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Reformation Conference 2017

The Reformation was a dynamic renewal movement unleashed by God’s powerful Word that changed the face of western Christianity. Please join us for a conference that explores the Bible’s transformative impact on the theology and ministry practice of Protestant churches then and now.

Conference Dates: September 14-15, 2017

Location: Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, A.T. Olson Chapel

Featured Speakers: Kevin DeYoung, David S. Dockery, Timothy George, Michael Haykin, Michael Horton, Tom McCall, David Luy, Scott Manetsch, Ron Rittgers

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Thursday, Sept. 14
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 Registration (ATO Chapel)
11:00 – noon TEDS Chapel: “Why Evangelicals Need the Reformation”
Timothy George (Beeson Divinity School)
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 1:50 LECTURE 1: “THE BIBLE AND ITS INTERPRETATION IN THE REFORMATION”
Scott Manetsch (TEDS)
1:50 – 2:10 Discussion / Application to pastoral ministry
2:10 – 2:30 Coffee break
2:30 – 3:20 LECTURE 2: “THE BIBLE AND PREACHING IN THE REFORMATION”
Michael Haykin (Southern Seminary)
3:20 – 3:40 Discussion / Application to pastoral ministry
3:40 – 4:00 Coffee break
4:00 – 4:50 LECTURE 3: “THE BIBLE AND PASTORAL CARE IN THE REFORMATION”
Ron Rittgers (Valparaiso University)
4:50 – 5:20 Discussion / Application to pastoral ministry
5:45 – 8:15 Banquet and Devotional: “Martin Luther’s Christological Principles: Implications for Biblical Authority and Biblical Interpretation”
President David Dockery (TEDS)
Friday, Sept. 15
7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Light breakfast
8:30 – 8:50 Worship
Chuck King
8:50 – 9:40 LECTURE 4: “THE BIBLE AND SANCTIFICATION IN THE REFORMATION”
Tom McCall (TEDS)
9:40 – 10:00 Coffee break
10:00 – 10:50 LECTURE 5: “THE BIBLE AND JUSTIFICATION IN THE REFORMATION”
Michael Horton (Westminster Seminary, CA)
11:00 – 11:50 TIU Chapel: “Justification for Today”
Kevin De Young (Christ Covenant Church)
Noon – 1:20 p.m. Lunch and Discussion / Application to pastoral ministry
1:30 – 2:20 LECTURE 6: “THE BIBLE AND THE UNIVERSAL PRIESTHOOD IN THE REFORMATION”
David Luy (TEDS)
2:20 – 2:40 Discussion and conclusion of conference

 


Cost & Registration: $125 for basic registration, or $150 if you would like to attend a formal banquet with President David Dockery on Thursday night. Two lunches and a light breakfast will be provided for all conference attendees. Registrations must be submitted by Tuesday, September 12 at 5:00 p.m.

Lodging: LaQuinta Inns & Suites is within walking distance of the conference. Trinity has reserved a block of rooms at a discount, and these will be available on a first come/first served basis. Please ask for the Trinity discount when contacting the hotel to make a reservation. For a full hotel listing, see our Visitor’s Guide.


 

Scheduled Speakers

Timothy George
Beeson Divinity School
Why Evangelicals Need the Reformation

Tom McCall
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
The Bible and Sanctification in the Reformation

Scott Manetsch
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
The Bible and its Interpretation in the Reformation
 
Michael Horton
Westminster Seminary-California
The Bible and Justification in the Reformation
 
Michael Haykin
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
The Bible and Preaching in the Reformation
 
Kevin DeYoung
Christ Covenant Church
Justification for Today
 
Ronald Rittgers
Valparaiso University
The Bible and Pastoral Care in the Reformation
 
David Luy
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
The Bible and the Universal Priesthood in the Reformation
 
David S. Dockery
Trinity International University
Martin Luther’s Christological Principles

 


Trinity Students, Faculty, & Staff: As space allows, currently enrolled Trinity students may register for the conference at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis. This complimentary registration does not include meals. Students may attend the formal banquet on Thursday for a $25 fee.

Course Credit: TEDS students have the option of adding a 2-credit wrap-around course to their conference attendance. This course lasts for 1.5 hours both before and after the conference, and tuition is $670. Find more information on our wrap-around courses page.