Panel Discussions

Should the Church Change for Millennials

The largest generation in the United States’ history, the overwhelming majority of Millennials do not consider themselves to be Christians. Jess Rainer, Redemption City Church, and Thom Rainer, LifeWay, discuss what the Church should do to ministry to this lost generation.

Daniel Darling

Daniel Darling is the Director of the Land Center for Cultural Engagement at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a columnist for World Magazine and a contributor to USA Today. Dan is a bestselling author of several books including, The Dignity Revolution, A Way With Words, and The Characters of … Read More

Jess Rainer

Jess Rainer is the Pastor of The Church at Spring Hill. He has previously served on staff for three churches, two of which were new churches. He is also the co-author of the book, The Millennials. Jess received a B.S. in Finance from Murray State University and a M.A. in Christian … Read More

Thom Rainer

Thom S. Rainer is a former president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Prior to LifeWay, he served at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for twelve years where he was the founding dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism. He is a 1977 graduate of the University … Read More