Audio

2017 Conference Audio

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General Sessions

“How to Heal a Broken Spirit” – Ken Rudolph (Session #1)

“Three Choices You Need to Make to be Filled with the Spirit” – Ken Rudolph (Session #2)

“Three Ways to Not Miss a Miracle” – Ken Rudolph (Session #3)

Workshop Sessions

General

“Churches in Transition” – Charles Alber, Interpas (Session #1)

“Does ‘Science’ Trump Scripture?” – Bob Gillepsie, Answers in Genesis (Session #1)

“Bi-vocational Ministry: Benefits and Challenges” – Steve Kopp, Wyoming Park Bible Fellowship (Session #1)

“Targeting the Adult Learner” – Alan Wilson, Regular Baptist Press (Session #1)

“Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” – Ray Paget, Grand Haven Community Baptist Church (Session #1)

“Rethinking Benevolence Ministry” – Joel Shaffer, Urban Transformation Ministries (Session #1)

“The Scriptures and Sex” – Jim Lacy, Converge International (Session #1)

“When God’s Will and My Will Disconnect” – Terry Burlingame, Biblical Counseling Center (Session #1)

“Members Helping the Church Accomplish its Mission” – Charles Alber, Interpas (Session #2)

“Reading as a Scriptural Exercise: Restoring Your Longings” – Rosalie De Rosset, Moody Bible Institute (Session #2)

“A Theology of Modesty: Naked Yet Unashamed” – Stacie Johnson, Moody Bible Institute (Session #2)

“Genesis: Does It Really Matter?” – Bob Gillespie, Answers in Genesis (Session #2)

“Worship Leading 101” – Craig Perry, Forest Hills Baptist Church (Session #2)

“Revitalize the Stagnant Congregation” – Alan Wilson, Regular Baptist Press (Session #2)

“Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” – Ray Paget, Grand Haven Community Baptist Church (Session #2)

Audio Not Available: “Lessons from Christians in Cuba: How the Church Survives and Thrives” – Joel Groat, Institute for Religious Research (Session #2)

“Compassion Ministries for the Local Church” – Tom Lothamer, Life Matters Worldwide (Session #2)

“Developing and Sustaining Personal Devotions” – Terry Burlingame, Biblical Counseling Center (Session #2)

“Unseduced and Unshaken, Mindful or Mindless: A Theology of Leisure and Technology” – Rosalie De Rosset, Moody Bible Institute (Session #3)

“A Theology of Modesty: Naked Yet Unashamed” – Stacie Johnson, Moody Bible Institute (Session #3)

“Building a Biblical Worldview” – Bob Gillespie, Answers in Genesis (Session #3)

“Ten Commandments for Family Life, Plus Two” – Tom Lothamer, Life Matters Worldwide (Session #3)

“Be Encouraged in the Lord” – Jim Lacy, Converge International (Session #3)

“Confronting Anger” – Terry Burlingame, Biblical Counseling Center (Session #3)

“You Don’t Really See Me” – Becca Compston, Wyoming Park Bible Fellowship (Session #3)

“Loving People We Don’t Understand: Ministering to LGBT Individuals” – Sean Nemecek, First Baptist Church, Tustin (Session #3)

“Spiritual Growth & Discipleship Online” – Tony Terpstra, Our Daily Bread Christian University (Session #4)

“Loving Your Neighbors, One Burger at a Time” – Chris Hall, Elevation Church (Session #4)

“Hiding God’s Word in Your Heart – The Fun Way” – Daniel and Amanda Bowman, Berlin Baptist Church (Session #4)

“Overcoming Racial Divides Through the Gospel” – Joel Shaffer, Urban Transformation Ministries (Session #4)

“Rev Up Your Church by Refueling Your Pastor” – Sean Nemecek, First Baptist Church, Tustin (Session #4)

“Helping First Responders Overcome Debilitating Stress” – Jeff Gunderman, Berlin Baptist Church (Session #4)

“The Church Worker’s Emotional Health (especially for Smaller Churches)” – Jim Lacy, Converge International (Session #4)

