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)
  • 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)

2021 Event Calendar

All events subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions

DATE: January 16 (Saturday)
TIME: 
EVENT/SPKR: So CA District Care Mtg
LOCATION: Grace OC Church; 
8095 E Crystal Drive
Anaheim, CA 92807

DATE: January 23 (Saturday)
TIME: 10 am (lunch provided)
EVENT/SPKR: Southwest District Care Mtg
LOCATION: Valor Christian Center; Pastors Scott & Tina Whitwam, hosts
3015 E. Warner Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
480-545-4321

DATE: January 28 (Thursday)
TIME: 10 am (lunch provided)
EVENT/SPKR: So. Central District Care Mtg
LOCATION: Grace Woodlands; Steve Riggle, host
24400 N. Freeway
The Woodlands, TX 77386
832-381-2306

DATE: February 12 (Friday)
TIME: 10 am – 1 pm
EVENT/SPKR: NOCA District Mtg
LOCATION: REACH Worship Center; Pastor Mauro Rojas, host
1610 N Sierra Nevada Street
Stockton, CA 95205
209-464-9842

DATE: February 20 (Saturday)
TIME: 10 AM (Cost $25 includes lunch)
EVENT/SPKR: Children’s Ministry Training; Professor Steve Alley, Hope University
LOCATION: Grace OC Church
8095 E Crystal Drive
Anaheim, CA 92807
Brittany Rineer at Rineerb@graceocacademy.com

DATE: March 8-10 (Monday-Wednesday)
TIME: Varied 
EVENT/SPKR: NW Pastors’ Retreat
LOCATION: Cannon Beach Retreat Center; Ed Staton, host
289 Spruce Street
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
landmarkchurch@live.com

DATE: March 25 (Thursday)
TIME: 4 pm – 9 pm
EVENT/SPKR: Central States & East Coast Refresh
LOCATION: Detroit or Rockford, MI
(TBD)

DATE: May 14-15 (Friday-Saturday)
TIME: Varied
EVENT: Grace & Grit, So. CA Women’s Conference
LOCATION: Grace North County
1602 S El Camino Real
Oceanside, CA 92056
760-433-9922 or Sabrina Schlesinger at sabrina@gracesd.tv

DATE: June 5 (Saturday)
TIME: 10 am; picnic lunch provided
EVENT/SPKR: SW District Care Mtg
LOCATION: Haulapai Mountain Picnic Area; Kingman, AZ; Pastors Randy  & Stephanie Cheatheam, hosts

DATE: June 11 (Friday)
TIME: 10 am – 1 pm
EVENT/SPKR: Northern CA District Mtg
LOCATION: TBD

DATE: June 17 (Thursday)
TIME: 10 am (lunch provided)
EVENT/SPKR: So. Central District Refresh Mtg
LOCATION: Grace Woodlands; Steve Riggle, host
24400 N. Freeway
The Woodlands, TX 77386
832-381-2306

DATE: July 19 – 23 (Monday-Wednesday)
TIME: Varied
EVENT/SPKR: Southern CA Youth & Children’s Camps
LOCATION: Camp Maranatha, Idyllwild, CA
Grace Orange County; hosts/registration
714.283.3555 or FoundJd@foundgrace.com

DATE: September 30 (Thursday)
TIME: 4 pm – 9 pm
EVENT/SPKR: Central States & East Coast Refresh
LOCATION: Crosspoint Church, Pastors Jerry & Sue Lewin, hosts
1800 Southbridge Rd
DePere, WI 54115
920-347-9292

DATE: October 2 (Saturday)
TIME: 
EVENT/SPKR: So CA District Care Mtg
LOCATION: Grace OC Church 
8095 E Crystal Drive
Anaheim, CA 92807

DATE: October 8 (Friday)
TIME: 10 am – 1 pm
EVENT/SPKR: Northen California District Meeting
LOCATION: TBD

DATE: October 28 (Thursday)
TIME: 10 am (lunch provided)
EVENT/SPKR: So. Central District Refresh Mtg
LOCATION: Grace Woodlands; Steve Riggle, host
24400 N. Freeway
The Woodlands, TX 77386
832-381-2306