & Kay Kotan: Leading Your Church Through Advent

Kevin Newsguru

Advent is the perfect opportunity to offer your congregation the possibility to slow down, take in the season, its meaning, feed their souls, and perhaps even some time of reflection.  Especially during this time of concern related to COVID-19, opportunities to practice means of grace take on new meaning.  More than ever, people are searching for meaning and purpose.  Don’t miss … Read More

Kay Kotan: Leading Your Church Through Advent

Kevin Newsguru

Advent is the perfect opportunity to offer your congregation the possibility to slow down, take in the season, its meaning, feed their souls, and perhaps even some time of reflection.  Especially during this time of concern related to COVID-19, opportunities to practice means of grace take on new meaning.  More than ever, people are searching for meaning and purpose.  Don’t miss … Read More

Ken Willard: Teaching, Meeting, Preaching and Me. Time Management for the Church Leader

Kevin Newsguru

Ken Willard, author of Time Management for the Christian Leader and Strategy Matters, is a recognized expert in the church world on the topic of time management. During this session, Ken will discuss the issues raised by the expectations and responsibilities of church leadership. You will need two pens for this session. Ken will cover issues related to preaching, meetings, … Read More

Olu Brown: Leading Your Congregation in New Directions

Kevin Newsguru

All of us wish our congregations were more inspired to move in new directions. Olu Brown, as pastor of one of the fastest growing United Methodist Churches in America, is synonymous with moving and growing congregations. He will be with us September 28 to share his thoughts on ways to get your congregation moving. Olu is the author of several … Read More

Kay Kotan: Game Changers of the Post-Pandemic Church

Kevin Newsguru

“Being the church pre pandemic looked different than what it will take to be the church post pandemic – especially if you are looking to be a vital and effective church. Come explore the nine practices the church must fully embrace to thrive in the post pandemic world. Kay Kotan is a professionally credentialed coach who has coached hundreds of … Read More

Kelly Brown & Ken Willard: Leadership Development in the Local Church

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Each local church is an ecosystem. The health of a church is measured, maintained, and improved by its leaders—the ecologist. Authors and coaches Rev. Kelly Brown and Ken Willard will share key facets of leadership development. This class will review different leadership development approaches, the importance of creating a leadership development culture, and leadership competencies. Participants will also discover the … Read More

Wil Cantrell: Effective Preaching During Lent and Easter

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The Lenten season begins February 16, 2021. That’s the earliest beginning to Lent since 2018 and it’s easy to let the season sneak up after a busy Advent season. On Thursday, February 4, Wil Cantrell joins us to discuss tips for preaching during Lent and Easter. Wil plans to discuss sermon tips and other ideas to assist as you make … Read More

Ken Willard: Time Management for the Christian Leader

Kevin Newsguru

God gives each of us the same 168 hours every week. Some of us seem to use that time with incredible efficiency and power. But for others, this is an area of frustrating deficiency. Author and coach Ken Willard will explore several facets from his book designed to help all of us become better time managers. This class will start … Read More