City Events

September 2018

Lunch & Learn: The Leadership Circle with Alan Schutz (Orlando)

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
The Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, Downtown Orlando, 1017 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

For this year’s Lunch & Learn series, we invited Alan Schutz to come each month and teach us a pioneering faith, work, and economics curriculum called The Leadership Circle. The Leadership Circle curriculum is a tool for pastors to use with their church leaders, as well as others in their congregation. As Cru has piloted this program in a few global settings, pastors have commented that though they may teach some of these ideas on Sunday, they don't see a…

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Flourishing with the Gospel | Marketplace Impact Breakfast (Kansas City)

Presenter: Delano Sheffield
September 27 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am CDT
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 N State Route 291
Liberty, MO 64068 United States

Join us for a Marketplace Impact Breakfast. The theme for the morning will be "Flourishing with the Gospel." DeLano Sheffield will be sharing about how to flourish with the Gospel in the Marketplace. DeLano is the pastor of discipleship and small groups at Macedonia Baptist Church and a City Director for Made to Flourish. Breakfast will be served and we look forward to seeing you on September 27 for an opportunity to connect with other marketplace leaders and pastors committed to integrating…

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October 2018

Carpe Monday: Equipping People for Their Monday Morning Mission Field (Twin Cities)

Presenter: Dr. Bill Peel
October 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Pub 42, 7600 42nd Ave N.
New Hope, MN 55427 United States

Pastors are invited to join us for a fantastic lunch as Bill Peel encourages us to seek to better equip our congregations to live out their faith in every aspect of their lives.

Bill Peel is the founding executive director of The Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University, established to revolutionize the way Christians think about work and to help them experience Christ’s transforming presence and power in their workplace. For 30 years, Bill has coached thousands of men and women to discover their calling, grasp their significance to God’s kingdom, and become a spiritual influence in their workplace. He is an award-winning author and leader in the global faith-at-work movement and is committed to helping pastors seize the extraordinary opportunity to extend God’s kingdom through their congregation’s workplaces.

Prior to coming to LeTourneau in 2011, he served three churches and three parachurch organizations where God shaped his commitment to the church and his theology of work, giftedness, evangelism.

**This event is FREE but please arrive by 11 a.m. so all lunch orders can be placed on time.

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Thriving Staff Culture: Learning to “Operationalize” Staff Health (Denver)

Presenter: Brian Gray
October 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Denver Institute for Faith & Work, 600 N Grant St. Suite #722
Denver, CO 80203 United States

Join us for lunch as Brian Gray facilitates teaching and discussion on the tall task of leading church staff into healthy rhythms that create a thriving culture. Brian is COO and Director of the 5280 Fellowship at Denver Institute for Faith & Work. He also brings with him extensive experience in various levels of church and business leadership.

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David Kinnaman presents “Vocational Discipleship and the Next Generation” (Portland)

Presenter: David Kinnaman
October 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT
Multnomah University, 8435 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97220 United States

Join us for a morning with New York Times best selling author and President of The Barna Group, David Kinnaman as he presents "Millennials in the Workplace". 

A small gathering will be held immediately after in the Presidential Dining room for church planters. Please join us for a more intimate time to get to know David Kinnaman and Chuck Bomar. 

Free
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Effective Compassion (Twin Cities)

Presenter: Ismael Hernandez
October 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
The Inner-City Ministry of Cru – Minneapolis/Saint Paul, 2112 Broadway St. NE, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States

In this full day workshop, Ismael Hernandez of the Freedom & Virtue Institute will give an overview of historical efforts that have been made to alleviate poverty, their outcomes, and practical ways that we can move forward to promote human flourishing. The workshop will end with a discussion and thoughts about how each of our individual churches can more effectively address poverty in our communities.

This workshop is designed with practical application in mind as we consider how to best share compassion with our neighbors.

Ismael Hernandez, is president of the Freedom & Virtue Institute, an organization dedicated to the promotion of the ideas of liberty, faith, and self-reliance. Ismael is a regular lecturer with the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has spoken at Heritage Foundation, the Cato Institute, the Foundation for Economic Education and many other organizations. He is a regular speaker at service clubs around the country and is the author of the acclaimed book Not Tragically Colored: Freedom, Personhood, and the Renewal of Black America. He is a noted expert on questions of effectively serving the poor and race relations.

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Lunch & Learn: The Leadership Circle with Alan Schutz (Orlando)

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
The Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, Downtown Orlando, 1017 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

For this year’s Lunch & Learn series, we invited Alan Schutz to come each month and teach us a pioneering faith, work, and economics curriculum called The Leadership Circle. The Leadership Circle curriculum is a tool for pastors to use with their church leaders, as well as others in their congregation. As Cru has piloted this program in a few global settings, pastors have commented that though they may teach some of these ideas on Sunday, they don't see a…

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November 2018

Practicing The King’s Economy (Dallas)

Presenter: Dr. Brian Fikkert
November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
PCPC, Fellowship Hall, Main Church Building, SE corner of Lawn Ave and Wycliff Ave, 4124 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219 United States

Brian Fikkert from the Chalmers Center will explore what it looks like for Christians to live within the biblical story and practice the "King Jesus Economy." He will offer an invitation to a way of economic discipleship that cuts through the economic beliefs and practices often accepted in our secular culture and instead exhibits the characteristics of Christ's kingdom.

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Lunch & Learn: The Leadership Circle with Alan Schutz (Orlando)

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
The Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, Downtown Orlando, 1017 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

For this year’s Lunch & Learn series, we invited Alan Schutz to come each month and teach us a pioneering faith, work, and economics curriculum called The Leadership Circle. The Leadership Circle curriculum is a tool for pastors to use with their church leaders, as well as others in their congregation. As Cru has piloted this program in a few global settings, pastors have commented that though they may teach some of these ideas on Sunday, they don't see a…

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January 2019

Oikonomia Network Event (Dallas)

January 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - January 4, 2019 @ 8:30 pm CST
Warwick Melrose Hotel, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States

Join us along with Miroslav Volf, Patrick Smith, David Miller, Fred Sanders, Larry Ward, Mark Greene, Kevin Dudley, Helen Kim, and more in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, on January 3-4, 2019 for a fruitful time of insight, networking, and equipping. This is a two-day gathering for theological educators and Christian academics. Leading Bible and theology scholars will help you train a new generation of Christians who follow king Jesus by loving their neighbors through daily tasks. Faithful discipleship to Christ involves working every day in…

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