- Apologetics in the 21st Century—Laura Bacon
We live in an age of hopelessness, making the command of 1 Peter 3:15b significant: “Always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you.” Our charge is to boldly proclaim what we know and what we’ve heard—salvation in Jesus, our blessed hope! Let’s discuss how the Gospel has provided us with a message and reason for hope in this post-Christian culture.
- The Battle for Souls in the Classroom—Marilyn Tyner
Today more than ever, Christian parents need to prepare their kids to stand against the attacks they will encounter in public school. This workshop will introduce you to apologetics for tweens and teens, which can be used to strengthen their faith and help them understand and share rational reasons why they believe in the God of the Bible.
- Blazing Bright in the Darkness—Kathy Gilbert
We will explore how the Holy Spirit enables us to live out personal, practical, and public holiness in an unholy world.
- Busyness in Ministry—Andrea Lowe
We can all identify with seasons of busyness. Paul labored more than all and worked to exhaustion. The excellent wife of Proverbs did not eat the bread of idleness. In this workshop we will uncover the secret to the compelling force behind their work, and touch on some practical principles for effective ministry.
- Communicating with Teens—Kimberly Kyle
Let’s learn how to talk so teens will listen, and how to listen so they will talk!
- Cultivating a Personal Devotional Life—Sher Pai
Our devotion to serving God can overtake our devotion to God if we are not careful to cultivate an abiding relationship with Him. This workshop will focus on maintaining an awareness of God's presence outside of a structured "quiet time" with Him.
- Developing Servant Leaders—Kathy Morales
This workshop focuses on training leaders as servants, following the pattern Jesus used with His disciples. It will also equip leaders to recognize and encourage the use of spiritual gifts for the purpose of building the body of Christ.
- Doctrine—Cheryl Brodersen
Come to this workshop to gain a better grasp of what the Bible teaches. We will look at the great themes of the Bible and break them down into easy-to-understand segments.
- Eternal Rewards—Inga-Lill Guzik
We don't serve because of the rewards, but it is great to know the reward system God has revealed to us in His Word. What will be rewarded and what won't be? Come find out!
- Evangelism in Your Community—Bonnie O’Neil
Want to win souls for Christ? Whether you are a church leader or just have a passion to reach out to those the Lord places in your life, this workshop will present a variety of suggestions to assist you in your vision and provide easy ways to help you accomplish your goals.
- Group Dynamics—Glenda Kaser
This workshop is designed to equip women to facilitate a small group discussion. We will take a few minutes for a brief study of Hebrews 12:1-3, followed by a discussion.
- Hearing the Voice of God—Annie Stone
Explore the topic of discerning the voice of God in your life. God desires to speak to us! Let's grow together in recognizing when God speaks.
- Hope For Troubled Marriages—Michelle Wolf
Many marriages are in trouble and need help. How can we avoid trouble, get out of trouble, or help someone else who is in trouble? There is help, there is healing, and there is hope!
- How to Support Your Husband—Debbie Alnutt
Much of how we relate to our husbands has to do with how we walk with Jesus. He calls us to serve as He did, laying our lives down for others and doing all things as unto Him. The good news is that we aren’t expected to accomplish this without His help! We will look at our calling from Scripture and finish with a missionary biography.
- Insecurities and the Lies of the Enemy—Valerie Cimino
- Have you ever lay awake at night listening to the resounding lies of Satan telling you that you're worthless, incompetent, and that God could never use you? This workshop is designed to shed light on the lies we so easily believe and discover the truth of who we really are as women desiring to serve God!
- The Joy of Knowing Him: The Names of God—Sally VanWick
As the theme for this conference is “Looking unto Jesus,” it is important we know Who He is. God has given us all we need to know Him and His character through His Word. Come and learn more about His name, and as you do, you will come to a deeper understanding of “The Joy of Knowing Him.”
- Let’s Get Social!—Hannah Colt
This workshop will share the basics (and beyond) of using social media, websites and emails to connect your ministry into the daily lives of your congregation. Whether you are just starting out or you are an Instagram pro, come and engage with the resources available to you, because Jesus is worth sharing.
- Ministering to Children With Special Needs—Miray Jaksa & Claire Aleman
Behind every child with special needs is a mom with a silent sorrow. Come learn how to reach out to moms and families with special needs children.
- A Passion for Prayer—Sally Burke
In this workshop you will be given tools for prayer that will impact your life and others. You will hear stories of women all over the world who were transformed and who impacted their world through prayer.
- The Power of the Holy Spirit—Debbie Falangas
The Lord wants us to be empowered by the Holy Spirit, to be filled to overflowing with His love, and to receive spiritual gifts. We will see how this is available for every believer.
- Praying Powerfully—Vicki Bentley
Let’s learn to pray powerfully, receiving and giving forgiveness and blessing.
- Singular Vision—Andrea Koelsch
Married or not, let’s not just make the best of it: let’s take advantage of it and learn to live our lives to the fullest! No matter what stage of life we are in, we want to live for God’s glory at all times.
- Suddenly Single—Kim Linn
How to “Look Unto Jesus” when your life suddenly takes an unexpected turn. Are you still in God’s will? Can God still use you? Through God’s Word, let’s see how He can lift you out of sorrow, cover you with His sweet fragrance and gently help you bloom again.
- Suffering Through the Eyes of Christian Heroes—Jasmine Alnutt
Suffering is a reality that we all must face at one time or another. Yet how we choose to deal with it makes all the difference! Let’s be encouraged, comforted and inspired by those who have gone before us and learned that, as Elisabeth Elliot put it, “The hour of glory is the hour of suffering—seen from heaven’s side.”
- Sunday School From the Ground Up—Dawn Diaz
"Sunday School—what's the big deal, you're only watching the kids!” May it NEVER be! Join us as we discuss the importance of Children's Ministry and discover practical ideas you can use to enhance, organize, grow and successfully lead your Children's Ministry.
- Supporting Your Pastor’s Wife or Leader—Angie Emma
In this workshop we will look at some practical ways to serve and come alongside our pastor’s wife or women’s ministry leader. We will also look at some Scriptural and current examples of those using their gifts to bring strength and grace their leaders.
- Panel: Trouble-Shooting in Ministry
We will be accepting questions beforehand on this topic for our panel of pastor's wives to discuss and answer. Please text your questions to 951-795-3735
- What Blurs Your Vision?—Joy Welsh
Looking unto Jesus is something we always want to do but sometimes find it difficult to do. Why is that? Simply stated, there are things that we allow in our lives that cause us not to see clearly. We will take a look at some of these.
- Worship—Shannon Quintana
Being a worship leader is more than leading the church is some really great songs. Worship shouldn't end when the music stops. We will talk about what being a worship leader really means, and how to keep our hearts worshipping Him even when the "worship time" is over.