2013 Projects

12-13 April – 2013

“Transformed” Worship Leadership Conference [Romans 12:1-2]
Minsk Seminary Minsk, Belarus

Trainers:
Richard Mauney, Jubilate Ministry, Romania; John Jackson, FLF Associate Executive Director

Purpose:
To provide training in biblical worship principles, musical skills, and personal spiritual formation for small group worship teams in Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia.

Outcomes:
1. To raise up a group of worship leaders who are equipped to help serve the future worship leadership needs of the churches.
2. To strengthen the relationship between worship team leadership and senior pastors among the churches.
3. To develop a ministry support network among church musicians from the various regions.

Those invited to participate:
Worship leaders and worship teams from Belarusian, Ukrainian (Chernigov region), and Russian (Smolensk and Bryansk regions) churches
Speakers and teachers from Belarus (pastors seminary professors, instrumentalists, and singers), Ukraine, Russia, and the US.

5-11 January – 2013

Church Coaching Catalyst – Parkade Baptist Church’s Tabitha Ministry of Guatemala City
Guatemala City, Guatemala

FLF Coach:
Verlyn Bergen

Purpose:
To coach a local church mission team with their God-given gifts and hearts’ desire to serve with and to nationals.

Outcomes:
To do food purchase and distribution, dental work, women’s conferences, street concerts, and ministry into the largest dump in the world.

Participants:
13 local church mission trip members participated in serving and untold number of the poorest of the poor Guatemalans.


8-29 April – 2013

Principles of Strategic Planning Spring Tour 2013
Ivano-Franko, Rivne and Cherkasy Ukraine

Trainer:
Pete Mullowney

Purpose:
To coach the 300 most capable pastors throughout the 25 regions in strategic planning principles.

Outcomes:
To teach the principles of strategic planning and begin application work.

Participants:
60 local church pastors, senior pastors and institutional heads surrounding the three locations
Principles of Strategic Planning Spring Fall Tour will be November 2013.


12-20 April – 2013

Simply Strategic Pastors Summit
Auckland, New Zealand

Trainer:
Phil Dooley

Purpose:
To coach Auckland metro pastors in strategic planning principles.

Outcomes:
To teach Aubrey Malphurs’ Advanced Strategic Planning book and begin pastors in first steps for their local ministry.

Participants:
10 pastors participated plus the coaching of International Baptist Church in Auckland staff for their own local ministry.


18-26 September – 2013

Ukraine Macedonia Project
Lviv, Ukraine

Trip Point Person:
Greg Morrow, FLF COO, and Projector Coordinator

Purpose:
To hold first retreat for church planting student pastors related to Ukraine Seminary.

Outcomes:
To match 20 American churches and pastors with 20 Ukraine mother churches and their new church plants by the year 2020.

Participants:
5 pastors and churches for the 2013 trip.


31 October-11 November – 2013

Principles of Strategic Planning Fall Tour 2013
Rivne, Dnepropetrovsk and Lviv, Ukraine

Trainer:
Pete Mullowney

Purpose:
To coach the most willing pastors throughout several regions in strategic planning principles.

Outcomes:
1. To teach the principles of strategic planning and begin application work.
2. To attract church planter types to enroll in the UBTS program.

Participants:
30 local church pastors, senior pastors and institutional heads