ElderLink Midwest 2017 (past)

April 7-8, 2017
North Central Church of Christ
Indianapolis, IN

ElderLink exists to train, equip, and encourage elders and other church leaders, including spouses. ElderLink Midwest begins Friday evening, April 7, and continues through Saturday afternoon, April 8. Register now!

Keynote Sessions Include
  • A Conversation on Leadership, Don McLaughlin (North Atlanta Church of Christ; Atlanta, GA; pictured) and Carson Reed (ACU)
  • Prepared to Receive: The Spiritual Disciplines of a Spirit-Led Leadership, Don McLaughlin
  • Prepared to Give: The Compassionate Courage of a Transitional Leadership, Don McLaughlin
Breakout Sessions Include
  • Tending to Your Own Needs First: Trauma Stewardship in the Church, Sara Blakeslee-Salkil (ACU)
  • Elder-Minister Relationships: Exploring Models of Governance, Carson Reed (ACU)
  • Theology and Culture: Fostering Healthy Processes for Change, Jon Camp (ACU)
  • It Seemed Good to the Holy Spirit and to Us: The Holy Spirit and Leadership in Luke, Mark Love (Rochester College, MI)

ElderLink Midwest is brought to you by ACU’s Siburt Institute for Church Ministry in partnership with 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: January 23, 2017


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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