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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: Dick Crider

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Dick Crider
Dick Crider

Training Director
Discipland
Blairsville, GA
(877) 416-3742
dcrider@discipleland.com

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2019 Workshops

Children - Early Childhood: Understanding Preschoolers

3/8/2019 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Room: C7

Preschoolers have special needs that we can meet. You have about an hour a week with them so make the most of that time. We will look at the five stages of child growth and development and how we can build a solid foundation in their young lives.

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Children's Ministry Leadership: Why Are So Many Kids Dropping Out of Church and Can We Turn the Trend Around?

3/8/2019 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Room: C7

Let's take a serious look at why we're losing our kids from church and the faith. You are going to be surprised. Then we'll learn what we have to do to stop the spiritual bleeding. You probably don't want to come to this workshop unless you are willing to face the truth and count the cost to rescue this generation.

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Children - Elementary: Learning Styles

3/9/2019 11:15 - 12:30 p.m. Room: C7

Everyone has a preferred way of learning. You can prepare lessons that grab your students and help them take something valuable home every week.

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Christian Education: Teaching for Changed Lives

3/9/2019 2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Room: C7

Do you know why you teach? Do you know what Jesus has called you to do? Would you like to see God use you beyond your wildest dreams? If so, come join a room full of other people who want the same thing.

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2018 Workshops

Children's Ministry Leadership: Ten Traits of Children's Ministry Leaders Who Last a Lifetime and Finish Well

3/2/2018

Many seasoned children's ministry leaders contributed to the content of this workshop. Come see what characterizes those who last a lifetime and finish well.

Children - Elementary: Learning Styles

3/2/2018

You can reach every student every week when you understand learning styles. This workshop will introduce you to the four learning styles that we find in individual students.

Children - Early Childhood: Understanding Preschoolers - Birth to First

3/3/2018

The foundation years are so important for a child to capture a Biblical worldview. Understanding preschoolers will focus on the stages of child development and how we can make a significant contribution to a good start in life.

Children - Elementary: Teaching for Changed Lives

3/3/2018

Why do you teach? What is your ultimate objective? Do you want to become a great teacher that God uses to change lives? Join me for this workshop and you will leave with a renewed visoin for teaching.

2017 Workshops

Christian Education: Teaching For Changed Lives

3/3/2017

Teaching for Changed Lives will equip, encourage and challenge you to be the very best teacher possible.

Children's Ministry Leadership: Ten Traits of Children's Ministry Leaders Who Last a Lifetime and Finish Well

3/3/2017

What distinguishes those who finish well from those who burn out? There are many traits that characterize ministry leaders who last a lifetime and finish well. We will discuss ten of them in depth.

Children - Elementary: Learning Styles

3/4/2017

Everyone has a preferred way to learn. When you understand Learning Styles you will see why it is necessary to use a variety of teaching methods in your classroom.

Children - Early Childhood: Understanding Preschoolers - Birth to First

3/4/2017

The foundation years are so important for a child to capture a Biblical worldview. Understanding preschoolers will focus on the stages of child development and how we can make a significant contribution to a good start in life.

2016 Workshops

21st Century Issues: The Last Christian Generation

3/4/2016

Are we teaching the remnant of Christianity in America’s children’s ministries? Is it possible that we’ve seen the last Christian generation? What do today’s churched kids really believe? How can we rescue the kids and raise Tomorrow’s Champions for the Gospel? 2 Timothy 1:7 “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.”

Children - Early Childhood: Understanding Preschoolers, Birth to First

3/4/2016

It isn’t babysitting and their little minds can learn much more than we realize. Let’s make sure we are filling them with the wonderful things God’s word teaches. We will look at the five stages of a preschooler’s growth and development and see how we can build a firm foundation that lasts a lifetime. We need to start within the first six weeks after they are born.


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Christian Education: Learning Styles

3/5/2016

You can reach every student every week when you understand learning styles. God created them as unique people who have preferences in the way they learn. One method does not reach every student and “Learning Styles” will show you how to plan a lesson that captures their attention. They will respond and learn when we teach them the way God made them. You will laugh, cry and be encouraged.


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2015 Workshops

Children - Elementary: Teaching for Changed Lives

3/6/2015

God wants to use you to bring life changes to your students. You can become a great teacher by following the six steps that will be presented in this workshop.

Children - Elementary: Learning Styles

3/6/2015

You can reach every student every week when you understand learning styles. God created them as unique people who have preferences in the way they learn. One method does not reach every student and “Learning Styles” will show you how to plan a lesson that captures their attention. They will respond and learn when we teach them the way God made them. You will laugh, cry and be encouraged.

