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Oct 10, 2007

We Can't Spell Calvinism but We Can Dialogue (Schedule)

If you have an interest in Calvinism in the Southern Baptist Convention, you will not want to miss this Building Bridges event at Ridgecrest.

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I will present some research on Calvinism among recent SBC seminary graduates. The rest of the presentations are included below in the (now official) schedule:

Building Bridges: Southern Baptists and Calvinism

November 26-28, 2007

Ridgecrest Conference Center

Monday, November 26

3:00 - 3:45 p.m., Introductory Matters - The ARC

• Greetings from LifeWay Research

Brad Waggoner - Vice President, Research and Ministry Development

Ed Stetzer - Director, LifeWay Research and resident missiologist

• Building Bridges Theme

Thom S. Rainer - President and CEO, LifeWay Christian Resources

3:45 - 5:30 p.m., Session 1 - The Historical Record

David Dockery - President, Union University

Tom Nettles - Professor of Historical Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

5:45 - 7:15 p.m., Dinner - Rhododendron Dining Hall

7:30 p.m., Worship

James Merritt - Pastor, Cross Pointe, The Church at Gwinnett Center, Atlanta, GA

R. Albert Mohler, Jr. - President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Tuesday, November 27

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Rhododendron Dining Hall

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Prayer Time - The ARC

8:30 - 10:15 a.m., Session 2 - Calvinism: A Cause for Rejoicing, A Cause for Concern

Malcolm Yarnell - Assistant Dean, Theological Studies; Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Jeff Noblit - Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Muscle Shoals, AL

10:15 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 - 12:30 p.m., Session 3 - The Atonement: Its Design, Nature, and Extent

David Nelson - Senior Vice President, Academic Administration; Professor of Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Sam Waldron - Academic Dean; Professor of Theology, Midwest Center for Theological Studies, Owensboro, KY

12:30 - 1:45 p.m., Lunch - Rhododendron Dining Hall

2:00 - 3:45 p.m., Session 4 - Theological Stereotypes: Let's Be Fair and Honest with Each Other

Charles Lawless - Dean, Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Church Growth, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Nathan Finn - Instructor of Church History, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

3:45 - 5:30 p.m., Session 5 - Election and Calling: A Biblical/Theological Study

Ken Keathley - Senior Associate Dean; Professor of Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Greg Welty - Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

5:45 - 7:15 p.m., Dinner - Rhododendron Dining Hall

The late night coffee debates over effectual calling should be... well... exciting to the people having them. Grin.

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Posted:October 10, 2007 at 12:00 am

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We Can't Spell Calvinism but We Can Dialogue (Schedule)