Event programme

At Belfast 2018 we'll be running a number of different events across the three days. From morning worship to business break out sessions with a great team of speakers.

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Declaring Extra-ordinary Hope in Ministry

Thursday 21st June 2018

7.00 - 8.15: Breakfast Bible Meditations and Prayer
8.00 - 9.00: Registration
9.00 - 11.00: Morning Worship, Welcome and Teaching Session
Understanding Hope
Worship
Welcome to Belfast
Speaker Introductions and Panel Discussion
Michael Ramsden, Ruth Walker and Jesus Sampedro
11.00 - 11.30: Coffee and networking
11.30 - 13.00: Plenary Part 2 A
Embracing Hope
Krish Dhanam and Lee Truax
Q & A
Elisabeth Schirmer
11.30 - 13.00: Plenary Part 2 B
Embracing Hope - Young Professional's Channel
Lowden Session Artist & Welcome
Ruth Walker
Amy Orr Ewing
Q&A

Morning Session

Start each day at 7.00 with devotions lead by some of Northern Ireland's leading bible teachers. Each day registration will open at 8am at the Waterfront Hall Belfast, during this time there will be tea and coffee available to purchase. At 9am on Thursday the Gettys will lead us in morning worship with teaching by Michael Ramsden, the International director of Ravi Zacharias Ministries an economist turned Bible teacher / evangelist of international renown.

The plenary sessions consist of two channels, the first will be lead by Krish and Lee with other senior CBMC colleagues while the second will be lead by Amy and Andy aimed at young professionals.


13.00 - 14.30: Lunch & Networking plus visit exhibition
14.30 - 15.30: CBMC International Gathering
14.30 - 15.30: Seminars. Session 1
Ruth Walker and Peter Lynas
Righteous Business - Donald Edwards (BaM)
14.30 - 17.00: Symposium
A symposium with Michael Ramsden, Krish Dhanam, Andy Moore, Elvenna Graham and Andrew Lynas
16.00 - 17.00: CBMC Regional Gatherings
16.00 - 17.00: Seminars. Session 2
Ruth Walker and Peter Lynas
Righteous Business - Donald Edwards (BaM)

Afternoon Session

The afternoon consist of three areas of activities:

  1. CBMC International and regional gatherings
  2. Seminars
  3. Symposium: Discussing the relationships between the ministry and business sectors, the ‘not to be missed’ session for those involved in ministry

17.00 - 19.30: Dinearound and relax
19.30 - 22.00: Evening Celebration
Declaring Hope
Welcome & worship
Lord John Alderdice
Amy Orr Ewing
Mosotho Moepya

Evening Session

After a relaxing dinner at selected restaurants around Belfast the evening session gets underway with praise and worship being lead by Northern Ireland's own internationally renowned singers/song writers Keith and Kristyn Getty.
Hear the personal account of how faith in God shaped the political and professional career of a local Statesman.
Be inspired as Amy develops today's theme with a practical 'How to... declare extra-ordinary hope'.

Declaring Extra-ordinary Hope in the Workplace

Friday 22nd June 2018

7.00 - 8.15: Breakfast Bible Meditations and Prayer
8.00 - 9.00: Registration
9.00 - 11.00: Morning Worship, Welcome and Teaching Session
Understanding Hope
Worship
Michael Ramsden
Jim Johnston and Daniel Jackson
CBMC 'Six Unique Ministry Practices'
11.00 - 11.30: Coffee and networking
11.30 - 13.00: Plenary Part 2 A
Embracing Hope
Worship
Amy Orr Ewing
Mosotho Moepya
11.30 - 13.00: Plenary Part 2 B
Embracing Hope - Young Professional's Channel
Worship
Andy Moore
Split/Discussion Time
Elisabeth Schirmer

Morning Session

Start the second morning hearing from some of Northern Ireland's leading Bible Teachers (who will also be members of our Convention Pastoral Team) as they lead us in morning devotions.

Keith and Kristyn will again lead our worship as we lift our voices in adoration to our Lord, the Hope of the Nations. Michael will once again focus our attention on God's word revealing truths and instructions around today's theme. This morning we will have the joy of listening to some CBMC colleagues share their stories of God's faithfulness.

