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Essentials of Biblical Leadership Institute

Expository Preaching and Teaching Essentials

August 31 - September 03, 2021

The focus of this foundational Institute is the faithful clear exposition of God’s Word delivered in the power of the Holy Spirit.

Those seeking to develop their expository preaching and teaching ministries will receive practical and personal training that will help in the preparation and delivery of messages and/or lessons that have the priority of “rightly dividing the word of truth.”

Details and processes related to sermon/lesson preparation and delivery will be addressed as well as the essential spiritual dynamics that are a part of a faithful preaching and/or teaching ministry.

Registration closes August 13, 2021.


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Practical Preaching and Teaching Workshop

Strengthening Expository Preaching & Teaching

September 07-10, 2021.

Go deeper and appreciate more fully the different genres of the Word of God and key issues in Biblical proclamation.

The goal is sharpening our understanding of the diversity of Scripture as we seek to be faithful to the text and to the unity of Scripture and its fulfillment in Christ.

Specific aspects of sermon development and delivery will be addressed also, such as illustration and application.

The purpose is to help participants develop deeper and richer message content while maintaining clarity and simplicity in sermon delivery.

Registration closes August 20, 2021.


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Essentials of Evangelistic Preaching & Teaching

September 13-15, 2021

The purpose of this institute is to ignite evangelistic zeal and to equip participants to faithfully proclaim the Gospel.

Special attention is given to the content of the Gospel message, the preparation of evangelistic messages, and to the essentials of evangelistic proclamation and invitation.

Guidelines for follow-up work, discipleship training, and biblical church growth round out the course.

Registration closes August 27, 2021.


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Essentials of Biblical Leadership Institute

Essentials of Biblical Leadership Institute 

September 20-22, 2021

This course, designed for church leaders, parachurch leaders, and denominational leaders, will:

  1. Grow you in your biblical understanding of incarnational leadership in ministry and the Church,
  2. Enhance your God-given gifts to more effectively lead, mentor, and instruct the people of God,
  3. Teach you how to encourage those you lead in practical participation in the ministry of the Church.

Registration closes September 3, 2021.


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Practical Preaching and Teaching Workshop

Practical Preaching & Teaching Workshop

October 18-21, 2021.

This special and intensive workshop offers a small-group atmosphere designed to improve the preaching and/or teaching skills of the participant.

The participants will preach or teach God’s Word and receive constructive personal feedback and critique.

Each participant will submit a sermon/lesson manuscript besides actually preaching and/or teaching.

Helpful peer interaction is an important aspect of this workshop.

Registration closes October 1, 2021, and is limited to 7 participants.


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