EQUIP Adult Sunday School

Date & Time

Saturday, August 16th
9:00am-3:00pm (cost $10 includes lunch) - must register

Breakout Sessions

Session 1 [10:00 AM]

RM 120C

Developing a Comprehensive Plan for Adults 55+

The elements a ministry to adults 55 and older needs; shared from one who actively reaches and ministers to adults over 55.

Billy
Barnes

RM 120F
Reaching Young Adults for Christ

Ideas and concepts in reaching the millennial generation in today's postmodern culture.

Matt
Geddie

RM 120E
Are Single Adults Reachable?

Today's single adult population is growing and increasingly unreached by the church.

Don
Munton

RM 120B
Sunday School Hasn’t Quit Working 

Learn the key to growth in numbers of people and their spiritual growth...from one of the fastest-growing churches in the nation.

Carter Shotwell
RM 120A
Developing a Formula for Life-Changing Adult Bible Study

Teaching adults to have transformational change requires work and creativity.

Jack
Terry
RM 120D
Building a Winning Care Group Ministry

Organizing your adult Sunday School classes is very important in caring for every individual.

Jeff
Young

Session 2 [11:00 AM]

RM 120C
Ideas for Fun with Adults 55+

Practical things you can do to have fun events and programs for adults 55 and over.

Billy
Barnes

RM 120F
The Keys to Developing a Vibrant Ministry to Young Adults

Key elements young adults are looking for in churches and their adult Sunday groups.

Matt
Geddie

RM 230E
 Basic Bible Study for Sunday School Teachers 

 Practical steps to help Bible teachers and prospective teachers from an adult teacher.

Gary Ledbetter
RM 120E
Uniqueness of Single Adults Today

Understanding the distinctives of single adults and what it will take to reach them.

Don
Munton
RM 120B
How to Create a New Class Without Getting Killed

The keys to creating new Sunday School classes and getting your leaders support and help.

Carter Shotwell
RM 120A
How to Prepare to Teach a Dynamic Lesson

Steps to prepare a lesson and have fun doing it to bring transformation in your member's lives.

Jack
Terry
RM 120D
A Teacher’s Heart

It is not only what you say, but how your class perceives your heart that makes a difference to adults today.

Jeff
Young

Sessions 3 [1:00 PM]

RM 228
Reaching Adults 55+ for Christ 

Keys to reaching adults once they reach that magical age of 55. 

Billy
Barnes

RM 226
Why Young Adults Drop Out of Church? 

After graduating from high school, young adults drop out of church. Find out why.

Matt
Geddie

Parlor
Fellowships That Reach Single Adults

Fellowship ideas to bring stronger relationships and fun while reaching out to prospective single adults.

Don
Munton
RM 220
Home Groups From Within Your Sunday School Groups 

How to have discipleship groups which do not distract from your Sunday School adult classes and bring spiritual maturity to your adults.

Carter Shotwell
RM 221
Organizing Your Class to Minister

Discover how to get your class ministering to each other rather than depending on the teacher to do it all.

Jack
Terry
RM 106
A Teacher’s Tools

Practical tools and helps for the average teacher to prepare for Sunday.

Jeff
Young

Session 4 [2:00 PM]

RM 120C
Helping Adults 55+ to Still Minister

God left mature adults on earth and expects them to serve Him. Find those opportunities and learn how to be fruitful in the 4th quarter.

Billy
Barnes

RM 120F
Developing Young Adults into Leaders 

Learn how to turn observers into spiritually mature leaders and servers.

Matt
Geddie

RM 120E
Developing Single Adults into Leaders

Single adults have the most time to give and serve God. Discover how to help them become mature leaders.

Don Munton
RM 120B
Teaching Adults without Being Boring 

Alternative to lecturing and boring your class each Sunday.

Carter Shotwell
RM 120A
Where to Find Leaders for Your Adult Sunday School

Keys to discovering adult teachers, outreach leaders, fellowship leaders, and care group leaders.

Jack
Terry
RM 120D
A Teacher’s Passion

Learn the aspects that ensure a teacher's success in teaching adults and helping them mature in Christ.

Jeff
Young

Breakout Leaders

 

Billy Barnes

Billy is a successful businessman and operates several companies. He is consumed by his passion to reach senior adults. He currently serves at First Baptist Church New Braunsfels as minister of senior adults.

 

Matt Geddie

Matt serves as the college minister at Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth and also works with the SBTC as a collegiate liaison. His desire is to see the church equip college students and young adults to impact their spheres of influence with the gospel.

 

Gary Ledbetter

Gary Ledbetter has served as communications director for the SBTC since 2001. He is a member of Inglewood Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Gary is a graduate of Criswell College, SWBTS, and Midwestern Seminary. He and his wife Tammi have three grown children and one grandchild.

 

Don Munton

Don has been working with single adults since the beginning of time. He has been instrumental in helping single adults move from the sidelines to the front lines. He is passionate about discipleship and St. Louis Cardinals baseball. He and his wife Denise have three children.

 

Carter Shotwell

Carter has served 2nd Baptist in Hot Springs, Ark., Houston's First Baptist, and for the last 20 years as minister of education at LakePointe Baptist Church in Rockwall. He is known for his solid support of Sunday School and creative lesson writing. 


Jack Terry

Jack Terry is the former dean of the Jack D. Terry School of Church and Family Ministries at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has also served as a professor of foundations in Christian education and teaches an adult Sunday School for mature adults.


Jeff Young
Jeff has served churches in Texas, Arkansas, and Virginia. He currently is minister of education at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano. Jeff is known for his dedication to helping adult teachers be all they can be in Christ.

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