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GES 2021 National Conference

April 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - April 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Please make plans to join us for our 2021 National Conference! This year’s theme will be The Book of Genesis.


Time Location Event Details
Monday, April 26
11:00-12:30 Foyer Registration
12:45-12:55 Main Room Overview/Disclaimer Shawn
1:00-1:30 Main Room Plenary Session 1 Steve Elkins, Gaps in My Gap Theory (Genesis 1-2)
1:45-2:15 Main Room Plenary Session 2 J. B. Bond, The Fall and Its Consequences (Genesis 3)
2:30-3:00 Main Room Plenary Session 3 Bob Wilkin, The Temporary Reign of Death (Genesis 5)
3:15-3:45 Main Room Plenary Session 4 Ken Yates, The Evangelistic Message in Genesis
4:00-4:30 Main Room Q & A for Sessions 1-4
4:30-4:45 Main Room Meet the conferees
4:45-5:00 Main Room Door Prizes
5:00-5:15 Main Room 1st Timers & Speakers Meet at front with Bob (1st) and Shawn (speakers)
Tuesday, April 27
9:00-9:10 Main Room Worship in Song Brent
9:15-9:45 Main Room Plenary Session 5 Bob Bryant, Cain: Testing the Limits of God’s Love
10:00-10:30 Main Room Plenary Session 6 Lucas Kitchen, Lessons from the Life of Jacob
10:40-11:30 Main Room Plenary Session 7 David Janssen, The Judgment of the Flood (Gen 6:9–8:22)
11:35-12:00 Main Room Q & A for Plenary 5-6
12:00-1:30 Lunch Take first timers with you
1:30-2:15 Various Parallel Sessions 1 Yates, Bond, Willson, Diane Boring
2:30-3:10 Various Parallel Sessions 2 R. Hornok, Bryant, Sterling (“Adam”), M. Janssen
3:20-4:00 Various Parallel Sessions 3 Preslar, Lewis, Kitchen, Marcia Hornok
4:10-4:50 Various Parallel Sessions 4 D. Janssen, Kathryn Wright (Jacob), Miller, Faul
5:00-5:15 Main Room Door Prizes 2022 Conference dates and theme
Wednesday, April 28
9:00-9:10 Main Room Worship in Song Brent
9:15-9:45 Main Room Plenary Session 8 Shawn Lazar, The Dominion Mandate in Genesis
10:00-10:30 Main Room Plenary Session 9 Bob Wilkin, Lessons from the Twelve Sons of Jacob
10:45-11:15 Main Room Plenary Session 10 Philippe Sterling, Lessons from the Life of Isaac
11:30-12:00 Main Room Q & A for Plenary 8-10
12:00-1:30 Lunch Take first-timers with you
1:30-2:15 Main Room Plenary Session 11 Craig Glickman, Tweaking My Views on Theology
2:25-3:05 Various Parallel Sessions 5 Elkins, Wilkin (PES), Renfro, K. Wright (Feasts)
3:15-3:55 Various Parallel Sessions 6 Lazar, Wilkin (GenRev), Sterling (Gen 6:1-8),
4:05-4:45 Main Room Plenary Session 12 David Renfro: Lessons from the Life of Abraham
4:45-4:55 Main Room Door Prizes
4:55-5:00 Main Room Thanks for coming Bob, Shawn, & Ken

2021 Workshop Titles:

J.B. Bond, Abraham Great Act of Faith (Genesis 22)

Diane Boring, A Conversation about Zane Hodges & GES

Bob Bryant, Explaining Romans Using Circles: The New and Improved Version

Loren Faul, A Narrative Perspective on the Patriarchs: Dangers to Avoid

Richard Hornok, A Dramatic Presentation of the Bema

Marcia Hornok, Encouragement from Hagar and Ishmael

David Janssen, Speaking Grace & Truth in a World of Sexual Confusion

Michael Janssen, Why Millennials Don’t Come to Church

Lucas Kitchen, Eternal Distinctions

Shawn Lazar, The Maturing of Abraham’s Faith

Steve Lewis, The Fall and the Concept of Original Sin

Cord Miller, How Genesis Fits in the Drama of the Pentateuch

Donnie Preslar, Genesis and the Dysfunctional Family

David Renfro, The Hippie Levite (Judges 17-18)

Philippe Sterling, The Historical Adam and Eve: Mytho-History or Actual History?

Philippe Sterling, The Sons of God and the Daughters of Men (Gen 6:1-8)

Bob Wilkin, What God Began in Genesis He Completes in Revelation

Bob Wilkin, The Patriarchs Knew They Were Eternally Secure (John 8:56; Rom 4:1-5; Hebrews 11)

Shawn Willson, Death in Genesis: How Death in Genesis Prepares us for Eternity in Revelation

Kathryn Wright, Jacob’s Salvation: Genesis 28 or Genesis 32?

Kathryn Wright, Future Exaltation at the Bema Seen in Humility and Generosity in Feasts (Luke 14)

Ken Yates, What Is the Baptism of the Spirit in Mark 1:8?


For first-time attendees, registration is FREE! But you still need to register at the link below. Add your free ticket to the shopping cart and check out to complete your registration.

Registration cost is based on the type of registration and the number of days you will attend.

Type 3 days 2 days 1 day
Regular $75 $50 $25
Student $30 $20

Early Bird Discount: $10.00 off regular registrations only through 2/28/2021.

Conference Registration Page


We have a block of rooms reserved at Fairfield Inn & Suites DFW Airport North/Coppell Grapevine. They offer spacious guest rooms, complimentary WiFi, as well as a complimentary hot breakfast. They have a shuttle available to pick you up at DFW Airport and they have agreed to transport conference attendees to and from Coppell Bible Fellowship for each day of the conference. The hotel is in very close proximity to Grapevine which offers many restaurant, shopping, and entertainment options.

They offer a King room or a 2 Queen bed room for $129/night plus taxes, Sunday 4/25-Thursday 4/29.

Fairfield Inn & Suites DFW Airport North/Coppell Grapevine
1150 Northpoint Dr
Coppell, TX 75019

Book your group rate for GES 2021 National Conference

Or call the hotel directly at 972-304-1112 and request the GES 2021 National Conference rate.

Additional hotels in the area:

Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-DFW Airport North-Grapevine
1750 North Hwy 121
Grapevine, TX 76051

Homewood Suites by Hilton Dallas-DFW Airport N-Grapevine
2214 Grapevine Mills Circle West
Grapevine, TX 76051

Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center
1800 Highway 26E
Grapevine, TX 76051

Residence Inn by Marriott DFW Airport North/Grapevine
2020 State Highway 26
Grapevine, TX 76051

Comfort Suites DFW N/Grapevine
1805 Enchanted Way
Grapevine, TX 76051


April 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am
April 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Bethany Taylor
(940) 270-8827


Coppell Bible Fellowship
751 W Sandy Lake Rd
Coppell, TX 75019 United States