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Prophetic Preaching


Thursday, January 31
2 - 5 p.m.
Sidney Marcus Auditorium

    Otis Moss - Pastor, Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ellis Orozco - Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, McAllen, Texas
    Bill Self - Senior Pastor, Johns Creek Baptist Church, Alpharetta, Georgia    
    Gina Stewart
- Senior Pastor, Christ Missionary Baptist Church, Memphis, Tennessee
    Bill Wilson- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 – 5 p.m.
Sidney Marcus Auditorium

    Joan Parrott - Executive Minister, University Park Baptist Church, Charlotte, North Carolina
    James A. Forbes, Jr. - President and Founder, Healing of the Nations Foundation, Senior Minister Emeritus, Riverside Church, New York, NY
    George Mason - Senior Pastor, Wilshire Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas
    Julius Scruggs - Pastor, First Missionary Baptist Church, Huntsville, Alabama
    Emmanuel McCall- Moderator

Engaging the Criminal Justice System


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B203

    Mark Osler - Professor, Baylor Law School, Waco, Texas
    Hugh Kirkegaard - Regional Chaplain, Correctional Service of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
    Bill Shiell- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B203

    Pat Anderson - CBF Global Missions, Cedar Key, Florida
    Dee Dee Coleman - Pastor, Russell Street Missionary Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan
    Judge Wendell Griffen - Arkansas Court of Appeals, Little Rock, Arkansas
    Judge Oswin Chrisman- Moderator

Breaking Cycles of Poverty


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B206

    Christopher Gray - FCS Urban Ministries, Atlanta, Georgia
    Tom Prevost - CBF Global Missions, Atlanta, Georgia
    Diana Garland - Dean, Baylor University School of Social Work, Waco, Texas
    Patricia Ayres & Wallace Charles Smith- Co-Moderators

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B206

    Jimmy Dorrell – Founder, Mission Waco, Waco, Texas
    Yvonne Brown - Mayor, City of Tchula, Mississippi
    Cara Lynn Vogel - Woman’s Missionary Union of North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina
    Mike Queen- Moderator

Can We All Get Along? Finding Common Ground with Other Faiths


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B308 / B309

    Gerald Durley – Pastor, Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia
    Neville Callam – General Secretary, Baptist World Alliance, Falls Church, Virginia     
    David Currie – Exec. Director, Texas Baptist Committed, San Angelo, TX
    Joe Lewis- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B308 / B309
   
    Noel Erskine
- Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics, Candler School of Theology, Atlanta Georgia
    Faysel Sharif - People of the Book Ministry, Virginia Baptist Mission Board, Falls Church, Virginia
    Welton Gaddy - President, Interfaith Alliance, Washington D.C.
    William Brackney- Moderator

Youth at a Crossroad


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B304 / B305

    Trevor Beauford – Minister of Youth & Singles, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC
    Colleen Burroughs – Executive VP, Passport, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama
    Ken Dibble – Youth Ministry Strategist, Virginia Baptist Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia
    Joel Taylor – Pastor, St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, IL
    Mitch Randall- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B304 / B305

    Katrice Nolan – Christian TV-Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia
    Micah McCreary – Associate Prof. of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    Jonathan Marlow – Youth Director, Second Ponce De Leon Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA
    Wallace Smith – Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church, Indianapolis, IN
    Scott Walker- Moderator

Proclaiming God’s Good News (Evangelism)


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room A411

    Ronald W. Johnson - Assoc. Dean/Professor, Mercer University's McAfee School of Theology, Atlanta, Georgia
    Faye Gunn- Moderator

 


Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room A411

    Brenda Little – Pastor, Bethany Baptist Church of Christ, Morton Grove, Illinois
    Ronald Bobo – Pastor, West Side Missionary Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri   
    Harry Rowland- Moderator

Reaching Out to the Sick


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B302/303

    Jimmy Lewis – Pastor, First Baptist Church, Jasper, Georgia
    Fleda Mask Jackson - Assoc. Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

 


    Al Cadenhead- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B302/303

    LaRue Wilson – Registered Nurse, Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, Decatur, Georgia
    Dreyton Sanders, M.D. – Pulmonary Disease Physician, Dalton, GA
    Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler- Moderator

Peacemaking


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B402

    Glen Stassen – Professor of Christian Ethics, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California
    Paul Dekar – Niswonger Professor, Memphis Theological Seminary, Memphis, Tennessee
    Roger Paynter- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B402

    David Gushee – Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics, McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Stan Hastey – Executive Director, Alliance of Baptists, Washington, DC
    Philip Wise- Moderator

