Sharpen Your Tools for Ministry

Seminars / Seminarios

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Seminars in English

Adventurers 

How the Holy Spirit Uses Adventurers – Texas Conference

Camp Ministries

How the Holy Spirit Uses Camp Ministires – Oklahoma and Arkansas-Louisiana Conferences

Campus Ministries

How the Holy Spirit Uses High School Campus Ministries – Arkansas-Louisiana Conference

Children’s Ministries*

Prayer and the Christian Leader – Steve Case

Children’s Ministries Certification – Steve Case, Sandra Tucker, Josie Green, Jacquelyn Martin, Joyce Fortner, Chrystal Flerchinger, Barbara Craft, Delmon Tucker, Susan Tonn

Communication

How To Grab The Media’s Attention – Ansel Oliver, Editor, Adventist News Network

How To Take Super Compelling Photos – Ansel Oliver, Editor, Adventist News Network

Community Services*

Introduction To Disaster Preparedness – Joe and Sherry Watts, ACS DR Coordinators

Deacon

Deacons as Servant Leaders: Change One Thing…Change Everything! – Greg Pflug 

Deaconess 

Mary, Martha, and Me – Carla Hernandez 

Elders

Restructuring For Growth – Ellie Green

Education

Recruiting and Retaining – Randy Gilliam and Mike Furr, SWUC Education Department; Raul Aguilar, Texas Conference Education Department

Functions and Duties Of a School Board Member – Randy Gilliam and Mike Furr, SWUC Education Department; Raul Aguilar, Texas Conference Education Department

Evangelism 

Evangelism Changes Lives – Duane McKey, SWUC Evangelism Director 

Preaching Evangelistic Sermons Made Easy – Duane McKey, SWUC Evangelism Director

Family Ministries*

Preparing Families for the Kingdom of God – Buford and Carmen Griffith, SWUC Family Ministries/William Lee, SWR Family Ministries Director, Wilma Lee.

Health*

Creating A Vibrant Health Ministry: A Comprehensive Model For Effective Health Ministry Leaders – Don Hall, CEO, Wellsource; Lilly Tryon, Community Health Clinical Instructor, Southern Adventist University; Katia Reinert, NAD Health Ministries Director

Youth and Young Adults

How the Holy Spirit Uses Master Guides – Texico Conference 

Men’s Ministries

The Prophetic Role of Men’s Ministries in the Last Days – Richard Dye, Church Ministries and Trust Services Director, Oklahoma Conference

Pathfinders

How The Holy Spirit Uses Pathfinders – Oklahoma Conference

Personal Ministries

Transforming Your Church: Small Groups – Dan Serns 

Transforming Your Church: Bible Studies – Dan Serns 

Transforming Your Church: Regular Reaping – Dan Serns 

How to Give a Bible Study – Vivian Johnson, SWUC 

Prayer Ministries

Every Church A House Of Prayer – Kathy McKey, SWUC Prayer Ministries Coordinator

Prison Ministries 

Ministering to Women When They are Released from Prison – Cleveland Houser

Prisoner Re-entry – Cleveland Houser

How to Help a Scared Church Through Prison Ministry – Cleveland Houser 

Sabbath School

Creating Spirit-filled Evangelistic Sabbath Schools – Ellie Green 

Singles Ministries

How to Have a Vibrant Singles’ Ministry in Your Church – Anslem Paul, Deidra-Ann Leiba, Debra Sulen

Stewardship

For Pastors: The Latest Research On How Adventists Give – John Mathews, NAD Stewardship Director

Stupid Things People Do With Their Money – John Mathews, NAD Stewardship Director

The Influence of Post-Modern Thought on How We Use Fiat Money – John Mathews, NAD Stewardship Director

Women’s Ministries*

The Truth About You: Living Free and Empowered – Mable Dunbar 

Is God Calling Me? – Nicolle Brise

Am I Able to Answer? – Nicolle Brise

Shine! – Nicolle Brise

How to be a CREATIVE Women’s Ministries Leader – Diana Jaworski

How to have a CREATIVE Women’s Ministry – Diana Jaworski

Young Adults 

Ignition: Calling All Young Adults and Those Who Minister with Them – Allan Martin

Youth Ministries

How the Holy Spirit Uses Youth Ministries – SWR Conference

Seminarios en Español

Ancianos

Raíces Teológica del Ministerio de los Ancianos Conozca las Orígenes y el Propósito de la Divina Escrituras para los Ancianos – Carlos Quintana

Diáconos

Raíces Teológica del Ministerio de los Diaconos Conozca las Orígenes y el Propósito de la Divina Escrituras para los Diaconos – Carlos Quintana

Educación

Recrutamiento y Retención – Randy Gilliam, Mike Furr (SWUC) Raul Aguilar (Texas Conference)

Escuela Sabática

Como Impactar Nuestra Escuela Sabática – Jaime Calvo

Ministerio de Familia*

Preparando Las Families Para el Reino de Dios – Jorge Agüero, NJ Family Ministries Director/Ruber and Ketty Leal, Texas Conference Family Ministries

Ministerios de Hombres

El Papel Profético de los Ministerios de Hombres en Los Últimos Días – Sergio Rodriguez 

Ministerios de Damas*

La Mujer Valiosa – Donna Evans

¿Me llama Dios? – Nicolle Brise

¿Soy Capaz de Contestar? – Nicolle Brise

¡Brilla! – Nicolle Brise

Como Ser un Lider CREATIVO del Ministerio de Damas – Diana Jaworski

Como Tener un Ministerio CREATIVO de Damas – Diana Jaworski

Ministerios de Niños*

Seneth Lopez, Rosa Mata, Mandy Alonso, Rocio Rojas, Geraldo Alonso y Sonia Cano.

Salud

Creando un Ministerio de Salud Vibrante – Katia Reinert, Directora, Ministerios de Salud, NAD