Friday, April 6
6:30-7:15 PM Registration
7:15-8:45 PM Session I
Your Place in God’s Story
Foundations of Christian Growth
Saturday, April 7
8:00-8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30-10:00 AM Session II
Living in the Church
Growth in Community
10:00-11:30 AM Session III
Sinner and Saints
Growth in a Law/Gospel Framework
11:30-1:00 PM Session IV
Tumors, System Failures, and Grace
Growth in a body of death
1:00-1:45 PM Lunch
1:45-2:30 Q & A
Jeff, Jim, Ryan, Dax
“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” (2 Peter 3:18)
Jim McNeely: Father of 4 boys, husband of Betty, author of Romance of Grace and Grace in Community, Jim is a pastor, musician, poet, magician, and sinning ragamuffin. He currently shepherds at Bread and Wine Fellowship in Bellingham, WA.
Jeff Pierce: Jeff and his wife Jill have three daughters. He is currently completing a doctorate at Westminster Theological Seminary, and is a certified biblical counselor. He pastors at Summit Lake Community Church just outside Olympia, WA.
Ryan Couch: Sinner and saint, husband and dad, Ryan has over 15 years’ experience as a pastor and church planter. He has two master’s degrees, runs a produce business, and loves to help real life people see real life gospel. He currently hails from Bend, OR.
Dax Swanson: Dax and his wife Dani have two daughters. Trained as a physician, Dax is amazed that he gets to live life proclaiming Christ. He has pastored Grace Church Bellingham since its inception in 2009.