In preparation for EQUIP 2022: Ecclesia, the MB Church of Canada is hosting EQUIP Mini – a virtual event where we will hear from EQUIP 2022 keynote speaker, Dr. David Fitch. Held over two days, David will lead us through three 90-minute sessions on engaging in healthy conversations around difficult topics in the church.

presenter: Dr David Fitch

David is B. R. Lindner Chair of Evangelical Theology at Northern Seminary Chicago, IL as well as a faculty member at Regent College. He’s pastored and participated in many church plants with the Christian and Missionary Alliance.

He writes on the issues the local church must face in Mission including cultural engagement, leadership and theology. Dr. Fitch is the author of numerous articles in places like Christianity Today, The Other Journal, Missiology Evangelical Missions Quarterly, as well as academic journals.

He is the author of many books including The Church of Us vs. Them.


Each Session includes 60 minutes of presentation by David Fitch, followed by 30 minutes of Q&A

Session 1
“Setting the Stage"

Friday, November19, 2021
6:00 – 7:30pm CST

Dismantling behaviour that prevents the church from engaging in difficult conversations in a healthy way.

Session 2
“Beyond Making Enemies”

Saturday, November 20, 2021
10:00am – 11:30am CST

Creating a balanced process between the authority of scripture and human experience.

Session 3
“Tools for Healthy Conversation”

Saturday, November 20, 2021
12:00pm – 1:30pm CST

A model of healthy conversations that involves consensus through listening to the Spirit and teachers .