Most of the churches in the United States are smaller membership. Smaller membership churches are significant in many ways. In this track, we will explore the significance of smaller membership churches and their unique place in kingdom ministry. The entire track will be primarily led by Mark Tolbert, who serves as Director of the Caskey Center for Church Excellence and Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Workshop 1: Smaller but Significant (What factors indicate that smaller membership churches are significant?)
Workshop 2: The Challenges of Smaller Churches (What are the common challenges that smaller membership churches face?)
Workshop 3: Best Practices of Smaller Churches (What actually works in smaller membership churches?)
Workshop 4: The Future of Smaller Churches (What does the future hold for smaller membership churches?)
Workshop 5 & 6: TBD, speakers TBD