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Lead your church toward greater health and growth at Revitalize on September 24, 2024.

Participants will hear practical teaching on developing vision, addressing spiritual barriers, helping develop an outward focus, and understanding the role of preaching. The cost is $10 per person.

Breakout sessions will be offered to assist leaders with preaching on revitalization, intentionally focusing on their personal spiritual lives, and developing vision. Resources will be shared at the event that will be helpful in leading a church to experience renewal.

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Plenary Speaker: Jeff Iorg

Session 1 – Revitalization in Evangelism
We will consider the church at Antioch, a biblical model of an evangelistic church, as the foundation for church vitality.  We will analyze contemporary evangelism models and obstacles to evangelism in a revitalizing church.
 
Session 2 – Revitalization through Discipleship
We will continue to investigate the church at Antioch, with special attention to its disciple-making effectiveness, and ways to implement transformational discipleship in a revitalizing church.  We will focus on growing disciples through their engagement with the Bible.
 
Session 3 – Leading Major Change
We will consider a diagnostic tool for leading major change in a church.  We will consider the challenges and opportunities of major change, as well as outlining a process for leading major change.

Breakouts

God’s Pattern for Multiplying Leaders - Seth Carter

This session will focus on what the Bible teaches regarding leadership development in the local church, primarily examining the revitalizing impact of disciple-making, mentoring, and pastoral training.

Seth has served as the pastor of First Baptist Church in Paintsville, KY since 2017. He is originally from Prestonsburg, KY and has been happily married to his wife Emily since 2014. Since then, the Lord has blessed them with four sons, Brody, Bentley, Bailey, and Barrett. Seth is a graduate of Boyce College and he has a love for God’s Word and is passionate about helping individuals grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. He enjoys spending time with his family, lifting weights, kayaking, playing ping pong and drinking good coffee.

Revitalization Though Community Impact - Abram Crozier

Church revitalization is not just about having more people and building larger buildings; church revitalization is about making an impact on the community and mission field God has placed us in.

Abram serves as pastor of Trinity Southern Baptist Church in Falmouth, Kentucky. Abram has led his church in growth from 20 people in 2019 to 300 in attendance weekly. The church has celebrated over 200 baptisms in the last five years. He holds a degree in Business Management and is currently pursuing a degree in Pastoral Ministry at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College. He is married to his high school sweetheart Becky and they have three children. Abram serves as chaplain for the Falmouth Police Department and on the board of directors for Sunrise Children’s Services and for Northern Kentucky’s New Hope Pregnancy Center

From Death to Life - Ray Woodie

 An evaluation of the pattern and process of revitalization through the ministry of Nehemiah. 

Ray is the Senior Pastor at Coral Hill Baptist Church in Glasgow, Kentucky. His leadership and commitment to the Gospel have focused on sharing Christ’s message and being a pastor of God’s people. He has served the Coral Hill Baptist Church for 38 years and pastored Rawhide Baptist in Keokee, Virginia. Ray has his MDiv and DMin from The Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville. Ray desires to connect and encourage pastors and church leaders.  Ray and his wife Linda have two sons, both involved in the ministry at Coral Hill.  Ray is also a proud grandfather.