New Preaching Cohorts

 

Beginning in the new year, Leadership Development will offer two new preaching cohorts, led by Rev. Ashley Crowder Stanley and Rev. Talbot Davis. 

Preaching for Life: Preaching as a Source for Abundant Life

  • Led by Rev. Ashley Crowder Stanley.
  • Begins January 17th, 2019
  • The goals of this peer learning experience are to grow in our understanding, practice and perspective of preaching so that our preaching will be enriched and our sermons will find deeper connections with the hearts of our parishioners...

Simplify The Message, Multiply The Impact

  • Led by Rev. Talbot Davis.
  • Begins February 12th, 2019
  • Simplify The Message; Multiply The Impact is designed to help growing preachers in the WNCC to break through the noise of culture and the cauldron of church to deliver sermons with clarity, passion, and boldness. In this cohort, Talbot will be sharing material from his forthcoming Abingdon book on preaching...

Resources for Vital Congregations

 

CHURCH LEADERSHIP

Lewis Center for Church Leadership

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Books

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Serve Your Neighbor

GBHEM Leadership Resources

eLEAD

Living Faithfully: Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church

Englewood Book Review

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

Ted Talks: The Golden Circle

Ted Talks: The Power of Vulnerability

Ted Talks: The Price of Invulnerability

Design Thinking

Meditations on the Ministry of All Christians

DISCIPLE FORMATION:

Be A Disciple

A Disciple’s Path; A Guide for United Methodist

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Adult Christian Studies from the Wesley Ministry Network

Traveling Together: A Guide for Disciple Forming Congregations

WESLEYAN STUDIES:

Living As United Methodist Christians

Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials

Reclaiming our Wesleyan Tradition: John Wesley’s Sermons for Today

John Wesley Sermons: Anthology

REACHING PEOPLE:

Get Their Name

Evangelism & Theology in the Wesleyan Spirit

Canoeing the Mountains

Fresh Expressions

Fresh Expressions: Dinner Church

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Reach New Disciples

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: 50 Ways to Reach People

Community: The Structure of Belonging

RESOURCES TO CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY:

Institute for Emerging Issues

Congregations 4 Children

GRANTS:

The Royce and Jane Reynolds Ministry Fund Grants

The Duke Endowment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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