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Missions Conference: “The Church and its Missional Vocation” with Dr. Michael Goheen
Feb 5-6, 2018
NTS JB Chapman Memorial Chapel
Cost: Complimentary 

Paul R. Orjala Inaugural Lectures on Missions
The Church and Its Missional Vocation, featuring Dr. Michael W. Goheen, Director of Theological Education and Scholar-in-residence at Missional Training Center in Phoenix and Adjunct Professor of Missional Theology, Covenant Theological Seminary, St Louis.

Monday February 5 
1-2:15  pm.  The Missional Church and the Mission of God  
2:15 – 2:30 pm Break
2:30- 3:30 pm  Breakout Affinity Groups 
Pastors, Educators, Administrators, Students will be asked to respond to the first lecture in dialogue together around the question: What are the implications for how we preach, teach and act?
3:45 – 4  Group Responses
4-5:30 pm The Missional Church and Mission in the World 
5:30 pm  Break for dinner and further conversation to local area restaurants 

Tuesday February 6
9 – 10:15 am  The Missional Church and a Missionary Encounter with Culture
10:15- 10:30  Break
10:30- 11:30  Breakout Affinity Groups
What are the implications for how we preach, teach and act?
11:30  So what? (Where do we go from here?)
12 noon Dismissal



Pastors Day: “Paul as Pastor” with Dr. Scot McKnight 
Mar 20, 2018
NTS JB Chapman Memorial Chapel
Cost: $10 (includes lunch) 
Students are complimentary (Contact Dana Preusch for discount code - dpreusch@nts.edu)

Earle Lectures in Biblical Literature
Special Guest: Scot McKnight, Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary (Julius R. Mantey Chair). Dr. McKnight is a world-renowned speaker, writer, professor and equipper of the Church. He is a recognized authority on the historical Jesus, early Christianity, and the New Testament. His blog, Jesus Creed, is a leading Christian blog. A sought after speaker, he has been interviewed on several radio and television programs as well as spoken at numerous local churches, conferences, colleges, and seminaries in the United States and around the world.

11-12 noon  Pastors as Culture Makers  Dr. McKnight
12 to 12:30 pm  Lunch/Koinonia Cafe
12:30-1:30 pm  Pastors as Storytellers  Dr. McKnight
Break 1:30-2 pm
2- 3  pm  Pastors as World Subverters  Dr. McKnight