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An inspirational program designed to help you abide in the Giver of Life for rest, healing, renewal, and inspiration…and gain tools to help you give life to your congregation and community.

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An inspirational program designed to CONNECT in discipleship with other believers, REIGNITE your passion and purpose, and REVITALIZE your local church.

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ONLINE COURSES

Flexible online courses that fit your schedule

A wide variety of topics for both pastors and lay leaders

Led by some of the nation’s most revered coaches

Only $25 per course

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2021 SUPER SATURDAYS

Help and hope for your church! This fall, we’re offering another robust session of Saturday course offerings. At just two hours and $25 each, it’s a great way to deepen your ministry with some of the most sought-after coaches and teachers in the country.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
You can register for your desired course(s) up to the Wednesday before to the Saturday on which the course is offered.

  • Ken Merrifield
    Senior Pastor, Living Grace Church

    Equipping the Next Generation Through Mentoring

    Learn and apply the best practices for developing mentoring programs that are safe, effective, and sustainable.

    Feb. 6: 12-2 pm EST
    Feb. 13: 12-2 pm EST

  • Arnetta McNeese Bailey
    Exec. Director,
    Christian Women Connection

    Women in Ministry Leadership Competencies

    This conference will explore the theological basis for women in ministry and leadership.

    Feb. 6: 12-2 pm EST

  • Martin Johnson
    Pastor

    How to Study
    the Bible

    Find helpful ideas on creating your own, personalized method for discovering the wonders and wisdom of the Bible.

    Feb. 6: 3-5 pm EST
    Feb. 13: 3-5 pm EST

  • Chris Cottrell
    Ordained Minister

    Biblical Principles for Peacemaking in the Church

    Participants will study how to biblically address conflict in the church.

    Feb. 6: 3-5 pm EST
    Feb. 13: 3-5 pm EST

  • Scott Beha
    Lead Pastor, Southridge Church

    Transformational
    Preaching

    We will discuss how to make sure your teaching is transformative and not just informative.

    Feb 6: 7-9 pm EST
    Mar. 6: 7-9 pm EST

  • Melissa Pratt
    Lead Pastor, Teays Valley Church of God

    Effectively Reaching Your Community

    Create and implement practical ways to connect with and build relationships with the un-churched in your community.

    Feb. 6: 7-9 pm EST

  • Nabil Safi
    Executive Pastor, Church at the Crossing

    Pastor Compensation Matters

    Learn the best practices of pastoral compensation and church budget planning and implementation.

    Feb. 13: 7-9 pm EST
    Feb. 20: 7-9 pm EST
    Feb. 27: 3-5 pm EST
    Mar. 6: 12-2 pm EST

  • Steve & Marcey Van Fossen
    Pastors, Lifebrook Church

    THE EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY LEADER

     

    Develop a deep, inner life with Christ, create a healthy culture around you, and get to the core issues of Christian Leadership.

    Feb. 13: 7-9 pm EST
    Feb. 20: 3-5 pm EST

  • Virginia Baker-Jeffcoat
    Director, Sheltering Arms Early Education and Family Centers

    The Faith Community and Child Protection

    Raise your awareness about the impact of child maltreatment and the need for child safety.

    Feb. 13: 12-2 pm EST

  • Crystal Colp
    Pastor of Adult Discipleship, First Church

    Spiritual Disciplines

    The goal is the life transformation coming as a result of the Spiritual Disciplines coming alive in our lives.

    Feb. 20: 12-2 pm EST
    Mar. 13: 12-2 pm EST

  • Kevin Wayne Johnson
    Founder & CEO, The Johnson Leadership Group

    Developing Your Coaching Skills

    Learn how coaching is a partnership with clients, distinguished from mentoring, consulting, training, and psychotherapy.

    Feb. 20: 12-2 pm EST
    Mar. 13: 12-2 pm EST

  • Deb Winters
    Lead Pastor, Transformation Community Church

    The Ministry of Recovery

    If it was easy…everyone would do it! Learn important skills to develop this critical ministry.

