A Triennial Symposium on the Southern Baptist Convention hosted by Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
With presentations by
Jason Allen, David Dockery, Ronnie Floyd, Albert Mohler, Frank Page, Paige Patterson, Thom Rainer and others.
Sept. 28-29, 2015
Kansas City, Mo.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
3:00pm – Registration, Spurgeon Library open for tours
5:00pm – Dinner & presentation by Dr. Frank Page: The Cooperative Program and the future of Collaborative Ministry
7:00pm – Presentation by Dr. Paige Patterson: Guard What has Been Entrusted to You: Counsel to a New Generation of Southern Baptists
8:00pm – Dessert Reception and Panel Discussion with Dr. Jason Allen, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, Dr. Albert Mohler, Dr. Paige Patterson and Dr. Frank Page: Passing the Baton: Raising Up the Next Generation of SBC Leaders
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
9:00am – Presentation by Dr. Ronnie Floyd: Kindling Afresh the Gift of God: Spiritual Renewal, Strategic Reinvention, and the SBC
10:00am – Presentation by Dr. Albert Mohler: Southern Baptists and the Quest for Theological Identity–Unavoidable Questions for the 21st Century
11:15 – Luncheon & Presentation by Dr. David Dockery: Who Are Southern Baptists? Towards a Trans-generational Identity
1:00pm – Presentation by Dr. Jason Allen: Training the Next Generation of Pastors, Ministers & Missionaries: Southern Baptist Theological Education in the 21st Century
2:00pm – Breakout Session Presentations:
- Dr. John Mark Yeats: 16,000,000 Southern Baptists? Recovering Regenerate Church Membership
- Dr. Jason Duesing: A Denomination Always for the Church: Ecclesiological Distinctives as a Basis for Confessional Cooperation
- Dr. Christian George: Downgrade: 21st Century Lessons from 19th Century Baptists
3:00pm – Panel Discussion: The Future of State Conventions, with Drs. Jason Allen, Anthony Jordan, John Yeats, Paul Chitwood, Tim Lubinus, and Jim Richards
4:00pm – Presentation by Dr. Thom Rainer: By the Numbers: What SBC Demographics tell us about our Past, Present and Future
5:00pm – Panel Discussion: Facing the Future Together, with Dr. Jason Allen, Dr. Thom Rainer, Dr. Ronnie Floyd and Dr. Albert Mohler
6:00pm A Taste of Kansas City: Barbecue Buffet & Fellowship