Track 11 - Hot Topics

In this track you'll consider some of the more difficult to discuss and process topics you're church is likely to encounter in an increasingly diverse society.

Workshop Schedule

Session A - Tuesday, Nov 5 (10:45a) - Engaging the LGBT Community :: David Anderson

Is there gracism for Gays? David will discuss the journey on which he and his church have been traveling. He will share a practical plan to help your evangelical church find middle ground without compromising biblical convictions.

Session B - Tuesday, Nov 5 (1:30p) - Responding to the Immigration Debate :: Alex Mandes

Many immigrants are open to the Gospel and have the potential to be future leaders in the church. But how can they be reached for Christ? Come learn why the evangelical community must not turn a blind eye to their plight.

Session C - Wednesday, Nov 6 (10:45a) - Empowering Women for Multi-ethnic Church Leadership :: Noemi Chavez

In this workshop, Noemi will explain how culture, background, and upbringing inside and outside of the church, can equip or hinder women seeking to engage in multi-ethnic ministry, with a view to unleashing their potential.

Session D - Wednesday, Nov 6 (1:30p) - Overcoming the Spiritual Strongholds of Division :: Larry Walkemeyer

This workshop will identify some of the primary strongholds working against us in pursuing multi-ethnic ministry. Larry will teach you how to discern them in your own context, and how to break through them with spiritual authority and power.