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GES National Conference

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The 2016 GES National Conference will be held at the Riley Center on the campus of Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary from 1 p.m. on April 25th, 2016 through Noon on April 28th.

Call Southwestern at 817-923-1921 x 2440 for lodging info and special rates at local hotels.

2016 Conference

Schedule

Monday, April 25, 2016

Time  Location  Event Details
1:00-1:10 Room 150 Greeting and Disclaimer
1:10-2:00 Room 150 Plenary Session 1 Ken Yates: Lessons from the Woman Caught in Adultery (Jn 7:53-8:12)
2:00-2:30 Break
2:30-2:40 Room 150 Ministry Update 1
2:40-3:30 Room 150 Plenary Session 2 Bob Bryant: The Secret Believer in the Gospel of John
3:30-4:00 Break
4:00-4:10 Room 150 Singing
4:10-5:00 Room 150 Plenary 3 Bob Wilkin: Comparing the Message of Life in John's Gospel and in the Rest of the New Testament
5:00-5:15 Room 150 First Timers and Workshop Speakers Meet at Front of the auditorium. Shawn will go over workshop details. Bob will meet with first timers going over details and answering questions.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Time  Location  Event Details
9:00-9:50 Room 150 Plenary 4 Shawn Lazar:
9:50-10:20 Break
10:20-10:30 Room 150 Ministry Update 2
10:30-11:20 Various Plenary 5 Gary Derickson: Fruit Proves Abiding, Not Life (John 15:1-6)
11:20-11:50 Room 150 Singing and giveaways Don't miss good singing and giveaways of books, mugs, shirts, and MP3s.
11:50-1:25 The Lane Lunch Buffet Lunch for those who purchased tickets.
1:25-1:40 Room 150 Overview and Givaways
1:50-2:45 Various Workshops 1 Bond, Patillo, Lazar, Threlkeld
3:00-3:55 Room 150 Workshops 2 Stevens, Derickson, Robb, Wilkin
4:10-5:00 Room 150 Update on GES/Q and A
5:30-7:30 The Lane Banquet Only Available for those who purchased tickets.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Time  Location  Event Details
9:00-9:50 Room 150 Plenary Session 6 Steve Lewis: John's Gospel Is a Message for Our Dispensation
9:50-10:10 Break
10:10-11:00 Room 150 Plenary Session 7 Rene Lopez: Two Aspects of Everlasting Life in John's Gospel
11:10-12:00 Various Workshops 3 Badger, Elkins, Sterling, Yates
12:00-1:25 The Lane Lunch Buffet lunch for those who purchased tickets.
1:25-1:40 Room 150 Overview of Workshops and Givaways
1:50-2:45 Various Workshops 4 Lewis, Mahoney, Rob Caldwell, Bryant
3:00-3:55 Various Workshops 5 Janssen, David Allen, Niemelä, Various Missionaries (Taking the Grace Message Beyond Our Borders)
4:10-5:00 Room 150 Plenary Session 8 John Niemelä: Is John Believable When He Says People Believed?

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Time  Location  Event Details
9:00-9:50 Room 150 Plenary Session 9 David Janssen:
9:50-10:20 Break
10:20-10:30 Check out of your room
10:30-11:20 Room 150 Plenary Session 10 Geoff Stevens:
11:20-11:30 Room 150 Closing word and final givaways

Workshop Titles 2015

Allen — The Extent of the Atonement in the Gospel of John

Badger — The Fourth Gospel Refutes Calvinism

Bryant — The Most Misunderstood Statements in the Gospel of John

Derickson — I Mean Both: Double Meanings in John’s Gospel

Pattillo — The Basics of Free Grace Theology

Wilkin — Repentance in John’s Writings


GES does not necessarily endorse every aspect of every message.

Registration

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All registrations are being handled by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Please visit their website or call 817-923-1921 x2440 for information about registration. Register Now

Click here for information regarding lodging for the conference.

Pricing:

4-day Regular Registration: $85

4-day Student Registration: $40

First Time Attendee: Free!

Early Bird Discounts available through December 31st!

Other options available at the registration website.

Directions

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From D/FW Airport (DFW)

Follow the South Airport exit signs and continue south on Highway-183 West for about 10 miles. Stay left on Highway-183 West as it turns into Highway-121 South; keep left and follow signs to "Downtown Fort Worth." After about 8 miles, merge left off Highway-121 onto Interstate-35W South (signs will indicate "Waco"). Take Exit 46B off I-35W toward Seminary Drive. Turn right on Seminary Drive and travel about 1.5 miles. The seminary is on your left on the corner of James Avenue and Seminary Drive. Cross over the James Avenue intersection; turn left off Seminary Drive at William Fleming Court into the seminary's main entrance. Turn left on W Broadus St then right on Stanley Ave. The Riley Center will be on your left. Parking is in the back (facing W Fuller Ave).

From Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL)

Start out going southeast on Cedar Springs Road toward Aviation Place. Turn right onto Inwood Road. Turn right onto N. Stemmons Freeway, merging onto I-35E North via the ramp on the left. Keep left to take Highway-183 West via Exit 433A (signs will indicate "Irving/DFW Airport"). After about 28 miles on Highway-183 West, it turns into Highway-121 South; keep left and follow signs to "Downtown Fort Worth." After about 8 miles, merge left off Highway-121 onto Interstate-35W South (signs will indicate "Waco"). Take Exit 46B off I-35W toward Seminary Drive. Turn right on Seminary Drive and travel about 1.5 miles. The seminary is on your left on the corner of James Avenue and Seminary Drive. Cross over the James Avenue intersection; turn left off Seminary Drive at William Fleming Court into the seminary's main entrance. Turn left on W Broadus St then right on Stanley Ave. The Riley Center will be on your left. Parking is in the back (facing W Fuller Ave).

From the north: Denton,
Gainesville, Oklahoma City

Take Interstate-35W South (signs will indicate "Waco"). Take Exit 46B off I-35W toward Seminary Drive. Turn right on Seminary Drive and go about 1.5 miles. (CAUTION: The intersection of Seminary Drive at Hemphill Street has a steep dip: if you are towing a trailer or driving an RV, cross Hemphill Street carefully). The seminary is on your left on the corner of James Avenue and Seminary Drive. Cross over the James Avenue intersection; turn left off Seminary Drive at William Fleming Court into the seminary's main entrance. Turn left on W Broadus St then right on Stanley Ave. The Riley Center will be on your left. Parking is in the back (facing W Fuller Ave).

From the south: Waco,
Austin, San Antonio

Take Interstate-35 North toward Dallas/Fort Worth. (I-35 splits east and west at the town of Hillsboro; stay left and take I-35W North toward Fort Worth). Off I-35W, take Exit 46B toward Seminary Drive. Turn left on Seminary Drive. Go about 1.5 miles. (CAUTION: The intersection of Seminary Drive at Hemphill Street has a steep dip: if you are towing a trailer or driving an RV, cross Hemphill Street cautiously). The seminary is on your left on the corner of James Avenue and Seminary Drive. Cross over the James Avenue intersection; turn left off Seminary Drive at William Fleming Court into the seminary's main entrance. Turn left on W Broadus St then right on Stanley Ave. The Riley Center will be on your left. Parking is in the back (facing W Fuller Ave).

From the east: Arlington, Dallas,
I-45, Longview, Shreveport

(NOTE: In most cases, following Interstate-20 is the most direct route to Southwestern Seminary from the east. If you are coming on Interstate-30 from points east of Dallas, take Highway 635 South from I-30 and connect with I-20.) Take Interstate-20 West. Take the Interstate-35W exit - Exit 437- toward "Denton/Waco", but stay right after exiting off I-20 and quickly merge onto I-35W N / US-81 North toward "Fort Worth." Just under a mile on I-35, take Exit 46B toward Seminary Drive. Turn left on Seminary Drive. Go about 1.5 miles. (CAUTION: The intersection of Seminary Drive at Hemphill Street has a steep dip: if you are towing a trailer or driving an RV, cross Hemphill Street cautiously). The seminary is on your left on the corner of James Avenue and Seminary Drive. Cross over the James Avenue intersection; turn left off Seminary Drive at William Fleming Court into the seminary's main entrance. Turn left on W Broadus St then right on Stanley Ave. The Riley Center will be on your left. Parking is in the back (facing W Fuller Ave).

From the west: Aledo,
Weatherford, Abilene

Take Interstate-20 East, following signs to "Dallas/Shreveport." When Interstate-30/Highway- 80 splits off, stay right and follow I-20E. Take the Crowley Rd / FM-731 exit - Exit 436A -toward James Avenue, and turn left (north) onto Crowley Road as it passes underneath the I-20 overpass. After Crowley Road emerges from under the overpass, follow the road as it bends slightly left and turns into James Avenue. To locate the seminary's main entrance, follow James Avenue through the stoplight at Fuller Avenue, and turn left at the next stoplight at Seminary Drive. Turn left off Seminary Drive at William Fleming Court into the seminary's main entrance. Turn left on W Broadus St then right on Stanley Ave. The Riley Center will be on your left. Parking is in the back (facing W Fuller Ave).

Lodging

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Here is some information regarding special deals at hotels for conference attendees:


Hampton Inn (6 mi, 9 min)

4799 Southwest Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76132
817-346-7845
1-800-426-7866

Holiday Inn Express Fort Worth (Southwest) (5.5 mi, 8 min)

4609 Citylake Blvd W
Fort Worth, TX
(817) 292-4900

Homewood Suites

6350 Overton Ridge Blvd
Fort Worth, 76137
817-585-1160

Hyatt Place Fort Worth/Cityview

5900 Cityview Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76132
817-361-9797
1-800-833-1516
Please use rate code: SWTH

Comfort Suites

6450 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76132
(817) 568-8000

Courtyard Marriott/Fort Worth West at Cityview

6400 Overton Ridge Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76132
(817) 294-7600

Fort Worth South

100 East Altamesa Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76134
(817) 293-3088

Southwestern has negotiated rates with these hotels if they are overbooked. Guests must mention they were referred by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in order to receive the special rate.

Please Call Southwestern at 817-923-1921 x8800 for more lodging info and special rates at local hotels.

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