Thursday, October 26, 2006

Derek Thomas in Siouxland

As a native of Sioux City, IA, I'm delighted to learn that Derek Thomas of Reformed Theological Seminary will be in Siouxland Oct 27 and 28 lecturing on Calvin. The event is free and open to the public. Information below for all those in the area:

Siouxland Reformation Conference - "The Reformation: Was it a Mistake?" is the topic of the 2006 Siouxland Reformation Conference, to be held at Dordt College, October 27 and 28. This conference is free and open to all who are interested in Biblical reformation in the church.

Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas will be the featured speaker at the conference. Thomas is a theology professor at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS., a popular speaker, author/editor of 15 books, and the editorial director for The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals.

"Calvin: A Portrait" will be Thomas' topic on Friday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., in S101. Following a brief break, he will speak at 8:10 p.m. on "Calvin and the Scriptures: Some Important Contributions."

On Saturday morning, lecture topics will be "Calvin and the Holy Spirit," at 9 a.m., "What would Luther and Calvin say about the New Perspective on Paul? The Continuing Debate on Justification." at 10:10 a.m.; and his final topic at 11:10 a.m. will be "Calvin and Prayer: The Real Heartbeat of the Reformation."

For more information about the conference or the Siouxland Reformation Society, email or contact KDCR Radio.