Welcoming a Stranger


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B405

    Richard Munoz – Director, The Immigration Service and Aid Center (ISAAC), Dallas, Texas
    Houmphanh Vongsurith – President, Laotian National Baptist Fellowship and Pastor, First Laotian Baptist Church, Grand Prairie, TX
    Emmett Dunn- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B405

    Daniel Carro – Latino/Hispanic Kingdom Advance Ambassador, VBMB, Annandale, Virginia
    Richard Wilson – Columbus Roberts Professor of Theology and Chair of Christianity Department, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
    Joy Fenner- Moderator

Faith and Public Policy


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B406

    Suzii Paynter – Director, Christian Life Commission, Austin, Texas
    Lois Mitchell – Canadian Baptist Ministries, The Sharing Way, New Brunswick, Canada
    DeForest Soaries – Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Somerset New Jersey
    David Sapp- Moderator

 

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.    
Room B406

    Gerald Thomas – Pastor, Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church, Roxboro, North Carolina
    Melissa Rogers – Visiting Professor, Wake Forest University Divinity School, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    Mike Massar- Moderator

The Spirit of the Lord Upon Me


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B312

    William Flippin – Pastor, Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia
    Molly Marshall – President, Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Shawnee, Kansas
    Joyce Bellous – McMasters Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Charles Wade- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B312

    Linda Bryan – Shaw University Divinity School, Raleigh, North Carolina
    Loyd Allen – Sylvan Hills Chair of Baptist Heritage and Professor of Church History and Spiritual Formation, McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Bob Browning- Moderator

Sexual Exploitation


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B407

    Lauran Bethell
– Global Service Missionary, Prague, Czech Republic
    Joe Trull- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B407

    Ellyn Waller - Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Brenda Troy - New Salem Baptist Church, Columbus OH
    Trisha Miller Manarin- Moderator

Race as a Continuing Challenge


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B401

    Joy Yee – Senior Pastor, Nineteenth Avenue Baptist Church, San Francisco, and former Moderator, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
    Denise Gillard – The HopeWorks Connection, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chuck Poole – Author, Ridgeland, Mississippi
    Albert Reyes- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B401

    Miguel De La Torre – Director, Justice & Peace Institute, Iliff School of Theology, Denver, CO
    Alan Bean – Executive Director, Friends of Justice, Arlington, Texas
    Aidsand Wright-Riggins – Executive Director of National Ministries, American Baptist Churches USA, Valley Forge Pennsylvania
    Larry McSwain- Moderator

The HIV/AIDS Pandemic


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B314

    Darrell Jackson – Pastor, Liberty Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois
    Carla Nelson – Canadian Baptist Ministries, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Raphael Warnock – Pastor, Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta GA
    Malcolm Marler – Chaplain, Center for AIDS Research, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
    Brent Beasley- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B314

    Wayne Smith – Director, Samaritan Ministry, Knoxville, Tennesse
    Robin Brown-Haithco – Director/Staff Support, Emory University Hospitals, Atlanta, Georgia
    Greg DeLoach- Moderator

Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room A412

    Brent Walker – Executive Director, Baptist Joint Committee, Washington, DC
    Cheryl Townsend-Gilkes – Professor, Colby College, Waterville, Maine
    Cynthia Holmes – Co-chair, Religious Liberty Council, Baptist Joint Committee; Attorney, Clayton, Missouri
    Bill Leonard- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room A412

    Holly Hollman – General Counsel, Baptist Joint Committee, Washington, DC
    James Dunn – Professor, Wake Forest University Divinity School, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    Stan Lemons – Professor Emeritus, Rhode Island College, and Church Historian, The First Baptist Church, Providence, Rhode Island    
    Jeffrey Haggray
– Executive Director, DC Baptist Convention, Washington, DC
    Walter Shurden- Moderator

Responding to Natural Disasters


Thursday, January 31
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B313

    Samuel Tolbert – Pastor, Greater Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church, Lake Charles, Louisana
    Gordon King – Director, Canadian Baptist Ministries, The Sharing Way, Mississauga, Ontario
    Millard Fuller – President, Fuller Center for Housing, Americus, Georgia
    Tommy McDearis- Moderator

Friday, February 1
2 - 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 – 5 p.m.
Room B313

    Willard Ashley – Senior Pastor, Abundant Joy Community Church, Jersey City, New Jersey
    Mary Landon Darden – Writer and Community Activist, Waco, Texas
    Richard Brunson – Executive Director, North Carolina Baptist Men, Cary, North Carolina
    John Hewett- Moderator