ElderLink Midwest: Apr. 20-21

April 20-21, 2018
North Central Church of Christ
Indianapolis, IN

ElderLink exists to train, equip, and encourage elders and other church leaders, including spouses. ElderLink Midwest is a two-day event on April 20-21. Register now!

Friday Evening Session

  • Focused Leadership in a Distracted Age, Rick Atchley (The Hills Church; North Richland Hills, TX)

Keynote Sessions Include

  • Anchored Leadership: Acting with Hope in Uncertain Times, Rick Atchley and Bob Russell
  • Leading Churches to Healthy Change, Bob Russell (Bob Russell Ministries; Louisville, KY)

Breakout Sessions Include

  • The Keys to the Kingdom: Calm, Challenge, Clarity, Polarity, and Sabotage, Jon Mullican (Hope Network; Sunnyvale, TX)
  • Eldering 101: A Model for New Elders, Carson Reed (ACU; Abilene, TX)
  • Who Signed Me Up for This? Surviving and Thriving as a Church Leader’s Spouse, Judy Siburt (University Church of Christ; Abilene, TX)
  • Personal Soul-Keeping for Spiritual Leaders: The Essential Spiritual Virtue, David Wray (ACU; Abilene, TX)

ElderLink Midwest is brought to you by ACU’s Siburt Institute for Church Ministry, North Central Church of Christ, Southeastern Church of Christ, Southwinds Church of Christ, and The Well Community.

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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Author:  Publish Date: February 14, 2018


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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