Leader Resources  

Leader Workshops

Workshops will be offered at 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., or 2:15 p.m. You will not need to sign up in advance for these workshops but you can choose which ones to attend on the day of the event. Please check back periodically for updated workshop titles and presenter names.

11:15 p.m.

30 More Free or Cheap Media Resources for Ministries

Ryan Simmons, Numinous Productions; Biblical & Theological Studies Center Room 101

Last year, Ryan presented 50 free or cheap media resources for ministries. This year, he’s presenting 30 brand new places to find stock photos, design resources, videos and other media tools.


Back Pocket Games

Erin Bullington, Assistant Director, Skyview Ranch; Biblical & Theological Studies Center Room 102

Every youth leader knows there comes a time when a last minute activity is needed. Learn valuable tips on how to present games and how to select activities for your particular students and to always have ideas in your back pocket when needed! This seminar will interactively teach games and activities that require little to no materials and proven to work for any age level and for any time!


Salvation and Children: Letting the Gospel Do What God Intended

Scott Bruns, Executive Director of Scioto Hills Camp; Biblical & Theological Studies Center Room 117

In an attempt to make the gospel user friendly, evangelism methodology has enabled a form of “easy believism” resulting in an incredibly high percentage of kids leaving the church once they enter the college scene. This seminar will offer reasons and solutions to this critical issue. The QBQ (Question Behind Question) Principle: applying personal accountability to church workers.

1:15 p.m.

Step Out: Using Your Talents for Christ

Ryan Bomgardner, Comedian & Ventriloquist; Dixon Ministry Center Room 152

Do you have a desire to serve God, but aren't sure how? Do you desire to use your talents for Christ's kingdom? Maybe your talent is talking to dolls? Join us as ventriloquist Ryan Bomgardner challenges us to step out of our comfort zones and make an impact with our God given abilities.

2:15 p.m.

Guerrilla Photography and Videography Tips for Ministry Leaders

Ryan Simmons, Numinous Productions; Biblical & Theological Studies Center Room 101

Ever heard the phrase, “Show me a picture or it didn’t happen?” We know that great stuff happens in our ministries, but rarely do we have anything to show for it. We’re busy making the ministry part happen, right? In this session, we will be doing a quick overview on capturing those moments, both in videos and in photos.


Back Pocket Games

Erin Bullington, Assistant Director, Skyview Ranch, Biblical & Theological Studies Center Room 102

Every youth leader knows there comes a time when a last minute activity is needed. Learn valuable tips on how to present games and how to select activities for your particular students and to always have ideas in your back pocket when needed! This seminar will interactively teach games and activities that require little to no materials and proven to work for any age level and for any time!