Leadership in a Chinese church in America can be a difficult due to the need to respect the Chinese culture in order to avoid obstacles to evangelism. This workshop will address how to focus the church's ministries on Christ without disrespecting the Chinese culture.
When we hear the word "mentoring" we conjure up a picture that fit our experience decades ago that does not work today. This workshop explores the foundational issues that explain why outdated mentoring methods need to be revisited to incorporate cultural and generational issues.
Practical workshop to help assess and define a person's ministry strengths and weaknesses and to develop leadership and interpersonal skills for more effective ministry, for the purpose of building confidence in future ministry decisions and developing vision.
Sermon Translation (講道翻譯)
Practical helpful tips for the preparation to translate, and the act of translating sermons between languages (English to Mandarin / Mandarin to English)
A talk on trends impacting Millennials and their views on Christianity, the Church, and religion. And a discussion of how churches can effectively reach and serve Millennials in and through their churches.
Many disciples do not make disciples because they do not have a plan or process to obey Jesus' Great Commission. Come explore this four fields process that will give you a few simple, reproducible and powerful tools to make disciples and make a difference in the kingdom of God.
The history of the Muslim faith has its roots in Biblical history through the descendant of Ishmael, the firstborn of Abraham. The history of Israel is rooted through the descendants of Isaac. This workshop presents the historical context of the roots of Israel and Islam, with a preview to understand why these two races are still warring to this day.
This workshop previews some sample personal devotional prayer exercise seeking God's leading to influence the world around us, enlarging His kingdom through our daily living, our work, and even our ministry.
Is science opposed to Scripture? Do we have to reject one to accept the other? In this workshop we will examine some of the more recent discoveries of science, including the age of the universe, evidence for evolution, and the case for the intelligent design of life in light of the Scriptures.
This workshop will present an overview of some of the more dangerous secular ideologies -- both in politics and in religion -- and their influence in our belief system today. The goal of this workshop is to bring awareness to these ideological positions, and how we, as Christians, can respond to them.
Are angels real? Are demons real? This workshop presents an overview understanding of the reality of angels and demons as cited through Scripture and through literature found in the works of the early Church Fathers.
Contrary to the traditional theological approach that starts with the oneness of God explaining the common attributes of the One God, this workshop introduces theology by starting with the threeness of God. It will address issues such as the unique triunity of the Christian God, the revelation of this mystery in biblical texts, the orthodox expression of the doctrine of the Trinity which is the foundation of other doctrines, and the intrinsic relationship between God as the Trinity and us as man and woman.
In the Gospels, Jesus consistently calls himself “the Son of Man,” while others call him “Messiah” or “Son of God.” This workshop will explore the roots of Jesus's favorite title for himself, and why Jesus does not always accept what others say about him.
After "Crazy Rich Asians"... What happens after the credits roll? (English Only)
Relationship After "Crazy Rich Asians"... what happens after the credits roll??? This workshop will discuss differences in cultural expectations for marriages and dating relationships from a 1st generation (Eastern) vs 2nd generation (Western) perspective. It will also include a comparison of biblical views on the roles and relationships within marriage and a discussion of early challenges often faced after the honeymoon