The conference, Staying the Course, will address many important issues confronting the local church in this age of moral and theological relativism. This conference also seeks to explore how local churches can establish leadership practices, ministries, discipleship programs, direction and vision, purpose and mission statements, and church relationships that are founded on God’s Holy Word.
Through this conference, we hope to equip leaders and members from the pews with teachings that would moor them to the Scriptures and make their congregations effective in presenting Christ to the world.
Join us on May 25–26, 2018 at Cine Adarna, UP Film Institute, Magsaysay Avenue, University of the Philippines–Diliman, Quezon City. Let us hear Dr. Jerry R. Wragg share precious truths from Scripture about what the local church is and how it should operate.
--- WHAT ARE THE TOPICS THAT THE CONFERENCE WILL ADDRESS? ---
Clarity on the purpose and function of the church
Crafting and implementing the church’s vision, plan, and philosophy of ministry
The pastor’s pulpit
Church leadership and governance
Church membership and unity
Equipping members for growth and ministry
Corporate worship, prayer, and church discipline
Evangelism and missions
Threats to the church: Pragmatism and Deception
--- WHO SHOULD ATTEND? ---
Church elders, deacons, leaders, teachers
Ministry leaders and workers
Founder, Ekklesia Conference, Jupiter, Florida
Author - "Exemplary Spiritual Leadership"
--- SPEAKER'S PROFILE ---
Dr. Jerry R. Wragg, MA, D.Min., has served as Senior Pastor at Grace Immanuel Bible Church in Jupiter, Florida since 2001.
His church is the host of the annual Ekklesia Conference, which “exists to instruct Christians in the inseparable truth of Christ’s Church and His Gospel so they would passionately serve and commit to both with lifelong conviction.”
Dr. Wragg also serves as President and faculty member of The Expositors Seminary in Jupiter, Florida where he teaches hermeneutics, homiletics, pastoral theology, and contemporary theological issues.
Prior to his ministry in Florida, Dr. Jerry R. Wragg served for many years at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California as Senior Associate Pastor to Dr. John MacArthur. During his time there, he was also a faculty member of the Master’s College and The Master’s Seminary.
In addition to various articles and essays, Dr. Jerry R. Wragg has published a book entitled Exemplary Spiritual Leadership. In his endorsement of Dr. Wragg’s book, Dr. John MacArthur wrote, “Jerry Wragg is uniquely qualified to write this book... He is both a capable teacher and a natural leader... Every Christian will find this book a profitable study and an encouraging, practical resource—one they will return to again and again.”
Cine Adarna, U.P. Film Institute
Magsaysay Ave. (beside U.P. Theatre)
University of the Philippines, Quezon City
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