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Grace Evangelical Society (GES) was founded in 1986 to promote the life-giving truth that God offers man the free gift of everlasting life through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, apart from works done before or after the new birth (John 3:16; 5:24; 6:35, 47; 11:26).

Another of our aims is to promote Christian growth by emphasizing the Biblical truths about eternal security, assurance, and eternal rewards.  Read more about what we believe.

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What Is Free Grace Theology?

Free Grace theology is the view that

  1. everlasting life is a free gift that cannot be lost, received by faith alone in Christ alone, apart from works of any kind;
  2. assurance of our eternal destiny is based solely on believing Jesus’ promise to the believer, and not on looking to our works, experiences, or behavior;
  3. believers are accountable for our actions before God, and will be judged at the Bema to determine our eternal rewards, but not our eternal destinies.

From What Is Free Grace Theology? by Bob Wilkin

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New Testament Survey in Costa Rica
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The topic is Inerrancy & Hermeneutics featuring Dr. Norm Geisler, Dr. Bob Wilkin, Dr. Ken Yates, and more!

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GES 2017 National Conference @ Riley Center, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary - Fort Worth, Texas
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm

The 2017 GES National Conference will be held at the Riley Center on the campus of Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary from 1 p.m. on April 24th, 2017 through Noon on April 27th.

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

 

Schedule

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Time  Location Event Details
1:00-1:10 Room 150 Greeting and Disclaimer
1:10-2:00 Room 150 Plenary Session 1 J. B. Bond
2:00-2:30 Break
2:30-2:40 Room 150 Ministry Update 1
2:40-3:30 Room 150 Plenary Session 2 Tommy Ice, What Is the Evidence for the Pre-Trib Rapture and What Difference Does It Make?
3:30-4:00 Break
4:00-4:10 Room 150 Singing
4:10-5:00 Room 150 Plenary 3 Bob Wilkin: What Keeps Me Going in Ministry, Marriage, and Life? Last things!
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 25, 2017

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 TBA:
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, Lazar, Bell, Ice
3:00-3:55 Room 150 Workshops 2 Stevens, TBA, Niemelä, 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 26th, 2017

Time  Location Event Details
9:00-9:50 Room 150 Plenary Session 6 Bob Bryant
9:50-10:10 Break
10:10-11:00 Room 150 Plenary Session 7 Ken Yates:
11:10-12:00 Various Workshops 3 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, Pattillo, Bryant
3:00-3:55 Various Workshops 5 Janssen, David Allen, Threlkeld, TBA
4:10-5:00 Room 150 Plenary Session 8 Q&A for all speakers

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Time  Location Event Details
9:00-9:50 Room 150 Plenary Session 9 TBA
9:50-10:20 Break
10:20-10:30 Check out of your room
10:30-11:20 Room 150 Plenary Session 10 Bob Wilkin: Your Best Life Then: The Five Greatest Dangers to Missing Fullness in the Life to Come.
11:20-11:30 Room 150 Closing word and final givaways

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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.

Online registration is now closed, but you may still register at the conference registration table.

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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2016 GES National Conference
Riley Center at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
1701 W Boyce Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76115

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.

2015 National Conference

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