2015 CALLED Convention Plenary Session Speaker Videos and Course Information Now Available on the ALC
The plenary session speakers who gave us permission to record them at the CALLED convention are available at www.adventistlearningcommmunity.com
Also, the following courses have been constructed from strategically chosen CALLED convention presentations. Each course has learning outcomes, video presentations, and quizzes. In addition, each course is labeled with a CORE quality, and given a designated CEU value. Finally, within each course, books mentioned by the presenter have been listed and links provided to amazon where these books can be purchased (not 100% of the books mentioned are available for purchase). There are some courses with more then 20 recently published recommended books!
Course #1 Management: Legal Affairs 0.7 CEUs
This course presents numerous difficult issues facing the Seventh-day Adventist church today. These issues can easily become legal matters if not managed wisely. Learn how to survive a lawsuit. Develop a better understanding of how to address issues of copyright, and effective church board meetings. Gain insight into the complex issues of homosexuality, marriage, the Bible, and church. Lastly, learn to recognize and manage allegations of sexual misconduct.
Course #2 Leadership: Organizational Leadership 0.4 CEUs
This leadership course deals specifically with organizational principles necessary to maximize your leadership. By the end of this course you will have a better understanding about different leadership styles, the organizational power of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, how to deal with conflict, and how to be impactful as an agent of change.
Course #3 Evangelism: Reaching Your Community 0.4 CEUs
This Evangelism course deals with ministry to different populations within your communities. By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of the Acts model of evangelism, and the importance of a master evangelism strategy for churches and conferences. You will also learn how to reach your community members in innovative, creative ways.
Course #4 Scholarship: Apologetics 0.4 CEUs
This Scholarship course deals with Apologetics. By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding about reaching people of other faiths – Atheists..
Course #5 Relationship: Ministries to Focused Communities 0.6 CEUs
This Relationship course deals with ministry to different populations within your communities. By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding about how to reach persons in prison, victims of abuse, situations of high conflict, immigrants, and children.
Course #6 Worship: Preaching 101 0.5 CEUs
This Worship course deals with multiple approaches to preaching God’s word. By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of preaching, generational inclusion, story telling, and focused populations sermon application.
Course #7 Scholarship: Creationism, Darwinism & Evolution 0.3 CEUs
This Scholarship course deals with the Theory of Evolution, Darwinism, and Creation. By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of Biblical Creation and Scientific proof that Darwinism (Evolution) is evil and not a valid theory.
Course #8 Relationship: Stress, Loss & Forgiveness 0.5 CEUs
This Relationship course deals with stress, loss, and forgiveness. By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding about the process of loss, grief, recovery, forgiveness, and personal stress management. You will also have a beginning understanding of the process of referring someone to a professional counselor.
Course #9 Leadership: Administrative Leadership 1 CEU
This leadership course addresses multiple aspects of leadership within the church organization. By the end of this course, you will also have a rich reading list of current books on leadership that are influencing some of the best and brightest in our church organization.