May 29th, 2012 by Zac
Kim wrote about this briefly in her earlier blog entry (“Out the door to KPM – March 30 and First KPM report – April 10) but I (Zac) have not had a chance to tell my side. I was responsible for two main tasks. The first was a task that is mine almost every year and it lets me vent some of my creativity. The task is the creation of the main display for the conference center foyer. This year’s display consisted of a raised bike “trail” with some extra’s to make it look like it was outside. And of course, a bicycle. The set (pictured right) was not so complicated, but hopefully represented the central conference idea.
The second task was co-teaching, with my national training teammate, the second (of four) conference tracks. Our track theme was, “How to move a believer from being a follower of Christ to being a discipler of people”. We led the group of around 150 leaders into a range of ideas including: how to find a disciple, how to start a small group, 4 roots of healthy discipleship, when your disciple fails and more.
With almost 750 conference participants this year, we continue to push the limits of our facility capacity. But we also want to experience new limits in what God wants to do through local church youth ministries all over Slovakia.