The SBC of Virginia is offering several opportunities for networking and getting equipped in this season of social distancing. Session recordings are available for select calls.
WEEK OF APRIL 20
Serving people from 6 feet away: servant evangelism
with David Wheeler
Outreach During COVID-19 by David Wheeler
In the midst of COVID-19 and our current situation, we want to provide you with some ideas for Servant Evangelism. These are not the only things you can do but are good starting points and ideas. We can still serve people during this time and show them the love of Christ!
WEEK OF APRIL 27
How COVID-19 is changing Sunday school/small groups
with Ken Braddy and Dan Cook
WEEK OF MAY 4
A Global Gospel Effort in the Midst of a Global Crisis
with Paul Chitwood
WEEK OF MAY 11
Engaging a Hesitant Post COVID-19 Community
with Thom Rainer
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WEEK OF MAY 18
Quick Takes with Kevin: Life, Leadership, and Ministry
with Kevin Ezell
WEEK OF JUNE 1
VBS is still worth it! Even in the midst of a pandemic.
A panel discussion was held with David Short, Cathy Noell, Lynn Wampler, and Melita Thomas. They discussed creative ways to provide a VBS experience in the age of COVID-19. Watch the recording now!
WEEK OF JUNE 8
Adapting Your Preaching and Ministry
with Hershael York
Dr. Hershael York shared how to adapt your preaching content and style in the midst of an ever-changing cultural environment. The time included insight into how to guide congregations through the racial injustice conversations as well as preaching to both live and live-streaming audiences.
WEEK OF JUNE 15
Evangelism – Still a mandate from a distance!
with Johnny Hunt
Dr. Johnny Hunt shares encouragement from Scripture and provides best practices for evangelism during the pandemic. Dr. Hunt is the Senior Vice President for Evangelism and Leadership and the North American Mission Board.
WEEK OF JUNE 22
Leading Through Change
with Jeff Iorg
Dr. Jeff Iorg recently wrote the extremely helpful book, Leading Major Change in Your Ministry. If there ever was a time we have to adapt to change – this is it! In this Zoom call, Dr. Iorg personally gives us more principles on leading through change. Dr. Iorg is the President of Gateway Seminary in Ontario, California.
WEEK OF JUNE 22
Children’s Ministry and Racism: Is Your Children’s Ministry Ethnically Inclusive?
with Dorena Williamson
SBCV invited Dorena Williamson, bridge builder and author of the children’s three-book series, Colorfull, Thoughtfull, and Gracefull, to share how we can reflect the heart of the Father to our children and impact the future of our churches. She discussed how, as children’s ministry leaders, we have the greatest opportunity and responsibility to prevent racism and bias early in our children’s lives and help to cultivate diversity in our churches of tomorrow.
WEEK OF JULY 13
Loving and Leading Your Family in a Broken World with Danny Akin
Danny Akin talked about loving and leading your family in a broken world. Dr. Danny Akin is President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
WEEK OF JULY 27
Sharing Jesus without Freaking Out with Authors Scott Hildreth and Steve McKinion
Authors Scott Hildreth and Steve McKinion discuss the concepts from their book Sharing Jesus without Freaking Out. This event was hosted by the Hampton Roads Pastors Network.
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 21
The Keys to Reopening Children’s Ministry
with Bill Emeott
Reopening children’s ministry will involve a lot of careful preparation. From creating more cleaning protocols to calming parents’ fears, there are a lot of unknowns. How will your church reopen its children’s ministry? Bill Emeott, who’s been in children’s ministry for over 30 years, shares the keys to reopening and provide some suggestions to make the process easier.