GRC 144 “Creative Outreaches - Community Center/Coffee Shop”  How to reach a community using things they are already wanting.  Tina Barham - Camino Global

GRC 150 “Cultural Adaptation / Language Acquisition”  We will discuss the trials and the triumphs of language acquisition and cultural adaption, while emphasizing the positive experiences and tips and methods resulting from 27 years of personal experience.  Steve Snyder - International Messengers

McClain 100 “Moral Purity, the Narrow Road that Leads to Life”  This seminar is focused on helping students recognize the need of deliberately choosing obedience regarding living a life or purity, taking steps to prepare ahead of time and recognizing/heeding warning signs that require action.  Gayle Murray - SIM USA

McClain 101 “Working on Multicultural Teams”  How do we work as a multicultural team in today's world? We will look at ways to learn about our teammates and discuss application points for teams to function well.  Darin Bufkin - Cru

McClain 103 “Be a Disciple Worth Reproducing”  What does it mean to be a disciple worth reproducing? Learn more about God’s call on all our lives and tools to easily implement disciplines that will ensure your DNA is Christ centered and able to pass on.  Mindy Snell - Team Expansion

McClain 106 “The Witchdoctor Next Door”  What should you do if there is a witchdoctor living next door? What should you do if there is not?  Tim Carmical - Ethnos360

McClain 107 “Satisfied? Living a Spirit Filled Life”  We cannot live the Christian life in our own strength.  Explore what the Bible says about how to develop a lifestyle of depending on the Holy Spirit and walking in his power.  Elisabeth Engstrom - Cru

McClain 108 “Overcoming Great Commission Hurdles”  Most genuine believers long to be part of the Great Commission, but many find that for one reason or another, they struggle to actively engage.  Discover some of the main reasons why we may find ourselves unengaged in making disciples and learn how to overcome the hurdles.  Gary Rowland - International Project

McClain 109 “The Five Discipleship Challenges of Christ”  Through the five challenges of Christ, we can learn how Jesus discipled people from unbelief to maturity in Christ.  If we do not understand how Christ discipled, how can we expect that we will succeed in it.  Understanding Christ's strategy is pivotal to the gospel and the churches growth toward maturity.  Joshua Howard - Josiah Venture

McClain Auditorium “Embracing the Suck!”  How I failed gloriously as a missionary and learned to celebrate it. This seminar is for people like who want to be available for the mission of Christ but know they lack the gifts, intellect, ability, strength, and resources to be successful.  John Shirk - Urban Encounter

MOCC 115 “The Final Authority (Why Evangelize Children?)”  God loves children and desires to see them come to a saving knowledge of Him.  We will show why and also give several ways to share the Gospel so we can be prepared to reach the lost children for Him.  Steve Sechrist - Lakeland Child Evangelism Ministries

MOCC 201 “The Gospel in an Honor Shame Culture”  How to communicate the truth of the Gospel to those who live in an Honor Shame Culture.  John F Kirby - The Navigators

Mount Memorial 201 “Teaching in a Cross Cultural Setting”  After teaching 17 years of high school, I thought that I was knew all that I needed to about teaching.  But I was wrong.  Teaching in a multicultural & multiethnic school taught me what I really needed to know to be successful.  Bob Murray - SIM USA

Mount Memorial 202 “Breaking the Chains of Addiction.”  At Urban Hope, we are in an area (Kensington) with the highest concentration of illegal drugs on the East Coast. I am personally involved in the street outreach to the homeless/addicted in this area. I was a heroin addict myself four years ago and Jesus Christ has totally changed my life. I will discuss how we serve the addicts/homeless, but simultaneously and most importantly share the hope in Jesus Christ and the need for repentance. Tommy Gifford - Urban Hope

Mount Memorial 203 “Language Assessment - the Job Every Grace College Student Can Do”  Language Assessment is the first and best cross-cultural and language work that needs to be done in order for Bible translation to be completed. All over the world we are defining what languages need a translation, and evaluating translation's being used. Learn how this job could be your first work upon leaving Grace.  Alan Starr - Wycliffe Bible Translators

Philathea Little Theater “Serving Like Jesus: How a Holistic Approach to Missions is Changing the World”  How do missionaries serve?  Should they just preach to people or just take care of their physical needs?  Which is more important?  In this seminar, we will dive into holistic mission work and how missionaries are following Jesus' model to change the world by meeting all kinds of needs for the Gospel.  We will explore examples in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and beyond.  Seth McManus - CMF International

Philathea 09 “Adoption as Part of God’s Mission” Are you adopted? Do you know someone who had been adopted? Did you know that adoption is part of God's plan to advance His mission? Come and find out where adoption is one way you can follow God’s leading and be a part of adding to His kingdom. The Navigators

Philathea 10 “The Harvest is Plentiful - Will you go to Europe this summer?”  One of the few exact prayers Jesus asks us to pray is for more laborers in Luke 10:2. Would you join us in praying for more laborers and would you consider being one of them in Europe this summer? Come hear about the exciting launch of the Ten2 Project - 100 people serving in 10 locations for 10 weeks. Start with training in the French Alps, serve alongside our missionaries for 7 weeks, see key historical mission locations, and finish at GEM's Annual Conference celebrating 70 years of making disciples in Europe!  Becca Martin - Greater Europe Mission

Science Center 115 “Rural America, the New Inner City”  Examining the challenges and misunderstandings about rural missions.  A statistical look at ministry in rural America.  Nathan & Katrina Wilson – Crossroads Farm

Science Center 210 “India:  Land of Mega-Barriers”  The current hot issue of rape in India exposes huge barriers of color, class, and culture that have existed there for centuries.  We will discuss how the gospel of Christ breaks barriers and heals hurts.  Christar

Science Center 211 “Effective Communication Through Story Telling”  An interactive lesson on effective communication including opportunities to practice some techniques.  Paul Spotts - RBM Ministries

Science Center 214 “Being an Introvert is Not a Sin!”  Introverts can be used and are needed in ministry and missions!  Andy Miller - SEND International

Science Center 216 “Redemption THROUGH Conflict”  Chaplain (Colonel) James Schaefer will share his story and lessons learned through his peace operations during major and minor armed conflicts while serving as a U.S. Army Chaplain. James Schaefer - Eagle Commision

Science Center 252 “Effective Discipline for Youth and Children's Ministry”  Games are planned. Lesson is prepared. Snack is made. You have the perfect evening. Then the kids show up! Chaos ensues. But thanks to your great planning you are ready to control the chaos with DISCIPLINE! Come join us for a time of walking through what discipline in youth and children's ministry can look like.  Tyrell Shoemaker - Inner City Impact

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