The plenary sessions consist of two channels, the first will be lead by Amy and Mosotho with other senior CBMC colleagues while the second will be lead by Andy and Elisabeth aimed at young professionals.


13.00 - 14.30: Lunch & Networking plus visit exhibition
14.30 - 15.30: Seminars / Workshops
16.00 - 17.00: Seminars / Workshops
Seminars / Workshops
1. An Intimate Walk with Christ: Enrique Cepeda
2. Living Proof Adventure: Paul Johnston
3. No Plan B: Building Spiritual Reproducers: Alice Tam, Hong and Mark and Kathy Hofert
4. Lead Like Jesus, Coach Like Jesus: Abraham Maldonado and Louis Smit
5. Servant Leadership in a secular marketplace: Jesus Sampedro
6. Becoming an Effective Marketplace Ambassador : Lee Truax
7. Connect 3 Teams: Alex Chisanga and Dave Balinski
8. Ruth Walker & Peter Lynas
9. Frank Suchy
10. Krish Dhanam
11. Andy Moore
12. The Stewardship Investor, Donald Edwards (BAM)

Afternoon Session

Choose from a wide range of seminars and workshops facilitated by our world class speakers.


17.00 - 19.30: Dinearound and relax
19.30 - 22.00: Evening Celebration
Declaring Hope
Welcome & worship
John Lennox
Getty Music
Krish Dhanam

Evening Session

After a relaxing dinner at selected restaurants around Belfast the evening session gets underway with praise and worship being lead by Northern Ireland's own internationally renowned singers/song writers Keith and Kristyn Getty.
Be inspired as both John and Krish develop today's theme with a practical 'How to... declare extra-ordinary hope'.

Declaring Extra-ordinary Hope in our Culture

Saturday 23rd June 2018

7.00 - 8.15: Breakfast Bible Meditations and Prayer
8.00 - 9.00: Registration
9.00 - 11.00: Morning Worship, Welcome and Teaching Session
Understanding Hope
Worship
CBMC Int - Convention Recognisation and Handover
Krish Dhanam and Andrew Irvine
CBMC 'Six Unique Ministry Practices'
10.5- 11.15: Coffee and networking
11.15 - 13.00: Bringing it All Home with John Lennox
John Lennox, Richard Borgonon plus Jeremy Marshall with Simon Lennox

Morning Session

Start the final day hearing from some of Northern Ireland's leading Bible Teachers (who will also be members of our Convention Pastoral Team) as they lead us in morning devotions with worship lead by the Gettys.

Prof John Lennox, from Northern Ireland who has an international ministry standing up for Biblical truth in some of academia's elitest circles. John will lead us in expounding God's word reflecting on our theme for the day - Declaring Extra - ordinary Hope in Culture.


13.00 - 14.30: Lunch & Networking plus visit exhibition
14.30 - 17.00: Sightseeing Tours
14.30 - 15.30: Belfast Briefings
Embracing hope
Peter Lynas
Ruth Walker
Krish Dhanam
Q & A
Legacy Promotion x 2: CS Lewis & Crown Jesus
16.00 - 17.00: Belfast Briefings
Embracing hope
Andy Moore
Keith Getty
Q & A
Legacy Promotion x 2: Word in the City & CBMC Northern Ireland

Afternoon Session

Enjoy a series of consecutive Ted Talks and have the opportunity to get your questions answered. For international delegates, make sure you have purchased your ticket for one of the several tours on offer today. Soak in the sun on an open topped bus while viewing the sights of Belfast past and present. Experience the reality of life in the Belfast Shipyard home of the Titanic at the international award winning Titanic Centre, or walk in the footsteps of C.S. Lewis. Get to grips with Ireland's past with a visit to the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum - This interactive visitor's centre will allow you to 'Toe the line' in the village school or look in wonder at the legendary brushed stainless steel Deloran gull winged sports car manufactured in Belfast 'back in the future’!


17.00 - 19.30: Dinearound and relax plus visit the exhibition
19.30 - 22.00: Evening Celebration
Declaring Hope
Welcome and Worship supported by the Gettys
Michael Ramsden
Q&A with Michael
Gettys

Evening Session

An opportunity for our CBMC members to share their final farewells and for our local delegates to consider how they Declare Extra-ordinary Hope in their work place.