Advance 09: The Resurgence of the Local Church

BtT would like to make you aware of a unique opportunity. Advance 09: The Resurgence of the Local Church will be held June 4-6, 2009 in Durham, NC. Speakers include Danny Akin, John Piper, Mark Driscoll, Matt Chandler, Ed Stetzer, and J. D. Greear.

For more information or to register, click here. Below is the schedule:

June 4th

  • 12:30 : Welcome – Elliot Grudem
  • 12:40 : Worship
  • 01:00 : What is the Church – Mark Driscoll : Session 1
  • 02:00 : The resurgence of the Church – Tyler Jones: Session 2
  • 02:45 : Break
  • 03:00 : Communicating the Gospel through preaching – Bryan Chappell : Session 3
  • 03:45 : Preaching the Gospel to the De-churched – Matt Chandler : Session 4
  • 04:45 : Break
  • 05:00 : Q&A – Mark Driscoll & Matt Chandler

June 5th

  • 08:30 : Worship
  • 09:00 : Keys to Understanding the Church & Kingdom – Ed Stetzer : Session 5
  • 10:00 : Planting is for Wimps: Revitalizing a Church around the Gospel – J.D. Greear : Session 6
  • 10:45 : Break
  • 11:30 : No Topic yet – Eric Mason : Session 7
  • 12:15 : Announcements & Directions for lunch
  • 12:30 – 2:30 : Lunch
  • 02:30 : No topic yet – Mark Driscoll : Session 8
  • 03:30 : Let the Nations be Glad part 1 – John Piper : Session 9
  • 04:45 : Break
  • 05:00 : Q & A – Driscoll, Piper, Stetzer, Mason

June 6th

  • 09:00 : Worship
  • 09:30 : Marks of a Healthy Community of Faith – Daniel Akin : Session 10
  • 10:30 : Break
  • 10:45 : Let the Nations be Glad part 2 – John Piper : Session 11
  • 12:00 : Conference Wrap up

Mark Driscoll Unplugged

This is an interview for those who like their coffee strong. In light of the little fracas this past week surrounding Baptist Press and Mark Driscoll, BtT provides you an interview with Mark Driscoll. David Nelson interviews Mark on a variety of topics. If you would like to listen to the interview, click here.

J. D. Greear, Ed Stetzer, & Baptist21 Weigh in on Baptist Press and Driscoll

In light of the little kerfuffle that has broken out surrounding Mark Driscoll and Baptist Press these past two days, BtT recommends the posts written by J. D. Greear, Ed Stetzer, and Baptist21. For the J. D. Greear post, “Baptist Press Joins NYT in Driscoll-Bashing,” click here. For the Ed Stetzer post, “Friday is for Friends,” click here. For the Baptist21 post about The Generation Gap, Nathan Finn, and Mark Driscoll, click here.