In His Presence is the theme of the third annual discipleship conference at the Grace Brethren Church of Columbus, Ohio. The conference, to be held Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2008, will focus on learning to hear God’s voice by spending time with Him.
The conference begins at 7 p.m., Friday and ends at 4 p.m. Saturday. All sessions will be held on the north campus of the church, 8225 Worthington-Galena Road, Westerville, Ohio, located near the Polaris exit of I-71.
Keynote speaker for the event is Sinclair B. Ferguson (pictured at right), senior pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Columbia, S.C. and professor of systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary.
A graduate of the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, Ferguson is the author of nearly two dozen books, has authored numerous articles and has contributed to various symposia. His writing interests have ranged from works of scholarship to books for children. He has served as minister of two congregations in Scotland, one on Unst, the most northerly inhabited island in the United Kingdom, and the other at the center of Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. For more than 20 years he has been a member of the faculty of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and Dallas, and has served as a visiting professor in various other seminaries.
He and his wife Dorothy have been married for 35 years. They have three sons, a daughter, and three grandsons.
The cost for the two day conference, including Saturday lunch, is $30 per person. To register, go on line at www.gracebrethren.org after October 1, 2007 or call (614) 410-3212 to receive a conference packet.