Dr. Rodney Smothers: Who Will Do This With Me? Creating a collaborative leadership culture

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Registrants will receive a certificate representing one-hour CEU credit and link to webinar video after live event. In the shadow of pandemic leadership shifts, it is more important than ever to create a collaborative leadership culture. Dr. Rodney Thomas Smothers serves as a leadership coach and consultant in the areas of new church development and congregational revitalization. He is the … Read More

Jaye Johnson: Missional Accountability – Focusing on What God Desires

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While we find struggling churches in different contexts, theological backgrounds, sizes, and cultures, declining congregations have one thing in common: A palpable lack of focus on what God desires. They have collectively ceased seeking God’s plan for their congregations and communities. Conversely, all thriving churches have leaders fearlessly living in God’s purpose, both individually and collectively as a congregation. Missional … Read More

Blake Bradford & Kay Kotan: Understanding the Simplified, Accountable Structure

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We’ve all heard about SAS, the Simplified, Accountable Structure. But what is it? During this session, SAS experts Kay Kotan and Blake Bradford will discuss: Understanding What SAS Is The Three Phases Important Shifts in the Model to Know Most Common Mistakes in its Practice to Avoid During this one-hour session, Kay and Blake will focus on ministry while making … Read More

Quincy Brown: More than a Sermon – Tips to Becoming More Effective as a Pastor

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1 Hour CEU Credit is email to attendees after all ClergyEducation.com classes Being a pastor in today’s church means wearing a lot of hats, and learning how to find hats that fit well may be the secret to finding success as a pastor. During this one-hour session Quincy Brown – United Methodist past in Atlanta, Georgia, former district superintendent, and … Read More

Kevin Slimp: Even More Ways to Effectively Communicate with Your Church and Community

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Participants receive a certificate for 1-hour CEU following the online class. More than 500 clergypersons have attended Kevin Slimp’s original session titled, “Effective Communication to Grow Your Church.” If you’ve attended Kevin’s earlier webinar,  then this webinar is for you! It’s even for folks who haven’t attended the original session. In this session, Kevin will move beyond the information shared … Read More

Dan Pezet: Creating a Connection Between the Church and the Community

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There are some emerging movements among churches in America and beyond that are showing promise for how the church will transform to thrive in this new century in which we find ourselves. Among these movements are some common practices that we can implement to keep up with an ever changing ministry field. Spoiler alert: They all have something to do … Read More

Walter Cross: Preaching In The African American Experience

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As churches begin the celebration of Black History Month in February, Walter Cross, Jr., pastor in the Holston Conference of The United Methodist Church, will lead us on the topic, Preaching in the African American Experience.  A few of the points Rev. Cross will discuss include: Preaching in Context Being a Prophetic Voice of the Community Prophetically Calling for Truth … Read More

Rebekah Simon-Peter: How to Do More With Less

Kevin Newsguru

For most local congregations, there are lingering questions about the future. One question on most church’s minds is “How can we do more with less?” Congregations are learning to deal with a lot of “lesses” in the new, hopefully soon-to-be, post-pandemic world: • Less people in worship services • Less money in the offering • Less youth and young adults … Read More

Olu Brown: Preaching and Leading During Lent 2022

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2pm Eastern / 1pm Central /12pm Mountain /11am Pacific During Lent, worshipers around the world join together in a common theme of Christian faith, practicing self-reflection and remembrance of the sacrifice Jesus Christ made on Calvary. It is not only a time of individual reflection, but a time of communal reflection, reminding us that we are a global community of … Read More