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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 Montalvo and Paul Saxman, alongside CSE executive...

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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 Elim Park Baptist...

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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 training through seminars.

Former student, Alma...

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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.

More than 120 leaders attended to receive...

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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.

During his time in the Air Force, he served as...

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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 Windy City.

Rejoice for the three staff...

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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. Nearly 300 men attended. Bell used the weekend to...

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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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The Briscoes are back for Converge Northwest retreat

Time is running out to sign up for the Converge Northwest Pastor and Spouse Retreat April 28-30. The cost is $345 per couple. The event will be held at the Cannon Beach Christian Conference Center in Cannon Beach, Ore.

Stuart and Jill Briscoe will be speaking again at the conference...

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Ignite video contest winner announced

The Ignite conference is underway in Chandler, Ariz. 387 people have gathered to learn more about church planting, 105 of them are NXT Gen leaders.

Congratulations to Cascade Community Church in Monroe, Wash., for winning our Ignite video...

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