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Growing Reformed Churches Conference

 

The Growing Reformed Churches Conference is held annually. Featuring high caliber speakers at an affordable price, this conference is sure to be a great blessing for all who attend. 

The topic of our 21st annual Growing Reformed Churches Conference is The Household of Faith: Exploring Life in the Family of God. Christians of all ages enjoy inestimable privileges, including the blessings of godly homes and covenant church families. How are believers to live out of these privileges, loving and serving one another in Christ, patterning their family life after the relationship of Christ and his Church? Our speakers will offer biblical, pastoral, and practical guidance for building strong Christian families.

Registration may be completed online through the church’s conference website page, or by mailing in the attached registration form. Complimentary refreshments will be served during the conference, and a Saturday lunch is available by purchase for $8.00 (please indicate purchase of this meal when registering). Various restaurant options are also available nearby the church campus.

We sincerely hope you will join us for an encouraging weekend of worship and biblical instruction!

More details of the conference can be viewed in this PDF.

Registration is available here.

The Conference Speakers

Dr. Joel R. Beeke is President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, a pastor of the Heritage Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, editor of Puritan Reformed Journal and Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books, and a frequent speaker at Reformed conferences around the world. He has authored, co-authored, and edited more than two hundred books, and has contributed thousands of articles to Reformed books, journals, periodicals, and encyclopedias. Dr. Beeke, our plenary speaker, will address the topics: How to View Yourself in God's Family, How to do Family Worship, and How to View Your Eternal Utopian Family in Heaven.

 

Rev. William D. Boekestein is the pastor of Immanuel Fellowship Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He received his B.A. at Kuyper College and his M.Div. at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Prior to entering the ministry he worked in residential construction and taught at a Christian school for several years. He and his wife Amy have four children. He has authored dozens of articles and a dozen books including Faithful and Fruitful: Essays for Elders and Deacons (ed. with Steve Swets), The Future of Everything: Essential Truths about the End Times, and for children - Faithfulness under Fire: The Story of Guido de Bres, The Quest for Comfort: The Story of the Heidelberg Catechism, and The Glory of Grace: The Story of the Canons of Dort. Rev. Boekestein will lead two workshops: Understanding Headship & Submission, and The "Gift" of Singleness? Christian Singles in the Family of God.

 

Rev. Joel E. Kim is President and Assistant Professor of New Testament at Westminster Seminary California. Rev. Kim is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America and has served as a pastor in several churches in Michigan and Southern California since 1997. Among his publications, he co-edited Always Reformed: Essays in Honor of W. Robert Godfrey (2010) and wrote Romans: Nothing but Grace (2017). Rev. Kim and his wife, Sharon, have a daughter and a son and reside in Escondido, CA, where his family attends New Life Presbyterian Church (PCA). Rev. Kim will lead two workshops: Heavenly Longings: Corporate Worship and the Christian Family, and Growing Up in the iPhone Generation: Technology & the Family.

 

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