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
|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
|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.
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.