    Feb. 20: 3-5 pm EST

  • Chad Harlan
    Worship Pastor

    Enhance Your Worship Experience

    Learn some practical steps in planning a meaningful worship service.

    Feb. 27: 12-2 pm EST
    Mar. 6: 3-5 pm EST

  • Dan Turner
    Lead Pastor, Northwest Community Church

    Church Restart

    Evaluate if your church meets the recommended criteria for a restart process.

    Feb. 27: 12-2 pm EST

  • Bob & Romy Ingels
    Pastors, New Beginnings Church of God

    CHRIST CENTERED MARRIAGE

    We will look at 4 topics: our greatest needs, communication, intimacy, and the power of praying together.

    Mar. 6: 12-2 pm EST

  • Liz Hultz
    Associate Pastor, Avenue Church

    Hospitality That Sticks

    How can the culture of your church affect the growth of the church?

    Feb. 27: 3-5 pm EST

  • Nate Hultz
    Lead Pastor, Avenue Church

    Church Turnaround

    We will look at the critical aspects of a church and pastor that see terminal decline turned into growth!

    Feb. 27: 7-9 pm EST

  • Chelsea Haines
    Associate Pastor of Children & Family Ministries, Parkgate Community Church

    Kids Ministry Matters

    How can your church’s children’s ministry best equip kids early for a lasting faith, even in this unique season?

    Feb. 27: 7-9 pm EST

  • Mitchell Burch
    Senior Pastor, Buffalo Church of God

    The Necessity of Biblical Leadership

    Get a fresh understanding of leadership, and the challenge and tools to be the kind of leader God can bless!

    Mar. 6: 3-5 pm EST

  • Jason Johnson
    Pastor, Prestonburg Church of God

    A United Church for a Divided World

    Understanding our purpose as the Church of God through Unity and Holiness.

    Mar. 6: 7-9 pm EST

  • Jed Worline
    Youth Pastor, Teays Valley Church of God

    Parenting in the Pastorate

    This conference is for anyone who wants to learn how to better handle the pressures of being a parent in ministry.

    Mar. 13: 3-5 pm EST

  • Kelly & Polly Barcol
    Winnersville Community Center

    Combining Faith and Fitness

    Combine faith & fitness to create a holistic ministry that impacts your community mentally, physically, and spiritually.

    Mar. 13: 7-9 pm EST

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23

Hosted by the Concilio Hispano (Hispanic Council)

How to Read the Bible (in English)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
7:00-9:00PM EST

Led by Rev. Salvador Hernandez

Six tools to help you understand the Bible, from reading to interpreting, to applying the Word of God. Let us discover the richest of God’s word given to us.

Paradigm Shift in the Church: Transition from Modernity to Postmodernity (in English)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Rev. Israel Munguia

We will identify the dynamics of a paradigm shift, focusing on the transition from modernity to postmodernity and its impact and challenges to the church. This conversation is for those who are more interested in the church of the future than in the future of the church.

Are You Ready? (Bilingual)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
3:00-5:00PM EST

Led by Rev. Geraldine Amaro

Today more than ever we are surrounded by challenges! As leaders we must be the first to face them, focusing on 3 common questions: heart, mind, and hands—handling them as tools to advance in the ministry.

Stages of the Great Commission (Bilingual)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Dr. Marcos Garcia

Recognize the stages of how to share the Gospel in order to enable us to be more efficient in fulfilling the Great Commission.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30

Hosted by the Pastors Fellowship

A Brief History of the Reformation Movement of the Church of God and Its Uniqueness

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Rev. Bill Konstantopoulos

This conference will explore the New Testament Church as a model and the Biblical predictions concerning the Church. Also, it will cover the state of the church and society at the birth of the Reformation Movement, its leadership, distinctives, uniqueness, and impact on Christendom.

