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Equipping and encouraging leaders for fruitful ministry

Two days of thoughtful, stimulating and high quality professional development, encouragement and rubbing shoulders with colleagues who want to serve Christ and the local church with excellence, fruitfulness and ongoing relevance.

Thursday, 1 August

FREE SESSION!

REGISTRATION NECESSARY

KEYNOTE 7PM: DR KARINA KREMINSKI

Karina lectures at Morling College, Sydney as well as writing and blogging about spirituality.   She is the facilitator of the Happiness lab at the Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre and author of Urban Spirituality: Exploring God’s mission in the neighbourhood.

Friday, 2 August

9-10.30AM KEYNOTE SESSION

DR CARSON REED

 

11AM -12.30PM CONCURRENT SEMINARS

 


PREACHING ISAIAH

Dr Angela Sawyer

Preaching Isaiah: A tour of the grand book of Isaiah with exposure to contemporary preaching vantage-points.


GOOD GOVERNANCE

Dr Andrew Menzies

First things first for church elders and ministers. Practical insights for better governance in our local church

1.30-3.00PM CONCURRENT SEMINARS

 

PASTORAL CARE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Dr Chris Turner

Overseeing pastoral care across the church and understanding signs of domestic violence.

 

PREACHING EPHESIANS 
Dr Rob Nyhuis

A tour of Paul’s classic letter with some starting points to a sermon series.

3.30-5.00PM KEYNOTE SESSION

DR KARINA KREMINSKI

KEYNOTE 7PM: DR CARSON REED

Carson is Director of the Doctor of Ministry program at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX as well as Executive Director of the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry. With over 30 years of experience in pastoral ministry, Carson brings a passion for healthy churches and healthy leaders

SEMINAR SPEAKERS

Dr Angela Sawyer

DEAN OF STUDENTS AND LECTURER IN OLD TESTAMENT

Angela has 20 years experience in teaching biblical studies in secondary and tertiary educational and pastoral contexts. She is most passionate about seeing individuals and communities empowered to understand the Bible and be equipped in applying it to their lives. Angela completed a PhD in the area of Isaiah, exile and post-church Australia.

Dr Andrew Menzies

PRINCIPAL OF STIRLING THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE AND SENIOR LECTURER IN MINISTRY STUDIES

Andrew brings over 25 years of leadership experience from a range of contexts to teaching, supervision and research at Stirling. He is vitally interested in the formation and development of all people for integral and holistic leadership and influence.

Dr Chris Turner

LECTURER IN PASTORAL THEOLOGY & SPIRITUAL CARE

Chris has a Doctor of Theology from the University of Divinity in the area of Theology and Australian Culture and brings a wonderful combination of experiences in Spiritual Direction, Chaplaincy, Teaching, Organisational Leadership, Community Development, Communication and also as a Senior Minister.

Dr Rob Nyhuis

EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT CHURCHES OF CHRIST VIC/TAS

Rob oversees the Churches of Christ congregations in Victoria and Tasmania. Previously, he was the senior minister of South Eastern Christian Centre for over 9 years. Rob has a strong track record in mission and ministry, strategic leadership and church planting.

Venue: Stirling Theological College
44-60 Jacksons Road, Mulgrave 3170