School of Church Leadership

School of Church Leadership Celebrates first graduating class

The School of Church Leadership celebrated its first graduating class in several cohorts: Cedar Falls, Iowa; Duluth and Minneapolis, Minnesota; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Whittier, California. The partnership between Bethel University and...

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Viet Conference

Nearly 400 attend Converge Viet annual Pastors Conference

Nearly 400 Vietnamese leaders, spouses and families met for their annual pastors conference in Portland, Oregon, June 27-29. Hosted by Hope Vietnamese Baptist Church and pastor Hy Vong, workshops, worship services and fellowship meals were well...

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Steve Smith

Converge Southeast to host church planting Assessment Center

By: Steve Smith

Converge Southeast is hosting its fourth church planting Assessment Center this June. For the past three years, CSE church planting director Victor...

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Converge chaplain

Retirement celebration for long-time Converge chaplain

Converge congratulates Chaplain Glenn Havumaki on his retirement today, April 18. He has served Converge as an endorsed chaplain since the early 1980s. For 35 years, Havumaki served as the director of Christian ministries and lead chaplain for...

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Converge missionaries

Missionaries equipping new leaders

Lynn and Barbara Conner have been Converge missionaries in Guadalajara, Mexico since 1990. Lynn is the director of the Marriage and Family Training Center which offers counseling and...

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Gospel renewal training

Missionaries hold gospel renewal training in Japan

Converge missionaries John and Elaine Mehn held four regional Church Planting Institute seminars throughout Japan from February to March. This year is the 20th anniversary of CPI, and the Mehns plan to train more leaders than ever before.

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Boyd Cliff Short

Long-time chaplin enters retirement and new role

Ch. Lt. Col. Boyd “Cliff” Short is entering retirement today with a celebration ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base in Texas. Short has served in the U.S. Air Force since 1976 and has been part of the Converge Worldwide family for many years.

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Converge Worldwide

Converge Worldwide staff meets in Chicago

Converge Worldwide is spread across the globe and with offices in Orlando, Fla., and Chicago, and it can take some planning to get everyone together. The first full-staff retreat is taking place in Chicago, with the Orlando staff flying into the...

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Converge PacWest

The Anatomy of a Disciple: PacWest Men’s Retreat 2014

Converge pastor Brad Bell of The Well Community Church, Fresno, Calif., served as keynote speaker at the PacWest men’s retreat, March 7-9 at Mount Hermon....

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church planting conference

Recap: Ignite 2014 comes to a close

Photo: @FaithLuv_Coffee

Our future and potential church planters had a great time at Ignite 2014. See what they were up to their very last day gathered in Chandler, Ariz.

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