What does it mean to lead from the pulpit in the 21st Century? How can pastors effectively engage congregations to make disciples of Jesus Christ in a disenchanted age? Be inspired by the practice of Church leadership from our guest speaker Dr. Tom Long, who will go into depth how pastors can effectively engage congregations to make disciples of Jesus Christ in a disenchanted age.
Date: February 3 & 5, 2018
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Brentwood United Methodist Church
Cost: $15 (includes lunch/scholarships available)
Saturday, February 3: Join Dr. Long as he leads “Preaching with Purpose”, a seminar for licensed local pastors on best practices for preaching, both for preachers newly entering the pulpit or those with years of experience.
Monday, February 5: Dr. Long will share his latest research, “Puzzles and Paradoxes: Preaching the Parables of Jesus” with provisional and full connection clergy.
You will surely be challenged as a pastor and leader in making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. This conference is sponsored by Brentwood United Methodist Church, the Turner Center for Church Leadership, Martin Methodist College, and the Episcopal Office for the Nashville and Memphis Areas.