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Lecture EH-01 - Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60

by Eddie Hammett

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This course introduces eight basic principles of being church for all generations. How can a congregation effectively address the spiritual and faith community needs so a win/win situation is experienced for all? It is possible. Join us for these five video classes. Participants will discover how to build conversation among different generations, to make shifts without making waves as values are explored for all generations that can open the door to effective ministry.

The course is taught by Eddie Hammett.

A New Special Low Price To Make The Course Accessible

We have made a special pricing of this non-credit version of this course order to make this course available to individual people or groups of clergy, lay leaders, and congregants of churches in small study groups. Christian College and TransformingTheChurch have endeavored to make this course as RELEVANT and as ACCESSIBLE to as many people as possible. Our goal is foster a broad understanding of personal finance as a basis for creating the capacity for generosity. We offer this course to the Church and Her Servants with hopes that you can participate. Group discounts are also available for study groups of three or more.

The special low price of this course also allows people to try our online courses without significant investment in their on-going adult education.

Part of Our Video Lecture Series

This course, "Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60," is one of our video-only courses consisting of five high-quality video lectures from Eddie Hammett. All video lectures are delivered as streaming video to media players embedded into each lecture’s page in a dedicated Virtual Classroom.

  • Session 1: 21:46 (mm:ss)
  • Session 2: 36:42 (mm:ss)
  • Session 3: 30:34 (mm:ss)
  • Session 4: 32:32 (mm:ss)
  • Session 5: 26:40 (mm:ss)

We recommend that you also purchase the course’s textbook as part of your study of this subject. You will get the most out of this course by using the videos and the book together. Study both at your own pace.

For the price of registration, you will receive 120 days of unlimited access to this course’s Virtual Classroom and all of its included videos and other class materials. You may come and go into this course’s online Virtual Classroom as often as you wish.

An Ideal Course for Both Individuals and Small Groups

This course is designed for both individuals and small groups who wish to learn more about the wise management of person finance. The course makes an excellent small-group study or a church-wide study. The material is condensed enough to be taught in a half-day workshop format still allowing plenty of tie for group discussions. The price of the course is purposely low enough to allow each member of the group to purchase their own access to the course materials to study individually either before or after a group meeting.

Online Distance Learning

This a distance-learning course that can be completed online without the need for travel; either across town or to another city. The course can be taken from a home, office or even a coffee shop. All you need is a web browser and a broadband Internet connection. The course can be successfully used by people with only the most basic of computer skills.

Use any Device From Anywhere

Access this course from anywhere; at home, at the office or when out on the run. You can access our course videos 24x7 from anywhere you choose; you can in complete control. We fully support desktop devices as well as mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. The responsive design of all of our web pages and video players will automatically size our materials and rearrange page regions to fit best the particular device you choose to use. Included in this support is our Adaptive Streaming technology that will automatically and dynamically adjust our streaming speed to fit best your particular broadband connection. Go as slow as 3G wireless connections or as fast as fiber-to-the-home connections allow. Rest assured that for any device or connection speed you elect to use, we will support it to the best possible quality the device allows.

Additional Information About This Course

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Course Instructor: Eddie Hammett


Eddie has served on church staff and in denominational leadership for over 28 years. A prolific author, Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation and popular speaker, retreat and seminar leader across the country and among over 12 denominations and judicatories. Eddie is a founding coach of Valwood Christian Leadership Coaching (www.valwoodcoaching.com) a founding partner of The Columbia Partnership (www.thecolumbiapartnership.org) and an affiliate with Coach Approach Ministries (www.ca-ministries.com). He currently serves in a partnership with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina www.cbfnc.org as their Church and Clergy Coach. His coaching experiences are deep and wide touching churches of various denominations, church planters and lay and clergy leaders across the country.

Eddie is the author of five books dealing with preparing the church for a more effective ministry in the 21st century. He has also authored over 350 published articles. Leonard Sweet invited Eddie to contribute coaching questions to The Gospel According to Starbucks released in 2007. His most recent best-selling book is Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60, Chalice Press, 2007. The companion piece to the Reaching/Keeping book is Making Shifts Without Making Waves: A Coach Approach to Soulful-leadership released October 2009. His new book will be released in fall 2014 Recovering Hope for Your Church: From Maintenance to Missional & Incarnational Engagement. Eddie has also served as a lead coach the Sustaining Pastoral Excellence project funded by the Lilly Foundation to develop coaching strategies for pastors and congregations across the Southeast United States and across denominational lines. On his personal website is www.transformingsolutions.org you will find free leadership newsletters to assist in the coach approach to church, non-profit organizational development, programming and local church and denominational ministries.