Mark Mittelberg of the Willow Creek Association
on "Building a Highly Contagious Church"
Thursday, July 18, 2002
8:30am - 11:00am Pacific
Most church leaders would agree there's nothing more important than evangelism-after all, eternities hang in the balance! Yet eighty-six percent of pastors admit that their church falls far short when it comes to actually doing something about it. Perhaps your church is like that, but you're unsure of what to do.
That's about to change. If you long to infect your church with Great Commission fever, then challenge every member of your leadership team to attend this seminar! Building a Contagious Church will help you customize an evangelistic strategy that really works-not just for a while, but for the long haul.
Presented by one of today's foremost leaders, educators, and practitioners of evangelism-the principal author of the highly effective Becoming a Contagious Christian curriculum-this seminar's revolutionary insights have proved themselves time and again in all kinds of settings. This dynamic, highly adaptable approach is created to work not for some other church, but for your church.
"It doesn't matter whether your church is large or small, old or new, urban or suburban, upscale or downscale, high church or low church," says Mark. "Regardless of where you're starting from, I'm confident that in the power of the Holy Spirit, you can take significant steps toward making your ministry more outwardly focused and evangelistically fruitful."
Through video clips and Marks' infectious enthusiasm, you'll discover the six stages in making a church an effective incubator of evangelists. You'll learn how to get your church to:
- embrace evangelistic values
- instill those values in your people
- empower an evangelistic "point person" to lead the charge
- liberate and equip natural evangelists
- develop a diversified team
- run high-visibility outreach events in your community
Join us on July 18 for a seminar that will make your church contagious!
Who should attend this seminar:
- Senior pastors
- Evangelism/Outreach pastors
- Small Group leaders
- Men's ministry leaders
- Women's ministry leaders
- Youth ministry leaders
- Everyone in your church with a heart for reaching the lost!
Mark Mittelberg, Executive Vice President of the Willow Creek Association, has earned his Masters degree in Philosophy of Religion from Trinity in Deerfield, Illinois and a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Minot State University in North Dakota. Mark has co-authored the book Becoming a Contagious Christian with Bill Hybels, and he is a contributing editor to The Journey, an NIV reference Bible designed especially for spiritual seekers. In the past Mark served seven years as a ministry director and seminar teacher at Willow Creek Community Church. Currently Mark is Executive Vice President of the Willow Creek Association, a network of over 5,000 churches around the world that share the goal of reaching people who have doubts and questions, and helping them become followers of Christ.