Missionary Training That Works – Lessons From the African-American Church

Saturday, 9:30 – 10:45 AM

Presented by: Ron & Star Nelson

Short-termers and long-termers… how can we more effectively equip them to play their part in the Great Commission? Ron and Star Nelson will share from their experience some of the effective messages and means for mobilizing and equipping African-American believers for missionary ministry. African-Americans make up about 13 percent of the U.S. population, but less than 0.5% of the American missionary force to the world. Why is this? Is it changing? What can be done to change it? Experience tells us that now is the time! African-Americans with the right exposure, partnership, and collaboration with others, training, and access to resources can and will become a force in the advancement of the Great commission.

Primary Audience: those pastors, church leaders, mission mobilizers who desire to see more diversity within missions

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