Why the Carey-Fuller Conference?

William Carey and Andrew Fuller
William Carey & Andrew Fuller

 

Our concern is with the recovering of our Baptist heritage here on the MS Gulf Coast.  The Carey-Fuller Conference is named for two men we believe greatly exemplify the best of our Reformed Baptist heritage.  This conference is focusing on the three Es where our Baptist heritage is desperately needed in connection with biblical Calvinism: evangelism, exposition, and ecclesiology. Andrew Fuller was considered by C.H. Spurgeon to be the preeminent Baptist theologian of the 19th century. William Carey was and is still referred to as the father of the modern missions movement. Both of these men were motivated by a warm, biblical Calvinism that provoked them to Christian service. Our desire is for this to be a beacon that helps see the theology and practice of these men be emulated among pastors and churches.

Schedule

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

6 PM: Session 1 – Jake Stone: Introductory Address
7 PM: Session 2 – David Sullivan: Eph. 1:3-14/Election
Light refreshments will be provided after the Friday night session.

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018

Come early for Coffee and Donuts
8:30 AM: Session 3 – Shawn Merithew: Isaiah 52:13-53:12/Particular Redemption
9:45 AM: Session 4 – David Sullivan: Doctrines of Grace/Pastoral Ministry
10:45 AM: Session 5 – Shawn Merithew: Theology of Fuller/Carey

Lunch will be served at the conclusion of the conference Saturday.

 

Logistics

When: Friday, February 23rd – Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Where: New Testament Baptist Church: 11281 Allen Road, Biloxi, MS 39532

Cost: Admission is free – donations will be received. There will be a few Founders Press books given away at the conference.

Lodging: There are many nearby hotels available, such as this one.

Check out the Facebook event for updates

 

 

Speakers

Our two preachers for the inaugural Carey-Fuller Conference are Shawn Merithew and David Sullivan. These two brothers will be teaching on the subjects of election, the atonement, the theology of Carey and Fuller, and how Reformed theology shapes a pastor’s view of shepherding a local church.


Shawn serves as the senior pastor at Morningview Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL.

David serves as the senior pastor at Muldraugh Baptist Church in Muldraugh, KY.

 

Registration

Admission is free and Registration (RSVP) is not required, but is recommended due to limited space. We will be taking up a love offering if you would like to help with the expenses for the conference.

There will also be a few Founders Press books given away at the conference.

 

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