Dangerous Prayers

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Rev. Jessica Hall

Develop a ministry of prayer that trains, equips, and empowers prayer warriors within your church, Sunday school, or small group who will fearlessly attack the strongholds of the enemy, boldly face the devil, and not back down!

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The Forgotten God

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
3:00-5:00PM EST

Led by Charles Heater

We will discuss the desperate need of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer and in the life of the church. The solution to this need is found in practical teaching and understanding of Sanctification.

Our discussion will be broken down into three parts: The Reason for the Holy Spirit, The Responsibility of the Holy Spirit, and The Result of the Holy Spirit.

The Second Coming

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Dr. Darryl Allen

This conference is an overview of the Church of God’s doctrinal position on The Second Coming of Christ.

OCTOBER 23

Hosted by the Concilio Hispano (Hispanic Council)

Noon-2:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
12:00-2:00PM (ET)

Led by Rev. Israel Munguia

We will identify the dynamics of a paradigm shift, focusing on the transition from modernity to postmodernity and its impact and challenges to the church. This conversation is for those who are more interested in the church of the future than in the future of the church.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Dr. Marcos Garcia

Recognize the stages of how to share the Gospel in order to enable us to be more efficient in fulfilling the Great Commission.

3:00-5:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
3:00-5:00PM (ET)

Led by Rev. Geraldine Amaro

Today more than ever we are surrounded by challenges! As leaders we must be the first to face them, focusing on 3 common questions: heart, mind, and hands—handling them as tools to advance in the ministry.

7:00-9:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
7:00-9:00PM (ET)

Led by Rev. Salvador Hernandez

Participants will learn and apply the best practices needed for developing mentoring programs which are safe, effective, and sustainable. Six tools to help you understand the Bible, from reading to interpreting, to applying the Word of God. Let us discover the richest of God’s word given to us.

OCTOBER 30

Hosted by the
Pastors Fellowship

Noon-2:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
12:00-2:00PM (ET)

Led by Rev. Bill Konstantopoulos

This conference will explore the New Testament Church as a model and the Biblical predictions concerning the Church. Also, it will cover the state of the church and society at the birth of the Reformation Movement, its leadership, distinctives, uniqueness, and impact on Christendom.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Dr. Darryl Allen

This conference is an overview of the Church of God’s doctrinal position on The Second Coming of Christ.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Rev. Jessica Hall

Develop a ministry of prayer that trains, equips, and empowers prayer warriors within your church, Sunday school, or small group who will fearlessly attack the strongholds of the enemy, boldly face the devil, and not back down!

3:00-5:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
3:00-5:00PM (ET)

Led by Charles Heater

We will discuss the desperate need of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer and in the life of the church. The solution to this need is found in practical teaching and understanding of Sanctification.

Our discussion will be broken down into three parts: The Reason for the Holy Spirit, The Responsibility of the Holy Spirit, and The Result of the Holy Spirit.

NOVEMBER 6

Hosted by the Church of God Universities

Noon-2:00PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
12:00-2:00PM (ET)

Led by Dr. Timothy Dwyer

How is the book of Revelation about discipleship rather than speculating about the end times?  Join us for a discussion that will add the last book of the Bible as a resource for faithful living.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
Noon-2:00PM (ET)

Led by Sean Benesh 

Bivocational ministry is on the rise. This goes beyond dwindling resources that confront many churches and ministries. Instead, the transition into bivocational ministry is intentional and strategic for many pastors, church planters, and missionaries. This course explores bivocational ministry, current trends, and why many are opting for this. We’ll also cover how to intentionally make the transition and do so in a life-giving and freeing way, along with doing something you’re interested in, good at, and passionate about.

3:00-5:00PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
3:00-5:00PM (ET)

Led by Dr. Cliff Sanders

This course will explore distinctive features of Wesleyan Theology and how these distinctives apply to one’s personal life and practice of ministry.

