FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS, May 2, 2018—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission will host a Southern Baptist Convention Pre-Conference on “The Gospel & The Future of the Church” prior to the annual meeting of the SBC. The event will be co-hosted by The Village Church, in partnership with The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and will take place June 8-9 at The Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas.
Top leaders within the SBC will speak on topics such as preaching, evangelism, discipleship, church planting, human sexuality, cultural engagement, missions and more.
Members of the national press are invited to attend the event for FREE and will also be given an opportunity to conduct interviews with event speakers.
SBC Pre-Conference speakers include:
- Russell Moore, president, The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
- Matt Chandler, lead pastor, The Village Church, Flower Mound, Texas
- Steve Gaines, president, Southern Baptist Convention; senior pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis, Tenn.
- R. Albert Mohler, president, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
- Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.
- JD Greear, pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.
- Jen Wilkin, author and Bible teacher, Dallas, Texas
- Danny Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.
- Trillia Newbell, director of community outreach, ERLC, Nashville, Tenn.
- Afshin Ziafat, lead pastor, Providence Church, Frisco, Texas
- Matt Carter, Pastor of Teaching and Vision, The Austin Stone Community Church, Austin, Texas
Plenary addresses will be live-streamed on erlc.com and sessions will be posted on the ERLC website after the event. For more details on speakers and the event schedule, visit the website.