Gospel Love: Ministry That Is Not a Clanging Cymbal
2021 Bethlehem College & Seminary Conference for Pastors + Church Leaders
Monday, February 1 – Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | Minneapolis, MN
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Pre-Conference with Peter Lillback - Sponsored by TGC
Seminar Group 1
Seminar Group 2
Seminar Group 3
Seminar Group 4
Plenary One: John Piper - The Greatest Love: Trinitarian Love
Plenary Two: Thabiti Anyabwile - The Greatest Commandment
Plenary Three: D.A. Carson - An Exposition of 1 Cor. 13
Theology Refresh Panel
Plenary Four: Tim Keesee - Loving the Lost to the Ends of the Earth
Plenary Five: Paul Miller - A Jesus-Shaped Ministry of Love
Plenary Six: Jason Meyer - Biography: R.C. Chapman
Plenary Seven: John Piper - Lessons Learned: Growing in the Greatest Commandment
Plenary Speaker Q&A Panel
Peter Lillback | Saint Peter‘s Principles: The Art of Godly Leadership
Leadership Development | Peter Lillback | Humility: 1 Peter 5:5-6
Men’s Ministry | Vince Miller | Building Ministry to Men with 5 Men-Focused Disciplines
Worship Leaders | Matt Boswell | Let Us Love and Sing and Wonder
Family Ministry | Collin Hansen | The Duty and Delight of Catechizing Your Children
Elders | Mark Vroegop | How Long, O Lord? Spiritual Leadership Through Lament
Women’s Ministry | Trillia Newbell | The Joy of One Another
Church Planting | Tim Cain | The Agenda is Love
Prayer Ministry | Daniel Henderson | Prayer Leadership: Beyond Frustration to Gospel-Focused Transformation
Youth Ministry | Brian Dye | Jesus: The Ultimate Youth Pastor
Worship Leaders | Keith Getty | Created, Commanded and Compelled to Sing!
Family Ministry | Sam Crabtree | Not a Clanging Cymbal: Parenting with Loving Correction
Elders | Greg Gilbert | Smelling Like the Sheep: How Elders Should Approach the Flock
Women’s Ministry | Jen Oshman | Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus: Women’s Ministry in a Self-Saturated World
Church Planting | Matthew Spandler-Davidson | Church in Hard Places
Preaching | Bryan Chapell | The True Power of Gospel Application
Understanding Scripture | Stephen Witmer | Gospel Love to the Small Places
Discipleship | Steven Lee | How to Build Small Groups That Make Disciples and Transform Lives
Counseling | Brad Hambrick | Making Peace with Romans 8:28
Healthy Churches | Mark Vroegop | Weep With Me: How Lament Opens a Door for Racial Reconciliation
Women’s Ministry | Melissa Kruger | Growing Together: Taking Mentoring Beyond Small Talk
Missions | Tim Keesee | A Great Cloud of Witnesses
Preaching | Joel Beeke | Preaching to Your People’s Hearts
Understanding Scripture | Patrick Schreiner | Love for the Outcast and the Other
Discipleship | Jeff Lacine | It Takes a Whole Local Church to Raise a Christian: Why One on One Discipling Is Important and Not Sufficient
Counseling | Ed Welch | Five Ways to Grow Meaningful and Helpful Relationships in Your Church
Healthy Churches | Greg Gilbert | Entering the Embassy
Women’s Ministry | Mary Kassian | Building Strong Truth-Loving Women
Missions | Paul Akin | Living, Loving, and Laboring Together for the Sake of the Mission
1001 Marquette Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Direct: 612.376.1000 // Toll-Free: 888.933.5363
Rate: $136 per night + tax + parking (1-4 adults per room)
Note: The Hilton is where we have secured the greatest number of discounted rooms for our attendees.
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Reservations: 877-803-7534 // Toll-Free: 888.421.1442
Rate: $ 134 per night + tax + parking (1-2 adults per room), $159 (3 adults), $184 (4 adults)
Holiday Inn Express
225 South 11th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Direct: 612.341.3300 // Toll-Free: 888.465.4329
Rate: $132 per night + tax + parking
Reserve by Friday, January 8, 2021 in order to receive the conference discount (unless sold out).
Disclosure: We have negotiated a discounted rate with the hotels on behalf of our attendees. There is a small hotel rebate paid to Bethlehem College & Seminary used to help offset the Convention Center costs.
The airport is 20 minutes by car from the Minneapolis Convention Center. Click here for a google map directions.
PDF Download of Nearby Parking Ramps
Interactive Parking Ramp Map With Pricing (Plaza Ramp is connected to the Convention Center)
For a full listing of ground transportation options, including public transportation, taxis, rental cars, etc., please refer to the Convention Center Transportation Page.
Wednesday Shuttle Service
On Wednesday, February 3, there will be a free conference shuttle provided. These shuttles depart every 20 minutes from the Convention Center to the airport from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM.
through May 31, 2020
through Sept 30, 2020
through Dec 14, 2020
through Jan 29, 2021
After January 29, 2021: On-site registration only, while supplies last.
Individual sessions will be available for purchase onsite at $35 per session only if the conference does not sell out.
Groups of 10 or more qualify for an additional discount. Email [email protected] for more details.
International: Must reside outside of the United States. We do not offer Visa invitation letters.
Student: At least 9 credits spring 2020.
Cancellation requests can be made by contacting [email protected]. All cancellations are subject to a $25 cancellation fee and will receive the following refund amounts according to the date the request is submitted.
|Early Cancellation||Jan 29 – Dec 18, 2020||Refunded in Full – $25 Cancellation Fee|
|Cancellation||Dec 18, 2020 – Jan 13, 2021||50% Refund – $25 Cancellation Fee|
|Late Cancellation||After Jan 13, 2021||No Refund|
|Weather Related*||No Refund|
*Due to the location and season in which this event is held, weather is often an unavoidable factor in travel. We are not able to provide weather-related refunds. By registering for this event you accept this risk.
*In the case of extraordinary “Act of God” circumstances, such as the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic, we are not able to guarantee full refunds to our registrants. We will do our best to find solutions together.
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