Equip your church to integrate faith, work, and economics! Join Pastors Aaron Richardson and Mark Van Andel at Moody Seminary in Plymouth Michigan for the launch of the Metro Detroit chapter of Made to Flourish. We are committed to fulfilling the mission of empowering a growing network of pastors and their churches to integrate faith, work and economic wisdom for the flourishing of our communities. There will be a presentation and panel discussion on 'Church & Business Working Together for the Flourishing of Communities.' The panelists will include Christopher W. Brooks, Campus Dean, Moody Seminary; Bishop Edgar Vann, II from Second Ebenezer Church; Mr. Frank Riviera, Senior Vice President Rock Ventures and Dr. Charlie Self of Made to Flourish. We're looking forward to seeing you there!
As a business consultant and a working Christian, Chuck Proudfit has spent decades learning HOW to integrate faith at work in a marketplace that is ambivalent at best, and hostile at worst. Sharing “war stories” from the “trenches”, Chuck will share some principles for successfully living out Christian faith at work in any type of job.
The Learning Community (LC) is a unique educational experience. Over the course of three sessions, participating pastors and congregational leaders will learn from recognized thought-leaders, visit with practitioners on the leading edge of this movement, and wrestle with their own practical plan for implementing these learnings in their own church community. And perhaps most significantly, they will do all of this while rubbing shoulders with others who are wrestling with the same issues in the same city/region. Please visit our…Find out more »
Youth pastors are invited to join us for a fantastic lunch and to hear from a team of speakers from Anselm House at the U of M about the transition from High School to College/Career. Anselm House engages at the University of Minnesota with a mission to help students and U of M faculty connect faith and knowledge with all of life. As you enter into the busy graduation season, come for a time of recharge with good food, Twin Cities…
Come join us for an evening addressing the future of the church. We will explore all kingdom facets that contribute to flourishing local churches and their communities. We will examine leadership and life, empowerment and ethics, and the need for both global vision and local application. This will be a highly interactive time and participants will leave with key ideas, practical principles and a series of questions to guide their prayers and strategies. We will unashamedly explore the hidden snares…
Discipleship through Economic Wisdom: How Faithful Churches Create Flourishing Communities (Twin Cities)
If we are planting and revitalizing healthy churches, our neighborhoods and cities will experience the impact of an awakened church. In this interactive time together, we will explore the biblical, historical and practical principles that help us know if we are making progress in our disciple-making and in the flourishing of our communities. Pastors are encouraged to bring a guest who will help them dream about how God can bring greater flourishing to their community through their church! Our speaker,…
Laura Jackson of At Work on Purpose and Tom Thatcher of Cincinnati Christian University will be speaking about practical ways to incorporate faith at work.
At Work on Purpose offers the Mission2Monday workshop as a simple way for believers to activate or enhance your faith walk at work. Using a powerful tool called The Choices Profile, this workshop guides working Christians to successfully integrate faith and work one wise choice at a time. The workshop will cover areas like understanding work as worship, identifying God’s calling for your work, upholding God’s standards of conduct at work, developing spiritually in and through work, and stewarding workplace resources for a kingdom contribution.
How can the church help students learn to live all of life with Jesus? In this interactive gathering we'll explore ways we can think holistically about the discipleship of middle and high school students and how we can put that thinking into practice. There will be a short reading sent to you before the event to help get us started.
Are you looking for healthy models of preaching that integrate faith, work, and economics? Would you like to discuss with other Pastors about how to address current issues in preaching? Or what the dangers are in allowing the news cycle to control the pulpit? Join us for a Book Club working through Strength to Love, collected sermons by Martin Luther King Jr. Correta Scott King writes, "If there is one book Martin Luther King Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their…Find out more »
Kathy Book, founder of Women in the Marketplace will discuss that ministry's mission to equip working women to confidently pursue their faith and career for the glory of God.
Women in the Marketplace empowers women to faithfully follow God's plan for their lives. Please register by email using the button below.