Thomas White, Jeremy Pierre, and Mike Hess will serve as speakers for this special gathering of the Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio Regular Baptist Associations. You can read their complete bio information and additional conference details below.
The conference will be held on the wonderful campus of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Toledo, Ohio. The conference webpage provides a portal to register for the conference. There is also information regarding hotel accommodations. The link to this information is provided below.
Display reservations are now closed! Due to the overwhelming response, we are no longer able accepting requests for displaying at the conference since all spaces are now filled.
Make sure that you register today. We look forward to having you in attendance for this time of spiritual edification and encouragement!
Nehemiah: Seeing God in Life, Leadership, and the Problems We Face
“Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome.” Nehemiah 4:14
We are blessed to have Dr. Jeremy Pierre and Dr. Thomas White serve as the main session and seminar speakers. A special session will also be led by Mike Hess, National Representative of the General Association of Regular Baptist Churches (GARBC).
Jeremy Pierre is Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling and the Chair of Department of Biblical Counseling and Family Ministry at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is author of The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience (New Growth Press, 2016) and co-author of The Pastor and Counseling (Crossway, 2015). He has contributed to various books, including Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling and Scripture and Counseling. He currently serves as Executive Pastor at Clifton Baptist Church. He serves on the board of directors for the Biblical Counseling Coalition and is a certified member of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. He and his wife Sarah raise their five children in Louisville, Kentucky.
Thomas White is the tenth president of Cedarville University. Serving in a variety of leadership roles and responsibilities, White has more than a decade of administrative, teaching, and research experience and combines strong leadership with a pastoral heart for ministry while standing for biblical truth. He has co-authored Franchising McChurch: Feeding Our Obsession with Easy Christianity, Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches, Upon This Rock, and served as editor of First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty. He and his wife Joy have two children.
Mike Hess serves as the National Representative of the GARBC. He serves the association by encouraging local churches, counseling churches and pastors in need, assisting in pastoral placement, speaking in various churches and ministry settings, mentoring and training other pastors, and by championing our fellowship’s doctrinal statement. He’s a certified biblical counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. He is a key contributor to the newly launched “The Baptist Bulletin Podcast.” He and his wife Christina have two children.
Daily Conference Fellowship Opportunities.
The Tri-State Conference will feature fellowship opportunities each day of the conference. Special concerts will be featured at the beginning the Monday and Tuesday evening sessions. Post session fellowship gatherings are planned on Monday and Tuesday evening. Lunch and breakfast gatherings will also be featured.
Make plans to join with many other ministry friends Monday-Wednesday, October 21-23, 2019!