Schedule

The Word Conference offers a full-day experience for its attendees. From prayer, to worship, to wordshops...and a little rest in between, we seek to maximize our time together and offer you an insightful, challenging and transformative conference experience.

Please note: schedule may be subject to change

Tuesday


11:00 am

Conference Registration & Check-in

Pick up your conference materials and get settled as we prepare for a week of learning and fellowship with one another.

1:00-4:00 pm

Let the Bible Speak! About Marriage

Mini Conference for Married Couples with Dr. Sheila Bailey and Pastor Bryan Carter

5:00-6:30pm (tentatively scheduled)

Wordshop: the Bible & Social Justice: The Biblical Solution

7:15-9:15pm

Opening Worship Session

 

 

 

 

Wednesday


8:00 - 8:45 am

Prayer

9:00 - 10:30 am

Wordshops

Pastoring in this Age | Dr. Claybon Lea Equipping pastors in handling challenges such as stress, difficult people, changing church dynamics and more.

The Relevant Word: Building a Bridge from the Ancient to the Contemporary | Dr. Jerry Carter Preaching from the 1st century text that speaks to the challenges of the 21st century

Healthy Families, Healthy Churches Dr. Daven Watkins The case for prioritizing the family and its impact on the health of the church.

Why Trust the Bible? | Dr. Joel Gregory

10:30 - 10:45am

Conference Break

10:45-12:00pm

Worship/General Session

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

 

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Wordshops

The Indestructible Church in the Age of Dying Congregations | Dr. John Adolph Developing healthy churches that thrive in the midst of changing and challenging times.

Character Matters | Dr. HB Charles The importance of character development in the life of the Christian.

Teaching that Connects: Building a Bridge from the Ancient to the Contemporary | Dr. Nathan Johnson Equipping teachers to impact the church and world through transformational biblical teaching.

3:30 - 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Ministry in the 21st Century Panel Discussion

7:15 - 9:15 pm

Worship/General Session

 

Thursday


8:00 - 8:45 am

Prayer

9:00 - 10:30 am

Wordshops

Pastoring in this Age | Dr. Claybon Lea Equipping pastors in handling challenges such as stress, difficult people, changing church dynamics and more.

The Relevant Word: Building a Bridge from the Ancient to the Contemporary | Dr. Jerry Carter Preaching from the 1st century text that speaks to the challenges of the 21st century

Healthy Families, Healthy Churches Dr. Daven Watkins The case for prioritizing the family and its impact on the health of the church.

Why Trust the Bible? | Dr. Joel Gregory

10:30 -10:45 am

Conference Break

10:45 - 12:30 pm

Worship/General Session

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

 

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Wordshops

The Indestructible Church in the Age of Dying Congregations | Dr. John Adolph Developing healthy churches that thrive in the midst of changing and challenging times.

Character Matters | Dr. HB Charles The importance of character development in the life of the Christian.

Teaching that Connects: Building a Bridge from the Ancient to the Contemporary | Dr. Nathan Johnson Equipping teachers to impact the church and world through transformational biblical teaching. 

3:30 - 3:45 pm

Break

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3:45 - 5:15 pm

Living Epistle Story and Discussion

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7:15 - 9:15 pm

Worship/General Session