Children - Early Childhood: Understanding Preschoolers

3/7/2015

They aren’t little adults and they love learning. You will enjoy teaching more when you understand their unique needs. But, watch out, you will fall in love with preschoolers.

2014 Workshops

Children - Elementary: Reclaiming Our Children for Jesus, Part 1

3/7/2014

We are in a tough spiritual battle for the hearts, minds and souls for our kids. The enemy has a plan and tactics that have him winning right now. We have to know his plan before we can develop a plan to win the fight. This is part 1 and will expose Satan's plan. Part 2 will show us how to win the battle.


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Children - Elementary: Reclaiming Our Children for Jesus, Part 2

3/7/2014

We are in a tough spiritual battle for our kids hearts, minds and souls. We have to get in the fight and arm ourselves with the tools that will help us defeat the enemy. This is part two and will give you specific things to do to win the battle. It is our job to fight for them until they are capable of fighting the battle themselves.


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Children - Elementary: Teaching For Changed Lives

3/8/2014

God wants to use you to bring life changes to your students. You can become a great teacher by following the six steps that will be presented in this workshop.


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Children - Early Childhood: Understanding Preschoolers

3/8/2014

Preschoolers have unique needs in each stage of growth and development. When we understand those stages and needs we can reach them and teach them the way God made them. We aren't just baby-sitting.


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2013 Workshops

Children - Elementary: Teaching For Changed Lives

3/8/2013

God wants to use you to bring life changes to your students. You can become a great teacher by following the six steps that will be presented in this workshop.


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Children - Elementary: Learning Styles

3/8/2013

Come learn about the learning styles of your students. You will be able to reach every student every session when you use the teaching methodologies they prefer.


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Children - Elementary: The World Wants Our Kids, But We Can Win the Battle, Part 1

3/9/2013

Satan wants to destroy everything good and godly, and he is seducing our kids like never before. We have to know his plan and tactics if we want to win the battle for our kids hearts. This is a two-part workshop.


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Children - Elementary: The World Wants Our Kids, But We Can Win the Battle Part 2

3/9/2013

This is a two part workshop. The first part will expose Satan's plan and tactics. Part 2 will introduce the things kids need and what we can do to win the battle.


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2012 Workshops

Children - Elementary: The World Wants Our Kids, But We Can Win the Battle, Part 1

3/2/2012

This is a two part workshop with part one focusing on Satan's seductions and his efforts to devour our kids.

Children - Elementary: The World Wants Our Kids, But We Can Win the Battle, Part 2

3/2/2012

-This is a two part workshop with part one focusing on Satan's seductions and his efforts to devour our kids.

Christian Education: Learning Styles

3/3/2012

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with you staff.

2011 Workshops

Christian Education: Teaching for Changed Lives

3/4/2011

This motivational workshop will help every teacher gain a new understanding of the value of Christian education. Teachers will see their role in a new light that will encourage and challenge them. Has your teaching staff been faithful for many years? This workshop will give them a boost to carry on for many more years.


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Children - Elementary: Teaching for Changed Lives

3/4/2011

This motivational workshop will help every teacher gain a new understanding of the value of Christian education. Teachers will see their role in a new light that will encourage and challenge them. Has your teaching staff been faithful for many years? This workshop will give them a boost to carry on for many more years.


Download mp3 file

Christian Education: Learning Styles

3/4/2011

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with you staff.


Download mp3 file

Children - Elementary: Learning Styles

3/4/2011

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with you staff.


Download mp3 file

Adult & Small Groups: Learning Styles

3/4/2011

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with you staff.


Download mp3 file

Youth: Satan's Seductions - The Devil Wants Your Kids, So You Better Know His Tricks

3/4/2011

Why are we losing up to 40% of our pre-teen kids and 75% of our teens? Satan knows how to seduce them and most parents and teachers don't know what's going on. We need to know his tricks and how to reach our kids.


Download mp3 file

Children - Elementary: Satan's Seductions - The Devil Wants Your Kids, So You Better Know His Tricks

3/4/2011

Why are we losing up to 40% of our pre-teen kids and 75% of our teens? Satan knows how to seduce them and most parents and teachers don't know what's going on. We need to know his tricks and how to reach our kids.


