Leading a Southern Baptist ChurchÂ will dive into what it means to be a pastor in a Southern Baptist church. It includes an orientation to GBC ministries as well as specific focus on Cooperative Program, the local association, missions and missionary endeavors, and other critical basics related to Southern Baptist and Georgia Baptist life. This will also include an introduction into the church polity process and how a pastor functions in leading a Southern Baptist church. Class will Â begin Tuesday, February 17th. This course will last 5 weeks will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at our DBA office in Ailey. This course will cost $20 which includes all materials.
Instructors: Ted Kandler and Richard Dodge
Â The purpose of this school is to train and encourage folks in the service of Jesus Christ.
It is designed to be beneficial to Pastors, Staff, Sunday School Leaders and Church Leaders in general.
All courses will be practical and will involve learners in guided practice in each topic of study. Instructors (for 2009) will be Georgia Baptist Convention staff members who are highly qualified in that identified area of study. The cost of the training will be $20 per person, per course which also includes all study materials. Each course will last 5 weeks and will be held on Tuesday nights. Each session will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Who Should Attend?
Sunday School Teachers and Directors
Pastors/Ministers who have a hunger to learn
Men being called into the Pastoral Ministry
People who have a passion for Christ and want to learn more about him and his work
Key Characteristics of All Courses
Focused on leadership development
Anchored in â€œhow-toâ€ ideas
Taught by practitioners
Located close to your church
Directed by local leaders
Coordinated with the GBC Continuing Education Ministries
Contributes to developing a Lifelong
Geared to the needs of the participants
Open to anyone regardless of educational background
DoÂ you have to be a Baptist to attend? No
For more information please call 912–583-2713