Very excited to announce the schedule for our upcoming conference in NYC! For more info on the various speakers, click here. In addition to the sessions below, we can confirm that we’ll have a magician in tow to perform tricks between talks (seriously!). While last-minute walk-ins are always welcome, we ask that if you plan to eat with us, you pre-register beforehand. Online pre-registration closes on Tuesday April 14th.

Thursday April 16th

sidebar_version32:00pm  Pre-Conference museum tour of the Met with Dr. James Romaine (email info@mbird.com to sign up)
5:00pm  Registration Opens!
6:30pm  Welcome and Opening Devotion – Jim Munroe
7:00pm  “Clean Slate: Absolution Is Just” – Jacob Smith
7:30pm  Dinner (catered, once again, by The Pixie and the Scout! – click here for the menu)

Friday April 17th

8:15am  Coffee and Registration
9:00am  Welcome and Devotion – Jim Munroe
9:15am  Morning Talks (20-30 minutes each)

  • “Cold Dead Hands: The Everything and Nothing of a Clean Slate” – Sarah Condon
  • “Life at Play” – Jamin Warren

10:15am  Coffee Break
10:30am  Morning Breakouts

  • I’m New Here! What’s Going On? – Jacob Smith & Sarah Condon
  • Even My Slate? Jesus as the Ultimate Mr. Clean – Nick Lannon
  • The Seventh Deadly Sin – Ted Scofield
  • Faith Formed Through Imagination: Sharing the Gospel with our Youngest Members – Melina Smith and Jackie Demarco

11:45am  Lunch
1:00pm  Afternoon Talks

  • “Learning to Look in a Distracted World” – Jim Gilmore
  • “Hidden Holiness: The Experience of Sanctification?” – Will McDavid

2:00pm  Afternoon Breakouts A

  • Olmsted Salon and The Garage: Bridging the Gap Between the Church and the Culture – Dusty Brown & Sam Bush
  • Salty Lamb: The Ludicrous Legacy of Robert Farrar Capon – Ethan Richardson
  • Stories of Grace – John Zahl

3:00pm  Afternoon Breakouts B

  • The Religion of Exercise – Evan Brush
  • Pick Up Your La-Z-Boy and Follow Me: The Theology of False Absolution in Christian Kitsch – Jeremy Coleman & James Romaine
  • All Things Are Lawful! Freedom and Imperatives Under Grace – Jim McNeely

7:00pm  “Accidental Saints and Purpose-Driven Sinners” – Nadia Bolz-Weber
8:00pm  Dinner

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Saturday April 18th

8:45am  Coffee
9:15am  Morning Welcome and Devotion – Jim Munroe
9:30am  The Gospel in the 21st Century: An On-Stage Conversation between Nadia Bolz-Weber and Tullian Tchividjian
10:45am  “Lay Down Your Weary Tune” – David Zahl
12:00pm  Conference Ends
12:30pm  Book Table closes
7:30pm  Post-Conference Concert in the Cave: Jazz Conceptions Orchestra featuring Dusty Brown and Melanie Penn (suggested donation $10)

PRE-REGISTER TODAY!