Ogden, UT (PRWEB) January 15, 2014
Building God's Way (BGW), a nationwide church architect and builder network that provides a broad range of solutions to Christian ministries, announced its spring schedule for a new seminar series called The “Momentum Summit." This free seminar and luncheon for church leaders will hit 14 cities nationwide from March 11 through May 22, featuring presentations by authors and leading experts in ministry facilities, funding and church growth.
Churches and other non-profits are facing ever-increasing financial challenges to sustaining their ministries. New economic realities and generational changes in charitable giving are threatening their very existence. The focus of the Momentum Summit is to introduce new paradigms and to transform the way ministry leaders think about how their facilities are used, how they reach the younger generation and how they operate in a new economy.
Featured speakers for the seminars will include:
Dan Cook - As a visionary architect, developer, builder and the founder of the Building God's Way (BGW) network of Kingdom Building Services, Dan has pioneered a number of innovative programs that have revolutionized church building and design. He has become nationally recognized as an innovator with a heart for helping ministries adapt to cultural change, reach the new generation and sustain their ministries in a changing economic environment. Dan will share unique new strategies he is utilizing to leverage land and facilities more effectively to generate revenue and create a financially sustainable model for ministries in the future. Seminar appearance dates for Dan Cook will include March 18; April 1, 3, 22, 24; and May 13, 15.
Don Mahoney - An award-winning architect with one of the most extensive backgrounds in church, school and performing arts design in America, Don has led the design of prominent ministry facilities all across the U.S. throughout a 28 year career. He has become a recognized leader in the field of faith-based architecture and has been recognized with a number of national design awards, including multiple WFX Solomon Awards for Best Church Architect, Best Church Design, Best Special Project and Best Digital Church. Don is also a recipient of the LCEF Arts & Architecture Award for Best Liturgical Design. Don will share some unique and innovative design strategies to help ministries address the generational, cultural and economic challenges they are facing today. Seminar appearance dates for Don Mahoney will include March 11, 13; April 8, 10; May 8, 20, 22
Terry Bates - The Senior Pastor of OKC Faith Church in Oklahoma City and author of the book "Positioning Your Church." Terry has led OKC Faith and two other churches to incredible turnaround growth during his 30 years of ministry. He has coached and trained hundreds of church leaders around the world on the principles of his book and served as a trainer for Dr. John Maxwell’s "Million Leader Mandate," in which he was involved in training over 250,000 church leaders. Terry is also an expert capital campaign consultant and has worked with churches nationwide to successfully raise funds utilizing a revolutionary approach called “Hearing from God.” Seminar appearance dates for Terry Bates will include March 11, 13; April 8, 10; May 8, 13, 15
Michael Goldsmith - As a pastor of more than 30 years and a published author, Michael Goldsmith has also been involved in training pastors throughout the U.S. and the world. He specializes in assisting churches in leadership development, capital campaigns, and developing effective church strategies, systems and processes for church growth and health. Michael formerly served as one of the trainers for Dr. John Maxwell’s Million Leader Mandate, in which he was personally involved in training thousands of leaders in the Philippines. Seminar appearance dates for Michael will include March 18; April 1, 3, 22, 24; May 20, 22.
Tobias Harrison - An audio / video expert with an extensive background in studio and live event production, Tobias has worked with national recording artists and popular performers across the United States. Being an operator in many churches over the years along with being a live production company owner, Tobias has the ability to bring worship experience to another level. Tobias will share a turn-key solution for the most high-tech and cost-effective worship technology package. Tobias will appear at all spring seminar events.
Each seminar will also feature a guest keynote speaker or local pastor that will share valuable strategies learned through ministry experience.
For more information or to register for the Momentum Summit, call 866-249-8484 or visit the BGW seminar web page.