Wednesday Webinars 2021
Harold Tessendorf is an experienced negotiator and mediator in the non-profit sector around the world. Having served for two decades leading Habitat for Humanity affiliates in GA, Harold now works alongside CBF’s Together for Hope Black Belt Region as a consultant in housing and environment.
Field Personnel Report from Karen in North Africa
Karen is one of CF/GA’s field personnel partners, located in North Africa. She shared updates to her work as well as offering ways for partners to invest more deeply in her work. (Note: Because of security concerns, Karen’s last name and photo cannot be shared.)
Rob Nash serves as an associate dean and Professor of World Religions at McAfee School of Theology. He also serves as Senior Pastor of Heritage Fellowship in Canton, GA. In Moving the Equator, Rob challenges the church to reimagine missions as seeking God’s presence already at work around the globe.
Together for Hope Black Belt Region Update
Anna and LaCount Anderon, CBF field personnel works with rural poverty in Eastern North Carolina alongside CBF’s Together for Hope. Rachel Gunter Shapard, Regional Vice-President for Together for Hope, Black Belt Region also joined the conversation to discuss how churches and individuals can engage in these efforts.
Children’s and Family Ministry
Jessica Asbell Oravec is Minister to Children and Families at CBF/GA partner congregation FBC Roswell and a prolific children’s educational curriculum writer. She is the author of Where Faith and Family Meet, a collection of weekly family-centered devotions.
Sensing God Online: Navigating Worship in a Digital Word
Justin Bishop, Associate Pastor at CBF/GA Partner congregation, Heritage Fellowship, Canton, helps churches develop and enhance their online, digital, and virtual worship capacities and helps tackle the theological questions surrounding gathering the Body of Christ through technology as well as offering some practical tips and suggestions for better engagement.
Using Worship Arts in Ministry
Tom serves as Minister of Music at Milledge Avenue Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia. He intentionally includes different worship arts elements to bring more people and personalities into the worship service. Tom will explore how he continues to use a broad range of arts media in worship as well as talk about the worship arts festival that Milledge Avenue Baptist Church hosts.