Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life…instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. Matthew 28:19 – 20, MSG
Engaging in the act of discipling others is the call of all believers! Corps Vitality: Soldier Training Weekend will focus on how discipleship takes place through intentional relationship building. Our main guest speaker will focus on practical ways to build relationships as discipleship. We will also have three breakout tracks for further development: Worship Planning for Fostering Relationships, Engaging Youth Discipleship, and Conflict Resolutions Skills.
Jim Henderson is acclaimed by USA Today for having "blazed a new path...in the creation of new ways to be publicly and persuasively Christian." His company, Jim Henderson Presents, produces live events and television projects. He holds a doctorate in transformational leadership and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on Fox News and This American Life with Ira Glass. He has written multiple books on the topic of encouraging the Christian community to engage non-believers in new ways such as Outsiders: Evangelism Without Additives and Jim and Casper Go to Church.
Jim lives near Seattle, Washington with his wife Barbara.
Sam Arias is a Salvationist musician based in Chicago. Over the last 6 years he has been a part of territorial worship band, The Singing Company, and attends the Irving Park corps in the city. Apart from traveling and playing music, Sam is also a freelance photographer and videographer. He can usually be found in his hammock enjoying the great outdoors.