7:00-9:00PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
7:00-9:00PM (ET)

Led by Dr. Jason Varner

In this session, we’ll be looking at how two pandemics—the Plagues of Galen and Cyprian—played a central role in the growth of the early church. After surveying the historical evidence and consulting Scriptural guidance, we’ll then look at ways in which the problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic also provide, however counterintuitively, possibilities for the contemporary church.

NOVEMBER 13

Popular Past
LifeGivers Conferences

10:00AM-Noon

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13
10:00AM-12:00PM (ET)

Led by Dr. Melissa Pratt

Create practical ways to connect with and build relationships with the un-churched in your community.

Noon-2:00PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13
12:00-2:00PM (ET)

Led by Rev. Kevin Wayne Johnson

Your coaching skills are sharpened by understanding that coaching is a partnership with clients and that it is distinguished from mentoring, consulting, training, and psychotherapy. Learn, grow, and apply.

3:00-5:00PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13
3:00-5:00PM (ET)

Led by Dr. Martin Johnson

Find helpful ideas on creating your own, personalized method for discovering the wonders and wisdom of the Bible.

NOVEMBER 20

Hosted by the National Association of the Church of God

Noon-2:00PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20
12:00-2:00PM (ET)

Led by Dr. Cheryl Sanders

The history of the National Association of the Church of God began more than 100 years ago with the vision of Elisha Wimbush. In this conference, you will learn what became of his vision, why the West Middlesex Camp Meeting was located in the hills of western Pennsylvania, and how it was organized to develop leaders and strengthen congregations in the Church of God and beyond.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20
12:00-2:00PM EST

Led by Rev. Felicia Pearson Smith

We will explore the tenets of emotionally healthy spiritually and why it is important for the leader and our churches. The participants will be given tools to start their journey into being healthy and whole.

3:00-5:00PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20
3:00-5:00PM (ET)

Led by Dr. Leslie Barnes

We will discuss the power of intentional multigenerational corporate worship.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20
3:00-5:00PM EST

Led by Rev. Jimmy Terry 

We will discuss how to truly support youth ministry in its relevance, relationship, and recovery in the church and society.

BROWSE BY DATE

DATE 12-2 pm EST 12-2 pm EST 3-5 pm EST 3-5 pm EST 7-9 pm EST 7-9 pm EST
Saturday,
Feb. 6
Equipping the Next Generation Through Mentoring Women in Ministry Leadership Competencies How to Study the Bible Biblical Principles for Peacemaking in the Church Transformational Preaching Effectively Reaching Your Community
Saturday,
Feb. 13
Equipping the Next Generation Through Mentoring The Faith Community and Child Protection How to Study the Bible Biblical Principles for Peacemaking in the Church Pastor Compensation Matters The Emotionally Healthy Leader
Saturday,
Feb. 20
Spiritual Disciplines Developing Your Coaching Skills The Ministry of Recovery The Emotionally Healthy Leader Pastor Compensation Matters A United Church for a Divided World
Saturday,
Feb. 27
Enhance Your Worship Experience Church Restart Hospitality That Sticks Pastor Compensation Matters Church Turnaround Kids Ministry Matters
Saturday,
Mar. 6
Pastor Compensation Matters Christ Centered Marriage Enhance Your Worship Experience The Necessity of Biblical Leadership Transformational Preaching A United Church for a Divided World
Saturday,
Mar. 13
Spiritual Disciplines Developing Your Coaching Skills Church Restart Parenting in the Pastorate Combining Faith and Fitness Kids Ministry Matters

The team that brought you Leadership Focus has joined hands with leaders and coaches across the nation to offer curriculum, encouragement, and tools designed to help you give life to your congregation and community.

COURSES ON-DEMAND

Requesting a LifeGivers course on-demand would allow you to retain the coach for $400 and schedule the course based on your calendar.

This is not available for all courses, so please submit a request using the form below, and the LifeGivers team will contact you if it is possible to offer your requested course on-demand.

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