This year’s Church Leadership Conference (CLC) will be one of the best values all year to help you invest in and grow the leadership levels at your church. The event is designed to be an integral part of NTD’s focus of leadership development. This year, we are pleased to have Brad Lomenick. Brad has been the director of Catalyst Conference for 12 years, is the author of 2 bestsellers, The Catalyst Leader and H3 Leadership, and is a highly sought after communicator on subjects such as leadership, the next generation, creativity, innovation, social media, teamwork, personal growth, and generational issues. We will also have breakouts led by our NTD Ministries Team leaders that will be specific to the many types of leaders in the local church. This event is for ALL leaders: Lead Pastors, Staff Pastors, volunteers and workers.
Rev. Jon D. Catron // District Ministries Director
8am–9am // Exhibits open/on-site check-in
9am // Super Session #1 – Brad Lomenick
10am–10:45am // Coffee/Connection Break
10:45am–11:45am // Super Session #2 – Brad Lomenick
12pm–2pm // Breakout Sessions with Lunch – NTD Ministries Team Leaders
2:15pm–3:30pm // Super Session #3 – Brad Lomenick
*Lunch is included with registration and includes a Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich, chips, cookie and beverage. Gluten Free and Vegetarian are also available
Kid’s Ministry // with Michelle Garland
Be a part of what is happening in Kids Ministry in North Texas! We hope you join us as we spend our time together learning leadership principles that apply to all of us, participating in round table conversations about relevant KidMin topics, and experience valuable networking! Come and connect with your regional team, and hear from local leaders in kids ministry, including JBQ and gender specific ministries!
Youth Ministry // with Tim Puckett
We desire a highly interactive time of discussion on practical youth ministry. We will discuss topics of leaders, discipleship, strategy, calendar, and creativity. We want you to come ready to share your thoughts and ideas as we have iron sharpening iron moments.
Women’s Ministry // with Kerry Clarensau
Join us for lunch at the Church Leadership Conference for a great time of connecting with other women’s leaders. Together we will walk through the new Quick Guide for Ministry to Women, from the National Women’s Department. We want to help you create an environment for every woman to build a spiritual legacy
Men’s Ministry // with Robert Kennedy
Men’s Ministry is not what it’s cracked up to be. It’s so much more! There will be no move of God without Men of God. We can no longer afford to allow men to remain comfortable, complacent and disengaged. We must LEARN a new set of skills; ENGAGE men in fresh ways; offer ACCOUNTABILITY that develops character; and implement a proven DISCIPLESHIP model that will allow them to thrive! These are the elements of 21st Century leadership. Don’t miss this session.
Orphan/Foster Care // with Aaron Blake, Eric Porter, Kile Bateman
Did you know there are orphans in your own backyard? No longer is the church flying over kids to reach kids. Join us to hear from top orphan care leaders on how to equip your church to care for the hurting kids in your community! We will cover a variety of topics from recruiting families to foster/adopt, developing support ministries for foster/adopt families, ministering to youth aging out of care, and preserving families through a ground-breaking tool called the Care Portal You won’t want to miss it!
Senior Adult Ministry // with Tom McMahan
Effective Senior Adult ministry involves a continual effort to keep the best and embrace the new! We will discuss how to do just that as well how to impart the legacy of Pentecostal blessings to the next generation. We will also give practical ideas of how use what God has given the local church to reach a growing number of senior adults.
Pastoral Leadership // with Rick DuBose
Leading the local church to its potential; for Sr. Pastors only.
Missions // with Gaylan Claunch
Dr. Claunch believes in the call of the Church to fulfill the Mission of God. He will be presenting a biblical basis for missions and practical helps that equip the local congregation to be engaged in the Global, Local, and Personal blessing of reaching lost people with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Church and Minister Finance (S/T Conference) // with Jerry Ramirez
Navigating the complex world of church and clergy finance can be challenging. NTD is blessed to have many great resources to help our ministers in this area. With resources from NTD and the General Council, such as AG FInancial, this workshop will be informational and have a time of Q/A for the leaders.
Church Life/Health // with Mike Harper
Church Life is not just a curriculum to implement. It is rapidly becoming the culture of North Texas. With tremendous growth results in churches and personal health stories from leaders, this session will give you a snapshot of how your church can experience the transformation that is happening by so many others.