EUROPEAN CHURCH PLANTERS NETWORK
European Church Planters Network: Groups 1-4 Updated
Applicants should be potential or active practitioners, coaches, assessors, or movement leaders within the field of of church planting. This year Groups 1-3 of the European Church Planters Network will meet together as a learning community. This learning community seeks to facilitate the best conversations possible around key topics that will bring about significant and long-lasting impact into the activity of the churches and organisations to which participants belong. Group 4 will meet separately and will provide training for those interested in learning how assess potential church planters.
Leading this Network will be Øivind Augland, leader of DAWN Network for Church Planting in Scandinavia; Theo Bunescu, CEO of Advance OÜ, a coaching and consuliting company in Estonia; Dietrich Schindler, church planting consultant, German Evangelical Free Church; Jiří Unger, General Secretary of the Czech Evangelical Alliance and member of the international leadership team of the M4 Church Planting Movement.
EUROPEAN COUNSELLORS NETWORK
European Counsellors Network: Professional Track Updated
Applicants should be professional or training counsellors. This track will examine the biblical framework for Christian counselling and will involve daily lectures as well as relevant case study discussions. Leading this Network will be Richard Winter, Psychotherapist and Emeritus Professor of Practical Theology and Counselling at Covenant Theological Seminary.
Applicants should be leaders involved in pastoral care or personal discipleship ministries. The pastoral track will focus on common pastoral issues, with the aim of building basic pastoral skills grounded in a biblical understanding, and approach to, to the human heart. Leading this Network will be and Glynn Harrison, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, University of Bristol.
EUROPEAN DISCIPLE-MAKING LEADERS NETWORK
European Disciple-Making Leaders Network: Foundational Track Updated
Applicants should be leaders who desire to develop maturity in the members of the body of Christ and are willing to grapple honestly with the responsibility to make disciples. This Network is designed for those who have NOT attended the European Leadership Forum Disciple-Making Leaders Network in previous years. This Track will be led by Mark Stirling, Director of the Chalmers Centre in Scotland.
European Disciple-Making Leaders Network: Advanced Track Updated
Applicants should be leaders who have previously attended the European Leadership Forum Disciple-Making Leaders Network: Foundational Track. The Advanced Track will help participants move from principles to practical application sensitive to each person's ministry context. This Track will be led by Jay Eastman, Team Leader for Mission to the World, and Emanuel Tundrea, Professor of Informatics and Spiritual Formation, Emanuel University.
European Disciple-Making Leaders Network: Year-Round Mentoring Track Updated
Applicants should be leaders who have previously attended the European Leadership Forum Disciple-Making Leaders Network: Foundational Track and who commit to a year-round curriculum of webinr and in-person mentoring meetings. The Year-Round Mentoring Track will be led by John Musselman, President of the Jackson Institute, and Bill Lohnes, President of Narrow Gate EFL.