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BASS Convention Presenter: Bruce Cramer
Ephesians 4:11-13 Pastor
Standard Publishing Company
Cincinnati, OH, OH
Bruce has served as a consultant with Standard Publishing since 1994. Serving in churches from 150 to ten thousand people. At Shepherd of the Hills church since 1995 where he has overseen children's ministry, adult education, developed a small group system, created a leadership development model and produced small group curriculum, as well as currently overseeing satilite campuses. Enjoys running, playing racquetball as well as his wife and four kids. His passion is to see people discover their call to ministry and begin to serve as God has created them to serve the Kingdom of His Son.
Children - Elementary: Teacher and Leader Skills for Elementary Children's Ministry
We will briefly look at the beginning skills needed for large group and small group leadership in children's ministry. Then we will take time to discuss evaluation of children's ministry and how to move leaders and the ministry to the next level.
Adult Small Groups: Training Small Group Leaders
We will look at both the initial training of small group leaders as well as options for on-going training. Discussion will include communicating core values of the attendee's church, core values of small group ministry, developing a philosophy of small groups for your church as well as identifying the basic qualities needed for a small group leader.