Missions / Cross-Cultural Ministry

“‘And Dwelt Among Us’: Cross-Cultural Ministry is YOUR Calling” – Joshua Harrison, Moody Radio (Session #3)

Leadership

“Threatened or Thriving: How Control Strangles Ministry” – Shannon Popkin, Author & Speaker (Session #1)

“Why Policies Matter” – Tom Lothamer, Life Matters Worldwide (Session #1)

“From Dysfunctional Background to Healthy Leadership” – Jim Lacy, Converge International (Session#2)

“Ministry Promotion: Greedy or Godly” – Shannon Popkin, Author & Speaker (Session #4)

Evangelism

“Mormons and Jehovah’s Witness at Your Door? Impact them with Five Simple Steps” – Joel Groat, Institute for Religious Research (Session #1)

“Five Principles for Cultural Engagement” – Josh Vajda, Cornerstone University (Session#2)

“Surviving to Serving to Sending” – Dan Ghramm, Church Planting Catalyst, North American Mission Board/Send Network (Session #4)

Discipleship

“Theology of Home: A Brief Look at the Big Picture” – Tim Goodyear, HomePointe, Inc. (Session #1)

“Equipping the Family to Make Disciples of Their Children” – Jon Pickens, First Baptist Church, Lowell (Session#1)

“Drive Faith Home: The Innovation Alliance Report” – Tim Goodyear, HomePointe Inc. (Session#2)

“Equipping the Family to Make Disciples of Their Children” – Jon Pickens, First Baptist Church, Lowell (Session #2)

“Created for Relating!” – Steven Hulet, Our Daily Bread Christian University (Session #3)

“Multiplication Matters” – Dan Ghramm, Church Planting Catalyst, North American Mission Board/Send Network (Session #3)

“HomePointe: Creating a Culture of Intentional Families” – Tim Goodyear, HomePointe Inc. (Session #3)

“Three Stages of Relational Discipleship” – Ben Wilhite, Pilgrimage Educational Resources (Session #3)

“Using a Systems Approach to Plan and Design Adult Ministry Programs” – Jeff Savage, Cornerstone University (Session #3)

Audio Not Available: “The Roots of Faith OT Workshop” – Dave Southwell, Phil & Liza Miller, ABWE (Session #3)

“Spiritual Growth & Discipleship Online” – Tony Terpstra, Our Daily Bread Christian University (Session #4)

“Faith Path: Helping Parents Pass Faith One Step at a Time” – Tim Goodyear, HomePointe Inc. (Session #4)

“Using a Systems Approach to Plan and Design Adult Ministry Programs” – Jeff Savage, Cornerstone University (Session #4)

“Meaningful Conversations” – Ben Wilhite, Pilgrimage Educational Resources (Session #4)

Audio Not Available: “The Roots of Faith NT Workshop” – Dave Southwell, Phil & Liza Miller, ABWE (Session #4)

“Resources for Discipleship at Home” – Craig Perry, Forest Hills Baptist Church (Session #4)

Women’s Ministry

“Distracted or Dignified: From Ghostly to Solid” – Rosalie De Rosset, Moody Bible Institute (Session #1)

“Control Girls in Ministry” – Shannon Popkin, Author & Speaker (Session #2)

“Distracted or Dignified: From Ghostly to Solid” – Rosalie De Rosset, Moody Bible Institute (Session #4)

Counseling

“Mind Over Matter: A Biblical Approach to Mental Illness in the Church” – Kaase Boer, Pine Rest (Session #1) 

“Listening Skills: Loving Others One Person at Time” – Jeff Konfara, Engedi Church and Director of Counseling at Beacon of Hope (Session  #2)

“Preserving Your Marriage: Putting Your Own Oxygen Mask on First” – Ardean Brock, Vanderwall, Centennial Park Counseling (Session #2)

“Marital Counseling: A Model to Calm to Chaos” – Jeff Konfara, Engedi Church and Director of Counseling at Beacon of Hope (Session #3)

Audio Not Available: “Emotional Health of Pastors” – Kyle Thompson, Beacon of Hope (Session #3)

