World Changers Week

March 27-31, 2017 – 21st Century Engagement: Millennials, Muslims, and Me

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Schedule

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Plenary Session

9:00-10:15 AM

AM Workshop

10:30-11:45 AM

Lunch

12:00-1:30 PM

Plenary Session

1:30-2:45 PM

PM Workshop

3:00-4:15 PM

Dinner

4:30-6:00 PM

Evening Service

7:00 PM

Mon. Rev. Rodney Loper
Tues. Rev. Rodney Loper Missions – Doug Eads

“Engaging Millennials in Rural Contexts”

Pastoral Ministry – J A Whitaker

“A Postmodern and Post Religious World”

Music – Jessica Smith

“Tips & Techniques for Musical Groups”

Education – Dr. Hales

“Setting Up & Teaching Online

Classes I”

Missions- Panel Discussion

“Ministry to Millennials”

Steven Mowery

Eric Himelick

Doug Eads

Jon Earls

Bob Blankenship

Tim Boyd

Mark Bird

Missions – Bob Blankenship

“Engaging Millennials in Rural Contexts”

Pastoral Ministry – J A Whitaker

“A Postmodern and Post Religious World”

Music– Jessica Smith

“Tips & Techniques for Musical Groups”

Education – Dr. Hales

“Setting Up & Teaching Online

Classes I”

Rev. Rodney Loper
Wed. Rev. Rodney Loper Missions – Jon Earls

“Engaging Millennials in Urban Contexts”

Pastoral Ministry – Tim Wiford

“Ministry to Different Cultures”

Music – Janelle Carey

“Church Music from the 1940s Until Now”

Education – Dr. Hales

“Setting Up & Teaching Online

Classes II”

Pastoral Ministry

Tim Wiford

“Ministry in the 21st Century”

Missions – Tim Boyd

“Fundamentalist Islam”

Pastoral Ministry – Tim Wiford

“Ministry to Different Cultures”

Music– Janelle Carey

“Church Music from the 1940s Until Now”

Education – Dr. Hales

“Setting Up & Teaching Online

Classes II”

Rev. Rodney Loper
Thur. Rev. Rodney Loper Missions– Steven Mowery “Witnessing to Muslims”

Pastoral Ministry – John Manley

“Ministry to Millennials”

Music – David Hartkopf

“Engaging Millennials in Music Worship”

Education – Mylon Albright

“Partnering With the Public School”

Music

David Hartkopf

“Music Worship in the 21st Century”

Missions– Steven Mowery “Witnessing to Muslims”

Pastoral Ministry – John Manley

“Ministry to Millennials”

Music – David Hartkopf

“Engaging Millennials in Music Worship”

Education – Mylon Albright

“Partnering With the Public School”

Rev. Rodney Loper
Fri. Rev. Rodney Loper Missions – Eric Himelick

“Ministry to Muslims in the US”

Pastoral Ministry–Chris Cravens

“Effective Ministry in Today’s Culture”

Music– Janelle Carey

“Introduction to Muslim Music”

Education – Dr. Ice

“Maintaining a Christian Culture in a Pagan World”

Education

Dr. Ice

“Christian Education – A Tool for Evangelism”

Missions – Eric Himelick

“Ministry to Muslims in the US”

Pastoral Ministry Chris Cravens

“Effective Ministry in Today’s Culture”

Music– Janelle Carey

“Introduction to Muslim Music”

Education – Dr. Ice

“Maintaining a Christian Culture in a Pagan World”

Rev. Rodney Loper

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Break-Out Session Synopses

Missions

“ Engaging Millennials in Rural Contexts” (Tuesday AM) by Doug Eads – Why is it important that ministry to any generation must maintain focus upon the reality that people are people and sin is sin? Jesus is the answer for both.

“Engaging Millennials in Rural Contexts” (Tuesday PM) by Bob Blankenship – How a caring church can reach the unique generation of the millennials with the gospel.

“Engaging Millennials in Urban Contexts” (Wednesday AM) by Jon Earls – Exploration of how those laboring in gospel ministries in the city to millennials must be authentic and willing to set aside personal preferences; and why it is our responsibility.

“Fundamentalist Islam” (Wednesday PM) by Tim Boyd – Introduction to Islamic Fundamentalism: What is it, who are the main personalities, and why it has a radical agenda.

“Witnessing to Muslims” (Thursday AM & PM) by Steven Mowery – Focus on realities to understand about Muslims while also teaching about witnessing to them.

“Ministry to Muslims in the US” (Friday AM & PM) by Eric Himelick – How are ministries engaging Muslims in the US?

Pastoral Ministry

“A Post-modern and Post-religious World” (Tuesday AM & PM) by J A Whitaker – Explanation of post-modern and post-religious ideas and the issues they raise. Addressing ideas to minister and confront these anti-Christian ideologies.

“Ministry to Different Cultures” (Wednesday AM & PM) by Tim Wiford – Addressing the issues of ministering to different cultures within our community. The “how to’s” to effective multi-cultural ministry within their context.

“Ministry to Millennials” (Thursday AM & PM) by John Manley – Addressing issues and concepts in ministering to the millennial generation. Helping to connect to the millennial generation within their context.

“Effective Ministry in Today’s Culture” (Friday AM & PM) by Chris Cravens – Tools for your Ministry Toolbox to effectively minister in today’s culture. Ideas and concepts for being a well-rounded minister in our area of ministry for today.

Music

“Tips and Techniques for Musical Groups” (Tuesday AM & PM) by Jessica Smith – Learn ways to enhance singing and arrange songs.

“Church Music from the 1940s Until Now” (Wednesday AM & PM) by Janelle Carey – Church music is constantly changing. What are the contributing factors to these changes?

“Engaging Millennials in Music Worship” (Thursday AM & PM) by David Hartkopf – An interesting look at what music millennials listen to and how we can minister to them.

“Introduction to Muslim Music” (Friday AM & PM) by Janelle Carey – Gain an understanding of what Muslim music is like.

Education

“Setting Up & Teaching Online Classes I” (Tuesday AM & PM) by Dr. Dale Hale – What are the basic needs and tools for teaching in an online environment? We will explore the reasons for the explosion of online learning and how we can best prepare and educate millennials in a world dominated by social media and technological tools.

“Setting Up and Teaching Online Classes II” (Wednesday AM & PM) by Dr. Dale Hale – Let’s get practical. What tools can we use that will help us encourage learning today? It is more than squeezing the traditional class in a box.

“Partnering With the Public School” (Thursday AM & PM) by Mylon Albright – Have you ever wondered about the learning resources available through your local public school? Acquire an overview of available services and resources for parents, teachers, and private schools.

“Maintaining a Christian Culture in a Pagan World” (Friday AM & PM) by Dr. Dennis Ice – The culture around us prioritizes values and beliefs diametrically opposed to Scripture. Gain an understanding of some ways to resist worldly influences and build a culture of Scriptural values and beliefs.
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