Engage 2011 Bible Conference
Saturday, February 5th, 9am – 3pm
East Side GBC
7510 E. Broad St. Blacklick, OH
$25/person (includes lunch) when registered at the church information booth.
Online registration is $25.75/person to cover credit card fees.
Walk-ins welcome day of conference but lunch not included; price same.
The conference this year will be held in the new building. The conference will begin promptly at 9am; check-in starts at 8:30am. We will all begin together in one group for the opening session. The remainder of the day will consist of workshops. You have the option of choosing from 4 of 8 workshops.
Changing World, Unchanging Message
Dave Guiles, Executive Director of Grace Brethren Int’l Missions
Join us for an engaging overview of current world trends and how they impact you, your church and your ability to obey the Great Commission.
Gender Gymnastics–Guiding Boys and Girls
Ron & Chery Boehm, VisionOhio
Parenting children in a world that has been ravaged by ongoing gender wars is a great challenge today. What’s a parent to do? In this workshop we will openly discuss the issues and practices of bringing up children “in the way they should go” with regard to their sexuality.
Human Trafficking: The Reality and a Strategy
Joy R. Fagan, Associate Professor of Christian Education in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies at Cedarville University
Human Trafficking has invaded the United States…and Ohio! Come prepared to have your awareness heightened, your heart moved with compassion, and pathways we can create and embark on to be a catalyst for prevention, intervention and healing.
Seeing the Stories of the Old Testament in Widescreen HD: The Importance of Cultural Background
Bob Chisholm, Dallas Theological Seminary
In this session we will illustrate how an awareness of cultural background can transform one’s reading of the stories of the Old Testament into a wide-screen, HD viewing experience. We will look at several episodes from Judges, Samuel, and Kings.
Treasures of Healthy Living
Dick Couey, Baylor University health science professor and author
Cellular nutrition will be covered by explaining how proper nutrition and exercise affects the metabolism of the cell. Also included will be how to lose weight and what foods should we eat.
Turning a Troubled Organization Around
Jeff Carroll, CEO of Grace Village
Explore the challenges and insights of steering an organization through treacherous waters and nursing it back to health. We will also explore the necessary changes that the leadership team must make to survive this process.
When Your Hip Don’t Hop No Mo’
Cornell Jordan, Youth Evangelist
Come and learn about five simple things you can do to get your joy back.
Your Secret Name: Discovering who God created you to be
Kary Oberbrunner, Pastor of Grace Church and author
We all have one—a Secret Name that is. The Bible tells us so. Yet few of us know ours. In this session, you will be challenged to stop accepting the world’s labels and start wrestling with God to discover your true identity.