Summer Celebration Schedule for Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Spiritual growth opportunities for adults

Please note that this schedule is subject to change until the date of the program.

7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • “Prayers for Christian Witness in a Secular Age”

An all-day prayer station and location for personal prayer and meditation.

McCaleb Missions Center, Ezell Center 238


7-8 a.m. Sponsored Breakfast Program

World Christian Broadcasting: Speaker Andy Baker

Shamblin Theatre, Bennett Campus Center  


7:15-8 a.m. • Special Early Risers’ Class with Ken Durham 

"Journey to the World and Heart of C.S. Lewis” (based upon recent Lipscomb travel trip) Grab breakfast and bring it to the class. Coffee, hot tea and pastries provided. Faculty Club 1891, Bennett Campus Center, third-floor mezzanine

8:10-9 a.m. • Morning Classes

HAZELIP SERIES: Mark Black  “Great Themes of Deuteronomy: Deut. 30*” (With Hazelip Bible Faculty)

Swang Chapel, Ezell Center


John Mark Hicks: Christian Ethics in Deuteronomy Part 2: “How Do We Read Problem Texts?”

Collins Alumni Auditorium   


Andy Baker “Be Strong and Courageous: Walking Near the Lord in a Secular World”

Shamblin Theatre, Bennett Campus Center


Jason Allison and Dave Morgan: “The Church of ‘They’: Loving and Leading Difficult People” (Pt. 2)

Faculty Club 1891, Bennett Campus Center, third-floor mezzanine


L. Randolph Lowry: Pt. 2 "Future Faith: The president of a Christian university looks at the POSSIBILITIES of the church as the future becomes our present. Reasons to be encouraged!"

Paul Rogers Board Room, Ezell Center


Sally Gary: Part 2: “Practical Resources for LGBTQ Youth & Parents”, Ezell Center 301


Earl Lavender: Part 2: “On a Journey With God: Being the Church the World Needs”, Ezell Center 363


Paul Prill: “I Built This: The Hubris of Prosperity”, Ezell Center 109

Steve Hemphill: “Things That Hinder Your Prayers”, Ezell Center 136


Peter Horne: “Church Mosaic: Practical Steps Towards Ethnic Diversity in Local Congregations”, Ezell Center 138

Neil Reynolds: “Your Church Can Grow Again: Five Keys to Revitalization”, Ezell Center 107

9:10-11:45 a.m. • Morning Celebration Session #4 in Allen Arena

Jeremy Swindle and Landmark Praise Team, Worship Leaders

Keynote Speakers:

  • Chris Smith “The Rule of Prosperity” (Deut. 30: 1-20)
  • Jerry Rushford “Remembering Our Songs” (Deut. 31:30-32:7)
  • Rubel Shelly “Written in Stone: Kingdom Ethics (Pt. 2)

Noon-1 p.m. • Sponsored Lunch Programs

Hosted by Health Talents International with speaker Jenni Whitefield, RN

Shamblin Theatre, Bennett Campus Center


Hosted by Hands of Compassion 

Hall of Fame Room, Allen Arena North Lobby

Church Leaders Lunch and Learn (spouses welcome) with Jason Thompson and Chris Smith: “A Candid Conversation About Money with Church Leaders”

This event is hosted by Scott Sager and and Carlus Gupton. Grab lunch in Bison Café and bring it to the program. There will be drinks and dessert available.

Faculty Club 1891, Bennett Campus Center, third-floor mezzanine

2-4 p.m. • Seminar Classes

These seminars run for two hours and are in-depth conversations on serious issues facing the church.


Jeff Walling and The Next Gen Preacher Movement

“Raising Up The Next Generation of Great Preachers” hosted by Jeff Walling with young speakers

Shamblin Theatre, Bennett Campus Center


Marnie C. Ferree of Bethesda Workshops: “Breaking the Bonds of Sexual Addiction: How the Church Can Support Healing”

This seminar is limited to 60 people and registration is recommended at Celebration Central where you will receive a ticket for entrance.

Stowe Hall, Swang Business Center


2-2:50 p.m. • Afternoon Classes

HAZELIP SERIES: John Mark Hicks “Great Themes of Deuteronomy: Deut 7-9” with Hazelip Bible Faculty

Swang Chapel, Ezell Center


Hal Runkel: “The Seven Deadly Sins of the 21st Century: Confessing All the Modern Ways We’re Killing Ourselves to Be Happy” (Pt. 2)

Collins Alumni Auditorium


Chris Altrock: The Golden Triangle of Spiritual Growth Part 2: “How Dreary Spirituality Derives from Disregard”

Faculty Club 1891, Bennett Campus Center, third-floor mezzanine


Buddy Bell: “CHANGING YOUR MIND! A new look at spiritual growth” (Pt. 2)

Paul Rogers Board Room, Ezell Center


David Young and Renee Sproles: Is Complementarianism Good for Women? Part 2

Ezell Center 301


Richard Barclay: “Marriage By Design: Men Are Like Waffles; Women Are Like Spaghetti”

Ezell Center 363


Anthony Fischetto: “Top 10 Tips to Transform Your Marriage” (Pt. 2)

Ezell Center 109


Jason Bybee: “Addressing Pornography: What ‘More Than Conquerors’ Did for Our Church”

Ezell Center 136


Nathan Randolph: “Lead God’s People Through Adaptive Change: From the Waters of Marah to the Banks of the Jordan”

Ezell Center 138


Theresa Winnett: “Building Bridges to Children, Teens and Families: Teens Thriving in a Secular World” Ezell Center 107


3-3:50 p.m. • Late Afternoon Classes

Conversations of Significance, hosted by Rhonda Lowry, Collins Alumni Auditorium


HAZELIP SERIES: Earl Lavender “Great Themes of Deuteronomy: Deut. 33-34”

Swang Chapel, Ezell Center


Taylor Hammett: “Remembering Where We Came From: Five Core Practices Every Church Must Recover for Missional Living”

Faculty Club 1891, Bennett Campus Center, third-floor mezzanine


Brad and Marilyn Rhoads: “Grace Marriage: An Ongoing Marriage Ministry that Works…for All Marriages” (Pt. 2)

Paul Rogers Board Room, Ezell Center


Patrick Mead: “Thin Places: Encountering the Spiritual in Everyday” (Pt. 2)

Ezell Center 301


Rob Touchstone: “Open Hands and Open Hearts: Caring for the Poor, Marginalized and Oppressed

Ezell Center 363


Joe Roberts: “Leaders for the Renewing of God’s People: Discerning God’s Calling for Today’s Leaders”

Ezell Center 109


Kevin Owen: “Created to Connect: With God, One Another and Culture”

Ezell Center 136


Tom Seals: “The Importance of Spirituality to the Veteran”

Ezell Center 138


Dawn Wisniewski: “Impressionable Faith: Parenting in a Secular Age”
Ezell Center 107


4:30-5:30 p.m. • Evening Celebration Session #5 in Allen Arena

Ken Young, Worship Leader

  • Jeff Walling “Almost There” (Deut. 34: 1-12)

5:30-9:00 p.m. • Bison Block Party: Food, Fun, Faith and Fireworks

Allen Arena Mall

Inflatable games for children and food vendors for a family picnic will be set up in Allen Arena mall.


9 p.m. • Fireworks display at Allen Arena Mall