How churches succeed in reaching people far from God

Every church talks about the priority of reaching people for Christ. But many churches aren’t willing to make the changes that will actually change produce results.

The “Think Outside” Ministry Workshop will explore foundational perspectives and helpful practices to transform churches to greater effectiveness at reaching lost people with the good news of Jesus Christ.

Join us Saturday, February 7 from 8:30am-12:20pm followed by lunch with presenters. There is no cost to attend except for lunch afterwards.



Location: Alpine Church offices at       2564 Washington Blvd., Ogden Utah.

RSVP to Ross Anderson –   Don’t come alone! Bring someone from your leadership team to process ideas with.

8:30 Registration / Coffee / Fellowship

9:00 Session I: Perspectives on Effective Outreach:  A panel of experienced pastors will explore basic shifts in perspective necessary for churches to succeed at reaching lost people – based on Jesus’ own practice and mandate. This will include Q & A from the floor.

Moderator: Ross Anderson, Utah Advance Ministries

Panelists:   Fred Lopez, Hope Resurrected Church – Steve Bennetson, Alpine Church — Rene Melendez, Alpine Church, Latino Campus – Dave Elshaug, K2 the Church – Hope Taylor, International Leadership Embassy — and others (awaiting confirmation).

10:30 Session II:Practices for Effective Outreach
Our panel will explore helpful practices that churches might employ to succeed at reaching lost people. We are not promoting a particular ministry model, but want attendees to learn how to apply basic concepts to their own target audience.

11:50 Mixer  Panelists will be available throughout the room to answer questions and interact personally with attendees.

12:20 Lunch with Panelists  Each panelist (or pair of panelists) will go to a different nearby restaurant for lunch, to be available for additional conversation, encouragement and prayer. Attendees are welcome to go have lunch with any panelists they choose, if they wish. Participants pay for their own lunch.

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