LATEST PRESENTATIONS
2016

Moderator, “Baptist Studies Study Group Presentations,” Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, November 15, 2016.

“The Pastor as Missionary.” For the Church Conference, Midwestern Seminary, September 27, 2016.

“Uneasy in America: A History of Evangelical Political Engagement.“ Critical Issues Forum – Politics and the Gospel.” Blue Valley Baptist Church. August 28, 2016.

 “Singing in Jail: A Portrait of the End of Religious Liberty.” MBTS Chapel. August 24, 2016.

A Denomination for the Church: The SBC in the 21st Century. Faculty Colloquium at Union University. March 29, 2016.

“Hope Lives Until We Have Faces.” MBTS Chapel. January 22, 2016.

“The Doctrine of Salvation” Lecture given at the Antioch Project Class at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Liberty, MO, February 15, 2016.

“The Life and Ministry of Adoniram Judson” Lecture given at the Midwestern Women’s Institute, Kansas City, MO, February 11, 2016.

“Incarnation for Propitiation: A Doctrine to Know. A Doctrine to Share” Sermon on Hebrews 2:17 at Liberty Baptist Church, Liberty, MO, February 7, 2016.

“Do I Need to Have Theological Education to Do Ministry?” Student Forum Presentation at Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH, February 4, 2016.

Hope Lives Until We Have Faces” Chapel Sermon on 1 Peter 1:3-12 at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO, January 20, 2016.

2015

“Marriage and Family in the Baptist Tradition” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta, GA, November 18, 2015.

“Carl F. H. Henry and Cultural Engagement” Lecture delivered at Charleston Southern University, Charleston, SC, November 4, 2015.

“Learning Humility Through Church History and the Life of Augustine” Lecture delivered at Charleston Southern University, Charleston, SC, November 3, 2015.

The Heart of the Reformation” Sermon on Hebrews 2:17 for Reformation Day at Calvary Baptist Church, Lenexa, KS, November 1, 2015.

The Most Important Doctrine I Learned in Seminary” Chapel Sermon on Hebrews 2:17 at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, October 27, 2015.

A Denomination Always for the Church: Ecclesiological Distinctives and a Basis for Confessional Cooperation.”  A paper presented at SBC 2015 Symposium: The SBC and the 21st Century at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, September 26, 2015.

The Persecution of the Anabaptists: Cacophonous Distraction or Symphonious Example for 21st Century Evangelicals?” Lecture delivered for the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Mini-Conference at Southern Baptist Theological, Louisville, KY, September 15,  2015.

“The True Truth: Carl Henry, Evangelicals, and the Bible.” For the Church Conference, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, September 1, 2015.

“A Plea for Ambitious Christians” Sermon on Romans 15:17-11 for Missions Day at The Master’s Community Church, Kansas City, KS, April 26, 2015.

“‘He is Able’ – Chapel Sermon on 2 Timothy 1:8-18 at Midwestern,” For the Church, January 20, 2015.

2014

“‘Do You Love the Bible?’ – Chapel at Cedarville University” September 9, 2014.

“‘A Plea for Ambitious Christians’ – Chapel at Midwestern” August 20, 2014.

“The Life and Ministry of Adoniram Judson, Part 2: Baptism, Burma, & the Bible, 1812-1850.” Lecture delivered for the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Mini-Conference at Southern Baptist Theological, Louisville, KY, March 05, 2014.

“The Life and Ministry of Adoniram Judson, Part 1: Conversion, Consecration, & Commission, 1788-1812.” Lecture delivered for the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Mini-Conference at Southern Baptist Theological, Louisville, KY, 05 March 2014. Audio of Q&A.

“The History of the Baptists.” Presentations at MacArthur Boulevard Baptist Church, Irving, TX. 7 Weeks, Jan-Mar 2014.

2013

“Debating Paige Patterson: 1981 Southern Baptist Inerrancy Debates with Cecil Sherman & Kenneth Chafin.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Baltimore, MD, November 19, 2013.

“Seven Summits in Church History.” Presentation delivered at Travis Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX, 7 weeks, Summer 2013.

“A Plea for Ambitious Evangelicals,” in Union University Pulpit, (2013): 43-51. Chapel Sermon at Union University, Jackson, TN, March 8, 2013.

“Adoniram Judson and the Call to Reach those Who Have Never Heard.” Sermon lecture delivered at North East Houston Baptist Church, Humble, TX, 23 June 2013.

2012

“Adoniram Judson and the Call to Reach those Who Have Never Heard.” Sermon lecture delivered at South Side Baptist Church, Abilene, TX, 14 October 2012.

“Breaking the Strong Attachment to Home and Country: The Influence of a Friend of Fuller’s Friends on Adoniram Judson.” Presentation delivered at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Conference, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, September 21, 2012

2011

“The State of the Gender Debate Today.” Presentation delivered at the Biblical Manhood & Womanhood Conference, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, September 13, 2011.

2010

“The Life of David: 1 and 2 Samuel.” Presentation delivered at Travis Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX, 9 weeks, Spring 2010.

“On What is Your Heart Set? Ezra 7:10.” Chapel Sermon at Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX, February 3, 2010.

2009

“Your Bible . . . The Big Picture: The Historical Books of the Old Testament.” Presentation delivered at Travis Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX, 4 October 2009.

“The Great Commission and Baptist Distinctives.” Presentation delivered at South Side Baptist Church, Abilene, TX, 25 October 2009.

“Baptists and Confessions of Faith.” Presentation delivered at South Side Baptist Church, Abilene, TX, 25 October 2009.

“The Duty of Baptists to Teach Their Distinctive Views?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, New Orleans, LA, 19 November 2009.

2008

 “Henry Jessey (1601-1663): A Baptist Pastor and His Mixed Ecclesiology.” Presentation delivered at the Second Annual Conference of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Conference, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, 25 August 2008.

“The Seminary’s Dean: L. Russ Bush III (1944-2008) and the Southern Baptist Convention.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Providence, RI, 19 November 2008.

2005

“Revival: Biblical and Historical?” Presentation delivered at LifeWay Christian Resources’ National Collegiate Week, Glorieta, NM, 5-6 August 2005.