Please Note: Revisions continue to be made to the
Acts 1:8 Challenge Event Planning Guide. We are excited to be making this
resource available to churches and associations, and we welcome your thoughts
and suggestions. Our prayer is that it will become a key tool in assisting in
the planning and conducting of significant missions events.
Click here to download the Acts 1:8 Challenge Event
Planning Guide (Note: This is a large PDF file about 1 meg in size).
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Research Toward church-planting
movements among all peoples
The last words of Jesus are the first priority for today's 21st century
church! This conference, presented by Tim Yarbrough, Acts 1:8 coordinator
at the North American Mission Board, provides an overview of the initiative and
new tools designed to assist directors of missions and help their churches in
becoming a worldwide mission centers. Presented at the 2009 Summit of the
Network of Baptist Associations (www.NoBAsbc.org) held at Southwestern Baptist
The Acts 1:8 Challenge Leadership Seminar
Go to this page to
download essential resources from the Leadership Seminar, including a PDF of
the Leader Guide, two PowerPoint presentations, and 12 video clips. The Acts
1:8 Challenge Leadership Seminar is designed for use by directors of missions
and pastors who want to lead groups or members of their churches to go deeper
around the theological underpinnings around the Acts 1:8 Challenge.
Associational Acts 1:8 Strategy and Process
The information below is for director of
missions interested in leading churches to fully embrace and develop an Acts
1:8 paradigm of ministry. These presentations are from the Network of Baptist
Association Summit 2010 held January 11, 2010, at Southwestern Baptist
Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, where a number of directors of
missions presented a process for implementing the Acts 1:8 Challenge in
associations. Click on session link to view.
Session 1- Acts 1:8 Challenge Strategy (Part 1)
Led by Jeff Thompson, DOM, Concord Baptist Association, Fort Smith,
Session 2- Acts 1:8 Challenge Strategy(Part 2) Led by Jeff Thompson, DOM, Concord Baptist
Association, Fort Smith, Ark.
Session 3- Acts 1:8 Challenge Association
Implementation Led by Sid Hopkins, DOM, Gwinnett Metro Baptist
Association, Lawrenceville, Ga.
Session 4- Acts 1:8 Challenge Tools for
Associations Led by Duane Kuykendall, DOM, Catawba Valley Baptist
Association, Hickory, N.C.
Vision for Global Advance (IMB Restructuring)
From a presentation given by Ken Winter of the International Mission Board
at the National Partnership Missions Meeting in Orlando, Florida, January 15,
Vision for Global Advance.ppt
Acts 1:8 Challenge Update Presentation
From a presentation given by Tim Yarbrough, national coordinator of the Acts
1:8 Challenge, at the Network of Baptist Associations (NOBA) on January 5-7, 2009 at
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
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