Schedule

Note: Additional speakers, panels, and events may be added at a later date.

The conference will begin at 1 pm CT on Monday, October 27 and will conclude at noon Wednesday, October 29. 

Monday

11:00am-1:00 pm — Registration

1:00-5:00 pm — Afternoon Session

Aftermath: Ministering in a Post-Marriage Culture

| Albert Mohler

 

The State of Marriage in American Culture: Divorce, Cohabitation,
Same-Sex Marriage, and Other Trends

| Russell Moore (moderator), Albert Mohler, D. A. Horton, Robert Sloan, and more

 

Building Healthy Marriages

| Greg Smalley

 

Faith Under Fire: Protecting Your Church's Religious Freedom

| Kristen Waggoner and Erik Stanley

 

Loving My (LGBT) Neighbor

| Glenn Stanton

 

Millennials and Marriage: Evaluating the Younger Generation's
Views on Sexuality and Marriage

| Andrew Walker (moderator), John Stonestreet, Trevin Wax, Lindsay Swartz, and Eric Teetsel

 

Now and Not Yet: Making Sense of Single Life in the Twenty-First Century

| Jennifer Marshall

 

God on Sex: The Creator's Ideas about Love, Intimacy, and Marriage

| Danny Akin

 

Better Together: Marriage and the Common Good

| Sherif Girgis


7:00-9:30 pm — Evening Session

The State of Marriage in American Churches

| Phillip Bethancourt (moderator), Kevin Ezell, Dennis Rainey, Carmen Fowler Laberge, and more

 

Tuesday

Morning Session 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

| Russell Moore and Rosaria Butterfield

 

Questions & Ethics Live

| Russell Moore

 

Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son's Journey to God

| Christopher Yuan

 

How does the Gospel Equip Christians who Struggle with Same-sex Attraction?

| Jackie Hill-Perry

 

Is It Okay to Be Gay? A Candid Conversation on Christians and Same-Sex Attraction

| Russell Moore (moderator), Christopher Yuan, Sam Allberry, Rosaria Butterfield, and Jackie Hill-Perry

 

Breakout Sessions 2:30-4:30

Breakout Sessions (two sessions with three choices each session)

  • Session 1

    The Talk: How to Discuss Homosexuality with Kids in your Home and Church

    | Jimmy Scroggins

  • Session 1

    Is There Really a Slippery Slope? A Gospel-Centered Assessment of Gender Identity, Transgender, and Polygamy

    | Denny Burk

  • Session 1

    Pastor Panel: Facing the Biggest Challenges to Marriage in the Church Today

    | Dean Inserra (moderator), David Prince, Matt Carter, and Mike Goeke

  • Session 2

    Is God Anti-Gay? Answering Tough Questions about Same-Sex Marriage

    | Sam Alberry

  • Session 2

    Get Married, Change the World: Millennials, Marriage, and Social Justice

    | Andrew Walker

  • Session 2

    Women Tell All: Gospel Perspectives on Marriage, Submission, and Sexuality

    | (For Women Only) — Lindsay Swartz (co-host), Trillia Newbell (co-host), Christine Hoover, Jennifer Lyell, and Jani Ortlund

 

Evening Session 6:30-9:30 PM

Marriage and Missions: How Singleness and Marriage Connect to the Great Commission

| David Platt

 

Why I Love and Hate Being Single

| Lizette Beard

 

Reconcilable Differences: Building Bridges with Those who Disagree about Marriage

| Jim Daly

 

Ring of Fire: The Gospel, Divorce, and the Future of Marriage

| Russell Moore

 

Wednesday

Morning Session 8:30-11:30 AM

Growing Great Commission Marriages

| Dennis Rainey

 

Preparing Next Generation Leaders for a Post-Marriage Culture

|Phillip Bethancourt (Moderator), Steven Smith, Jason Allen, Thomas White, and Kelly Rosati

 

Marriage in Crisis: The Conflict between Sexual Freedom and Religious Liberty

| Ryan Anderson

 

Are You Ready for What's Next? How to Prepare Your Church to Minister in a Post-Marriage Culture

| JD Greear

 

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