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JACKSON, Tenn. – July 13, 2009 – Online registration is now available for “Southern Baptists, Evangelicals and the Future of Denominationalism,” a conference at Union University Oct. 6-9.
The Web site for the conference is www.uu.edu/events/baptistfuture. It offers a full schedule for the event and online registration. Cost for the conference is $85, which will include four meals and three continental breakfasts.
The conference will recognize the 400th anniversary of the Baptist movement and will feature such evangelical leaders including Duane Litfin, Michael Lindsay, Timothy George and Albert Mohler, among others.
“This event promises to be one of the most significant conferences to be found anywhere addressing some of the most vital issues facing Southern Baptists and evangelicals as we prepare to move into the second decade of the 21st century,” Union President David S. Dockery said.
Litfin is president of Wheaton College, Lindsay is a sociologist at Rice University and author of “Faith in the Halls of Power,” George is dean of Beeson Divinity School and Mohler is president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Other featured speakers for the conference will be Robert Smith, associate professor of divinity at Beeson; Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; and Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research.
In addition, Mark Devine of Beeson, Nathan Finn of Southeastern Seminary and Union’s Dockery, Ray Van Neste, Jerry Tidwell, Hal Poe and Jim Patterson will also speak.
Presentation titles for the conference include “Baptists and Their Relations with Other Christians,” “Denominationalism and a Global Evangelical Future,” “The Future of the Southern Baptist Convention” and “Denominationalism and the Changing Religious Landscape in North America” among others.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Thursday, March 5, with all day and evening classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Nathan Shoemaker's junior recital has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Hartley Recital Hall.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for continuous service.