Learning Opportunities

Two stages are devoted to presentations explaining more about our new National Strategy and resources to help you in your ministry.

Thursday Afternoon (4:00–6:00 p.m.)

See session details and speaker profiles.

We will have four 20-minute presentations expounding on our desired culture.

  • Partnering Within the Body of Christ (Pastor Jonathan Brooks and Al Engler)
  • Remaining Biblically Grounded (Connally Gilliam)
  • Creatively Adapting Without Compromise (Steve Saccone and Osaze Murray)
  • Flourishing Team Environments (Joshua Borunda, Alice Matagora, and Deborah Proctor)

We will be offering short presentations to help you flourish in ministry. Bring your questions!

  • How Can the Field Support Center Serve You? (Field Support Center)
  • Adding Value to Your Ministry (Reggie Graham, CARM)
  • Staff Services FAQ: Navigating Navigator Systems (Haley Chafé and Theresa Clark)
  • MPD: How to Permanently Cure your Contact Shortage (Dave Kassing, MPD)

Friday Morning Devotional  (7:30 a.m.)

Abiding in Christ (Cynthia Heald)

Cynthia Heald is the author of the Becoming a Woman Bible study series and a number of other books and Bible studies, including the fall 2019 release The Faithful Way: Remaining Steadfast in an Uncertain World (NavPress). She and her husband, Jack, have been with The Navigators since 1978.

 

Cynthia Heald

Cynthia Heald

Friday Afternoon (3:30–5:30 p.m.)

See session details and speaker profiles.

We will have eight 20-minute presentations centered around our faith initiative of abiding more deeply in Jesus.

  • Abide: Word of God (Tom Yeakley)
  • Abide: Prayerful Dependence (Bill Hull)
  • Abide: Love and Unity (Troy Schmidt and Kyu Ho Lee)
  • Abide: Power of the Holy Spirit (Patriece Johnson and Mark Lewis)
  • Abiding in Christ as a Child of the Father (Demitta Clausell-Reese)
  • Abiding in Christ for a Lifetime (Jim and Christie Lee)
  • Abiding in Christ Through the Seasons of Pruning (Mike Jordahl)
  • Abiding in Christ in Community (Laurence Koo)

Saturday Morning Devotionals  (7:30 a.m.)

Abiding in The Word of God (Tom Yeakley)

Tom Yeakley and his wife, Dana, have been serving with The Navigators since 1978, most recently working with leadership couples to help them thrive in their life and leadership. Tom has authored several books, including Praying Over God’s Promises, Growing Kingdom Character, and most recently Growing Kingdom Wisdom (all NavPress).

Tom Yeakley

Tom Yeakley

Igniting Disciplemaking Movements (Bill Hull)

Bill Hull is a writer and discipleship evangelist. He is the author of many books, including (with coauthor Brandon Cook) the spring 2020 NavPress release The Cost of Cheap Grace: Reclaiming the Value of Discipleship, made available early especially for The Navigators National Staff Gathering. His advocacy for disciplemaking is born out of 20 years as a pastor, working out disciplemaking’s centrality to the gospel.

Bill Hull

Bill Hull