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Mark Buchanan

All our busyness is not making us more fruitful – indeed, sometimes the opposite. This workshop explores why Sabbath-keeping is a foundational spiritual practice and will look at ways to receive the day.

Jason Underwood

This workshop explores the culture our students find themselves in each day. No matter what we do, shield them from, or offer them, they are affected by culture. It is our responsibility to know and understand this setting in order to challenge them to chase Christ, not culture.

Teanna Sunberg

This workshop moves beyond the topic of awareness to explore the practical reality of a Church mobilized to end the issue of modern slavery: sexual trafficking, illegal labor, and organ harvesting. You will encounter a discussion that draws upon Wesleyan theology as the impetus for a practical and a hopeful response from the Church.

Greg Story

We will always experience conflict, but the Word of God gives us clear guidelines on conflict resolution. In most cases we ignore the guidelines and create more discord. Conflict gives us a great opportunity to grow in spiritual maturity and demonstrate the attitude of Christ.

Dana Preusch

Younger pastors crave the wise and careful attentiveness of more seasoned ministers in their lives. This workshop presents basic guidelines for finding or becoming a mentor, suggested topics/resources for your meetings, and a discussion about the variety of ways mentoring relationships can happen.

Jesse C. Middendorf

The skills and practices of leadership are an essential part of the duties of a pastor. But, is there a difference between leadership practices in the church and those in the business environment? This workshop will address the distinguishing characteristic so necessary to leadership in the Church.

Steven T. Hoskins

The presenter uses architecture as a metaphor for reflecting on our Nazarene identity over the last 100 years and offers suggestions for coming to grips with our Nazarene identity in the future.

Timothy M. Green

How do we go beyond familiar cliches, popular proof texts, or even clever propositional statements to preach and teach God’s call to wholeness or holiness in the life of the church? Based upon the recently published Beacon Hill book, The God Plot: Living with Holy

Brian Utter

Today’s media landscape has completely changed. How does this affect the local church? This workshop looks at ways to implement a simple media strategy to impact your community

Beth Olney

Learn how to utilize couples in your congregation to become marriage mentors, equipped to impact the lives of couples all around them and take a load off the senior pastor. See how this relational marriage ministry becomes kingdom-building for your community.