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BASS

A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 7-9, 2019
Hosted at Redwood Chapel
19300 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA

BASS Convention Presenter: Alan Raughton

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Alan Raughton
Alan Raughton

Adult Ministry Specialist
LifeWay Christian Resources
Nashville, TN
(615) 251-2757
alan.raughton@lifeway.com
www.lifeway.com

Alan Raughton is Adult Ministry Specialist at LifeWay. Alan is responsible for connecting, collaborating, and communicating with adult ministry leaders around the country about the work and strategy of adult ministry. Alan has a passion for training and development of adult Sunday School leaders, senior adult leaders, single adult leaders, and adult ministry professionals.

Alan’s extensive church experience includes serving as Minister of Education at Celebration Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Florida, London Bridge Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia and Crossgates Baptist Church, Brandon, Mississippi. He currently is a member of Hermitage Hills Baptist Church, Hermitage, Tennessee, where he serves as Deacon and teaches an Adult Sunday School class.

Alan is author of Essentials for Excellence—Connecting Sunday School to Life, co-writer Teaching Adults: A Guide for Transformational Teaching, chapters in How To Sunday School Manual, and numerous articles on Sunday School and church health.




2019 Workshops

Christian Education: Advanced Teaching Methods

3/8/2019 9:00 - 10:15 a.m. Room: D8

Tired of just lecture and discussion? In this interactive session you'll participate in a variety of teaching and learning methods and will learn how to use these methods with your Bible study group!

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Christian Education: How to Build Community in Your Group

3/8/2019 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Room: D8

Learn principles and best practices that strengthen and build fellowship and community in your Sunday School class.

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Christian Education: How to Get Guests to Return

3/8/2019 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Room: D8

The way we treat our guests on Sunday morning determines whether or not they'll return and become our next new members. This session provides proven, practical methods for creating an atmosphere for our guests where they want to return.

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Christian Education: How to Start New Bible Study Groups - And Live to Tell the Tale!

3/8/2019 4:30 - 5:45 p.m. Room: D8

New classes are the key to long-term growth in your Sunday School. Learn simple steps to take before, during, and after starting a new Adult class in order to create a positive atmosphere and support it's growth!

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2018 Workshops

Christian Education: Modeling Advanced Teaching Methods

3/2/2018

Tired of just lecture and discussion? In this interactive session you will participate in a variety of teaching and learning methods and will learn how to use these methods with your Bible study group.

Pastors: How to Get Guests to Return

3/2/2018

The way we treat our guests on Sunday morning determines whether or not they'll return and become our next new members. This session provides proven, practical methods for creating an atmosphere for our guests where they want to return!

Christian Education: Teaching for Impact!

3/2/2018

Learn how to teach with life-changing impact! In this high-energy session you will learn how to move your Adult Bible study group to the next level. Discover principles of teaching and learning that unleash your effectiveness as a communicator of Biblical truth! Learn how to make a difference in the lives of your class members. Prepare yourself to Teach with Impact!

2015 Workshops

21st Century Issues: How to Get Guests to Return

3/6/2015

The way we treat our guests on Sunday morning determines whether or not they'll return and become our next new members. The relations, or connections, we build with our guests become the Velcro that helps them stick around! The more relationships, the better they stick! This session provides practical and workable methods for creating

Christian Education: Modeling Advanced Teaching Methods

3/6/2015

Tired of just lecture and discussion? In this interactive session you will participate in a variety of teaching and learning styles and learn how to use these methods with your Bible study group.

Christian Education: Teaching with Impact!

3/7/2015

Learn how to teach with life-changing impact! Discover principles to unleash your effectiveness as a communicator of Biblical truth! Learn how to make a difference in the lives of your class members. Prepare yourself to Teach with Impact!

2013 Workshops

21st Century Issues: Teaching for Impact!

3/8/2013

Learn how to teach with life-changing impact! Discover proven principles to unleash your effectiveness as a communicator of Biblical Truth! Learn how to make a difference in the lives of your class members. Prepare yourself to Teach with Impact!


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21st Century Issues: How to Get Guests to Return

3/8/2013

The way we treat our guests determines whether or not they'll return. Learn practical ways to get guests to connect, return and join your group!


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Christian Education: Modeling Advanced Teaching Methods

3/9/2013

Tired of just lecture and discussion? In this interactive session you will participate in a variety of teaching and learning methods and will learn how to use these methods with your Bible study group.


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2011 Workshops

Pastors: How to Get Guests to Return

3/4/2011

The way we treat our guests on Sunday morning determines whether or not they'll return and become our next new members. Learn steps you can take to move people from the crowd to the committed and involved in your church.


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Christian Education: How to Get Guests to Return

3/4/2011

The way we treat our guests on Sunday morning determines whether or not they'll return and become our next new members. Learn steps you can take to move people from the crowd to the committed and involved in your church.


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Christian Education: Teaching for Impact!

3/4/2011

Learn how to teach with life-changing impact! Discover principles to unleash your effectiveness as a communicator of Biblical truth! Learn how to make a difference! Prepare yourself to teach with impact!


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Adult & Small Groups: Teaching for Impact!

3/4/2011

Learn how to teach with life-changing impact! Discover principles to unleash your effectiveness as a communicator of Biblical truth! Learn how to make a difference! Prepare yourself to teach with impact!


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Christian Education: Modeling Advanced Teaching Methods

3/5/2011

Tired of just lecture and discussion? In this interactive session you will participate in a variety of teaching and learning methods and will learn how to use these methods with your Bible study group.


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2010 Workshops

Evangelism & Outreach: Assimilation - How to Get Guests to Return

3/5/2010

We have guests visit our church and Sunday School every week. Learn steps you can take to move people from the crowd to the committed and involvement in your church.


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21st Century Issues: Assimilation - How to Get Guests to Return

3/5/2010

We have guests visit our church and Sunday School every week. Learn steps you can take to move people from the crowd to the committed and involvement in your church.


Download mp3 file

Christian Education: Teaching for Impact!

3/5/2010

Learn how to teach with life-changing impact! Discover principles to unleash your effectiveness as a communicator of Biblical truth! Learn how to make a difference in the life of your members.


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Christian Education: Teach Like Jesus!

3/6/2010

Jesus was the Master Teacher and taught through a variety of methods. Learn six primary methods Jesus used to transform lives and how you can use these same methods with your class or group.


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2009 Workshops

21st Century Issues: Assimilation - How to Get Guests to Return

3/6/2009

We have guests visit our church and Sunday School every week. Learn steps you can take to move people from the crowd to the committed and involvement in your church.


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Adult & Small Groups: Reach More Adults! Start a New Class or Group and Live to Tell the Story

3/6/2009

New groups or classes are the key to long-term growth in your Sunday School. Learn simple steps to take before, during, and after starting a new adult class in order to create a positive atmosphere and support its growth.


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Christian Education: Reach More Adults! Start a New Class or Group and Live to Tell the Story

3/6/2009

New groups or classes are the key to long-term growth in your Sunday School. Learn simple steps to take before, during, and after starting a new adult class in order to create a positive atmosphere and support its growth.


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Adult & Small Groups: Simple Lessons to a Super Lesson

3/6/2009

Learn simple steps to studying the scripture and developing a customized teaching plan to use with your class or group.


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