FLM 2016 Spring Symposium
The FLM 2016 Spring Symposium will offer a handful of workshops. When you register for the event, you may choose which workshops you would like to attend. The titles and descriptions of the workshops are:
MONEY MATTERS IN CHURCH | Dr. John Crittle
Your heart may be right with God, but are your books right with the IRS? Calling all bookkeepers, trustees and CFOs who handle the numbers for their congregation, regardless of its size. Calling all clergy and those who are paid through the church, there’s some information that you must know! Come and learn about some important tax information and get your questions answered.
LIFE AFTER LOANS | Fr. John Stygles
Debt can really grip us if we are not careful. Come and learn how to manage and alleviate student loan debt, so that it won’t manage and complicate your peace of mind. Also, find out about the plethora of scholarships and grants available to help you finance your education.
MAKING MONEY AND SERVING GOD | Dr. Pete Gathje
What does the Bible have to say about God and money? Come and learn clear theological and biblical components of money and stewardship.
CHURCH & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT | Roshun Austin
Our city needs outweigh our resources. It’s time to create more outside relationships and streams of assests to minister to our communities. Come and learn effective ways to collaborate with, as well as begin community development projects.
PROMOTING PLANNED GIVING IN THE LOCAL CHURCH | Dr. Jay Earheart-Brown
What is planned giving? What steps could my church take to begin an emphasis on planned giving? Come and learn the reasons why every church should have a planned giving program.
PREACHING GOOD NEWS ABOUT MONEY & MINISTRY TO A CYNICAL GENERATION | Dr. Chris Davis
Some of the hardships on preaching about money and stewardship is delivery and sound biblical work that doesn’t make the center of your message about the finances, but rather about your faith. Come and learn from Dr. Chris Davis as he shares with you tools on how to craft a message that will empower, educate and edify both the preacher and those in the pews.