Men's Seminar Scheduled At Concord Baptist March 7

Thursday, February 27, 2014

A men's LEAD seminar at Concord Baptist Church, 7025 East Brainerd  Road, will be March 7 from 7-9:30 p.m. LEAD seminars are designed to equip men to become men of God who are doers of the Word for the sake of the gospel. The focus this month is biblical friendship. Men need to embrace the essential value of other men and the role they play in spiritual maturity, said officials.

This second LEAD event of the year will help men understand the true nature of Christian friendship, diagnose the reasons so many men fail at meaningful Christian friendship, recognize the inherent risks associated with friendship and  identify men worthy of pursuing in a healthy brotherhood.

There is no cost to attend but participants are requested to register for the event.


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