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Friday FAX, 04-06-07
April 6, 2007
A News and Information Service for Leaders in North America

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In This Issue  

■ Church Planters Exchange
■ “The Seventh Day” 5-Part Documentary
■ Nonprofit Leadership Certification, Level I
■ “Bible Study Methods” & “Creative Christian Writing” Courses
■ Principles & Techniques of Fund Raising
■ Get Ready for HeartQuest, NET 2007
■ Upcoming Events


— RESOURCES —      

■ There will be no Friday FAX next week. 

■ CHURCH PLANTERS EXCHANGE, May 3-5 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be co-sponsored by NADEI and NAD Ministerial. Registration is FREE. You pay only transportation, hotel and food expenses. Open to active church planters only. Conference supervisors are also welcome.

 Contact: Candy Clark at NADEI 800-255-568 or email churchworks@nadei.org to register.  Give name, address, telephone, and church being planted. Go to www.churchplanterxchange.com for additional information.

■ “THE SEVENTH DAY, Revelations from the Lost Pages of History,” a five-part documentary series tracing the history of the Sabbath, premieres on the Hope Channel and Esperanza TV starting April 6.  It will be shown at various times through May 7, in both English and Spanish.

 Contact: www.the7thday.org to learn more about the series.  For Hope TV and Esperanza broadcast times, visit www.hopetv.org.

■ NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATION PROGRAM, LEVEL I, will be held May 6-11, at Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland. The program consists of basic training in three areas: 1) Managerial and technical issues such as nonprofit accounting and budgeting, human resource development; 2) Leadership to improve participants’ abilities to affect community change, such as social action from relief to public policy, strategic planning in the nonprofit; 3) Understanding of biblical concepts to improve participants’ abilities to minister in an dynamic environment such as a holistic urban ministry and churches that make a difference.

 Contact: www.plusline.org/eventdetail.php?id=231 to register and for more information.

■ “BIBLE STUDY METHODS” AND “CREATIVE CHRISTIAN WRITING,” COURSES are offered with CEUs or college credit available, June 4-8 and June 11-15 respectively, at Empower Ministries Bible Study Institute in Condon, Montana. “Bible Study Methods” also offered online, beginning April 16, with anytime streaming virtual classroom.

 Contact: www.biblestudyinstitute.org or 866-357-4902 to register and for more information.

■ PRINCIPLES & TECHNIQUES OF FUND RAISING, will be conducted in Green-wood Village, Colorado, June 25-29. This internationally-recognized program is for professional fund raisers, CEOs, CFOs, board members, and volunteers from nonprofit organizations.

 Contact: www.plusline.org/eventdetail.php?id=252

■ GET READY FOR HEARTQUEST (NET 2007), October 19 to November 3 —  Faith for Today Speaker Mike Tucker is offering a new approach to evangelism, tailored to today’s secular mind with the irresistible title of “Finding the One Who Has Loved You All Along.”

 Contemporary secular society is asking different questions than they did 10 years ago. They are more relationship oriented, and looking for practical solutions to life. This year’s NET is the first one to be designed to be a direct-to-home series, as well as for churches.

 Contact: www.heartquest.info/host, the new host web site, for more information and to register, and to www.acn.info or call 800-ACN-1119 for equipment and technical help.


A quick view of events sponsored by the North American Division

 !  SONscreen Film Festival V, “Changing the World - 24 frames per second,” April 12-14, Simi Valley, California –  www.sonscreen.com

! "Revelación presenta: Confirmando La Fe de Jesús,” April 14 – 21, Live Satellite Uplink from Altamonte Springs, Florida – www.acn.info

! Ministry Professional Growth Seminar, April 18, Live Satellite Uplink from Cambridge, England – www.acn.info 

!  “From This Day Forward” Marriage Conferences,  April 21, May 19, September 22, in various locations, www.adventistfamilyministries.com 

! Healthcare Chaplains Association Annual Conference, April 26 - May 1, Burlingame, California -- www.adventistchaplains.org

! Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program, Level I, May 6-11; Level II, October 14-19; both at Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Maryland -- www.plusline.org 

! Military Chaplains Association Annual Conference, May 18-23, Silver Spring, Maryland -- www.adventistchaplains.org 

! Adventist Single Adult Ministries Convention – July 5-7, Orlando, Florida www.plusline.org  and www.pursueyourpassion2007.com 

! Addictions Conference, “Freedom to Live,” July 12-15, Andrews University – www.nadhealthministries.org

! Adventist Urban Congress, July 22-27, Huntsville, Alabama – www.plusline.org/events.php  

! Adventist-laymen's Services and Industries Annual International Convention, 60th Anniversary Celebration, August 1-4, Louisville, Kentucky. www.asiministries.org

! Adult Ministries Festival Of The Laity – September 26-29, Orlando, Florida, www.festivalofthelaity.com

! 3rd Annual United Christian Artists Association’s Music Conference, September 27-29, Baltimore, Maryland – www.ucaaonline.org

! Denver First Worship and the Arts Conference, October 25-27, Denver, Colorado – www.denverfirstsda.org/worship  

! Cruise With a Mission, December 16-23, Tampa, Florida to Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico – www.cruisewithamission.org


Managing Editor – Lynetta Murdoch


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