Schedule

Thursday april 16th
TBA Pre-Conference museum tour with Dr. James Romaine (email info@mbird.com to sign up)
5:00pm Registration Opens!
6:30pm Welcome and Opening Devotion – Jim Munroe
7:00pm “Clean Slate: Absolution Is Just” – Jacob Smith
7:30pm Dinner
Friday April 17th
8:15am Coffee and Registration
9:00am Welcome and Devotion – Jim Munroe
9:15am Morning Mini-Talks (20-30 minutes each)

  • Cold Dead Hands: The Everything and Nothing of a Clean Slate – Sarah Condon
  • Life at Play – Jamin Warren
10:15am Coffee Break
10:30am Morning Breakouts

  • I’m New Here! What’s Going On? – Jacob Smith & Sarah Condon
  • Even My Slate? Jesus as the Ultimate Mr. Clean – Nick Lannon
  • The Seventh Deadly Sin – Ted Scofield
  • Faith Formed Through Imagination: Sharing the Gospel with our Youngest Members – Melina Smith and Jackie Demarco
11:45am Lunch
1:00pm Afternoon Talks

  • “Learning to Look in a Distracted World” – Jim Gilmore
  • “Hidden Holiness: The Experience of Sanctification?” – Will McDavid
2:00pm Afternoon Breakouts A

  • Olmsted Salon and The Garage: Bridging the Gap Between the Church and the Culture – Dusty Brown & Sam Bush
  • Salty Lamb: The Ludicrous Legacy of Robert Farrar Capon – Ethan Richardson
  • Stories of Grace – John Zahl
3:00pm Afternoon Breakouts B

  • Pick Up Your La-Z-Boy and Follow Me: The Theology of False Absolution in Christian Kitsch – Jeremy Coleman & James Romaine
  • All Things Are Lawful! Freedom and Imperatives Under Grace – Jim McNeely
  • House of Yoga, Church of CrossFit: Filling the Spiritual Void with Exercise – Evan Brush
7:00pm TBA – Nadia Bolz Weber
8:00pm Dinner
Saturday april 18th
8:45am Coffee
9:15am Morning Welcome and Devotion – Jim Munroe
9:30am The Gospel in the 21st Century: An On-Stage Conversation between Nadia Bolz Weber and Tullian Tchividjian
10:45am Lay Down Your Weary Tune – David Zahl
12:00pm Conference Ends
12:30am Book Table closes
7:30pm Post-Conference Concert in the Cave: Jazz Conceptions Orchestra featuring Dusty Brown and Melanie Penn (suggested donation $10