Twin Cities

January 2020

How Pastors can lead Churches Toward Flourishing Communities Through Commissioning, Creativity, and Collaboration (Twin Cities)


Presenter: Charlie Self
January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
Anderson Chapel, North Central University, 910 Elliot Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States

Dr. Charlie Self will lead this 90 min interactive lunch and learn, giving principles and practices that when applied can empower the church to community transformation.

Dr. Charlie Self serves as director of learning communities at Made to Flourish. Self has been active serving NCU, recently as the Moen Chair for Pentecostal Preaching. An ordained Assemblies of God minister, he has served as an associate, interim, and senior pastor for congregations in California, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. Self is presently professor of Church History at he Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri. Dr. Self is the author the recent work "Flourishing Churches and Communities: A Pentecostal Primer on Faith, Work and Economics for Spirit-Empowered Discipleship” and is a frequent contributor to many journals and websites. He and his wife Kathleen are celebrating 40 years of marriage in 2020 and have three adult children and three grandchildren.

Jan 28th, Noon - 1:30 PM at Anderson Chapel at North Central University.  Catered Lunch provided.  Parking passes are provided after registration.

Pastors are invited to come early to join the North Central Chapel services from 10:50-11:40 AM.

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Big Event: Faith and Work Unleashed – Getting Practical (Twin Cities)

Presenters: Charlie Self, Bill Bojan, Kurt W
January 28 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Hope Community Church – East Building, 704 11th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415 United States

Welcome to Faith and Work Unleashed!

In order to see transformation in our communities and in our world, churches, marketplace professionals and students must begin to think about work and faith in strategic new ways. 

The interconnection of the two is a Biblical idea that holds the key to powerful and innovative expressions of the Kingdom of God at work in our world. Join us on Tuesday, January 28th at Hope Community Church in Minneapolis, MN.

Event Schedule and Details:

5:45pm: Doors open for fellowship and appetizers
6:10pm: Event begins
6:15pm: Vision for Faith and Work in the Twin Cities
6:25pm: Keynote presentations
Bill Bojan: Being a Polished Arrow in the Lord's Quiver as a Business Professional
Kurt W: The Power of Unleashing the Gospel in the Global Marketplace and How to Use Your Skills to Contribute 
Dr. Charlie Self: Wisdom for our Work: Character, Charisms, and Community
7:15pm: Q&A Panel
7:45pm: Closing prayer following by directed networking time

Dr. Charlie Self : Dr. Self serves as director of learning communities at Made to Flourish bringing leadership resourcing to pastors and churches. He is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. He has served as an associate and senior pastor in several congregations in California, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. and has served as an interim pastor five times. 

He currently serves as professor of church history at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri, where he teaches courses in apologetics, church history, mission history, leadership development, and discipleship.

Dr. Self is co-developer of Discipleship Dynamics, a new research-based tool for churches and individuals to assess the effectiveness of their discipleship programs.

He is the author of three books: The Divine Dance, The Power of Faithful Focus, and his most recent work with The Acton Institute, Flourishing Churches and Communities: A Pentecostal Primer on Faith, Work and Economics for Spirit-Empowered Discipleship.

Bill Bojan: Bill is the Founder and CEO of Integrated Governance Solutions, with a distinguished 25-year career in the governance fields of board operations, risk management, risk-based internal auditing, ethics and social responsibility.

Having also served as a Fortune 20 Chief Risk Officer, Bill leveraged his expertise to found IGS and build the frameworks and methodology behind the Solomon365 solutions. Considered a national expert in the areas of implementing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) systems and risk-based internal audit programs, he continues to strengthen the Solomon365 solutions as well as oversee both IGS and Solomon365’s ongoing mission and strategy.

Bill first started to prove that establishing Integrative Governance can have tangible benefits in 2008. As a new board member at a well-known but financially challenged non-profit, he inspired a governance, leadership and cultural turnaround. Bill was recognized five years after his approach helped transform their near extinction into becoming a $30M healthy and growing organization serving five times the number of clients.

Kurt W: Kurt has 28 years of Business for Transformation (B4T) experience in former communist/communist/Muslim/Buddhist Central and Southeast Asia in food production, business consulting, medical projects, food safety, starting and developing English centers, advising governments on policy, remediation of environmental toxins. He holds MBA, Masters in Theological Studies, Certificate from Institute of Biblical Counseling and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. Kurt is trained as a Naval Flight Officer, Navy Diver, Military Parachutist, Operator for Oceanographic Systems and Radio Communications.

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February 2020

Building An Integrated Church: Generosity, Economics, and Faith (Twin Cities)

Presenters: Brooke Hempell, Tom Nelson
February 20 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm CST
FIVE Event Center, 2917 Bryant Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408, MN 55408 United States

Teaching and Insights paired with Discussion and Hands-on Brainstorming led by Brooke Hempell and Tom Nelson

Join us for teaching and a discussion-based learning experience with Brooke Hempell, Senior Vice President of Research at Barna and Tom Nelson, President of Made to Flourish, Senior Pastor at Christ Community Church in Leawood, Kansas, and author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work and The Economics of Neighborly Love: Investing in Your Community’s Compassion and Capacity.

Together we will explore findings from research conducted by Barna and insights from hands-on-experience integrating generational perspectives on work, helping others build economic capacity, and discover multi-generational discipleship opportunities centered around the topics of Faith, Work, Economics, and Generosity.

Be Generous. Bring someone with you.

Don’t come alone! As a part of your registration, we’ve included a spot for you to bring another pastor/church leader from your church. We all know the saying: “Two heads are better than one.” and we couldn’t agree more!

The price of the workshop is $65. What you will get:

Admission for you and one additional attendee from your church/staff
Access to local and national thought-leaders with resources to help you develop a vibrant culture within your community
Lunch and snacks/coffee provided

No products will be sold. For additional disclosures see Thrivent.com/social

$65
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