Below is the latest news from PCA agencies.
Committee on Discipleship Ministries
CDM will hold its annual Women’s Ministry Leadership Training Conference on Feb. 22-24, 2018, in Atlanta. The theme is “Sticky Ministry: Word-Based & Relationally-Driven Women’s Ministry.” Speakers include Kevin DeYoung, Susan Tyner, and Paula Miles. Attendees can choose from 18 different workshops. For more information and to register, visit https://pcacdm.org/lt-2018.
IVP Academic has released Dr. Kenneth J. Stewart’s latest book, “In Search of Ancient Roots: The Christian Past and the Evangelical Identity Crisis.” Stewart is professor of theological studies at Covenant College, where he has served since 1997. “In Search of Ancient Roots“ examines how the heritage of the evangelical Protestant tradition is anchored in the early church.
Covenant College is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with the Covenant College Reformation Lectures. Scheduled speakers include David Strain, Timothy George, and Gary Lindley. The lectures will be held at the College and live-streamed via YouTube. For a schedule, visit covenant.edu/reformation500/.
Mission to North America
MNA will hold its annual Church Planter Training February 13-16, at the Canterbury Retreat Center in Oviedo, Florida. The registration deadline is January 22. Plenary sessions will include speakers Thurman Williams, Paul Miller, and Tami Resch. The training will include two tracks for church planters and one for church plant leaders. For more information, visit pcamna.org/calendar.
Covenant Seminary has establishedThe Philip and Rebecca Douglass Chair of Church Planting and Christian Formation. Named for professor Phil Douglass and his wife, the faculty chair is funded through Covenant’s Hope for the Future capital campaign, which aims to support seminary training for the next generation of pastors.
Dr. Eric Johnson will be the guest speaker at Covenant Seminary’s Harrington Counseling Lectures on Feb. 7. Johnson was the Lawrence and Charlotte Hoover Professor of Pastoral Care at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for 16 years. His lectures will explore God’s supremacy in soul care, psychology, and psychotherapy.