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Date(s) - Friday 5/3/2019 - Saturday 5/4/2019

Belle Aire Baptist Church


A conference for DOMs, Pastors, Church Leadership, etc. in partnership with Tom Cheyney and the RENOVATE National Church Revitalization Conference.

Cost: $25  REGISTER

Speakers Include:

Tom Cheyney
Terry Rials
Claude King
Mark Dance
Steve Holt
David Evans
Phil Young
Kevin Minchey
Phil Taylor


Friday Evening:

5:30 pm
6:00 pm
Welcome and Worship Celebration Band
6:20 pm
Introduction of Keynote #1
6:30 pm
Main Session 1 – Dr. Terry Rials: God Calls Us to Revitalization Now!
7:30 pm
7:45 pm
Main Session 2 – Dr. Tom Cheyney: The Church Revitalizer’s Job of Changing Church Behavior!

Saturday Morning:

7:45 am
8:15 am
Welcome and Worship Celebration Band
8:30 am
Main Session 3 – Dr. Terry Rials: This Means War! (Spiritual Warfare)
9:15 am
Main Session 4 – Dr. Steve Holt: The Pastor as “servant leader” in Revitalization
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:30 am
12:30 pm
Lunch/Learn – Dr. Steve Holt

Saturday Afternoon:

1:15 pm
Worship Celebration Band
1:30 pm
Main Session 5 – Dr. Tom Cheyney Church Revitalization Begins at the Altar
2:30 pm
2:45 pm

(Event ends at the conclusion of the breakout session)


Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott
175 Chaffin Pl., Murfreesboro, (615) 849-1150 (or (615) 849-9000)

Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE Murfreesboro
1200 Conference Center Blvd., Murfreesboro, (615) 890-4464
$169 (Beginning March 25)

Hilton Garden Inn Murfreesboro
1335 Conference Center Blvd., Murfreesboro, (615) 225-2345
$139 (does not include breakfast)

Breakout Sessions:

Learn practical, biblical ways a pastor/leader can rest and recharge consistently. Discover how Sabbath keeping can help you serve well now and finish well later.

Evangelistic Inches—David Evans
Learn an easy process to move someone from zero activity to joyfully sharing the Gospel. Evangelistic Inches help people find the desire to share the Gospel.

Things Every DOM Ought to Know About Revitalization—Tom Cheyney  (DOMs Only Breakout)
In this breakout for all Directors of Missions we will discuss the key things every Director of Missions ought to know about Church Revitalization and Renewal. Those in attendance will receive a CD of introductory resources to help them begin to work with churches in their association in need of revitalization. This breakout is focused on a few introductory ideas and the second half will focus on Q&A as the presenter responds to individual questions. 

Reclaiming Inactive Church Members –Tom Cheyney
This breakout is an introductory discussion of the issue of inactive church members and points participants toward attending the full day training offered by the Renovate Group. A commonly observed problem within the local church is the inactive and disconnected member. For years, churches have become accustomed to maintaining what is often referred to as an inactive or non-resident membership role. It has been said that of the stated membership of churches and denominations, half cannot be found. While that might be a bit of an overstatement, there are a significant number of members who have become inactive. This is a brief overview of the R.E.C.L.A.I.M. Strategy from Renovate National Church Revitalization Conference.

Spiritual Mechanics—Terry Rials (offered twice)
The default tendency of many church leaders is to do certain activities associated with church growth, following the successful patterns of other leaders. However, there is another side of Church Revitalization that needs exploration. The Spiritual Mechanics of revitalization delves into topics that the church has avoided for far too long. These topics are at the heart of the problem, the cause of many churches’ decline.

Assessing Your Church’s Readiness to Change—Terry Rials
This Breakout is designed to help church leaders discover and understand where their churches are in their natural life cycles. Then, using the biblical pattern of Nehemiah, we will discover how to research and assess your church’s situation in order to develop a dynamic, strategic plan to address your church’s circumstances. An invaluable resource, The Change Readiness Assessment, will be introduced, demonstrated, and provided at no cost to the participants. This instrument helps church leaders to understand their church’s readiness and willingness to change.

RETURN TO ME: A Spiritual Process for Church Revitalization—Claude V. King
Plateaued, declining, and lukewarm churches need a spiritual revitalization, not just a cosmetic fix. Examine a new tool and biblical process to guide your church to hear and respond to what the Spirit is saying to the church.

The Value of Participating in a Learning Community—Phil Young
Learn how being a part of a learning community with other revitalizing pastors can take your leadership to a new level as well as provide much needed fellowship, encouragement, and accountability.

A THOUSAND DAY JOURNEY: Church Revitalization 101—Kevin Minchey and Phil Taylor
Learn how the TBMB Church Revitalization Team can come alongside your church as your church begins its journey to a new day of greater effectiveness and harvest.

Cultivating the REVITALIZING LEADER in YOU!—Steve Holt
Leadership is an art as well as a skillset. This breakout will help you discover your unique leadership gifts and find ways to maximize those gifts as you lead your church in the revitalization process.



Contact Steve Holt (sholt@tnbaptist.org) for further information.

During this event, the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board (or its agents or designees) will be photographing. You may be photographed. By your attendance, you are granting your permission to be photographed for commercial purposes and agree to the following: (1) being photographed by any means; (2) commercial or any other use of your likeness without compensation; (3) specifically waiving all rights of privacy during the photographing; (4) releasing the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, its agents, designees, officers and employees from any liability for loss, damage, or compensation for the commercial or other use of your likeness; and (5) compliance with all rules and regulations of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board for this event.