“What Does Intimacy Have To Do With It? Sex Addiction and Intimacy Disorder” – David UitdeFlesch, Centennial Park Counseling (Session #3)

“Mindfulness, Prayer, and Pastoral Care” – Lara Schaible and Heather Hammerstrom, Centennial Park Counseling (Session #4)

Audio Not Available: “Emotional Health of Pastors” – Kyle Thompson, Beacon of Hope (Season #4)

“Depression Overload” – Terry Burlingame, Biblical Counseling Center (Session #4)

Technology

“Live Streaming” – Chris Brown, TechMin (Session #1) 

“Website Do’s and Don’ts” – Chris Brown, TechMin (Session #2)

“Internet Filtering” – Chris Brown, TechMin (Session #3)

“Incorporating Technology into your Ministry” – Hilary Beebe, Grace Community Church (Session #3)

“Open Ministry Technology Discussion” – Chris Brown, TechMin (Session #4)

Children

“How to Write and Enforce a Child Protection Policy” – Becki Watson, Wyoming Park Bible Fellowship (Session #1) 

“Back to Basics: Discovering Seven Steps to Being a Better Teacher” – Jeff & Sue Gunderman, Berlin Baptist Church / Northpointe Christian School (Session #1) 

“Serving Special Needs Children” – Jerry Dent, Kent City Baptist Church (Session #1) 

“Planning a Vacation Bible School” – Carri Moore, Berean Baptist Church, Grand Rapids (Session #1) 

“Starting a Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry from Scratch” – Matt Thompson, Redemption Church (Session #1) 

“How to Incorporate a Student Internship Program into Your Children’s Ministry” – Hilary Beebe, Grace Community (Session #1) 

“Ready… Set… Worship!” – Becca Compston, Wyoming Park Bible Fellowship (Session #2)

“How to Engage Children in Missions” – MaryLou Heyboer, BCM International (Session #2)

“The ONLY Thing You Need in Kids Ministry” – Matt Thompson, Redemption Church (Session #2)

“Partner with Parents” – Carolyn Norkus, Chapel Pointe (Session #2)

“How to Train Children’s Ministries Volunteers” – Hilary Beebe, Grace Community Church (Session #2)

“Teaching Methods that Work!” – Alan Wilson, Regular Baptist Press (Session #3)

“Children and Scripture Memory” – MaryLou Heyboer, BCM Intl, Western Michigan Director (Session #3)

“How to Kill Your Kids Ministry” – Matt Thompson, Redemption Church (Session #3)

“Ministering to Preschoolers” – Becki Watson, Wyoming Park Bible Fellowship (Session #3)

“Tell Me a Story!” – Becca Compston, Wyoming Park Bible Fellowship (Session #4)

“Having Good Classroom Management” – Alan Wilson, Regular Baptist Press (Session #4)

“How to Lead Children to Christ” – Tim Sytsma, BCM International (Session #4)

“Children’s Ministry Panel Discussion” – Panel: Becki Watson, Matt Thompson, Carri Moore, Hilary Beebe (Session #4)

“Creating Fund While Studying God’s Word” – Carolyn Norkus, Chapel Pointe (Session #4)

Student

“The Whole Sex Talk” – John Smith, Pregnancy Resource Center of Grand Rapids (Session #1) 

“Top 10 Lessons Learned in 28 Years of Youth Ministry” – John Nixon, North Park Baptist Church (Session #1) 

“Teaching Teenagers for Life Change” – John Nixon, North Park Baptist Church (Session #2)

“Teens & Technology: Trustworthy or Tempting?” – Jenn Amo, Women at Risk International (Session #3)

“What in the Word? Growing Up in Today’s Culture” – Jenn Amo, Women At Risk International (Session #4)

2016 Audio

MP3 downloads of each general session and workshops from 2016 are available. This is a large file (1.5gb) and may take a few minutes to upwards of a hour depending on your internet connection.

Download CMC 2016 Audio

 

March 9-10, 2018 | Calvary Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, MI