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Fall Equip 2017
September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.”
Ephesians 4:11-16 ESV
Our Fall EQUIP Seminar with Dr. Michael Kruger will be held on September 15 – 17, 2017. This year we will be discussing the reliability and authority of the Bible with the theme “Renewing our Confidence in the Authority of Scripture.” This event is free and anyone is welcome to attend! (Dinner will be offered for a charge, on Friday night only). We hope you will join us for this opportunity to benefit from theological teaching. Please register below!
Friday, September 15
Dinner | 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall
Session 1 | Attacks on the Bible’s Origins: What do we do with the Gospel of Thomas? | 6:30 PM
Saturday, September 16
Session 2 | Attacks on the Bible’s Transmission: Has the New Testament Text Been Changed and Corrupted? | 9:00 AM
Coffee Break | 10:00 AM
Session 3 | Attacks on the Bible’s Content: Are the New Testament Writings Historically Unreliable or Morally Offensive? | 10:30 AM
Sunday, September 17
Session 4 | “The Foolishness of the Cross” (1 Cor 1:18-25) | Sunday Worship Services, 9:00 & 11:15 AM | Sanctuary
Sunday School | Five Misconceptions about the Origin of the New Testament | 10:10 AM in the Fellowship Hall
Dr. Michael Kruger – Dr. Michael J. Kruger (Ph.D., University of Edinburgh) is President and the Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC. He is one of the leading scholars today in the study of the origins of the New Testament, particularly the development of the New Testament canon and the transmission of the New Testament text. He is the author of numerous books including The Gospel of the Savior (Brill, 2005), The Heresy of Orthodoxy (Crossway, 2010, with Andreas Köstenberger), Canon Revisited (Crossway, 2012), and The Question of Canon (IVP, 2013). He is also the co-editor of The Early Text of the New Testament (Oxford, 2012), and Gospel Fragments (Oxford, 2009). Dr. Kruger is ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America and also serves (part-time) as Pastor of Teaching at Uptown PCA in downtown Charlotte.
Listen to what Dr. Kruger has to share about the validity of Scripture in the short video below! Learn more about Dr. Kruger on the RTS Charlotte Website.
Contact Andy Wyatt with questions about this event.