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Rethinking Christian Education

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Congress Planning Session

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Boy's State

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2019 Congress of Christian Education

75th Annual Congress of Christian Education

June 3 - 6, 2019
convening with
Greater Pleasant Branch MBC
601 Spruce St.
Conway, Ar 72032
Rev. Artee Williams, Host Pastor

Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth - 2 Timothy 2:15


2019 Certified Course Offerings
Course No Course Title Instructor Day
1006 How to Accurately Interpret the Bible Dr. David Cox TU
1089 Survey of Romans Sis. Barbara Dixon M
2011 Baptist Doctrine Dr. Henry L.Harris W
2060 Reaching/Keeping Those Under 40 Sis. Lola J Thrower TU
2061 Millennials in Ministry Dr. Margarette Williams W
2069 Teaching the Single, Adult Christian Sis. Johnnie Nelson TH
2097 Rethinking Christian Education Dr. T. R. Ramey M
5009 Group Leadership Rev. Larry Alexander TH
5017 The Mission/Ministry of the Church Dr. A. L. Bell W
5020AP Planning/Programming for Excellence in Sunday School Dr. Lloyd Hervey TH
7001 Building Healthy Churches Rev. A. Lee Tyus TU
7003 Methods of Evangelism Dr. Andrew Balenton TH
7018 How to Become a Strong Christian Black Woman Sis. Wanda Parker M
7105 Closing the Back Door Rev. Charles Helloms TU
8017 Ministry of Church Ushering Bro. Johnnie Carolina W
8066 Christianity and Contemporary Issues Dr. C.B. Robinson M
9904 the Under-Shepherd (Pastor) and God's Sheep Rev. Gerald Parker M
9924 Congregational Leadership/21st Century Rev. Brian Castle TU
SP0005 Christian Apologetics Rev. Glenn Barnes, Sr. TH
SP0014 Church Growth through Christian Education Dr. T. R. Ramey W
All classes are one day and will be taught from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Congress Highlights at a Glance

Worship Services
Date Midday (10:45 a.m.) Evening (7:00 p.m.
June 3, 2019 Inspirational Message
Dr. Arthur Hughes, Paster
Greater First MBC, W. Helena
Humphrey, AR
Welcome Program
Gtr Pleasant Branch MBC
Thematic Sermon
Rev. Gerald Parker, Sr. Pastor
Pilgrim Progress MBC
North Little Rock, AR
June 4, 2019 Inspirational Message
Dr. Henry L. Harris, Pastor
St. Matthews #2 MBC
Morrilton, Ar
Dean's Address
Dr. Ronald S. Laurent, Pastor
First Missionary Baptist Church
Holly Grove, AR
June 5, 2019 Inspirational Message
Rev. Jesse Radford, Pastor
New Bethel MBC
Crossett, AR
President's Annual Address
Dr. O D Woods, Pastor
Center Springs MBC
Ashdown, AR
June 6, 2019 Inspirational Message
Rev. Leon Talton
Red Oak Grove MBC
Ashdown, AR
Commencement Address
Rev. G. L. Sanders, Pastor
Mercy Seat MBC
Little Rock, AR

Workshops (1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.)
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Thursday, June 6, 2019
Spiritual Transformation
Dr. Artee Williams
The Certificate of Progress Program
Dr. Ronald S. Laurent
Using Technology in Instruction
Sis. Barbara Dixon

Faculty Meeting: Monday, June 3, 2019, @ 4:00 p.m. in the Greater Pleasant Branch Fellowship Hall-Main Building.

Lodging: Since we were unable to obtain an acceptable rate at the hotels in Conway, please visit to secure lodging.

Basis of Representation:

Church Onsite Registration – 6 Delegates      $150
District Onsite Registration – 2 Delegates     $300
Unified Budget Church and District delegates are determined by the Unified Budget schedule
Additional delegates (beyond limits)               $10
Individual and Officer Registration
Individual (not a church delegate)                  $50
State/Congress Officer                                 $50
Pastors/Ministers/Moderators                      $25
District Deans and Presidents                        $25
Instructors                                                    $25
Registration Note: Each registered delegate is allowed to take one (1) course. Each additional class fee is $25.00. Registered students may receive up to four (4) course cards during the session.

Questions? Please contact:  Dr. Ronald Laurent, Dean
                       Cell:   870.540.9564