EQUIP Pastor

Date & Time

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

Breakout Sessions

Session 1 [10:00 AM]

RM 110

5 Nuggets that Every Pastor Needs to Know

Lessons learned along the way of serving a lifetime at First Southern Del City and Houston's First Baptist.

John Bisagno
RM 124
Cultivating a Culture of Prayer in the Local Church

Practical steps in developing a culture of prayer in the church today.

Ted
Elmore

RM 123
Issues and Answers from Capitol Hill

Learn where faith and government policies interact and how to make the right response

Barrett Duke
RM 121
The Game Plan

Practical steps to help your church be evangelistic and reach people for Jesus.

Nathan Lorick
RM 122
Creating a Culture for Church Growth

Atmosphere of growth is the most important ingredient. How can you create it?

Ken Hemphill

Session 2 [11:00 AM]

RM 110
How to Survive the Long Haul

How to survive and thrive in a pastorate for over 30 years in one church.

John Bisagno
RM 124
You Can Pray, But You Must Pray! 

The role every pastor should include in order to be successful in the eyes of God.

Ted Elmore
RM 121
The Key to Spiritual Renewal and Growth

Looking back to the major spiritual renewals in history and finding the key element.

Scott
Maze

RM 123
Making an Impact on National Policy

What is the role of the pastor in making an impact in our nation?

Barrett Duke

Pastor's Luncheon [12:00 PM]

RM 240
Pastor's Luncheon - Panel Discussion

Panel: John Bisagno, Ken Hemphill and Terry Turner. Hosted by Scott Maze. Topic: How to deal with difficult people (members and staff).

Panel

Sessions 3 [1:00 PM]

RM 121
The Game Plan

Practical steps to help your church be evangelistic and reach people for Jesus.

Nathan Lorick
RM 122
Bonsai Theory of Church Growth

Lessons learned from bonsai trees and how to help your church grow

Ken Hemphill
RM 124
The Key to Spiritual Renewal and Growth

Looking back to the major spiritual renewals in history and finding the key element.

Scott Maze
RM 123
Where and When to Take a Moral Stand

With so many moral issues, where does a pastor take a stand and how does it make his presence felt?

Barrett Duke

Session 4 [2:00 PM]

RM 240
For Pastors Only

 Panel: John Bisagno, Ken Hemphill and Terry Turner. Hosted by Scott Maze. Topic: Questions and answers from three giants in the pastorate

Panel

 

Breakout Leaders

 

John Bisagno

John Bisagno is pastor emeritus of the 22,000-member Houston's First Baptist Church. His remarkable 20 years at Houston's First is summed up in Rick Warren's words: "There are some great pastors that excel in one particular area. But John has excelled at it all."

 

Barrett Duke

Barrett is vice president for public policy and research and director of the Research Institute of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), the Southern Baptist Convention's agency for "applied Christianity" (social and moral concerns). He has been with the agency since 1997.

 

Ted Elmore

Ted serves the SBTC as the minister church relations associate and as prayer strategist. He currently serves as interim pastor fo the North Euless Baptist Church. Ted holds both a master of divinity and a doctor of ministry degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Cheryl and they have four children.

 

Ken Hemphill

Ken is the director of the Center for Church Planting and Revitalization (CPR) at North Greenville University. He is the author of many books an evangelistic material: Splash, Core Convictions, Kingdom Promise Series, Prayer of Jesus, Names of God, got life?, Revitalizing the Sunday Morning Dinosaur, EKG: The Hearbeat of God, Eternal Impact, You Are Gifted, and Live it Up.

 

Nathan Lorick

Nathan is the director of evangelism for the SBTC. His passion is to see the church come alive through intentional evangelism and missions. he is a graduate of ETBU and Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned both a maste rof dvinity and a doctor of ministry degree. He and his wife Jenna have three sons and one daughter. 


Scott Maze

Scott is the pastor of North Richland Hills Baptist Church. he earned degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv and Ph.D). Scott is the author of the recently published Theodorus Frelinghuysen's Evangelism, which is his published dissertation. Scott and his wife, Traci, have two sons and one daughter.


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