I’m excited to be able to announce the opening of registration to our first national conference to be held here in Oklahoma City at The Criterion in Bricktown (downtown OKC). Continue reading . . .
I’m excited to be able to announce the opening of registration to our first national conference to be held here in Oklahoma City at The Criterion in Bricktown (downtown OKC). Bridgeway Church is hosting the conference, the theme of which is the urgent need to be equipped and empowered to pursue both Word and Spirit in our lives individually and corporately as the body of Christ.
The conference was birthed out of the impending release of my new book, Practicing the Power: Welcoming the Gifts of the Holy Spirit in your Life (Zondervan; due out February 7, 2017).
We strongly believe that the urgent need of the church in the twenty-first century is Christians who are intellectually exhilarated by complex biblical truths yet unafraid to give public expression to deep emotional delight and heart-felt affection for Jesus. The church desperately needs theologically sophisticated followers of Christ who are hungry for the revelatory gifts of the Spirit while always remaining subject to the final authority of the written text of Scripture.
Many would say that this is impossible. Our aim in this conference is to challenge followers of Jesus to eagerly embrace both the functional authority of God’s Word and the full range of miraculous gifts of the Spirit, all to the glory of God in Christ.
At Convergence: The Passionate Pursuit of Word and Spirit, you will:
• be instructed in what it means to live and minister in both truth and power,• be encouraged and equipped to pursue and practice all the gifts of the Spirit• hear how, like Jesus, we can be &ld