Audio

2018 Conference Audio

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General Sessions

Session #1 – Doug Crawford, West Cannon Baptist Church

Session #2 – Chris Weeks, Kent City Baptist Church

Session #3 – Mark Shaw – Calvary Baptist Church, Greenville

Workshop Sessions

“Tips and Tricks for the Unique Learner”Katie Thompson

“Relational Comprehension”Jory Trim

“Little Church, Big Impact”Becki Watson

“How to Train Children’s Ministry Volunteers”Hilary Beebe

“Discipling Each Other”Phil Maxwell, Charlie Green, Tim VanLoh

“Counseling Those with Life Dominating Sins”Terry Burlingame

“Foundations to Teaching Children – Learning Styles and Classroom Management”Hilary Beebe

“Creative Communication in Women’s Ministries”Barb Reynolds

“Homosexuality and the Church”Nate Wagner

“Ministry in a Dangerous World Requires Boldness”Tom Lothamer

“Volunteer Recruitment”Carolyn Norkus

“Engaging the Next Generation in Women’s Ministry”Barb Reynolds

“Every Week Matters “John Nixon

2017 Conference Audio

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