Leadership Development

Grace International is privileged to have gifted Biblical scholars, teachers, and international leaders to teach and equip men and women for our future. Subjects include both Biblical education and practical ministry areas, offered to pastors and lay individuals alike. These sessions are open to guests. See the Schedule below for the dates and locations of live presentations. Also, we have videos of many of the courses listed below. To watch the videos, click on “video courses” under the “Leadership Development” portion of our homepage.

Biblical Seminars
  • New Testament Survey
  • Old Testament Survey
  • Church History
  • Systematic Theology
  • Exegetical Bible Study
  • Islam
  • Bible Doctrines
  • Present Day Ministry of the Holy Spirit
  • Eschatology (major views)
  • Apologetics
  • Holy Land Tour (see the homepage of this website for more information)
Practical Ministry Seminars
  • Nine-month internship offered at Grace Community Church, Houston, TX (contact Pastor Billy Burton at bburton@grace.tv if you are interested in this program)
  • Intensives:
    • Leadership (done in conjunction with our international convention in October)
      • Thinking like a leader
      • Character development
      • Personal presentation
      • Vision casting
      • Developing influence
      • Choosing and equipping leaders
      • Leading and developing a team
      • Decision making
      • Administration, management, and business principles
    • Church planting (done in conjunction with our international convention in October)
  • Soul winning and discipleship
  • Biblical sermon preparation and presentation
  • Pastoral care
  • Personal development
  • Marriage and family ministry
  • People skills and conflict resolution
  • Prayer
  • Providing good customer service
  • Sub-ministries in the church (youth, children, seniors, men, women, etc. done in conjunction with our national convention)

2017 Leadership Meeting Schedule

DATE: January 9th
TIME: 12:00 noon (Lunch provided)
EVENT/SPKR: WA/ID District Meeting
LOCATION: Grace Family Church; Duane McAfee, host
6407 NE 105th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98662
360.253.6040

DATE: January 26th
TIME: 8:30 – 11:30 am (Lunch provided)
EVENT/SPKR: Dino Rizzo, Associate Director of ARC
LOCATION: Grace Community Church; Billy Burton, host
14505 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77034
713.363.2500

DATE: January 27th
TIME: 7:00 pm
EVENT/SPKR: Juan Carlos Manzewitsch
LOCATION: Grace Life Church; Steve Ryan, host
610 N. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
602.329.8319

DATE: February 3rd & 4th
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: NW Men’s Conference
LOCATION: Garden Valley Christian Assembly; Craig Schlesinger, host
3047 Garden Valley Road
Roseburg, OR 97471
541.673.1293

DATE: February 11th
TIME: 10:00 am
EVENT/SPKR: Leadership Seminar; Stu Johnson
LOCATION: Mission City Church; Doug Diestler, host
5555 W. Grantline Road
Banta, CA 95304
209.640.2192

DATE: March 13 – 15th
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: NW Retreat; Zac Morrison
LOCATION: Cannon Beach Retreat Center; Ed Staton, host
289 Spruce Street
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
360.687.3104

DATE: April 21st & 22nd
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: NW Women’s Retreat
LOCATION: Landmark Christian Assembly; Sherrel Staton, host
1504 West Main Street
Battle Ground, WA 98604
360.687.3104

DATE: May 8th
TIME: 10:00 am
EVENT/SPKR: ID District Care Meeting
LOCATION: The River at McCall; Jerry Castle, host
963 Cottage Court
McCall, ID 83638
208.315.5845

DATE: July 5 – 7th
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: WA/ID Kid’s Camp
LOCATION: Salmon Falls Retreat Center
Landmark Christian Assembly; hosts/registration
360.687.3104

DATE: July 17th – 21st
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: WA/ID Teen Camp
LOCATION: Salmon Falls Retreat Center
Landmark Christian Assembly; hosts/registration
360.687.3104

DATE: July 24 – 28th
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: So. CA Youth Camp
LOCATION: Camp Maranatha, Idyllwild, CA
Grace Orange County; hosts/registration
714.283.3555
 

DATE: September 11th
TIME: TBD
EVENT/SPKR: WA/ID Care Meeting
LOCATION: TBD
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DATE: September 22nd & 23rd
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: ID/MT Women’s Conference
LOCATION: The River at McCall; Glenna Castle, hostess
963 Cottage Court
McCall, ID 83638
208.315.5845

DATE: October 9 – 11th
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: Grace International Leadership Conference
LOCATION: TBD

DATE: January 14th
TIME: Lunch provided
EVENT/SPKR: Care Meeting/Training
LOCATION: Grace Orance County: Randy Wooldstrum, host
8095 E Crystal Drive
Anaheim, CA 92807
714.283.3555

DATE: January 26th
TIME: 7:00 pm
EVENT/SPKR: Juan Carlos Manzewitsch
LOCATION: Valor Christian Center; Scott Whitwam, host
3015 E. Warner Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
480.545.4321

DATE: January 28th
TIME: 10:00 am
EVENT/SPKR: AZ District Care Meeting; Juan Carlos Manzewitsch
LOCATION: Grace Life Church; Dale Ray, host
610 N. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
602.329.8319

DATE: February 10th
TIME: 10:00 am
EVENT/SPKR: District Care Meeting; Stu Johnson
LOCATION: Mission City Church; Doug Diestler, host
5555 Grantline Road
Banta, CA 95304
209.640.2192

DATE: March 10th & 11th
TIME: Varied – $39 Registration
EVENT/SPKR: Men’s Conference; Jason Spears
LOCATION: Grace Orange County: Randy Woolstrum, host
8095 E. Crystal Drive
Anaheim, CA 92807
714.283.3555

DATE: March 31st
TIME: 7:00 pm
EVENT/SPKR: Women of Grace – “Sisterhood”
LOCATION: Grace Orange County: Terri Woolstrum, host
8095 E. Crystal Drive
Anaheim, CA 92807
714.283.3555

DATE: May 6th
TIME: 10:00 am
EVENT/SPKR: AZ District Care Meeting
LOCATION: Lakeview Community Church; Dale Ray, host
1699 Acoma Blvd. West
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
928.855.1942

DATE: June 5th
TIME: TBA
EVENT/SPKR: WA/ID District Care Meeting
LOCATION: TBA
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DATE: July 10 – 13th
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: WA/ID Jr-High Camp
LOCATION: Salmon Falls Retreat Center
Landmark Christian Assembly; hosts/registration
360.687.3104

DATE: July 24 – 26th
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: So. CA Children’s Camp
LOCATION: Camp Maranatha, Idyllwild, CA
Grace Orange County; hosts/registration
714.283.3555

DATE: September 8th
TIME: TBD
EVENT/SPKR: No. CA District Picnic & BBQ
LOCATION: Celebration Church; Larry Ihrig, host
1135 Bluebell Drive
Livermore, CA 94550
925.455.4250

DATE: September 15th & 16th
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: “The Call” Youth Conference – OR/WA Districts
LOCATION: True Life Fellowship; Fred Cason, host
1895 NW 169th Place
Beaverton, OR 97006
503.645.7989

DATE: September 30th
TIME: 10:00 am
EVENT/SPKR: Children’s Ministry Training, Dr. Steve Alley
LOCATION: Grace Orange County; Randy Woolstrum, host
8095 E Crystal Drive
Anaheim, CA 92807
714.283.3555