july, 2020

14julAll Day16E. Edward Jones Virtual Congress

Event Details

Dates: July 14-16, 2020

President Tolbert has decided to offer e-Congress classes for free this year!  That’s right, there is no cost to attend; however, you do need to register to get the link to join the class. By registering for free, it gives you access to one morning and afternoon class. Please click on the appropriate link below to register for your morning and afternoon classes. Once you register, please check your email for registration confirmation and link to join on July 14-16, 2020.

Classes will be held on Zoom, which is an online video platform. Participants have the option to join from their computer or smartphone.  For those wishing to join via telephone, on your registration confirmation will be a dial in phone number. 

If you choose to purchase books for your classes, they can be purchased on Amazon.com or Christianbook.com.

Class: Christian Leadership Development
Description: This class is designed for developing church leaders. Open to men and women.
Book: Ten Leadership Commandments, Han Finzel
Teacher: Sis. Jackie Robertson, Austin, TX
Link to Register: Christian Leadership Development Class

Class: Discipleship Development
Description: This class is designed for pastors and discipleship leaders.
Book: Making Disciples, Hearers & Doers, Kevin J. Vanhoozer
Teacher: Rev. Jordan Ivey, Nashville, TN
Link to Register: Discipleship Development Class 

Class: Developing a Culture of Generosity (This class has been renamed)
Description: More than ever before, Churches need resources to navigate these difficult times. This course looks at the disparities between Churches who abound with wealth and those who struggle financially.  It will also explore best practices that help image and develop a Church culture of generosity. Finally, this course will give practical steps to place Pastors and People on a path towards fiscal health and effectiveness.
Book: Rich Church, Poor Church
Teacher: Rev. Jasper Taylor, Chicago, IL
Link to Register: Developing a Culture of Generosity

Class: The Church and Social Media Ministry
Description: This class is designed for churches, non-profits, and organizations needing social media.
Book: The Connected Church, by Natchi Lazarus
Teacher:  Rev. F.D. Sampson, Jr., Houston, TX
Link to Register: The Church and Social Media Ministry

Class: Sermon Preparation
Description: This class is designed for pastors and preachers for more effective sermon preparation.
Book: Teacher Supplied Material
Teacher:  Rev. Timothy Woods, Birmingham, AL
Link to Register: Sermon Preparation

Class: Younger Pastors and Ministers Navigating Church Transitions
Description: This class is designed to speak to young pastors, especially those who may have, or will succeed an older pastor in a local church.
Book: Teacher Supplied Material
Teacher:  Rev. Chris Wesley, Dallas, TX
Link to Register: Younger Pastors and Ministers Navigating Church Transitions

Class: Helping the Next Generation to Know
Description: This class is designed for teenagers and young people and youth workers learning strategies of passing on the faith.
Book: So the Next Generation Will Know by Sean McDowell and J. Warner Wallace
Teacher:  Rev. Taveres Armstrong, Houston, TX
Link to Register: Helping the Next Generation to Know


july 14 (Tuesday) - 16 (Thursday)