Barnabas Ministries International Founders: Dr. Macel and Carol Ely
Welcome you to the
May 5th - 7th 2019
EVERYONE IS WELCOME
The BMI Annual Fellowship meeting is a dynamic time of refreshing and revitalization. This meeting is hosted at Church On The Rock, located in Berea KY, with Pastors Mark and Dana Sarver. Mark your calendars for this Kingdom building time creating Godly connections.
Pastor Mark and Dana Sarver have been leading the congregation of Church On The Rock for the past 25 years. They are both anointed ministers of the Word of God, and we are so grateful to them for hosting this year’s meeting.
Pastor KEnt Christmas
Kent Christmas has been in full time ministry for over 35 years, traveling extensively across the United States and abroad. He has been a featured guest on the 700 Club many times, sharing prophetically the direction that God has given him for the church. Originally from the state of Washington, he pastored for many years, developing a love and deep compassion for God’s people and local church. In the late 1980’s he felt the lord leading him to full time evangelism, and began ministering in denominational and inter-denominational churches alike.
The ministry of Kent Christmas is to strengthen the local church body and to share prophetic insight. He is a man of prayer and carries an anointing to preach the word with the demonstration of apostolic power. He currently pastor’s Resting Place Church in Nashville, Tennessee.
Pastor Wade McGeorge, J.D.
Defending the Church while Advancing the Kingdom
Never has there been a more critical time that the Church embraces Matthew 10:16, “… as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.”
Discover practical tips to help protect your church against legal issues that pastors and church boards face today. Discussion will include Church Security Risks, Same-Sex Marriage, Youth Supervision Pitfalls, Properly Vetted Volunteers, Social Media Snares, and more. Be proactive in protecting your church while advancing the Kingdom of God!
Wade McGeorge pastors Tookland Pentecostal Church with his wife Denise and is an attorney and educator.
Dr. Macel Ely II
Dr. Macel Ely II serves as Executive Director of the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership (NCEL) at the University of Tennessee’s Institute for Public Service. The purpose of the NCEL is to provide training and professional growth to leaders at all levels in state government and the state legislature. Dr. Ely has earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Lee University and Kentucky Wesleyan College and a master’s degree in public administration as well as a doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Dr. Ely has also authored a book entitled Ain’t No Grave, a biography of his great-uncle Brother Claude Ely, to preserve the history of the Pentecostal faith in the Appalachian Mountains. In addition to his full-time work, he volunteers for several charitable boards and serves as a chaplain for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. He and his wife, Jamie, reside in Walland, TN with their son, Silas and daughter, Elizabeth.