Jaye Johnson: Missional Accountability – Focusing on What God Desires

Kevin Newsguru

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

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


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

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:Olu Brown: Planning Ahead to Preach During Advent: Offering Hope

Kevin Newsguru

The Advent season will be here before we know it. Preparing to preach during Advent is one of the most important tasks that preachers undertake each year.  During this session, Olu Brown, pastor of Impact Church, one of the fastest growing churches in the country, will share his advice on preparing to preach during Advent. Using his book HOPE: An … 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