Continuing Education via the Christian Leaders Link

Workshops via the Christian Leaders Link 

Writing As A Ministry
Featuring Dr. Ray Allen, Pastor Emeritus of Blacksburg Baptist Church and author of five books

Tuesday, July 22nd
10 am to noon and 6-8 pm (repeat sessions)
Vinton Baptist Church

Information and Registration



 Global Leadership Summit

Willow Creek Leadership Summit
Live Telecast from Chicago
August 14-15, Bonsack BC, Roanoke

Bill Hybels – Founder and Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church
Tyler Perry Filmmaker, Actor and Philanthropist
Jeff Immelt President and CEO, General Electric
Susan Cain Author; Viral TED Speaker on The Power of Introverts
Wilfredo De Jesús Pastor; TIME’s 100 Most Influential People 2013
Patrick Lencioni Best-selling Business Author; Founder, The Table Group, Inc.
Carly Fiorina Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard; Chairman of Good 360
Ivan Stayavrata – Senior Pastor, Assembly of God Church, Kolkata, India
Bryan Loritts Founder and Lead Pastor, Fellowship Memphis
Allen Catherine Kagina – Commissioner General, Uganda Revenue Authority
Joseph Grenny Social Scientist for Business Performance
Louie Giglio – Pastor, Passion City Church; Founder of the Passion Movement
Eric Ariel Fox New York Times Best-selling Author; President, Mobius Executive Leadership
Don Flow – Chairman and CEO, Flow Companies Inc.

Leadership Summit fact sheet

Register for the U.S. sites online at or by phone at (800) 570-9812. Rates vary between $149-$449 depending on group size and WCA Membership. Discount rates are available for students, faculty and active military personnel.   For more information, contact the Link, 540/977-2652 or

Global Leadership Summit Registration Costs


nuts and bolts

“Nuts and Bolts” of Church Administration

Thursdays, September 11 through November 6 (no session on October 2)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Colonial Avenue Baptist Church
4165 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA 24018

Facilitated by Bob Hetherington, former Director of Missions, Roanoke Valley Bapt. Assn.
Cost: $99 covers all sessions and materials

Information and Online Registration


Leadership Lessons Learned From 38 Years in Ministry
With Bob Moore, pastor, Bonsack BC

Date and location TBA

Preach It!  Teach It!
Bible book study preview with Bob Moore, pastor, Bonsack BC

November 3-4.  Three locations!

Peer Networking via the Christian Leadership Link

  • Ministers of Education—meets every other month in Roanoke.  Contact Gary Chapman for information and upcoming dates.
  • Pastors/Lebanon Baptist Association—meets every other month in Abingdon.  Contact Gary Chapman for information and upcoming dates.
  • Pastors/Roanoke Valley Baptist Association—meets every other month in Roanoke.  Contact Gary Chapman for information and upcoming dates.
  • Minister’s Wives—meet in Roanoke. Contact Janie Chapman for information and upcoming dates.
  • Ministers Learning Community — meet in Lynchburg.


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3835 Cundiff Drive
Roanoke, VA 24012
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