Join MVNU April 9-11 for the John A. Knight Bible and Theology Conference
April 9-11, 2014
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - MVNU will be hosting the John A. Knight Bible and Theology conference from April 9 to 11, featuring keynote speakers Dr. Henry Spaulding II, MVNU President, and Hank Spaulding, M.T.S., Duke University. The conference will be a study
of the nature, mission, and purpose of the Church from a Wesleyan-Holiness perspective.This event is open to the public, and the cost is $75 per person.
This year's John A. Knight Bible and Theology conference will focus on the issues that define a Wesleyan understanding of the Church. This includes God's mission and purpose for the Church, how relevant that is to the 21st Century context, and what a local church might look like if it fully subscribed to the essentials of Wesleyan ecclesiology.
The conference will include a variety of workshops, presentations, and discussions. Topics include:
- Characteristics of the church
- The Church's mission
- "Sanctified Imagination"
- The structure and content of Christian Education
- "Compassionate Capitalism"
The featured co-keynote speakers are Dr. Henry Spaulding II, MVNU President, and Hank Spaulding, M.T.S., Duke University, as well as faculty from MVNU's School of Theology and Philosophy and other invited scholars from the Wesleyan tradition.
The John A. Knight Bible and Theology Conference is named in honor of Dr. John A. Knight, who served MVNU as chaplain, professor, and president. Dr. Knight was also a key theological voice for the Church of the Nazarene as editor of the "Herald of Holiness" and as a General Superintendent.
The cost is $75 per person.
To register online or for more information, visit www.mvnu.edu/johnaknight or call 1-888-470-0050.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 29 states and 12 countries/U.S. territories.