Have you ever put a deposit on something valuable? You pay a little now in order to enjoy the full value later.
The best deposit we can make is of ourselves in the lives of future leaders. Deposit your passion, your wisdom, and your support in a younger person and watch the high-yield dividends flow for generations.
Equip09, the annual conference of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, is designed to be that sort of deposit. Bring your staff and leadership team and invest in each other’s lives. This one-week event includes one, two, three, and five-day courses on everything from trends in church and culture and how to teach effectively across cultures to Bible book studies and classes on preaching and prophecy.
Equip09 begins Sunday evening July 26 at the Grace Brethren Church of Columbus, Ohio, with an opening celebration. Classes are offered from 9 a.m. to Noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tuition includes breakfast and lunch each day of classes.
Child care is offered for infants through kindergarten and a special Kids Conference is offered for children in grades 1-8. Seniors are invited to a special two-day conference including a class on The Life and Journeys of Paul led by Dr. Randy Smith and special afternoon seminars, as well as all plenary sessions of Equip09.
Special two-hour seminars are offered Monday – Wednesday for those who can attend only one day or less.
Equip09 is the third bi-annual equipping conference sponsored by the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches. For more information go to www.equip09.com.
(Tom Avey has been the coordinator for the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches for nearly 10 years.)