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Presents the Twin Cities Evangelism School

A series of seminars to promote healthy churches that grow the Kingdom of God offered through the Minnesota Conference Personal Ministries Department.
 

Small Group Ministries Seminar

September 25-27

at North Star Camp


Don James from NADEI and the Andrews Seminary
Details
  • Lodging, meals, and seminar package: $100 per person
  • Meals and seminar only package: $50 per person
  • No provisions will be made for children; no activities, child care, or accommodations.
  • No registration at the door; only those who preregister and prepay will be admitted
  • Payment must be by check; no credit card payment available
  • Register by calling Kristen Hallman at North Star Camp at (423) 508-5718
  • For questions (but not for registration) call Dee Ann at (763) 424-8923.

Leadership Development

Errol McLean, Assistant Professor of Christian Ministry, Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University
 
     Date TBD
     Location TBD
 
A study of leadership emergence, selection, and training in evangelistic churches with particular attention paid to strategic issues of various training models and their relationship between formal, informal, and non-formal leadership development.

Completed Courses

Lay Model and Church Growth

Eduard Schmidt, Associate Professor of Christian Ministry, Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University

Helping members discover and implement their role as God’s ministers in the church and community. Members can discover their spiritual DNA and utilize it to become all that God has intended them to be, as well as basic orientation for growth in the local church.
 
Download the materials here.  Also view Ed Schmidt's previous presentations in Brainerd

Witness for Life

Eduard Schmidt, Associate Professor of Christian Ministry, Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University
  
Helping members share the Bible effectively in initial spiritual conversations and facilitating the process of conversion. Practical suggestions will be given in the areas of purposeful relationships, starting spiritual conversations, using coaching skills for effective bible studies, studying the bible in ways that conduct to life transformation, helping people remove faith barriers for sustained decision-making and assimilation into a discipleship.

Download the materials here.

Invest in Life

Richard Moore, Business Manager, North American Division Evangelism Institute
           
     March 21-23, 2014

This class will give people the tools necessary to handle their God given resources. It includes aspects such as how to get out of debt, staying within a budget, investing in God’s work that includes the use of time, talent and treasure.

Life Works

Ron Clouzet, Professor of Christian Ministry and Pastoral Theology, Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University
 
     May 9-11, 2014
 
A weekend of Christ-centered, spiritual discovery, and training for personal devotional life, leading to an intimate relationship of faith in Christ.

One Body - Exploring Small Groups for Evangelism and Community Building

Don James, Assistant Professor of Small Group Evangelism, Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University
 
     September. 12-14, 2014
     Location TBD
 
A holistic small group model that grows out of who we are as Seventh-day Adventists. This class is faithful to the message and mission of who we are as a people. Some of the topics will be developing mission, methods, vision and values. Small groups are essential to building the infrastructures in ministries, community and evangelism.

Seeds, Church Planting

Tom Evans, Associate Director, North American Division Evangelism Institute, Church Planting and Natural Church Development
           
     January 9-11, 2015
     Location TBD
 
Helping people to commit to planting new congregations. It will show the need and the steps to healthy church planting. It covers basic models and procedures for successful leadership development in church planting programs. Consultation is available until the plant launches.

Growing Strong

Don James, Assistant Professor of Small Group Evangelism, Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University
    
     May 8-10, 2015
     Location TBD
 
This is an advanced small group seminar on how to mentor and disciple existing members and new believers.