2018 Theological Leadership Conference

Olivet Nazarene University's School of Theology and Christian Ministry presents:


2018 Theological Leadership Conference
Where Theology and Practice Intersect
With Guest Speaker, Dr. William Willimon

February 16-17, 2018

Olivet Nazarene University's School of Theology and Christian Ministry welcomes Dr. William Willimon to this year's Theological Leadership Conference. Dr. Willimon is Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at the Divinity School, Duke University. He is the author of 60 books and served for 8 years as Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church where he led 157,000 Methodists and 792 pastors. For 20 years prior to the episcopacy, he was Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University.

After each of the three presentations by Dr. Willimon on Friday, participants will move to smaller discussion groups: Lead/Executive Pastors, Children's Pastors, Youth Pastors, Worship Pastors, and Hispanic Pastors. These breakout groups will drill down on the presentations in lively and open discussions connecting what we believe to what we do as the church and as pastors. On Saturday morning. Dr. Willimon will speak a powerful concluding word about the place of theology in our practice of ministry.

Spanish translation equipment is available for all sessions.

The conference will be held at College Church of the Nazarene University Avenue, 200 University Ave., Bourbonnais, IL 60914.

Cost is $79 per person and a special early registration rate of $59 per person is available to all who register prior to January 15th. College students qualify for a student rate of $29 per person.

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