Increasing Oral Clarity in Preaching with Dr. Don Sunukjian – June 3

Dr. Don Sunukjian, professor of preaching, and chairman of the department of Christian ministry & leadership, at Talbot School of Theology, La Mirada, California, will be speaking at the next Pastorpedia Live on June 3. Dr. Sunukjian will be talking about the difference between written text and spoken text in order to help pastors communicateContinue reading →

Celebrating Public Baptism

Baptism is a celebration of commitment, renewal, and remembrance of all Jesus accomplished on our behalf. Although it is practiced in a variety of forms, traditions, and across most denominations, one thing is certain—the joy of baptism can bring a church community together in powerful ways. It is a major step in telling others ofContinue reading →

See The Operation Barnabas Student List and Sign Up for Email Updates

The 2015 Operation Barnabas team members are busy preparing for their summer of ministry, which begins June 15with orientation in Winona Lake, Indiana. You can see the names of these students and their sending churches here.  The two OB teams, Team Indiana and Team Ohio, will be focusing their ministry in the Midwest and includingContinue reading →

CE National Board of Directors Meets in San Francisco

We praise the Lord for faithful board members who serve this Church Effectiveness ministry. Just this past weekend, the spring board meetings were held in San Francisco, California. The meetings were a wonderful time of reporting what God is doing through CE National ministries, approving future plans, and visiting various ministry sites. The board wasContinue reading →

Let’s Talk About Friends – The New Pastorpedia

In this issue of Pastorpedia, pastors Knute Larson, Jeff Bogue, and Jim Brown talk about the importance of friendships for a pastor. Read, watch, and download at

The National Institute Students Study at Urban Hope

Twenty-five Grace College students, who are in either The National Institute or the new studies in urban ministries major, just returned from a week in Philadelphia at the Urban Hope Training Center. Rather than study cross cultural youth ministry in Winona Lake, Indiana, they attend this one-week module set in the fifth largest city inContinue reading →

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