This July, we’re having our Hot Topics 2017 sermon series where we invite guest speakers to teach on culturally relevant issues.
July 9 — June Hunt, Hope for the Heart
Topic: 10 Major Moves to Outmaneuver Manipulation
June Hunt is one of the world’s leading biblical counselors. An author, singer and speaker, she founded Hope For The Heart in 1986. Her life’s work has yielded landmark contributions in the field of Christian counseling. The ministry offers biblical hope and practical help—through biblical counsel, coaching, and context for contemporary concerns—in more than 60 countries on 6 continents.
July 16 — Isaac Trevino, LifePoint Church
Topic: Beautiful Feet
Isaac Trevino has been on staff at LifePoint Church for 3 years and serves both as the Communications Minister as well as on the leadership team for the young adult gathering The Hub. Prior to coming to LifePoint, Isaac graduated from Baylor University with a degree in filmmaking and worked in video production for churches and non-profits. He has a passion for telling God’s redemptive story to the world.
July 23 — Dr. Dean Sieberhagen, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Topic: How to Reach Muslims
Dr. Sieberhagen was born and raised in South Africa. As part of a call to reach the nations he completed a Master of Divinity degree in international church planting at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. His particular calling has been to those who have never heard and this led to his family serving overseas in an unreached, restricted access area. He is passionate about training others to help complete the task that remains.
July 30 — Bishop Aaron Blake, Global Orphan Care Portal
Topic: 7 Seats of Reconciliation
Bishop Blake and his wife Mary launched Harvest Family Life Ministry in 2003. They have been successful in their campaign for children teaching and training state staff and church leaders the faith-based concepts of marrying church and state in the quest to equip the church to meet the needs of foster children from prevention to permanency. Through this model of teaching and recruitment, they have helped find homes for many children throughout Texas and other states.
August 6 — Pastor Cheristin Lavaud, The Baptist Christian Center
Topic: Hope For Haiti
Pastor Cheristin Lavaud is the pastor for our Partner Church, The Baptist Christian Center in Hinche, Haiti. He is the founder of the Orphan Village in Hinche, Haiti that we have the privilege of partnering with as well. He has worked in Hinche his entire life and, together with five members of the community, planted a churchThe Baptist Christian Center in 2000. Today, membership approximates 500. In 2012, seeing the need to aid orphaned and abandoned children in the community, the church began caring for orphans. Pastor Lavaud has a passion for people who act out their faith and for encouraging children to grow up to be people of God.