September 19-21, 2017, it will be my joy and privilege to host the Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference at the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville (FL), where I serve as pastor.
Cutting It Straight exists to train, model, and promote biblical preaching and teaching.
This year there will be tracks for those who lead and serve in Christian Education (Sunday School), Worship & Arts, Women’s Ministry (including Ministers’ Wives), and Students Ministry. Yet our focus remains the same. We want to help all church leaders develop a biblical philosophy of ministry. Everyone should cut it straight!
I am excited about this year’s guest speakers:
- John F. MacArthur Jr. | Grace Community Church | Sun Valley, CA
- Maurice Watson | Metropolitan Baptist Church | Washington D.C.
- Mark Dever | Capitol Hill Baptist Church | Washington D.C.
- Terry Anderson | Lilly Grove Baptist Church | Houston, TX
- Bryan Loritts | Abundant Life Christian Fellowship | Mountain View, CA
- Derek Thomas | Presbyterian Church | Columbia, South Carolina
- Charlie Dates | Progressive Baptist Church | Chicago, IL
- Jerry Vines | Jerry Vines Ministries
- Hensworth Jonas | East Caribbean Baptist Mission | Antigua & Barbuda
- David Allen | Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary | Fort Worth, TX
- Romell Williams | Lilydale Progressive Baptist Church | Chicago, IL
- David Helm | Holy Trinity Church | Chicago, IL
These and other faithful preachers will teach seminars, give plenary lectures, most importantly, preach the word to us during this year’s Cutting It Straight. Likewise, there will be featured speakers for each of the tracks.
Over the past several years, Cutting It Straight has been a warm fellowship around the word of God. The members of the Shiloh Church find great joy in serving our guests. And our attendees have returned home challenged, encouraged, and refreshed.
There are many good conferences on biblical preaching that take place each year. We are excited about all that God is doing to spark a recovery of expositional preaching in our generation. May the Lord raise up even more meetings to help us faithfully preach and teach the word of God in these critical times.
I cordially invite you to join us for this year’s Cutting It Straight, Tuesday thru Thursday, September 19-21. If possible, bring your ministry team with you. It will be a blessing to you and your team!
And, please, remember this work in your prayers.