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There are a lot of assessment tools available for churches today. While most are very good, it is sometimes difficult to find one that fits the need of your church. I have also discovered that many tools are difficult to customize. But, what if you had spiritual gifts assessment tools that could be customized to
Micah Fries, former Director of LifeWay Research, describes at the 2016 BACE Conference, the first of eleven practices or trends in discipleship. He calls this first Discipleship Trend: Behavior-Focused. Because the church has defined discipleship solely as a “get smarter equals get better” approach, the gathering of knowledge has taken precedence over actual life-change. The Behavior-Focused approach could help churches that are
As I was working with one of my Bible study groups a few weeks ago, I thought we would take some time to get to know each other. What I discovered was a group who didn’t know each other’s names. As I reviewed their group roster, I was even more amazed at how few of the
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Every Christian educator should have opportunity to partner with others with the same calling. BACE provides that opportunity through the annual meeting each Spring and through the website.Bruce Raley Director, Church Partnerships, LifeWay Christian Resources http://www.lifeway.com
No man is an island. BACE serves as an excellent means for networking, encouragement and ministry development. Networking will be needed more in the future than ever before. Thank you, BACE!Bob Moon Minister of Education & Administration http://www.fbcportland.org
BACE has always played a strategic role in all of the various ministries that made my life His.Morlee Maynard Morlee Maynard, Professor, Christian Education, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary http://www.mbts.edu/
It is always good to get away from the routine of my regular schedule and responsibilities to clear my mind and listen to others about how they handle challenges and victories in the field of Christian Education in the local church setting.Judy Morris Associate Dean, Graduate School of Ministry, Dallas Baptist University http://www.dbu.edu
Over the past 35 years, BACE has provided me numerous opportunities for spiritual growth, professional development, fellowship, relationship building, and ministry support.Bill Gambrell Associate Pastor, Education, Johnson Ferry Baptist http://www.johnsonferry.org/
BACE is a great value to my ministry. The speakers and programs have always provided helpful insight and the relationships I have developed have provided encouragement and friendship through the years.Jeff Ingram Adult Ministry Strategist, Louisiana Baptist Convention http://www.louisianabaptists.org
BACE, the national professional organization for men and women in the field of Christian Education, has been an incredible source of information, inspiration, and fellowship for my ministry in the local church.Bill Gambrell Associate Pastor, Education, Johnson Ferry Baptist http://www.johnsonferry.org/
I look forward each year to experiencing a time of “iron sharpening iron”.Bruce Raley Director, Church Partnerships, LifeWay Christian Resources http://www.lifeway.com
I always come back to campus with new resources, suggestions, and ideas to make our courses and graduate ministry degrees stronger and better at Dallas Baptist University.Judy Morris Associate Dean, Graduate School of Ministry http://www.dbu.edu
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- A place where you discover and share information about the latest church education and discipleship ministry trends, resources, and ideas.
- A place where you join with fellow Christian educators from the local church and the academic world to help each other with advice, ideas, and wisdom.
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