Excited about our conference in August? We are! And we’re even more excited to announce that we’ve added breakout sessions led by experienced teachers.
Here’s some information on the sessions:
8:00-9:30 Introduction to New Testament Greek by Chris Cowan
Description: Introducing the original Greek language of the New Testament (to those with little to no knowledge of it) and helping navigate common word study errors.
Christopher W. Cowan serves as senior project manager and academic editor at B&H Academic. He received his Ph.D. in New Testament from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and has served as an adjunct professor in New Testament and Greek at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Union University, and New College Franklin.
9:45-11:15 Sermon Preparation by Micah Carter
Description: Using WORDsearch to help you quickly, but effectively, prepare sermons that are faithful to the biblical text and compelling to your congregation.
Dr. Micah Carter is the HCSB Translation Spokesperson for B&H Publishing Group. He currently serves on the pastoral team of Redemption City Church in Franklin, TN, and has ministered to churches in Mississippi, Kentucky, and Arkansas. He is married to Meredith and they have two sons, Benjamin and Jonathan.
11:30 – 1:00 Sermon Presentation by Micah Fries
Description: Helping you develop a pattern of sermon delivery that remains faithful to God’s word and compelling to your congregation.
Micah Fries is the Vice President of LifeWay Research in Nashville, TN and is a frequent speaker in churches and conferences. He served as a pastor in Missouri and an international church planter. He holds a Master of Divinity and the Bachelor of Arts in Theology. While in college, Micah met Tracy, and they married in May of 2000.
After college graduation Micah & Tracy moved to Burkina Faso, West Africa where they worked as church planters among the Dagara people of Burkina Faso and Ghana. After planting churches in West Africa, Micah and Tracy returned to the US where they moved to Kansas City so that Micah could attend seminary.
Micah has served as a Senior Pastor at two churches; first at Missouri Valley Baptist Church in Halls, MO, and then Frederick Boulevard Baptist Church in St. Joseph, MO. During this time Micah and Tracy became the parents to two girls, Sarah Grace and Kessed Noel. Today Micah, Tracy and their daughters live in Hermitage, TN and are a part of the faith family of Fairview Church in Lebanon, TN, where Micah serves as the Associate Pastor for Teaching and Mission.
All breakouts will be held on August 14, the last day of the training conference at LifeWay in Nashville. You’llhave the option of either attending any or all of these breakouts, or there will be additional general program training on our software that you can attend instead.
Don’t miss out on this great experience for fun, fellowship and learning. Register today!