Evangelism in a Multi-faith World
This seminar identifies important aspects of Christian evangelism and examines them in light of the multi-faith reality of the world today. Humility and listening are demonstrated to be critical to evangelism. Evangelism, and its connection with church growth, are a focus of the seminar. This seminar is offered in one hour, three hour, one day and two day formats and is especially pertinent for local congregations and clergy.
The Pastor as Evangelist
This seminar examines the pastor’s role in congregational evangelism, with a special emphasis on the pastor’s preaching, teaching, and mentoring role in the church. This seminar is offered in three hour, one day, and two day seminars and is especially pertinent for clergy.
In this seminar Dr. Jackson explores contemporary conversations around hospitality in Christian traditions and offers a pattern of evangelism that both builds upon and nurtures hospitable Christian communities.
“Wherever you go speak the Gospel: What St. Francis really said about Evangelism”
St. Francis is often attributed with the quote, “Wherever you go preach the gospel. If necessary use words.” In this seminar Dr. Jackson explores what St. Francis might really have said, his model of evangelism, and insights he might offer contemporary churches.
Methodist History Seminar
This seminar explores the key aspects of early British Methodism including the Wesley’s brother’s vision and their model of ministry. Focus is given to how early Methodism can be a model for ministry in Wesleyan congregations today. This seminar is offered in one hour, three hour, and an all day format and is especially pertinent for local congregations and laity gatherings.
Wesleyan Theology Seminar
This seminar explores critical components of early Methodist theology and how they are pertinent today. Emphasis is placed on the goal linking personal piety and social holiness in Wesleyan thought. This seminar is offered in one hour, three hour, and an all day format and is especially pertinent for local congregations and gatherings of clergy or laity.