The Discipleship Collective brings you together with new and experienced volunteer and staff leaders in Sunday School and Small Group ministry across Texas. This leadership training will be led by some of the finest childhood, youth, and adult discipleship leaders in your area. This year’s focus on excellence in teaching will provide practical disciple-making help for leaders of kids, teen, and adult groups.
A discipleship roundtable exploring models and methods for Sunday School/Groups ministry.
Heath Kirkwood, Lead Pastor, First Baptist Church Lorena
Teaching with Purpose: Engaging Adults in Discipleship-Focused Bible Study
Adult Sunday School and Small Groups exist to make disciples. This breakout will challenge teachers with six priorities for preparation, four steps to focused Bible study, and five principles to engage adults.
David Cozart, Executive Pastor, Meadowbrook Baptist Church, Robinson
They Asked Me to Teach Youth - Now What?
You’ve been asked to teach the youth Bible study but need some help. This breakout will cover the basics of preparation and leading a small group of teenagers with excellence.
Caleb Wade, Associate Pastor of Student Ministries, FBC Salado
Children are Not Just the Future of the Church, but Also the Present
Spiritual formation in childhood takes time and intentionality. This session will discuss ways in which we, as ministry leaders, can partner with parents to disciple children in faith development and teach in the way children learn best.
Marcy Smith, Children’s Pastor, Meadowbrook Baptist Church, Robinson