EFCA Theology Conferences

May 09, 2019

Episode 177: The Doctrine of Creation and Human Work with Dr. Tom Nelson

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus was on the theme, “The Doctrine of Creation: Theological Significance and Implications.” On this episode of the podcast, we share Dr. Tom Nelson’s message on the topic “The Doctrine of Creation and Human Work.”

Tom serves as president of Made to Flourish and lead senior pastor of Christ Community Church (EFCA) in Leawood, Kansas.

May 08, 2019

Episode 176: The Problem of Divine Revelation with Dr. Hans Madueme

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus was on the theme, “The Doctrine of Creation: Theological Significance and Implications.” On this episode of the podcast, we share Dr. Hans Madueme’s message on the topic “The Doctrine of Creation and Human Origins,” or more specifically, “The Problem of Divine Revelation: Christology, Human Origins and the Ancient Near East.”

Hans serves as associate professor of theological studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.

May 07, 2019

Episode 175: The Doctrine of Creation and God with Dr. Tom McCall

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus was on the theme, “The Doctrine of Creation: Theological Significance and Implications.” On this episode of the podcast, we share Dr. Tom McCall’s opening message of the conference, “The Doctrine of Creation and God.”

Tom serves as professor of biblical and systematic theology and the director of Carl F.H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois.

May 06, 2019

Episode 174: Greg Strand Introduces the 2019 Theology Conference

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus was on the theme, “The Doctrine of Creation: Theological Significance and Implications.” On this episode of the podcast, we share Greg Strand’s introduction to the conference.

Greg serves as the executive director of theology and credentialing in the EFCA.

May 05, 2019

Episode 173: Evangel, Evangelical, Evangelicalism and the EFCA, part 4

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus of the preconference was on the theme, “Evangel, Evangelical, Evangelicalism and the EFCA.” On this episode of the podcast, we share the third and final session, which is a panel discussion with Mark Noll and Daryl Williamson, moderated by Greg Strand, as they engage with one another and respond to questions asked by others.

Mark serves as the research professor of history at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, and professor emeritus at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana. Darryl serves as the lead pastor of Living Faith Bible Fellowship in Tampa, Florida. Greg serves as the executive director of theology and credentialing in the EFCA.

May 04, 2019

Episode 172: Evangel, Evangelical, Evangelicalism and the EFCA, part 3

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus of the preconference was on the theme, “Evangel, Evangelical, Evangelicalism and the EFCA.” On this episode of the podcast, we share Daryl Williamson’s message on the topic “'Evangelical' in the Early Twenty-First Century: An African-American Perspective.”

Darryl serves as the lead pastor of Living Faith Bible Fellowship in Tampa, Florida.

May 03, 2019

Episode 171: Evangel, Evangelical, Evangelicalism and the EFCA, part 2

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus of the preconference was on the theme, “Evangel, Evangelical, Evangelicalism and the EFCA.” On this episode of the podcast, we share Mark Noll’s opening message on the topic, “'Evangelical' in the Early Twenty-First Century: An Historical and Global Perspective.”

Mark serves as the research professor of history at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, and professor emeritus at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana.

May 02, 2019

Episode 170: Evangel, Evangelical, Evangelicalism and the EFCA, part 1

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus of the preconference was on the theme, “Evangel, Evangelical, Evangelicalism and the EFCA.” On this episode of the podcast, we share Greg Strand’s introduction to the preconference.

Greg serves as the executive director of theology and credentialing in the EFCA.

May 01, 2019

Episode 169: EFCA Statement of Faith Q&A

In February 2019, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, for the annual Theology Conference. As part of this conference, there was a “Statement of Faith Q&A” on the motion to amend Article 9 of our EFCA Statement of Faith, which consists of removing the term “premillennial” and replacing it with “glorious.” On this episode of the podcast, Bill Kynes and Greg Strand, members of the Spiritual Heritage Committee, gave an introduction to the session by responding to a few of the commonly-asked questions regarding this motion.

Bill serves as senior pastor at Cornerstone Church (EFCA) in Annandale, Virginia. Greg serves as the executive director of theology and credentialing in the EFCA.

June 28, 2018

Episode 161: The Ministry of the Gospel and Gender Dysphoria: Introduction

In 2016, EFCA pastors and church leaders gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, for the annual Theology Conference. The focus of the postconference was on the theme, “The Ministry of the Gospel and Gender Dysphoria.” On this brief episode of the podcast, we share the introduction to this topic from Greg Strand.

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