Church Health & Growth


   Richard Showalterrichardshowalter@gmail.com    

Witness, consultant, overseer (2011-present)

DMin (Gordon-Conwell); MDiv (Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary); MTh (Univ. of Chicago); BA (Eastern Mennonite Univ.); Fuller School of Intercultural Studies

Ministry Experience – church planting (1977-1982); pastoral ministry, Mechanicsburg Christian Fellowship (1978-1982); faculty, Rosedale Bible College (1968, 1976-79, 1989-94+); worker, Rosedale Mennonite Missions (1982-1989); mission administration, Eastern Mennonite Missions (1994-2011)

Topics

  • What God Has Been Up To Since Pentecost (1-7)
  • How Churches Grow (1)
  • Church, Growth, and Discipleship: Complementary or Conflictual? (1)

Settings – classrooms, retreats, sermon series

 

  Max Zookmaxzook@icloud.com  

 

Pastor of Locust Grove Mennonite Church (1984-present)
BA (Cedarville University); graduated from Rosedale Bible College
Ministry Experience – We Care Prison Ministry (1981-1982)

Topics

  • Studies from the Bible – Genesis, Exodus, Deuteronomy, I Samuel, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Mark, Acts, Ephesians, I Timothy, Revelation – renewal meetings, worship events or small groups
  • Acts – Bible conferences, Perspectives Courses     
  • A Shepherd Looks at the Good Shepherd – men’s meetings, leadership retreats, pastors’ groups
  • Spiritual Disciples or themes of Spiritual Direction – large or small groups, spiritual retreats, renewal meetings.