Equipping & Training

     Check out the links below to learn about the training seminars we offer to pastors and leaders.

Spiritual Formation for Leaders
Spiritual Formation for Leaders

At Vision New England, we define spiritual formation as the process of being formed into the image of Christ by the grace of God.  Spiritual formation is an intentional process which involves loving relationships and spiritual disciplines.

 

This seminar is specifically designed to help spiritual leaders deepen their own experience of formation in order to more faithfully serve God and effectively serve others.

 

Topics include:

· Understanding Spiritual Formation

· Essentials of Spiritual Formation

· Formation Habits and Practices of a Leader

· The Fruit of the Leader’s Spiritual Formation

 

Click here for more information or to register for the next seminar.


Spiritual Formation for Leaders

The Heart and Art of Spiritual Leadership
The Heart and Art of Spiritual Leadership

“To lead like Christ is to condescend, to

humble down, to leave your place of comfort

and safety and involve yourself in the lives

of people who may or may not wish to

follow.”

 

This seminar has been specifically developed to help leaders in the local church gain a practical and workable understanding of what it means and what it  and takes to become a genuinely Christ-like and truly effective spiritual leader.

 

Topics include:

·Understanding Spiritual Leadership

·Understanding Motives and Motivation

·Understanding the Power of Example

·Tapping into the power of self-awareness

·Wherever you are, you can get there from here

 

The Heart and Art of Spiritual Leadership

Disciples Making Disciples
Disciples Making Disciples

Using Jesus' life and teachings as a primary reference, this high-impact seminar has two primary purposes: 

1.  To help participants gain a better understanding of what a Jesus-following, disciple-making "way of life" looks like (understanding).  


2.  To help participants learn how to faithfully, and effectively, make this "way of life" a reality in their daily lives (application).

 

Topics include:

·  The Incredible Commission (Matthew 28:18-20)

·  The Disciple Defined

·  The Disciple-Making Journey

·  The Heart Values of a Disciple-Maker

·  Sowing and Reaping

 

Click here for more information or to register for the next "Disciples Making Disciples" seminar!
Disciples Making Disciples

Leading a Church Through Change
Leading a Church Through Change

 

How do you lead a church forward and through significant change without it falling apart?  This is a critical question for any church leader to consider as he/she seeks to bring significant change into their congregation.

The purpose of this seminar is to help leaders understand the dynamics of congregational change and develop practical ways to lead their congregation through a change process in a way that is healthy and sustainable.

 

Topics include:

· The realities of personal change

· Leading through church-level change

· The realities of church-level change

· The impact of church-level change

· The process of church-level change

 

Click here for more information or to register for the next seminar.

Leading a Church Through Change

Leading Volunteer Teams
Leading Volunteer Teams

How do you create an environment within your church that will help keep the morale and performance of ministry teams are consistently at their highest levels? The purpose of this seminar is to help pastors and ministry leaders understand how to create and sustain this kind of environment in their church.

 

Topics focus on the role of the local church leader:

· As a vision/mission catalyst and steward

· As a disciple-maker

· As a team leader

 

Click here for more information or to register for the next seminar.

Leading Volunteer Teams

The Organization of the Local Church
The Organization of the Local Church

The purpose of this seminar is to help church leaders discern where God wants the church to go, how to create a process to get there, and how to enlist and sustain the support they will need along the way.

 

Topics include:

· The Guiding “Narrative — Discerning and developing  vision, purpose, and core values for the local church.

· The Strategic Ministry Plan — Discerning, developing, and implementing a Strategic Ministry Plan for the local church.

· Ministry Infrastructure Support — Developing and deploying ministry infrastructure support within the local church.

 

Click here for more information or to register for the next seminar.

The Organization of the Local Church