ENCOUNTER Revival Prep Training

 

In an effort to be prepared for the move of God for which we are praying, each of the following training sessions are being made available to any pastor or church leaders who would like to participate. There is no cost to you. Participants may choose to go to lunch following each session as part of the monthly Ministers Meeting for Centennial Baptist Association.

 

Preparing for the Harvest

·         Jon Reed, Evangelist

·         January 11, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         Antioch Baptist Church

·         Jon Reed will be our speaker for ENCOUNTER. He will share the big picture of how we can be prepared for revival.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Shane’s Rib Shack, 12:00.

 

Praying for Spiritual Renewal

·         Marty Youngblood, GBMB State Missionary, Church-Minister Relations

·         February 8, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         Shiloh Baptist Church, Thomaston

·         We will focus on how to engage your church in praying specifically for the lost and for spiritual renewal among believers.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at La Fiesta, 12:00

 

Breaking Barriers

·         Stacy Dyer, GBMB State Missionary, Church Revitalization & Evangelism

·         March 14, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         First Baptist Church, Barnesville

·         We will focus on removing barriers to the Gospel that exists in our churches & communities.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Maxi’s, 12:00

 

Assessing your Church’s Health

·         Tom Crites, GBMB State Missionary, Research Services

·         April 11, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         East Thomaston Baptist Church

·         The focus for this session will be on establishing criteria for church health and examining your church for areas of need.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Country Cupboard, 12:00

 

Top 10 Tour

·         Randy Mullinax, GBMB State Missionary, Church Revitalization & Evangelism

·         May 9, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         Milner Baptist Church

·         We will hear from two pastors in the Top 10 for baptisms in Georgia. Randy will explain the 6E Strategy for Evangelism.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Garden Patch, 12:00

 

Preaching Strategically for Revival

·         Gerald Harris, Editor The Christian Index

·         June 20, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         Yatesville Baptist Church

·         Dr. Harris will discuss how to prepare our churches for revival by planning messages leading up to ENCOUNTER.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Tasty Shop, 12:00

 

Assimilating New Believers into the Church

·         Mike Taylor, GBMB State Missionary, Groups & Faith Development Ministries

·         July 18, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         The Rock Baptist Church

·         We will focus on how to keep new believers connected to the church for the purpose of discipleship and service.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Past Time Grill, 12:00

 

Keeping Children and Teens Connected for Life

·         Steve Parr, GBMB VP for Staff Coordination and Development

·         August 8, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         Trinity Baptist Church

·         Dr. Parr will discuss how parents and church leaders can encourage children and teens to be lifelong disciples of Christ

and engaged church members. www.whytheystay.com

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Slices Pizzeria, Thomaston , 12:00

 

Countdown to ENCOUNTER

·         Ryan Christopher, Prayer Team Leader for ENCOUNTER

·         September 12, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         The Rock Ranch

·         We will meet for a time of prayer on this first day of ENCOUNTER.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at The Rock Ranch, 12:00 (Make Reservations by August 10)

 

ENCOUNTER – September 12-15, 2016

 

Follow-up and Feedback

·         Steve Laughman, Associational Missionary, Centennial Baptist Association

·         October 10, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         New Bethel Baptist Church

·         We will take time to celebrate and discuss the immediate results of ENCOUNTER.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Peachtree Cafe , 12:00

 

Moving Forward

·         Frank Nuckolls, GBMB State Missionary, Associational Missions Ministries

·         November 21, 2016, 10:00-11:30

·         Shiloh Baptist Church, Barnesville

·         Now that ENCOUNTER 2016 is over, we will discuss how to continue the momentum.

·         Ministers’ Meeting and Lunch at Big Chic, Barnesville, 12:00