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Webinar: Beyond the Church Door

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Beyond the Church Door

Webinar for pastors and members!

This event was on September 14 and 16 2010.  To view the recording and read about the webinar see below!

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CEUs: No longer available

This webinar provides an introduction to the book and DVD of the same title by Steve Clapp and Fred Bernhard. Participants will learn how to engage the congregation in new practices of servant evangelism, inviting and faith-sharing. Congregational Life Ministries of the Church of the Brethren partnered with New Life Ministries in the production of this resource.

Webinar Presenters:

BernhardFred Bernhard is a talented workshop leader and consultant, Fred Bernhard brings over 40 years of experience to his work with local congregations and judicatories.  Fred is the co-author of the widely popular books on hospitality (including Widening the Welcome of Your Church and Deep & Wide: Hospitality and the Faithful Church).

Clapp

Steve Clapp is the author of over forty books on congregational life (including Hospitality: Life in a Time of Fear and Sharing Living Water: Evangelism as Caring Friendship) and is the President of Christian Community, a nonprofit organization focused on congregational health. His talent in leading events is well-known across North America.

 

Jeff Foster
(Certificate of Achievement in Theological Studies)

JeffFor nine years I felt the leading of God to ministry. I began my academic journey thinking that I had God all figured out. This journey began at Moody Bible Institute for several semesters, where I gleaned perspective on missions and evangelism. Because of a full-time missionary role, I suspended Moody classes to concentrate on raising support. During that time God began to speak to me about the overall disunity in our Christian church. I came to the conclusion that unity within the body of Christ is the best way to reach lost souls with greater depth. I started exploring the Anabaptist teaching and specifically the way the Church of the Brethren strives toward this vision of unity and reconciliation.