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Leadership Seminar

1 Chronicles 12:32 “The men of Issachar, who understood the times and knew what Israel should do.”

What’s Next?
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Jolliffe Hall
14th and Anderson Ave

Offered in cooperation with

Registration: $35 includes lunch ($40 after December 21, 2018)

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Schedule for the Day:

8:30        Registration

9:00        What’s “Next Kind” of Thinking?—David Roadcup

10:00     What’s Next with Innovative Thinking: Slaying Sacred Cows and Traditions?—Jim Estep

11:00     What’s Next with Unleashing Powerful Leaders?—Gary Johnson

12:00      Lunch and Elder Roundtable

1:00       Choice of Workshop #1

What’s Next in Building Generous Church (giving/stewardship)?—Gary

What’s Next in Winning in Spiritual Warfare?—David

What’s Next in Recruiting New Elders?—Jim

2:00        Choice of Workshop #2

What’s Next in Reaching and Keeping the Next Generation of Christians?—Gary

What’s Next in Cultivating Preacher/Elder Relationships?—David

What’s Next in Assessing Church Health?—Jim

3:00        Q/A

3:30        Dismiss

e2: effective elders is a ministry born in 2009 in response to the increasing need for equipping elders for leadership in the local congregation.  It started with four books on elder equipping, as well as video curriculum on “What Every Elder Should Know!” which introduces elders to the essential skills of leading a congregation.

Featured Speakers:

Dr. James Estep is the Equipping Pastor at Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville, GA, responsible for discipleship, education and ministry design.  He has been in the ministry since 1985.  His passion is equipping individuals for service within the local congregation.

Dr. Gary Johnson has served in the preaching ministry for nearly four decades and as senior minister of Indian Creek Christian Church (Indianapolis, IN) since 1990.  Gary travels overseas for the purpose of training elders and pastors in cross-cultural settings.

Dr. David Roadcup is Professor of Discipleship and Global Outreach Representative with TCM International Institute.  He has been in ministry for over 40 years.  His passion is discipling believers and helping Christians grow to deeper levels in their personal walk with Jesus Christ.Leadership Seminar Purpose

The Leadership Seminar has been an outreach ministry of Manhattan Christian College since 2006. Each one is designed to provide practical information on current and future ministry issues facing today’s church leaders. The low registration price makes it possible for multiple people from the same congregation or ministry staff to attend together, i.e. lead pastors, elders, Sunday School teachers, church staff, and any ministry leader who relies on volunteers.

Timeline of Leadership Seminar Themes/Speakers

2006 Guerrilla Ministry Jon Weece, Barry McMurtrie
2007 Foolish Leadership Jon Weece, Paul Williams
2008 The Sky’s the Limit Todd Hudson, Jerry Harris
2009 Building Bridges in Your Community Phil Alspaw, Doyle Roth
2010 Building a 1st Century Church in the 21st Century Doug Wood, Chuck Terrill
2011 The Good News in the Great Recession Clark Tanner, Mont Mitchell
2012 Moving Forward in a Modern World Clark Tanner, Mont Mitchell
2013 Stay Ready, Relevant, and Refreshed Todd Clark, Vince Antonucci
2014 The Healthy Elder Gary Johnson, David Roadcup, Jim Estep
2015 NexGen Jason Epperson, Youth Minister Lightning Talks
2016 Just Lead! Gary Johnson, David Roadcup, Jim Estep
2017 Ministry Security Robert Johnson, Cody Langdon, Robert Wild
2018 Reaching and Unleashing Baby Boomers, Amy Hanson

Manhattan Christian College hosts a variety of events throughout the year to educate, equip, and enrich Christian leaders outside of the traditional classroom.