FGA National Conference 2016 – Rightly Divided: Interpreting Tough Gospel Texts

                             
Conference Schedule

(Before each plenary session is a 10-minute “Ministry Minutes” Testimony)

Monday, October 10                                                                          

12:00–1:00      Check-in, Fellowship, Meet/Greet

 1:00–1:30        Conference Begins: Welcome, Praise & Worship, Prayer & Introductions

1:30–2:30        Plenary Session #1 Roger Fankhauser

Ministry minute: Mike Foster, Word of Life Philippines

2:30–2:45        Break

2:45–3:45        Workshops                                                                            

  1. Larry Miller – “Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel”
  2. Dan Hill – “The Challenges faced by the Free Grace Message on the Mission Field”
  3. Joe Wall – “Assurance of Salvation: Considered Doctrinally and Experientially”
  4. Roger Fankhauser – What is “Free Grace”?
  5. Garth Oliver – “Simplifying Difficult Texts Through an Appeal to the Larger Context of the Story”

3:45–4:00        Break

4:00–5:15        Plenary Session #2 Charlie Bing

Ministry Minute: Tero Fredriksson, Greater Grace Church, Vaasa

5:15–7:15        Break for Supper

7:15–8:30        Plenary Session #3 Fred Chay

Ministry Minute: Bud Brown,

Tuesday, October 11                                                      

8:15–8:45        Praise & Worship, Devotional, and Prayer

8:45 –10:00     Plenary Session #4 Christopher Cone

                        Ministry Minute: Grant Hawley, Bold Grace                                                              

10:00–10:15    Break

10:15–11:30    Plenary Session #5 Richard Howe

Ministry Minute: Bob Tebow

11:30–1:15      Break for Lunch

1:15–2:15        Workshops                                                                                                    

  1. Laverne “Bud” Brown and Gordon Penfold – “Pastor Unique: Becoming a Turnaround Pastor”
  2. Fred Chay, Dave Anderson and Jody Dillow – “Does Free Grace Theology ‘Diminish the Gospel’?”
  3. Wendy Elliott – “Justification by Works: Understanding James 2:14-26 in its Context”
  4. Grant Hawley – “Dispensationalism and Free Grace, Intimately Linked”
  5. Ron Allen – “Interpreting a Tough Messianic Text: Joel 2:23”

2:15–2:30        Break

2:30–3:45        Plenary Session #6 Woody Woodard

                        Ministry Minute: Dave Anderson, Grace School of Theology

3:45-4:00        Break

4:00-5:00        FGA Business Meeting

5:00–7:00        Break

7:00–9:00        Banquet—Testimony by Emmanuel Ameyaw; Trophy of Grace – ___;                                     Speaker Ron Allen

Wednesday, October 13                                                           

8:15–8:45        Praise & Worship, Devotional, and Prayer

8:45-9:00        Break

9:00–10:00      Workshops                                                    

  1. Richard Howe – “Having Said All These things: Brief Comments on Heb. 6:4-6a”
  2. Dan Lash – “Interpreting the Gospels in Light of the Anticipated Kingdom”
  3. Mike Sullivan – “Christ-centered theology Leads to Grace-centered Living and Ministry
  4. Dave James – “The Gospel of Roman Catholicism”
  5. Tim Hill – “Walk Thru Hebrews”

10:00-10:15    Break

10:15-11:30    Plenary Session #7 Jody Dillow

Ministry Minute: Phillip Goodman, Prophecy as Written

11:30-12:00    Closing Remarks       11:30-12:00