Formatio: Cross Training for Life

Formatio: Cross Training for Life is in the past.

The College of Bible and Ministry presents: 

Formatio: Cross Training for Life

Nov. 3-4

Formatio is a free conference specially for Christian education professionals (K-12). Hosted by Lipscomb’s College of Bible and Ministry and the Center for Missional Studies, it features the best contemporary practices in Christian pedagogy.

Session topics include Christian pedegogy, theology of creation, joining God's developmental objectives and visioning. There will be a conversation panel on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. featuring Lipscomb's former General Counsel Phil Ellenburg.

Ellenburg was recently named president of Middle Tennessee Christian School, a preK-12 school affiliated with the Churches of Christ located in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Ellenburg had served at Lipscomb for 20 years. A native of Merritt Island, Fla., Ellenburg earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lipscomb University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky. Prior to his tenure at Lipscomb, Ellenburg practiced in the Nashville firm of Watkins, McGugin, McNeilly & Rowan. He is a member of the Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations, as well as the National Association for College and University Attorneys. He is admitted to practice before all courts in Tennessee, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Supreme Court and is a frequent speaker on general legal matters facing primary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education.

Formatio 2013 is scheduled for November 3-4 and will be hosted at Lipscomb's Spark center.

Registration is free and open to all Christian educators. For more information on this event, visit