Today I will be participating in the ETS Northwest Regional Meeting. This is the schedule of events:

8:30-9:00 Registration (Travis- Lovitt Lobby)

9:00-9:20 Introduction and Devotion (TL111-112)

9:20-10:00 Craig Blomberg Plenary Address

10:00 – 10:20 Break

10:20-11:00 Marcus Borg Plenary Address

11:00-11:25 Blomberg-Borg Dialogue

11:25-11:45 Q & A Session

11:45-12:00 Business Meeting

12:00-1:00 Lunch (Lunch is available in Aldrich Student Center Dining Facility for $6.75)

1:00-1:50 Session #1 (TL 113, 114, 115, 116, 227)

2:00-2:50 Session #2 (TL 113, 114, 115, 116, 227)

3:00-3:50 Session #3 (TL 113, 114, 115, 116, 227)

4:00 Conference Concludes


SESSION ONE (1:00-1:50)

TL113 Michael Morkve “Bonhoeffer’s ‘Religionless Christianity’ “

TL114 Jesse Richards “Appraisal and Critique of Wrede’s ‘Messianic Secret'”

TL115 Brian LePort “The Eschatological Voice of Romans 8:1-25”

TL116 Rich Walker “Spirit at Work”

TL227 Carmen Bryant “Boundaries in Contextualization”

SESSION TWO (2:00-2:50)

TL113 Gerry Breshears “Is Atonement a Trinitarian Act?”

TL114 Derek Peterson “Theology as Science: Barth, Torrance, and Pannenberg”

TL115 Bethany Sundstrom “Hope: What Singleness can teach the Church”

TL116 Dennis Jowers “Aquinas’ Vindication of Trinity’s Coherence”

TL227 Paul Pastor “Pure Speech: Intertextuality of Genesis, Zephaniah, and Acts”

SESSION THREE (3:00-3:50)

TL113 James DeYoung “Origien’s Beautiful Captive Woman and Righteousness of God in Romans”

TL114 Billy Cash “Augustine and Free Will”

TL115 Daniel Bruce “Case for Bodily Resurrection”

TL116 David Searight “John Eaton’s Docrine of Free Justification”

TL227 Kendra Hanberg “Iustitia Dei: Luther and his contemporaries”

In the afternoon there will be break-out sessions. I am presenting a paper on “The Eschatological Voice of Romans 8.1-25” at 1PM. This will be my first conference paper presentation. Pray for me!

I will likely live-Tweet throughout the day. If you are not connected to me but you would like updates and thoughts follow me @brianleport.