CONFERENCE TOPICS

KEYNOTES

God wants a harvest (a theology of results)

Tony Collis – AllTogether Consulting, Shining Lights Trust, Pastor

Friday 2pm

From history: The spreading of the Gospel down through the ages (Great Maori Evangelists – in the context of a global move) 

Stuart Lange – Laidlaw College

Friday 6:30pm

The Christian, Holy Spirit and evangelism

Lui Ponifasio – Pacific to the Nations, pastor

Friday 7:30pm

The call to influence culture

Dave Mann – Shining Lights Trust

Saturday 9:45am

The kind of person who makes a difference

Lui Ponifasio – Pacific to the Nation, pastor

Saturday 3:45pm

POWER TALKS

12 minute talks for everyone

The power of God in evangelism

Matt and Alison Harding – leaders in the ‘Firestarters’ outreaching team in tauranga

One of the Friday 3.50pm ‘power talks’

When youth choose faith

Luke Collis – GodTalk, Shining Lights Trust, youth pastor

One of the Friday 3.50pm ‘power talks’

Effective outreach online

Morag Paton – YesHeIs Australia-Pacific

One of the Friday 3.50pm ‘power talks’

Reaching Indian immigrants

Raj Narayanan – Evangelism Explosion

One of the Saturday 10.40am  ‘power talks’

Authentic Conversion

Lynne Taylor – pastor and researcher

One of the Saturday 10.40am  ‘power talks’

Reaching out in the marketplace

Tracey Olivier – Business Coach

One of the Saturday 10.40am  ‘power talks’

SEMINARS

Seven streams for pastors, youth ministry, children’s ministry, community ministry, passionate evangelisers, apologetics and workplace outreach.*

Saturday 1pm

PASTORS TRACK (Facilitators Dave Mann & Alistair Hall)

How we created a culture that saw a one person per week come for faith for 11 years – Ps Russell Watts

 

YOUTH TRACK (Facilitator – Luke Collis)

Communicating Jesus in a secular youth culture – Luke Collis

 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY TRACK (Facilitator – Marty Schieb)

How to initiate and run an effective outreaching children’s camp – Lew Meyer and Lewis Bacon

 

COMMUNITY MINISTRY TRACK (Facilitators Jonathan Hesp and Howard Webb)

Managing, Recruiting and Motivating Volunteers – Jonathan Hesp

 

APOLOGETICS TRACK (Facilitator Rodney Lake)

A White Man’s Religion? Understanding the misconceptions faced when engaging indigenous people  – Eric George

 

PASSIONATE EVANGELISERS TRACK (Facilitator Tony Collis)

Seminar 1 TBC.

MARKETPLACE OUTREACH TRACK (Facilitators Denis Clark of Business Edge)

Naturally spiritual and spiritually natural: Being salt and light in the marketplace every day – Coralie and Denis Clark

Saturday 1.45pm

PASTORS TRACK

Effective small group outreach that can identify and pick ‘ripe fruit’- Ps Russell Watts

 

YOUTH TRACK

Effective outreach using Social Media – Morag Paton (yesHEis.com)

 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY TRACK

Claiming young hearts – Tony Collis

 

COMMUNITY MINISTRY TRACK

The key to Kingdom Success – Shifting from thinking ‘Service’ to thinking ‘Relationship’ – Howard Webb

 

APOLOGETICS TRACK

A Christian response to Gender Identity and Transgenderism – Rodney Lake

 

PASSIONATE EVANGELISERS TRACK

No Talk (Practical application session – 2 hours) – Lew Meyer

 

MARKETPLACE OUTREACH TRACK

Where does the church go on Monday? – Denis Clark

Saturday 3pm

PASTORS TRACK

Authentic Conversion (continued from ‘power talk’) – Lynne Taylor

 

YOUTH TRACK

How to launch an effective outreaching school group – Ps Scott McCullock

 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY TRACK

Sharing the Gospel with children – Marty Schieb

 

COMMUNITY MINISTRY TRACK

Shoulder-to-Shoulder Evangelism – Bruce Edmonds

 

APOLOGETICS TRACK

3 Reasons Why People Reject Truth  – Todd Funk

 

PASSIONATE EVANGELISERS TRACK

From evangeliser to mobiliser – 7 keys to success – Stu Millar

 

MARKETPLACE OUTREACH TRACK

If we don’t tell them, who will? – Guy Howard-Willis

There’s something for everyone.