It’s time for us to get excited about the incredible gift we have: The Bible. Knowing and understanding the scriptures not only helps us form our beliefs, through it, we also hear the voice of God challenging us to live lives of faithfulness in our world.


ABOUT JESSICA LAGRONE

Rev. Jessica LaGrone is the Dean of the Chapel at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. She is an acclaimed pastor, teacher, speaker, and writer whose engaging communication style endears her to groups throughout the United States. A native of Texas, Jessica is an ordained pastor in the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and previously served for nine years at The Woodlands United Methodist Church near Houston, Texas. 

Jessica's books and studies have been used in personal and group studies around the world, and include Namesake: When God Rewrites Your Story, Under Wraps, and Broken and Blessed: How God Used One Imperfect Family to Change the World, Set Apart: Holy Habits of Prophets and Kings, and The Rewritten Life. Abingdon has just released  her new study, The Miracles of Jesus. She is also the New Testament video presenter in the recently released Disciple Bible Study Fast Track program. 

Jessica and her husband, Jim, have two young children, Drew and Kate. She blogs at jessicalagrone.com and you can follow her at facebook.com/jessicalagrone


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

Combined Services:
8:00 a.m. & 9:15 a.m. | Sanctuary
10:40 a.m. | Christ Center

Miracles: The Gift of Desperation |  Rev. Jessica LaGrone
The Rev. Jessica LaGrone, our guest speaker and author of The Miracles of Jesus, will preach in all three services to kick off our Bible Conference. She will leads us in a captivating exploration of the miracles of Jesus.

Bible Breakouts | 4:00 p.m. 
Understanding Genesis 1: The Epic Poem of Creations | Hospitality Room | Led by Rev. Jeremy Steele
Encounter Jesus in the Gospel of John | Christ Center Assembly Area | Led by Rev. Dr. Rob Couch

Evening Session | 5:00 p.m. | Christ Center
Miracles on the Water | Rev. Jessica LaGrone
The miracles on the water witnessed by the disciples alone built their sense of awe and trust in Jesus. When we are in the middle of a storm or considering stepping out onto uncertain waters, Jesus’s faithfulness is always there when our faith is tested.

MONDAY, AUGUST 28

Lunch Session | 12:00 p.m. | Christ Center
Miracles: The Power of the Small | Rev.  Jessica LaGrone
Miracles are often seen as larger-than-life acts that impress all who witness them, but they always start with something or someone very small. 
Lunch is $10 and you can click below to register. You do not have to order lunch to attend the conference.

Bible Breakouts | 1:15 p.m. 
Sermon on the Mount  |Hospitality Room| Led by Rev. Jeff Spiller
The Difference Between Christianity and World Religions with Rev. Bobby Williams | Christ Center Assembly Area | Led by Rev. Dr. Bobby Williams

Bible Breakouts | 5:00 p.m.
Jonah, What Do You Believe? | Hospitality Room | Led by Rev. Jean Tippit

Evening Session | 6:00 p.m.. | Christ Center
Miracle of all Miracles | Rev. Jessica LaGrone
The greatest miracle of all is Jesus Himself. Every other miracle, while impressive, is an impermanent sign meant to point us to Him.