The Vulnerable Populations track focuses on groups of vulnerable people in the United States and around the world including refugees, internally displaced people, people with disabilities, foster children, orphans, and immigrants.
• What do sustainable solutions look like for the flourishing of these populations?
• How do we help without harming? And how do we focus on the physical, mental, social, and spiritual issues at hand?
• What entry points exist in your own community for working alongside vulnerable populations?
• What particular issues should we be most concerned with in regards to vulnerable populations in today’s landscape?
Learn from experienced practitioners based in the U.S. and abroad for a closer look into this important work.
|Vulnerable Populations||When & Where|
Wholistic ministry is made up of human beings, made in God’s image, but flawed by the Fall, who are jars of fragile clay carrying the Kingdom purposes of a perfect God. That can be a scary proposition! The workshops in this track will address those issues in the foundation that we build on – to our success, or our detriment. You will engage with issues of worldview, spiritual formation for leaders, cultural understandings that affect methods and outcomes, and other root themes that impact every area of our ministries. Come and strengthen your foundation!
- Are there cracks in your ministry’s foundation that need fixing?
- How can our worldview and cultural understandings impact the foundation of our ministries?
- What are some strategies to repairing the cracks in the foundation of a ministry?
- How does the spiritual foundation of leadership affect the ministry?
|Ideological Framework||When & Where|
Organizations are built around leaders. Success requires vision, empathy, commitment, humility, and faith in your team. This track will focus on both the financial, and human side of Organizational Development and the Leadership skills which lead to dynamic and sustainable wholistic ministry.
- How can we communicate our project needs effectively to donors?
- What are the most effective motivational strategies for our teams?
- What are some practical ways to practical ways to live out vibrant and effective leadership that is firmly rooted in a lifestyle of prayer?
- How can your organization effectively combat “Culture Stress?”
- How can your ministry make a difference by developing a Theory of Change?
|Developing Your Organization||When & Where|
As churches continue to be planted in the United States and around the world, it is imperative that the necessary steps are taken to ensure sustainable success. To truly gain sustainability, a planted church must take a wholistic approach to ensure the physical and spiritual fulfillment of its members and its community.
- What does a wholistic approach to Kingdom Building look like?
- What are some mistakes to avoid when creating ministry partnerships?
- How do church planting networks function?
|Church Planting||When & Where|
|Short-Term Missions Tracks||When & Where|
|Wholistic Discipleship||When & Where|
|Reaching the Majority World||When & Where|
|City and Urban Focus||When & Where|