Lead­ing a South­ern Bap­tist Church 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  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

 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?
Dea­cons
Sun­day School Teach­ers and Direc­tors
Pastors/Ministers who have a hunger to learn
Church Lead­ers
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 “how-to” 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
learn­ing phi­los­o­phy
Geared to the needs of the par­tic­i­pants
Open to any­one regard­less of edu­ca­tion­al back­ground

Do you have to be a Bap­tist to attend? No

For more infor­ma­tion please call 912–583-2713

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