Healthy Church Workshop

One-Day Free Workshop Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:00 am – 2:00 pm San Antonio Heights Community Church Upland, CA   Church Health is Important The church is the hope for the world. A healthy church is intentionally building God’s purposes for His church into our lives and ministries. Just like physical health, you have to actively work at keeping your … Read More

Reinforce Stewardship Principles with the Stewardship Bookmark

  Growing godly stewards is one of the most pressing issues facing the Church. To help churches and ministries, Chris McDaniel, Author of Ignite Your Generosity – A 21-Day Experience in Stewardship, has developed the Stewardship Bookmark to inspire Christians to faithfully steward their time, talents and treasures. The Stewardship Bookmark is designed to be a quick-reference tool that churches … Read More

Invitation to CB Northwest Annual Enrichment Conference

Dear Shepherds, It is my privilege to facilitate the covenant community family during our Annual Enrichment Conference, March 7-9, 2016, at Seaside, Oregon. Our yearly family celebration has become known as an event that is spiritually transforming, relationally engaging, and strategically purposeful. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Movement’.  Bruce Shelley, in his book A History of Conservative Baptists … Read More

Building Disciples: Essential in a Small Church and a Large Church

Meet two churches different in many ways: First Baptist Church of Tuba City, a little over a hundred in average attendance, mainly Native Americans ministering to Native Americans and Palm Valley Church (two campuses in Goodyear and Buckeye), about 4,000 in attendance, primarily younger and a somewhat racially diverse generation ministering to a primarily younger and diverse generation. Despite their … Read More

My Teachable Moment

Rev. Jan Michael Nace, Th.D. It happened to me on my way back from solitary confinement. I was ministering to a middle-aged prisoner whose son had been horribly assaulted by a predator. It nearly drove the prisoner insane. He had written me in the hope for someone to talk to. When I read his letter I had no choice but … Read More

First Things First

Dr. Bill Hoyt Regional Consultant & Coach Growing Healthy Churches June 2015 George was a top salesman for Logical Solutions, a software programming and services company. His peers recognized his effectiveness and respected him as a salesman and co-worker. George’s Achilles heel was a bad memory. He had a well-earned reputation for being forgetful. His co-workers found his forgetfulness amusing, but … Read More

In Response to the Supreme Court’s Redefining Marriage

At the meeting of the Regional Executive Directors in Denver on June 29th, 2015, Dr. David Whitaker led the board in a discussion of the recent Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. The following was adapted from an earlier statement created by Dr. Whitaker and is the board’s official response to that decision: CBAmerica’s Statement Here Resources: Here is the … Read More

2015 Global Leadership Summit – August 6-7

The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event that is telecast live from Willow's campus near Chicago every August to more than 300 satellite locations in North America. It exists to transform Christian leaders around the world with an injection of vision, skill development, and inspiration for the sake of the local church. The Summit is designed for your entire leadership team's staff ... Read More

SWCC Leadership Retreat

July 29-31st at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort You and your spouse are invited to revitalize during the SWCC Leadership Retreat, an experience for the entire church staff, elders and their spouses.  The setting is one of relaxation and renewal as you spend time at a beautiful resort with private rooms, refreshing pools, fine dining, and encouragement from the Word. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. … Read More


Come hear Tom Mercer share what he has been successfully using for years. On the average, each of us has 8 to 15 people, whom God has supernaturally and strategically placed in our relational world so that He might use us to show them His love. The Greeks used one word to describe this personal world-oikos. This workshop is not ... Read More