The Unfolding Mystery: Reading and Applying the Bible

Audio is now online from the 2012 Faculty Conference of Westminster Seminary California. Robert Godfrey, Michael Horton, Dennis Johnson and others spoke about the Bible should be understood as a unity in light of it’s differences, and how that affects our understanding of Scripture.

The Messages are:

The Unfolding History by Robert Godfrey
Seeing the Unfolding Unity by Dennis E. Johnson
Why the Old Testament is So Different by Joshua Van Ee
Following the New Testament Model by S. M. Baugh
Preaching Christ from All the Scriptures by Julius Kim
Theological Implications of the Unfolding Mystery by Michael Horton

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Campus Outreach National Conference 2011

As 2011 transitioned into the new year, Campus Outreach was holding their national conference for college students in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  This year’s subject was “One Life,” enjoy it, transform it, share it, multiply it, don’t waste it, you get the idea. Among the multitude of speakers were John Piper and Matt Chandler.

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Expositors Conference 2011

This years Expositors Conference was titled “The Preeminence of Christ in Preaching”, and featured Steve Lawson and Al Mohler as speakers. The conference was held in October at Lawson’s church in Mobile, Alabama.

Lawson delivered two 3-part messages:  The Preeminence of Christ in Preaching, and The Good Shepherd and His Sheep.

Mohler gave three messages: The God Who Speaks, The God Who Shakes, and the God Who Saves.

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Resolved 2011

This past June the Resolved Conference was held in Palm Springs, and featured it’s brain child Rick Holland and many of his usual suspects: John MacArthur, Al Mohler, C.J. Mahaney and Steve Lawson.  This was a fantastic conference, not that I would expect anything less.

The Lynchpin to Spiritual Growth  Rick Holland  Audio (MP3)

Authority of the Scriptures  John MacArthur  Audio (MP3)

Prove It: Knowing and Doing the Will of God  Al Mohler  Audio (MP3)

A Vision of God in a Time of Crisis  John MacArthur  Audio (MP3)

When Someone Doubts  C.J. Mahaney  Audio (MP3)

Our So Great Salvation   Steve Lawson  Audio (MP3)

The Believer’s Right Response to Difficulty  Rick Holland  Audio (MP3)

Children of Light  Steve Lawson  Audio (MP3)

So I Really Do Need The Law?   Al Mohler  Audio (MP3)

Called, Loved, and Kept  C.J. Mahaney  Audio (MP3)

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The Puritan Reformed Conference 2011

This conference is run by Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and includes speakers such as Joel Beeke and Michael Barrett.  The focus of the 2011 conference is the Holy Spirit. Here are just a handful of the 14 sessions that made up the conference:

Precursors to Pentecost

How the Holy Spirit is Another Comforter

The Holy Spirit in the Early Church

Richard Sibbes on Entertaining the Holy Spirit

The Outpouring of the Spirit: Anticipated, Attained & Available

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The Gospel According to Paul

John MacArthur and Phil Johnson helm the 2011 Truth Matters Bible Conference, held earlier this month (September) at Grace Community Church. The focus of the conference is The Gospel According to Paul. Additional speakers are Don Green, an elder at Grace Community, and astronaut Colonel Jeff Williams.

All 11 messages have been posted online and are available as free downloads.

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Gospel Coalition Conference 2011 Books

In one of the panel discussions at the 2011 Gospel Coalition Conference the speakers rifled off a number of recommended books.  I have compiled a list of those books here.

The book in tribute to Don Carson is Understanding the Times; New Testament Studies in the 21st Century.

Helpful books on the theological discipline of preaching Christ in all of Scripture:

Sidney Greidanus, Sola Scriptura

Sidney Greidanus, the Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text

Graeme Goldsworthy, Preaching  the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture

Edmund Clowney, The Unfolding Mystery

Dennis Johnson, Him We Proclaim

A recommended commentary series that seeks to

Reformed Expository Commentary series

Helpful books from a pastoral angle on preaching Christ in all of Scripture:

Jerry Bridges, The Discipline of Grace

Walter Marshall, The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification

Samuel Bolton, The True Bounds of Christian Freedom

Tim Keller, The King’s Cross

Tim Keller, Counterfeit Gods

Tim Keller, Prodigal God

Michael Williams, Far As the Curse is Found

Scripture: God Speaks – Clarus 2011 Conference

Carl Trueman and G K Beale joined forces at Desert Springs Church Clarus conference this year to speak about God’s speaking…in Scripture.

Trueman’s messages are:

The Prophetic Word: What Preaching Is (and Is Not)

Scripture’s Authority: An Ancient Doctrine

A Clear and Present Word: Luther and the Clarity of Scripture

Like Sheep Without a Shepherd

Beale’s messages are:

The Effects of Meditating on God’s Word

How to Guard the Good Deposit of Scripture

The Centrality of Scripture in Marriage

Receiving and Resounding God’s Word

Beale and Trueman also gathered for a panel discussion.

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