TBIC Leadership Retreat & Training In Tampa, FL
from August 9, 2019 7:00 am     .     August 10, 2019 7:00 pm


FBC List of All Training Sessions



Commitment Counseling (Decision Time):

When people come forward to make a decision, are you equipped to minister to them? This worship prepares decision counselors to assist persons making a first-time commitment to Jesus, coming for baptism and church membership, needing assurance of their salvation, rededicating themselves to grow toward spiritual maturity, and making a commitment to vocation Christian ministry.


Everyday Evangelism:   

Simple steps to living day by day with the purpose of fulfilling the Great Commission.


Forgiveness: The Freedom to Let Go

“I forgive you.” These three little words are so simple, so complex, and yet so powerful! These words give us permission to let go of recent irritations or long-held grudges of minor offenses or festering hurts that keep us up at night. Learn how you can be an expression of God’s grace by forgiving others and find the freedom He intended you to have.


In Our Shoes:

One size fits all doesn’t translate for shoes-and it doesn’t for ministers’ wives either. If you serve in ministry, you’ve encountered many Bible studies, full of truth but lacking the life issues that wives in ministry face. This study was designed and written by ministers’ wives who know just what it’s like to walk in your shoes.


Finances: Tips on how to set up your church financial and how to avoid the financial mistakes as a small church pastor.

Sermon Preparations:

How to plan and prepare the sermons when you don’t have the staff to help you and you work a 40 hour week.



Leading on Empty:

How to lead a church when you are physically and emotionally drained.


Small but Creative:

Great ideas on how to be creative on a shoe string budget.


How you can have a children’s/youth ministry when you don’t have the facilities or volunteers.


Minister’s Wives: 12 Reasons Minister’s Wives are Lonely

Dig deep into the heart of a minister’s wife and discover new light in that position.   A discussion about the attitudes and responsibilities of church members.


Reproducing Leaders

Discover how effective leadership principles can help a small church become and stay healthy.



The Wonder of Worship

This training will explore how worship is much more than the Sunday gathering, but a way of life.


Family Ministry: This training will explore the biblical role the Deacon and how the church, through the Deacon Ministry, can better walk with families in the local church.


Women's Ministry:

This training will explore ways of better engaging women in your church and community.


Men's Ministry:

This training will explore ideas on how to better engage men, both in your community and church.



Christ Above Culture:

This training will explore the issues of race and reconciliation and how the church can influence our community, church, and state towards true biblical unity.


Team Leadership:

This training will share practical insight on how to rally your team around vision and how to develop systems to reproduce leaders.


Senior Adults:

This training will explore ways of engaging and maintaining a vibrant senior adults ministry.



Youth Ministry:

This training will share how to engage the youth in your church and community.


Children's Ministry:

This training will explore ways of creating and maintaining a vibrant children's ministry.



This training will identify ways you can better engage your community with the gospel and get your church excited about being on mission.


Best Practices for Effective Guest Follow Up:

This training aims to equip pastors and church administrators with tools to help connect faster with their guests in a relevant way. Practical tips and strategies will be discussed to address how to enhance current guest follow up practices as well as how to implement new practices. This training will also help tie in the church website and newsletter to be geared towards the guests.


How the Church Should Address the Same-Sex Marriage Issue and the LGBT Community At-Large:

This course is designed to address two critical aspects of these issues. First, we will explore the biblical basis on how the church should treat LGBT persons attending the church, and second, we will discuss the legal issues involved and how to set up the legal structure to protect the witness of the church, including provisions for your by-laws or constitution, establishing policies and procedures, and revisiting your employment contracts and facility usage agreements. 



How to Update Your Church’s Technology When You Don’t Know What to Do:

It seems that technology is taking over our lives, yet many of us do not know how to apply it to our ministry. Get easy, low cost solutions that will help your ministry really move forward. 


Kingdom Man:

Learn the principles of biblical manhood, exploring how those who live, work, and minister around a Kingdom man benefit from his leadership and care. Men will be challenged to fully understand their position under God as well as their position over what God has given them. Equipped with these concepts, they can actively pursue ways to maximize and develop the character qualities of biblical manhood in their lives. 


How to have an Effective Women’s Ministry: 

Tips on how your Worship ministry can be effective and 5 star even on a small budget. 


Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts

This training will identify and train you in the spiritual gifts God has given to us and help you discover your own spiritual gift and how you can use it in the church.



Rebuilding Through Sunday School

Sunday school is still alive. Come understand the original intent of how Sunday school is used as an evangelistic program for church growth. 



Pastor’s Round Table-Keeping Up with the Changing Community  

How do you reach your neighbors? This round table will talk about how to transform your church to reach the neighborhoods that surround it. 



Huddle Touch:

This training will provide information on how your church can touch lives through the huddle touch program. This program is geared towards reaching and sharing the Gospel with young athletes all over. 



501 (c)(3) Workshop:

This training will help churches understand how to set up their own 501(c)(3) status and also provide a few tips on how it works.


Event Contact Info:
Name: Pastor Edwards
Phone: 904-356-3362
Website: https://www.innisbrookgolfresort.com/
Location: Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort
, Tampa, FL