Earnest Christian Conference and Academic Day

Sponsored by Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary

Speakers

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Howard Snyder, Keynote

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John S. Walker

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Schedule

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

8:30 a.m. | Registration

Location: CLC Atrium
Gallery – Historical Display, RWC’s 150th anniversary

9:00 a.m. -9:20 a.m. | Kick-Off: Overview of the Day

Location: Hale Auditorium
President; Video, Introduction of Speakers

9:35 a.m. -10:05 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions (Round 1a)

  • Elvera Berry and Doug CullumFanatical Women: The Struggle toward Public Ministry in the Early Free Methodist Church;” At the Intersection of Text and Context: B.T. Roberts and the Discourse of Dissent”
    Location: Shewan
  • Susanne MohnkernPiety, Virtue, Industry and Economy: The Values of B.T. Roberts and Christian Nursing Education”
    Location: Hale
  • Lori SousaThe Religious and Spiritual Values of Modern-day Social Policy Practitioners”
    Location: Smith 265

10:15 a.m. -10:45 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions (Round 1b)

  • Elvera Berry and Doug CullumFanatical Women: The Struggle toward Public Ministry in the Early Free Methodist Church;” At the Intersection of Text and Context: B.T. Roberts and the Discourse of Dissent”
    Location: Shewan
  • Susanne MohnkernPiety, Virtue, Industry and Economy: The Values of B.T. Roberts and Christian Nursing Education”
    Location: Hale
  • Lori SousaThe Religious and Spiritual Values of Modern-day Social Policy Practitioners”
    Location: Smith 265

11:00 a.m. -11:50 a.m. | PLENARY 1: KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Location: Hale Auditorium | Dr. Howard Snyder

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | School and/or Department Lunch Conversations

1:15 p.m. -1:45 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions (Round 2a)

  • Rod BassettAmazing Grace in the Life of the Earnest Christian”
    Location: Hale
  • Traci Birge - Presenting Richard Middleton’s “From Primal Harmony to a Broken World: Distinguishing Gods Intent for Life from the Encroachment of Death in Genesis 2-3”
    Location: Smith 265
  • Jeffrey McPhersonThe Kingdom of God Has Come Near”
    Location: Shewan

1:55 p.m. -2:25 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions (Round 2b)

  • Rod BassettAmazing Grace in the Life of the Earnest Christian”
    Location: Hale
  • Traci Birge - Presenting Richard Middleton’s “From Primal Harmony to a Broken World: Distinguishing Gods Intent for Life from the Encroachment of Death in Genesis 2-3”
    Location: Smith 265
  • Jeffrey McPhersonThe Kingdom of God Has Come Near”
    Location: Shewan

2:35 p.m. -3:05 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions (Round 3a)

  • Timothy Vandebrake, “T. Roberts and the Roots of Environmentalism”
    Location: Smith 265
  • Matthew Moore, “Dealing With Debt: The Teaching and Choices of B.T. Roberts"
    Location: Smith 355
  • Andrew Koehl, “Hell and the Rationality of Religious Belief”
    Location: Shewan

3:15 p.m. -3:45 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions (Round 3b)

  • Timothy Vandebrake, “T. Roberts and the Roots of Environmentalism”
    Location: Smith 265
  • Matthew Moore, “Dealing With Debt: The Teaching and Choices of B.T. Roberts"
    Location: Smith 355
  • Andrew Koehl, “Hell and the Rationality of Religious Belief”
    Location: Shewan

4:00 p.m. | Reception/Break

4:15 p.m. -5:30 p.m. | PLENARY 2:GLIMPSES FROM THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY

Location: Hale Auditorium

  • Dr. John S. Walker, Christian Friendship Baptist Church
  • Response from Howard Snyder

Students need to attend three total sessions (plenary and/or concurrent) to fulfill their academic requirements for the day.

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