TUESDAY MORNING SESSION
SESSION 1 | 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
SESSION 2 | 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Preaching For a Verdict
Don Wilton | Pastor of First Baptist Spartanburg, SC, President of The Encouraging WordPreaching that is void of Jesus Christ and Him crucified is not Christian preaching. In this session Pastor Wilton speaks to the reality of “rightly dividing the Word of Truth” through preaching that “always makes a bee-line for the cross” (C.H. Spurgeon).
Prison EE- A Proven Pre and Post Release Prison Ministry Plan
Art Hallett | National Director of Prison Ministries at Evangelism Explosion International
This breakout session is a motivational prison ministry workshop designed and tailored to give instruction in implementing Prison EE in prisons and local jails.
The topics that will be covered are:
- The secret to power in prison ministry
- How to strengthen an existing prison ministry or implement Prison EE’s Fresh Start curriculum
- Teaching non-readers plus other training tidbits
- Post-release assistance to the local church
How to Boldly and with Great Confidence Share Jesus with Others
David Burton | Evangelist at David Burton Ministries
This is an energy filled, fast paced training where we will see and learn why we must use “Multiple Entry Points” to SHARING JESUS!
- There is no SILVER BULLET.
- There is no single CONTEXT.
- There is no single METHOD.
- There are different PERSONALITIES.
- There are different AGES, etc.
An individual desiring to be a strong witness of Jesus must always be FLEXIBLE and remain sensitive to the process of RELATIONAL, BRIDGE BUILDING and INTENTIONALITY of SHARING JESUS. No matter how long one relates or builds bridges, they must always encounter the lost VERBALLY with the GOOD NEWS. Learn how simple it really is! Also, go away with a bag full of FREE Soul Winning Tools. I look forward to greeting you there.
Taking a Church to the Next Level
Ken Weathersby | Vice President for Convention Advancement at the SBC Executive CommitteeIn this session they will discuss evangelistic strategies for implementation to assist the local church in making disciples.
Apologetics: The Future of Evangelism
James Walker | President of Watchman Fellowship
No Silver Bullets - 9:00 AM
Daniel Im | Founder of NewChurches.com and the Director of Church Multiplication for LifeWay Christian ResourcesHow does a church become missional? Daniel Im draws from fresh research in his book “No Silver Bullets” to help church leaders today develop the conviction, culture and constructs to better evangelize and develop members into a missionary mindset. This seminar is great for anyone seeking to mobilize church members.
Multiply! - 10:30 AM
Daniel Im | Founder of NewChurches.com and the Director of Church Multiplication for LifeWay Christian ResourcesLearn the six practices of churches that multiply in their first years of existence. From current research, Daniel Im has discovered six common practices in churches who make significant kingdom impact. This information will help you assess your current church setting and enable you to begin to change the multiplication factor in leadership and in evangelism.
Creating an On-going Evangelistic Men's Ministry
Cody Bobay |Founder of Soulcon Ministries and author of "Soulcon Challenge"As leaders we can easily find ourselves in an event driven schedule. We all know the dangers of this and how overwhelming it can be to keep up with. Make sure to come join us for this breakout to hear how to shift your men’s ministry to an on-going ministry, lead by your men and focused on winning souls to Jesus Christ in your community.
A Very Particular Set of Skills
Brian Baldwin | BGCO Student Evangelism and Missions SpecialistNo we’re not talking about a Liam Neeson movie, but we are talking about how youth leaders and students should be all about rescuing the lost from their evil captors. Do they have the skills to do so? Come learn how to equip your teenagers with the “very particular set of skills” needed to have effective Gospel conversations about Jesus Christ!
Worship and Evangelism : Like Peanut Butter and Jelly
Randy Lind | BGCO Worship & Music Ministries SpecialistAre worship and evangelism exclusive or do they fit perfectly together? We will explore evangelism through worship and worship through evangelism.
Can We Talk?
Matt Tyson | Executive Director of One Converstaion (OCI)Reigniting a Passion for Gospel Conversations – by challenging and training pastors to equip people to proclaim the message of the Gospel in their everyday lives.
Upward Sports: Play With Purpose
Wade Taylor | Regional Representative, Recreation Division95% of Americans participate in, or talk/read about sports weekly. Upward Sports desires to partner with Oklahoma churches and equip them to do sports ministry clinics, camps, and/or leagues. You will walk away understanding the benefits of this turn-key ministry and how it can help your church reach the lost and unchurched families in your community by using something as simple as a ball. Being an Upward Sports partner will increase your evangelistic impact, regardless of church size. Come and find out how your church can utilize sports to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Jim Burkett | Director, Oklahoma School of Apologetics & Practical Theology and Director, APOLOGETICS-on-FIRE Church Conferences & Workshops
- Why APOLOGETICS-based Evangelism is considered a necessity for ministry in the 21st Century.
- How APOLOGETICS is a critical segment in resolving the MASSIVE Exodus of Christian Young Adults from the Church and Christianity.
- How APOLOGETICS-based Outreach ministries raise the confidence level in the local church and result in significant Evangelism through the local church.
- How an Apologetics Presentation in France resulted in Evangelism and a National Awakening in Great Britain.
- The Significant Impact of Apologetics for Encouraging Christians in their Christian faith, for pre-evangelismm toward toward non-Christians, and for the transformation of Culture.
Reaching an Unreached People Group in Your Own Community
Chris Finley | Chaplain for Baptist Village CommunitiesIn this breakout, learn how to build and equip ministry teams through the local church, to develop a vibrant evangelistic strategy to meet the spiritual needs of the aging and those who serve them.
Church Renewal Weekend
Doug PassmoreGive your members a break and allow them to receive a fresh touch from God. Imagine a weekend where every church member is worshiping, praying and being taught, while other volunteers are leading. God is using these weekends across Oklahoma to revive His church.
Bennie Hasha |Houston, Texas Area District Director, Child Evangelism Fellowship Lauri Mayberry|Dallas Area Director, Child Evangelism FellowshipThe church today needs to evaluate seriously the crucial part that child evangelism plays in accomplishing the task of world evangelism. What then can the church do, both inside and outside of its structure, to fulfill this great commission as it relates to ministry to children?
Jim Stewart | EE South Region CoordinatorLeading your church members to share the Gospel in their everyday lives, as they go! You will not want to miss this breakout! Evangelism Explosion as you have never seen it before.
Deaf Reaching Deaf Through Way of Life Witnessing
Patty Webb | Ministry Coordinator for Deaf EE in USAThis workshop will introduce you a way of sharing your faith that works. You will learn how to start a spiritual conversation and get permission to share before using scripture and stories to explain the gospel. Using the EE gospel presentation will help you prevent objections give you confidence to witness to family, friends, even stranger as way of life. This way of witnessing is easy to learn and will help you overcome your fear of witnessing.
Oklahoma Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists
OCOSBE MembersCome and enjoy a time of preaching and worship with our OCOSBE Members (Oklahoma Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists). Pastors and church leaders, come explore how your church can benefit from utilizing Music and Preaching Evangelists to help fulfill the Great Commission in your community and train up the body of your local church. Ephesians 4:11