January 23rd // FUMC
9:00 Gather; 9:30 to 3:00 Program
(Required for all clergy under appointment)
Bishop Robert Schnase, bishop of the Rio Texas Conference, is the author of numerous bestselling books; including Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Practicing Extravagant Generosity, and Seven Levers: Missional Strategies for Conferences. His latest book, Just Say Yes: Unleashing People for Ministry, is written for people whose passion has been simmering for years, who yearn to be told "Yes!" Bishop Schnase is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Perkins School of Theology.
Bishop Schnase will share reflections on his personal ministry "at the border" of south Texas, creating space for table conversation around crossing borders we encounter in the midst of a divided and broken world.