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Reaching & Keeping (Session 1)
May 12, 2011 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60
“Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60” was the first in a series of webinars in our new Churchnet Leadership Series offered through our online Training Hub. The first workshop was held on May 12 and provided an overview of a book by Eddie Hammett entitled “Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60.” We are delighted that Eddie was available to lead the session.
The May 12th webinar (Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60) introduced the eight basic concepts from Eddie’s book. Eddie also shared practical tips on implementing these concepts in your local church. Creating win/win for all generations, finding and discovering the remnant, and changing values so you can change structures are only a few of the concepts he introduced. The video archive of the event is provided below.
Webinar Leader: Eddie Hammett
Eddie Hammett is a popular author, church & leadership coach, speaker, and a seasoned church and denominational leader who believes in the mission of the church. Eddie has served on church staff and in denominational leadership for over 25 years. A prolific author, certified Professional Credentialed Coach (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation, popular speaker, retreat and seminar leader across the country and among over 15 denominations and judicatories. Eddie is a founding coach of Valwood Christian Leadership Coaching (http://www.valwoodcoaching.com/) and a founding partner of The Columbia Partnership (www.thecolumbiapartnership.org) and an affiliate with Coach Approach Ministries (http://www.ca-ministries.com/). He currently serves in a partnership with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina http://www.cbfnc.org/ as their Church and Clergy Coach. His coaching experiences are deep and wide touching churches of various denominations, church planters and lay and clergy leaders across the country. He also serves as a coach for global missionaries through Kingdom Come Training.
Eddie is the author of 7 books dealing with preparing the church for a more effective ministry in the 21st century. He has also authored over 350 published articles. Leonard Sweet, invited Eddie to contribute coaching questions to The Gospel According to Starbucks, 2007. Eddie’s best-selling book is Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60, Chalice press, 2007. The companion piece to the Reaching/Keeping book is Making Shifts Without Making Waves: A Coach Approach to Soulful-leadership released October, 2009. Eddie has also served as a lead coach the Sustaining Pastoral Excellence project funded by the Lilly Foundation to develop coaching strategies for pastors and congregations across the Southeast United States and across denominational lines. On his personal websites (http://www.transformingsolutions.org/ and http://www.soulful-leadership.com/) you will find free leadership newsletters to assist in the coach approach to church, non-profit organizational development, programming and local church and denominational ministries. Eddie is currently working on several new writing projects including Lies Churches Believe: Behaviors and Beliefs Killing Churches and Church in Recovery: Moving Forward by Engaging In…
He is a graduate of Furman University, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with post-graduate studies at Duke Divinity School, Southeastern Seminary, NC State University and Fielding Institute. He has lectured at or served as adjunct faculty at Northern Baptist Seminary, Southeastern Baptist Seminary, Duke Divinity School, Western Seminary, Golden Gate Seminary, Southern Seminary and Campbell Divinity School. He is currently adjunct professor of Christian Education at Gardner Webb Divinity School.