Register for these free 30-minute webinars beginning on August 29th to improve your ministry work. United Methodist Bishop Bob Farr, Dr. Phil Maynard, and United Methodist Pastor Wil Cantrell will lead webinars based on books they have published. We have these books available to borrow from the Media Center.
Bishop Bob Farr
August 29th, 11:00am. United Methodist Bishop Bob Farr will share about his newest book, Obvious Wisdom: 52 Tips for Effective Ministry. Register for the free webinar here. The Media Center has additional books by Bishop Farr also available to borrow:
- The Necessary Nine: Things Effective Pastors Do Differently
- Ten Prescriptions for a Healthy Church
- Get Their Name: Growing Your Church by Building New Relationships
- Renovate or Die: 10 Ways to Focus Your Church on Mission
Dr. Phil Maynard
September 11th, 11:00am. Dr. Phil Maynard is a nationally-recognized church coach who has been working with the NC Conference for the past few years and continues to do so. Prior to his full-time work as a coach, Dr. Maynard served as Director of Congregational Excellence for the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. His webinar is titled “Helping Congregations Back Into the Game of Effective Ministry.” Register for the free webinar here. The Media Center has several of his books available to borrow:
- Shift 2.0: Helping Congregations Back into the Game of Effective Ministry
- Discipler: An Interactive Guide to Intentional, Relational, Accountable Discipleship
- Foundations: An Introduction to Christian Practices
- Shift: Helping Congregations Back into the Game of Effective Ministry
Rev. Wil Cantrell
September 18th, 11:00am. United Methodist Pastor Wil Cantrell will host a webinar based on his book, Unafraid and Unashamed: Facing the Future of United Methodism. This book helps to inform readers of all sides of the debate around The United Methodist Church and homosexuality. Cantrell is also experienced in facilitating many groups around this subject. This book has been popular among our members and is recommended to all who wish to understand where we’ve been, where we are, and where we are going in regards to the church’s relationship with LGBTQ persons. Register for the free webinar here.
Market Square Books is also hosting the following two webinars:
- October 3rd, 11:00am. Kay Kotan and Blake Bradford: Reclaiming the Call to Lay Ministry. Register here.
- October 9th, 11:00am. Kevin Slimp: Effective Communication, A Key to the Healthy Church. Register here.
Request These Resources
If you would like to borrow any of the books listed here, all you need to do is fill out the Resource Request Form. These resources can be borrowed by anyone associated with the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, free of charge. We can even mail them to you!