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The State of the Church & Your Church

State of the Church Seminars

The State of the Church & Your Church is a one-day seminar held in various cities to discuss current trends and challenges facing pastors and church leaders. Men's sessions are led by Dr. Marshall Fant and Dr. Bruce McAllister. Gretchen Fant and Sarah Hartwig are available to lead ladies' sessions. Pastors, pastors' wives, and church leaders are encouraged to attend.

Contact Marshall Fant if you are interested in hosting a seminar.  


Welcome (9:30 - 9:50): Introduction (Bruce McAllister, Marshall Fant)

Session 1 (10:00 - 10:50): The Coming Shortage of Pastors (Bruce McAllister) 

Session 2 (11:00 - 11:50): Tools for Analyzing the Health of Your Church (Marshall Fant)

Lunch (12:00 - 12:40) 

Challenge (12:40 - 1:00): Challenge by the Host Pastor

Session 3 (1:15 - 2:05): Common Traits of Healthy Churches (Marshall Fant and Bruce McAllister)

Session 4 (2:15 - 3:00): Q&A and Panel Discussion


Women Helping Women Track 

Session 1: Equipping Women to Help Women (Gretchen Fant)

Session 2: Foundational Truths for Effecting Growth and Change (Gretchen Fant)

Session 3: Understanding the Next Generation (Sarah Hartwig)