ElderLink Houston 2018: Jan. 27

January 27, 2018
Bammel Church of Christ
Houston, TX

ElderLink exists to train, equip, and encourage elders and other church leaders, including spouses. ElderLink Houston is a one-day event on Saturday, January 27. Register now!

Keynote Sessions Include:

  • Dropping Anchor, Chris Seidman (The Branch Church; Dallas, TX)
  • A Spirit Led-Leader, Jerry Taylor (ACU)
  • Anchors Aweigh, Chris Seidman

Breakout Sessions Include:

  • Please Don’t Say “It Could Always Be Worse”: Effective Spiritual Care with Those in Crisis, Virgil Fry (Lifeline Chaplaincy; Houston, TX)
  • It’s Okay Being Little Bitty: The Blessing of Joyful, Vibrant Small Churches, Doug Hall (Brenham Church of Christ; Brenham, TX)
  • Embodied Spirits: How to Participate in the Ministry of Reconciliation, Royce Money and Jerry Taylor (ACU)
  • What Ministry Staff Would Love to Tell You: Practical Steps for Building Teamwork Among Elders and Ministers, Robert Oglesby (ACU)
  • Who Signed Me Up for This? Surviving and Thriving as a Church Leader’s Spouse, Judy Siburt (University Church of Christ; Abilene, TX)

United Voice Worship will lead our times of worship.

ElderLink Houston is brought to you by ACU’s Siburt Institute for Church Ministry.



The mission of the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry is to offer resources and best practices for leading congregational communities in pursuit of God’s mission the world and to provide avenues for the spiritual formation of Christian leaders. In doing so, the institute promotes constructive and collaborative relationships between churches and Abilene Christian University. The Church portion of the CHARIS site is one of the Siburt Institute’s many resources.

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The CHARIS website hosts conversations of and about Churches of Christ. In partnership with the ACU Library and the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry at Abilene Christian University (Abilene, TX), the website is supported and led by the Center for Heritage and Renewal in Spirituality (CHARIS) at ACU. The Center’s mission is to renew Christian spirituality through engagement of Christian heritage, at Abilene Christian University and beyond. The views expressed on the CHARIS website are those of the various authors, and do not necessarily represent the views of Abilene Christian University or CHARIS at ACU. Questions or comments about the CHARIS website can be directed to charis @ acu.edu.

2017-18 CHARIS Editorial Board:
Dr. Carisse Berryhill
Dr. Jason Fikes
Karissa Herchenroeder
Mac Ice
Chai Green
Tammy Marcelain
Molly Scherer
Dr. John Weaver

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