Kevin Slimp: Developing Effective Communication to Grow Your Congregation

Kevin Newsguru

Participants receive a certificate for 1-hour CEU following the online class. For twenty-five years, Kevin Slimp has been a household name in the world of corporate and United Methodist communications. Having keynoted thousands of conventions and events internationally, Kevin understands the worlds of both corporate and church communications. As a former annual conference director of communications and current publisher of … Read More

Phil Maynard: Getting Your Congregation Back Into the Game of Effective Ministry


Participants will receive a certificate for 1-hour CEU credit. Based on years of research, coaching, and consulting with local congregations, “Shift 2.0” by Phil Maynard provides helpful, practical methods for developing effective ministry. In this one-hour online class, Dr. Maynard will share some of his findings. An exploration of 5 key shifts congregations must make to become vital, effective, and … Read More

Bishop Kenneth Carder: Being an Effective Pastor in the 21st Century: Lessons from 50 Years of Ministry

Ken Bell

Participants receive a certificate for 1-hour CEU following the online class. Bishop Kenneth Lee Carder is a retired Bishop of the United Methodist Church. He is Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams, Jr. Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Duke Divinity School and Senior Visiting Professor of Wesley Studies at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary Columbia, SC. Bishop Carder has served churches in … Read More

Wil Cantrell: Answering Your Call as the Associate Pastor

Ken Bell

Participants will receive a certificate for 1-Hour CEU credit. Wondering how to fulfill your ministry calling when you’re not in charge? Join us to discuss unique opportunities and challenges faced by associate pastors. Wil Cantrell serves as the Associate Pastor of Concord United Methodist Church in Farragut, TN. Wil’s driving passion is to help people live an authentic life while … Read More