Panel DiscussionsPanel: How the Holy Spirit Calls and Leads Us in Mission

Summary

David Platt, Kevin DeYoung, John Piper, Richard Chin, and Zane Pratt discuss what it practically means for the Holy Spirit to call and lead us in our lives.

  • David Platt

    David Platt serves as pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C. He is the founder and president of Radical, a resource ministry that serves churches in accomplishing the mission of Christ. Resources from David Platt and Radical can be found at radical.net.

    Books by David Platt include Radical, Radical Together, Follow Me,and Counter Culture, as well as the following volumes in the Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary series: Exalting Jesus in Matthew, Exalting Jesus in James, Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus, and Exalting Jesus in Galatians.

    David Platt received his Ph.D. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Along with his wife and four children, he lives in the Washington D.C. metro area.

    Talk Title:
    Revelation: The Urgency of Eternity

  • John Piper

    John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis. For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is the author of more than fifty books, and more than thirty years of his preaching and writing are available free of charge at desiringGod.org. John and his wife, Noël, have five children and twelve grandchildren.

    Talk Title:
    Romans: The Necessity of Missions

  • Kevin DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung is the senior pastor at Christ Covenant Church (Matthews, NC) and a professor at Reformed Theological Seminary Charlotte. Kevin holds a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is a PhD candidate at the University of Leicester. He is the author of several books, including The Ten Commandments, The Hole in Our Holiness, Crazy Busy, The Biggest Story, and Just Do Something. Kevin and his wife, Trisha, are expecting their eighth child in December, 2018.

    Talk Title:
    Samuel/Kings/Chronicles: The Greatness of God’s Glory

  • Richard Chin

    Richard Chin

    Richard Chin serves as the National Director of the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students, and the South Pacific Regional Secretary for the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. Based at Wollongong University, he also serves as a University chaplain with a team that proclaims Christ to local and international students. He is a Malaysian born Chinese Aussie, who loves God, family, and Asian food.

    Talk Title:
    Joshua: Call to Salvation/Surrender

  • Zane Pratt

    Zane served as dean of the Billy Graham School at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 2011 until 2013, before returning to the IMB where he now serves as the Vice President of Training. He previously served 24 years in an Islamic context with the IMB as a church planter and regional leader in Central Asia. Pratt also has experience as a church planter and pastor in New England and as an Army Reserve chaplain. He is a co-author of Introduction to Global Missionsand a contributor to Theology and Practice of Mission, both published by B&H Academic. Zane holds a BA from Duke and an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell. He is married to Catherine with whom he has two grown children, Charlotte and Greg.

    Talk Title:
    1 Corinthians-Jude: The Significance of the Church

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