Please accept our invitation to a time of fellowship and encouragement on Thursday, October 27 at noon, just prior to the Fear of God conference. At this luncheon, some of our speakers will share what is burning in their souls. All men and boys are welcome. We will have three hours together, beginning with a very nicely appointed lunch. The cost is $35.00 per person.
Click here to hear sample clips from Burnings in the Soul luncheons we've held in the past.
Sam Waldron received a Bachelor of Religious Education from Grand Rapids Baptist College and completed studies equivalent to a Master of Divinity at Trinity Ministerial Academy in Montville, New Jersey in 1982, and graduated from the Master of Theology program at Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary in 1987. He has authored a number of books including The Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession, The Reformed Baptist Manifesto, The End Times Made Simple, More of the End Times Made Simple, To Be Continued? and MacArthur’s Millennial Manifesto: A Friendly Response. He is now one of the pastors of Grace Reformed Baptist Church in Owensboro, KY. He also serves as the Academic Dean of and Professor of Systematic Theology at the Midwest Center for Theological Studies. Sam enjoys reading, weight-lifting, walking, and spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. His book, A Man as Priest in His Home, was published in 2013 and speaks to the need for wise, assertive, sensitive, and compassionate leadership by men in their homes.
Dr. Joel R. Beeke serves as President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics, as well as Academic Dean for students from the Heritage Reformed Congregations. He is currently a pastor of the Heritage Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a position he has held for 30 years. He is also editor of the Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books, president of Inheritance Publishers, and vice-president of the Dutch Reformed Translation Society. He has written, co-authored, or edited eighty books and contributed over two thousand articles to Reformed books, journals, periodicals, and encyclopedias. His Ph.D. (1988) from Westminster Theological Seminary is in Reformation and Post-Reformation Theology. He and his wife, Mary, have 3 children: Calvin, Esther, and Lydia.
By God’s grace Jeff Pollard was converted to Jesus Christ from a career in rock music in the early 1980s. Though religious from his youth, his true conversion at age thirty brought him to understand and then to preach God’s sovereign grace. God’s Spirit and Word awakened him to his responsibilities as husband and father as well as to God’s vision for families. Jeff is now an elder of Mt. Zion Bible Church, Pensacola, Florida. He is the editor of the Free Grace Broadcaster and author of Christian Modesty and the Public Undressing of America and Do You Know Jesus Christ?
Dr. Carlton McLeod is the pastor at Calvary Revival Church Chesapeake. Dr. McLeod earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science from Hampton University; a Master of Theology and Doctor of Ministry from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He and his wife Donna have been married since 1992 and they have two beautiful daughters, Dori and Aryanna and one handsome son, Jonathan. Dr. McLeod is relentless in his pursuit to compassionately teach with a biblical worldview. After spending his early years in ministry attempting to pull young people out of the kingdom of darkness with all the world’s methods, the Lord led Dr. McLeod back to the Bible to see the critical need for constant, fervent, and Spirit led biblical family discipleship. The D6 Reformation.org was created out of this desire. His other passions in ministry include: discipleship, debt free living, the covenant of marriage, the supremacy of Scripture, servant leadership with accountability, integrity, and obedience to God, family integration – biblical manhood/biblical womanhood, and missions.
Craig Houston has served as the pastor of Westside Baptist Church since 2002. Born and raised in Astoria, Oregon, he was privileged to grow up in a fourth generation Christian home. Saved and baptized at an early age, he surrendered to preach the gospel at the age of 19. A graduate of Bayview Baptist Bible Institute and Sound Baptist Bible College, he was ordained to the Gospel ministry in 1997 and sent out as a church planter in Oregon the following year. He married his sweetheart, Emily, in 1994 and the Lord has blessed them with thirteen children; Naomi, Anna & Derek Hase, Samuel, Daniel, Nathanael, Michael, Julia, Lydia, Abigail, Ezekiel, Selah, Tirzah, and Lemuel. Pastor Craig has a heart and passion for expository preaching, reaching the lost and restoring the Christian home. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and drinking good coffee. His sermons can be found at bibledirectionforlife.com.
Jason Dohm is a full time pastor at Sovereign Redeemer Community Church in Youngsville, NC (www.sovereignredeemerchurch.com). He graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1992 with a B.A. in education and proceeded to a lengthy career in electronics manufacturing. Jason has been married to Janet for twenty-three years and has six children
Anthony Mathenia was raised in Jackson, TN and attended seminary in Memphis, TN before serving as a full-time missionary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He has pastored Christ Church-Radford for five years. Anthony currently lives in Christiansburg, Virginia with his wife, Hannah, and their five children.