Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Gospel Growth vs. Church Growth Conference!

Well, the time has come for another conference at Capitol Hill Baptist Church! First was the 9Marks Weekender, then the Women's Conference (Where CHBC brought in Noel Piper to speak to over four hundred women), and now the Gospel Growth vs. Church Growth conference.

9Marks is teaming up with Matthias Media to put this on. I'll try to post some notes from some of the lectures, and some pics too;)

Here's a quick look at the schedule:

2:00 pm Registration begins. Bookstore opens.
6:30 pm Pre-conference registration ends
7:00 pm Session 1—The Beginnings of Gospel Growth (Tony Payne)
7:45 pm Break (late arrivals may register)
7:50 pm Session 2—Church Growth Paralysis (Phillip Jensen)
10:00 pm Bookstore closes

7:30 am Bookstore opens
9:00 am Session 1—Evangelism: What it is and what it isn't (Mark Dever)
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Session 2—A Fresh Understanding of Church (Phillip Jensen)
12:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
2:00 pm Session 3—A Fresh Understanding of Gospel Growth (Phillip Jensen)
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm Session 4—Resources for Gospel Growth (Tony Payne)
5:00 pm Dinner (on your own)
7:00 pm Session 5—Bible exposition (Phillip Jensen; open to public)
8:15 pm Panel Discussion—Tony Payne, Phillip Jensen, Mark Dever
9:30 pm Fellowship over Refreshments
11:00 pm Bookstore closes

7:30 am Bookstore opens
9:00 am Session 1—Gospel Growth day by day (Tony Payne)
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Session 2—The task, the tactics, the telos (Phillip Jensen)
12:00 pm Conference ends

I'll do my best to get some good tidbits out here... Here are a few teaser pictures of the book store before it's been picked over!

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