2018 Educational Tracks
- Leadership Institute with the Rev. Dr. Jerusha Neal
Any who are called to preach are encouraged to attend the Leadership Institute for a presentation and dialogue with the Rev. Dr. Jerusha Neal, Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School, where her emphasis is “Preaching and the Global Church.” Dr. Neal’s scholarly work examines the action of the Spirit on the performative borders of body and culture.
- Calling All Executive Pastors, Church Administrators and Finance Committee Members!
CBF is hosting professionals from CapinCrouse and HighGround Advisors for a day-long series of workshops. Come network, learn about issues such as taxation and investment strategies and solutions while earning Continuing Professional Education credits.
- Pastors Combo
Attend the morning session with executive pastors and administrators for current information on taxes and finances applicable to your local church and then move to the Leadership Institute for an afternoon of homiletics.
- Reimagining Evangelism with Dr. Steven Porter
What if we could replace the outdated images associated with evangelism and help our congregations make the Good News, actually good news? Join Dr. Steven Porter, CBF Coordinator of Global Missions, in this imaginative workshop on how we understand the Gospel and how every congregation can engage its neighbors in the more authentic way of Jesus.
- Pastor Search Committee Boot Camp with Craig Janney
This training program is designed to equip search committees with best practices throughout the process of search and call. Using the innovative “Searching for the Called” workbook, you will learn the essential tasks of a search team, find tools to assist your work, gain perspective from ministerial candidates, and receive coaching throughout the process.