Download mp3 file

21st Century Issues: Satan's Seductions - The Devil Wants Your Kids, So You Better Know His Tricks

3/4/2011

Why are we losing up to 40% of our pre-teen kids and 75% of our teens? Satan knows how to seduce them and most parents and teachers don't know what's going on. We need to know his tricks and how to reach our kids.


Download mp3 file

Children - Elementary: Equipping Parents to be the Spiritual Leaders in the Home

3/5/2011

A busy life and a lack of knowledge has become a great way to avoid a wonderful opportunity. Every parent can become the dominant influence in their child's spiritual development. Once a family is reoriented and doing things God's way, they will find a new joy and peace in their home. This workshop helps us understand the importance of doing something now and how to do it.


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2010 Workshops

Children's Ministry Leadership: Teaching for Changed Lives

3/5/2010

This motivational workshop will help every teacher gain a new understanding of the value of Christian education. Teachers will see their role in a new light that will encourage and challenge them. Has your teaching staff been faithful for many years? This workshop will give them a boost to carry on for many more years.


Download mp3 file

Christian Education: Teaching for Changed Lives

3/5/2010

This motivational workshop will help every teacher gain a new understanding of the value of Christian education. Teachers will see their role in a new light that will encourage and challenge them. Has your teaching staff been faithful for many years? This workshop will give them a boost to carry on for many more years.


Download mp3 file

Christian Education: Learning Styles

3/5/2010

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with your staff.


Download mp3 file

Adult & Small Groups: Learning Styles

3/5/2010

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with your staff.


Download mp3 file

Children's Ministry Leadership: Learning Styles

3/5/2010

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with your staff.


Download mp3 file

Children's Ministry Leadership: Setting a New Direction for your Children's Ministry

3/6/2010

If you've tried entertainment with high energy stimulation and your kids aren't growing, then you need a new direction for your ministry. Kids are capable of becoming disciples, but maybe we expect too little. How high should we raise the bar and how do we get the parents and teachers on board?


Download mp3 file

Christian Education: Equipping Parents to be the Spiritual Leaders in the Home

3/6/2010

What can we do to nurture the faith of our children and ourselves? You will learn how and why the church has moved away from helping parents with faith development. We will explore several practical ideas that can be used at church and at home to build a strong faith.


Download mp3 file

Children's Ministry Leadership: Equipping Parents to be the Spiritual Leaders in the Home

3/6/2010

What can we do to nurture the faith of our children and ourselves? You will learn how and why the church has moved away from helping parents with faith development. We will explore several practical ideas that can be used at church and at home to build a strong faith.


Download mp3 file
2009 Workshops

Children's Ministry Leadership: Teaching for Changed Lives

3/6/2009

This motivational workshop will help every teacher gain a new understanding of the value of Christian education. Teachers will see their role in a new light that will encourage and challenge them. Has your teaching staff been faithful for many years? This workshop will give them a boost to carry on for many more years.


Download mp3 file

Adult & Small Groups: Equipping Parents to be Spiritual Leaders in Their Homes

3/6/2009

What can we do to nurture the faith of our children and ourselves? Discover why the church has moved away from equipping parents with faith development. You will glean several practical activities and attitudes that can be used at church and at home to build a strong faith.


Download mp3 file

Children's Ministry Leadership: Equipping Parents to be Spiritual Leaders in Their Homes

3/6/2009

What can we do to nurture the faith of our children and ourselves? Discover why the church has moved away from equipping parents with faith development. You will glean several practical activities and attitudes that can be used at church and at home to build a strong faith.


Download mp3 file

Christian Education: Equipping Parents to be Spiritual Leaders in Their Homes

3/6/2009

What can we do to nurture the faith of our children and ourselves? Discover why the church has moved away from equipping parents with faith development. You will glean several practical activities and attitudes that can be used at church and at home to build a strong faith.


Download mp3 file

Adult & Small Groups: Learning Styles

3/6/2009

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with your staff.

Children's Ministry Leadership: Learning Styles

3/6/2009

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with your staff.

Christian Education: Learning Styles

3/6/2009

You can reach every student every week if you understand learning styles. Each of us has a preferred way of learning that allows us to take the maximum information and understanding home for a week of practical application. You will be a better teacher when you grasp "Learning Styles." As a leader you will be a better communicator and know how to work with your staff.

Children's Ministry Leadership: Setting a New Direction for your Children's Ministry

3/7/2009

If you've tried entertainment with high energy stimulation and your kids aren't growing, then you need a new direction for your ministry. Kids are capable of becoming disciples, but maybe we expect too little. How high should we raise the bar and how do we get the parents and teachers on board?


Download mp3 file