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Pastors X-Forum Prepares Pastors for the Building Process at WFX Houston

WFX, Worship Facilities Conference and Expo, announces its continued partnership with XPastor.org, an organization dedicated to providing business and growth management training for church leaders. For the third year Pastors X-Forum workshops will be held during WFX this time on November 5, 2008 during WFX Houston. Building on the success of the previous Pastors X-Forum events, WFX and XPastor.org will again provide senior and executive pastors with the education, peer-to-peer interaction and tools needed to prepare themselves and their churches for the multi-faceted building process.

Pastors X-Forum is specifically designed for pastors dealing with church design and construction, fundraising and financing, re-branding and is appropriate for churches of all sizes. "XPastor.org is elated with its continued partnership with WFX for a third Pastors X-Forum," says Dr. David Fletcher, founder of XPastor.org and chairperson of Pastors X-Forum. "The demand for the important information of this nature is on the rise, and partnering with WFX is the ideal opportunity to make it available."

Through Dr. Fletcher’s classic “church-based case study method,” case-study presentations and small and large-group discussions, Pastors X-Forum will present concepts and strategies to successfully lead a church through the growth process. Attendees will take away valuable knowledge on the following topics:

Spiritual DNA: Spiritual Leadership for A New Building

Designing the Dream: Interaction with Jackson Galloway

Funding the Dream: Working with Bankers and Fundraisers

Building the Dream: Working with a Contractor

Moving Into A New Building

How to Fund the Dream, A Discussion with Brad Leeper

Created for pastors, by pastors, attendees will learn from their peers and industry leaders about their experiences in creating a successful building process for their new construction or renovation project. Confirmed presenters currently include:

Dr. David Fletcher, Executive Pastor, Grace Covenant Church, Austin, TX and founder/host of XPastor.org

Joe Ward, Executive Pastor, Walnut Ridge Baptist Church of Mansfield, TX

Lamar Slay, President, Partners in Church Consulting

John Jackson, Architect, Jackson Galloway

Stephen Pickard, Architect, Director of Religious Facilities, PB2 Architects

Billy Goff, Vice President, Church Construction, Precept Builders

Brad Leeper, Senior Strategist, Generis

Pastors X-Forum is sponsored by Evangelical Christian Credit Union, Generis and PCC Partners. A part of WFX Houston, Pastors X-Forum will take place on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 from 9:00am 4:00pm at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Further information on Pastors X-Forum and WFX can be found online at www.wfxweb.com.

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