XPastor—Help for Leading and Managing the Church David Fletcher
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Dr. Thom Rainer Electric Leadership
Our featured guest this year is the renowned thinker, writer and church leader, Dr. Thom Rainer. You have undoubtedly read some of his 26 books, several of which are featured on our free book table (did you know that every attendee gets two free books at the Seminar?)
Thom serves as president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, a 5,000 employee organization headquartered in Nashville. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama where he received his degree in business administration. He received his M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from Southern Seminary, where he served as Dean for twelve years. Dr. Rainer has served as pastor of four churches. This will be an unforgettable time with Thom.
Mike Bonem wrote Leading from the Second Chair, Leading Congregational Change,In Pursuit of Great AND Godly Leadership, and the newly released, Thriving in the Second Chair. He brings experience from his XP role and now as a consultant to churches across the states.
6 Legal Considerations For Your Church, Even 7
David Middlebrook and Matt Anthony are with The Church Law Group. Every year they bring imperative topics from the field of law, HR, safety, fiduciary responsibility and more. This will be a growing time and invariably you will take away homework and a full to-do list. There are so many “aha moments” with David and Matt. They are electrifying!
Dr. David Fletcher
6 Parts of the Biblical Basis and Role of the XP, Even 7
Is this role grounded in Scripture? We don’t find the title “XP” there but certainly see strong leaders in similar functions. What are the elements of the XP role? David Fletcher has been a pastor for over thirty years, taught pastors at three seminaries and founded XPastor to help you be the best you can be. Catch some of David’s electric energy about the XP role.
6 Keys For the Soul of the XP, Even 7
Phil Taylor is the XP of Mosaic Church and is a frequent part of XPastor. He has written Defining The Executive Pastor Role and has a series of books on the XP in the hopper. What do you do when you feel dry and your soul is withering? Leading a church can be 24/7 but it needs balance and spiritual refreshment. Phil will bring power to your soul so you can continue strong in ministry.
6 Ways to Build Up Ministry, Even 7
Darrell Owens is the Lead Pastor at Christ the Rock Community Church. He has worked with an inner city ministry to youth, as an international trainer for Promise Keepers and alongside two pastors leading large congregations. In our Short Ride, Darrell will share his experience and convictions regarding the Pastor Function in the XP role.
20 Workshops by Noted Leaders
Dan Busby—Questions Every XP Should Regularly Ask a Finance Team
Dan Reiland—Essentials to Strengthen the XP and Senior Pastor Partnership
Mike Batts—Effective Church Financial Oversight
Dr. Warren Bird—Learning from the Nation’s Best Internship Programs
Brad Leeper—How to Make Your Church the Primary Giving Destination of More Givers
… and many more
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