- Engage Your City Well
Christ followers can engage the people of their city with the Gospel, by living out five principles. You will leave equipped to engage the people of your city well.
- A Window to the World–reaching international students on your college campus
We’ll discuss strategies to bless, reach, and disciple internationals on your campus, including using university resources, and ESL programs.
- ru rdy 2go?
Ok, so God got through to you this weekend and you think you got the call to go. Let’s talk about what it takes to be ready to go cross-cultural for 2 years or more.
- Living An Intentional Life
Knowing that each and every believer is called to be on mission daily for Christ, we will talk about how to develop a lifestyle of intentional evangelism and discipleship.
- Welcoming the Refugee: A Gospel Opportunity among the Most Vulnerable
Who are refugees? Why are they here? What can I do? Let’s discuss how you can invest in refugees’ lives and introduce them to the only true hope, Jesus Christ.
- Engaging the Entire Campus
We all want to reach our campus for Christ, but are we currently operating in a way that can do it? Our breakout session aims to provide simple, practical steps that equip us to engage our entire campuses in ways that multiply our efforts for God’s Kingdom.
- Deaf Disciples – Deaf Way
To make Deaf disciples, we must ensure our message is clear, understood and can be reproduced by those we hope to reach. What can YOU do?
- Using Storying to Make Disciples:
Always be prepared: How to develop story sets for spreading hope to the people in your life.
- ‘God’s Heart for Orphans in Action.’
Every believer is called to have a heart that reaches out. Will you discipline your heart to reach out? Jesus longs for your heart to beat with His.
- Spiritual Warfare: Myth or Reality?
Was the man in Mark chapter five demonized or was he schizophrenic? Do “little green men” in the Amazon forest actually exist? Are there really “spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places”?
Spiritual warfare-Dealing with an unseen foe (.pptx)
- Understanding Buddhism:
Today more than 1.3 billion people follow the teachings of the Buddha. Who was the Buddha? What did he teach? Why are Buddhists so hard to win? How can I witness to my Buddhist friend?
Understanding Buddhist Mind (.pptx)
- No Fear: Engaging Muslims with the Gospel
For many people, when they hear the term Muslim or Islam, it conjures up visions of planes colliding into building, terrorists, or picture of ISIS. We live in a world filled with fear of a group of people that desperately in need of the Gospel. This secession will talk about how to share the Gospel, without fear, with Muslims.
- What is a Christian?
Almost every day I’m asked this question. Metropolitan NYC is made up of 22 million people, most of who don’t have any kind of relationship with Jesus Christ. Over 800 languages are spoken in the city every day. How do you approach being a missionary to so many people with so many different backgrounds with so little knowledge of the Gospel?
- 300 Million Gods… WHAT?!?!
Elephants wielding swords, blue-skinned warriors, stories of adventure and romance… No we are not talking about the next Avatar or Marvel movie, but one of the oldest religions on the planet with over a billion followers. Come learn about reaching these people with our story of hope and grace found only in Jesus.
- Raising support for individual projects
You have your missions assignment. Now how do you get the funds to cover the expenses? Fundraising tips for the short term volunteer.
- What are You Doing with Your Life?
Be a big part of God’s work in the world now–not later. Learn to leverage this unique time in your life for maximum kingdom impact!
- Go and Let God Stop You
The Great Commission is clear: the question is not “should I go” but “why stay?” The apostle Paul never asked if God was calling him to the nations. Join me as we are challenged by his life and ministry from Acts 16:1-10.
- Change Your World through Prayer
Want to change the world? Stand in the gap for the nations? Think prayer is something you do only while sitting down? Learn how to walk through your days “praying without ceasing” and start by praying around Africa
- Gospel Gold & Gospel Doorknobs:
Two effective ways to help you see, know and call your neighbors to Christ. #Evangelism
- Small Fish in a Big Pond
In this breakout, we’ll explore practical ways to advance the Gospel in America’s fast-growing and diverse urban centers.
- Hands2Japan: Leveraging Your Summer Break for Maximum Impact
Japan: 2nd largest UPG in the world. But students are open & hungry! Make your summer count. Come to Japan. Share Christ. Change lives.
- Stop human trafficking, care for orphans, rescue refugees, provide clean water, share the gospel….
You can literally save lives through sacrificial service, financial giving and intercessory prayer. Find out more about OneLife and how you can make a difference on your campus and throughout the world. onelifematters.org
- Go and Tell: Your Part In God’s Eternal Plan
In our dying world, there is precious little hope to be found. But God’s eternal plan of salvation not only gives us hope, but life everlasting. It was this message of hope that transformed 12 simple men into some of the greatest agents of change the world has ever seen. This same message has now been entrusted to us by generations of faithful followers. What impact will it have on our own lives?
- Fulfillment & Expectations On A Church Planting team
What makes serving on a church planting team so special, and can I do it? These core questions will guide this examination of the importance of vision, expectations, barriers, and challenges in reaching people for Christ to plant a kingdom outpost to reach the world.
- How the Church Can Tell A Better Story In a World Divided By Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
In 2017 why does race and ethnicity still divide and expose people’s fears? This session will explore what God has done in Christ through the Cross. It is because of His sacrifice that we have received the ministry of reconciliation through sacrificial love. Come and learn how the cross addresses real divisions in our communities, culture, and currency.
- Serving Overseas as a Student or Young Adult
Are you interested in exploring opportunities to serve overseas for the summer, semester and beyond? The IMB Students Team will be joined by those that have served in student missionary roles to not only share their experiences but also about how you can connect and serve now!
- 4 P’s of Life and Missions/After the Mission Trip
What is your purpose in life? What are your priorities? Let’s discuss how these and other “P’s” affect our lives each day, our relationship with Jesus and those who need to hear the Good News!
- Leveraging Your Life For The Gospel :: How to change the world without leaving North America
In this session come hear how you can make a difference meeting needs and sharing Christ in the great cities of North America. Invest your life in an urban context! Whether it is serving alongside church planters, being the hands and feet of Jesus, or making disciples in the neighborhoods you serve, there are many opportunities to experience what it looks like to use your gifts for the Glory of God.
- On Mission on Campus
Is missions always “somewhere else?” Why not think of your dorm, apartment or classroom as a mission field?
- Fostercare: Caring for the “least of these”
What does God say about Orphan Care? Why Does it Matter? What can I do? We will look at the Biblical model of adoption and uncover our commission to minister to and care for abused, neglected, and marginalized children and youth. We are not all called to foster and/or adopt, but we are all called to get involved.
- Tragedy’s gifts
Find God in the horrific moments of a tragedy, learning how to tell your story and discovering your best role in the midst of it all.
- I Don’t Wait Anymore: Letting Go of Expectations and Grasping God’s Adventure for You
Got dreams? What if they don’t work out? Here’s a challenge to let God write a better story for your life than you could ever plan yourself.
- Pressure Points
Understanding some of the most important global challenges shaping the Church and Her mission.
- Being an Everyday Missionary
Some practical (but not easy) ways to live on mission on your campus and in your community.