The 2014 Theological Symposium will meet October 27-28 on the campus of Welch College in Nashville, Tennessee. The symposium begins at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27, and will end at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 28.

The symposium will be a time for presentation of papers and lively discussion of important issues facing the church today. This year’s program features eight papers on a variety of subjects. There will also be a panel discussion of evangelistic theory and practice in a post-Christian North America moderated by Jackson Watts featuring Dr. Mark Coppenger, Rev. Clint Morgan, Dr. Barry Raper, and Commission member Rev. Rodney Holloman. The Commission plans to print and bind the papers and make them available to conference attendees for $25.

For more information on the symposium, contact Commission chairman Matt Pinson (president@welch.edu).

The symposium is an annual event sponsored by the Commission for Theological Integrity of the National Association of Free Will Baptists.

Theological Symposium Presenters and Papers

Aaron Baldridge: A Renewed Ministry Model for New Priests: Implications of the Priesthood of Believers for the Ministry of Evangelism


Jeffrey Cockrell: Provoking to Jealously: Paul’s Missionary Strategy


Charles Cook: Twentieth-Century Evangelism: Exploring the Legacies of Lesslie Newbigin and Billy Graham


Mark Coppenger: Evangelism in a Post-Christian World: Ten Lessons I Think I’ve Learned


Gregory Hollifield: Danger Ahead: Preaching and Teaching the Warning Passages of Hebrews


Eddie Moody: Preparing Congregants to Survive, Thrive, and Influence a Post-Christian Culture


Phillip Morgan: Thomas Helwys’ Seminal Argument for Universal Religious Freedom in England


Jackson Watts: Hearing the Gospel: Reflections on the Hermeneutics of Evangelism

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