Charles Spurgeon: “Where union and friendship are not cemented by truth, I say it again, we must have unity, we must pray for unity, we must love one another, we must never divide over incidentals but it is far, far, far better to be divided by truth than united in error.”
2017 Pastors’ Conference
Biblical and historical context remain essential to maintain warm, fervent, and doctrinally correct pastoral ministry. The Pastors’ Conference this coming June will serve to solidify pastoral orientation to Scriptural standards of ministry while examining lives of men God used in past ages to honor His Name. Along with the chapels and sessions, there will be ample time for fellowship, enjoying the camp activities, or just resting! Check out the session themes below and our speaker, Dr. Gerald Priest. Follow this link to register!
Chapel Sessions: “Standing in the Gap”
Monday afternoon: “Be the Man: Stand in the Gap”—the lives of Ezekiel and Daniel
Monday evening 2nd chapel: “Luther’s Courageous Stand for the Truth”
Tuesday evening 2nd chapel: “Christ our Mediator”—Christ stands in the gap of human inability
Morning Workshop Sessions: “Your Ministry as a Protestant Pastor (Modeling the ministries of the great Reformers)”—
Tuesday morning: Martin Luther, Ulrich Zwingli
Wednesday morning: John Calvin, and John Knox
Gerald (Jerry) Priest is formerly professor of historical theology at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. His Ph.D. in church history is from Bob Jones University. He has taught at Clearwater Christian College, Piedmont International University, and Bob Jones University. He has conducted classes for pastors in the U.S., the South Pacific, India, Tanzania, and Canada and has led church history tours and spoken at Bible conferences in both the United States and Europe. He served twenty-eight years as a chaplain in the United States Army National Guard, retiring as lieutenant-colonel. Dr. Priest has served as pastor and interim pastor of churches in North Carolina and Michigan. He has written articles for numerous publications and is author of The ABC Memory Verse Program and The Baptist Family Catechism. He has been happily married to Beverly for over fifty-one years. They have two children and six grandchildren, all actively involved in their local church.