MAGNIFY 2017

December 1-2, 2017
University Reformed Church, East Lansing, MI

Dr. Derek Thomas speaking

Sponsoring churches: Covenant Life Community, East Lansing; Graham Church, Laingsburg; Holt Baptist Church, Holt; Red Cedar Church, Okemos; South Church, Lansing; University Reformed Church, East Lansing

Speaker Biographies

Dr. Derek Thomas, became the Senior Minister at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC in 2013. He originally joined the staff in 2011, coming from Jackson, MS, where he was Chairman of the Theology Department at Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) and Minister of Teaching at First Presbyterian Church. He is from Wales. Dr. Thomas is a graduate of the University of Wales (B.Sc.), Reformed Theological Seminary (M.Div), and University of Wales/Lampeter (Ph.D.). He was ordained in the Evangelical Church of Ireland, where he served Stranmillis Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Belfast for 17 years before going to Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Thomas served the next sixteen years in Jackson, MS, as a professor of theology at RTS Jackson and Minister of Teaching at the historic First Presbyterian Church. Currently, Dr. Thomas is the Robert Strong Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology at RTS Atlanta and a Teaching Fellow with Ligonier ministries. He is also a well published author.

Dr. Thomas is married to Rosemary. They have two grown children, one granddaughter, and one grandson.

Conference Schedule

December 1st

Session 1 – 7 pm
Derek Thomas

Session 2 – 8:30 pm
Conversation with Jason Helopoulos and Derek Thomas

December 2nd

7:45 am-8:45 am
Leader’s Breakfast

Session 3 – 9 am
Derek Thomas

Break – 10:10 am

Session 4 – 10:30 am

Lunch – 11:30 am

Session 5 – 1 pm
Question and Answer with Jason Helopoulos and Derek Thomas

Session 6 – 2:15 pm
Derek Thomas

Conference Registration

Registration
$10 individual/youth under age 17 may attend free with parents
$5 student
$5 RSVP only Leaders Breakfast
(as space permits)

Register online now

Registration will be accepted at the door on Friday evening or Saturday morning ($10 cash/check made out to: University Reformed Church)

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Mail registration and payment to:
University Reformed Church
841 Timberlane Suite
E. Lansing, MI 48823

2016 Conference Media

Session 1
Fear of Man – Time to Get Lower
Ed Welch

 

Session 2
A Conversation with Kevin DeYoung and Ed Welch

 

Session 3
Shame – God Raises You Up
Ed Welch

 

Session 4
Bearing Shame and Scoffing Rude: How Christ Carried our Sin and Shame
Kevin DeYoung

 

Session 5
Question and Answer with Ed Welch and Kevin DeYoung

 

Session 6
Shame – Listening to a New Voice
Ed Welch

 


2015 Conference Media

Session 1
Work Because God is at Work in You – Philippians 2:12-13
Ligon Duncan

Session 2
A Conversation Between Kevin DeYoung and Ligon Duncan

Session 3
Kill or Die – Romans 8:12-13
Ligon Duncan

Session 4
Sanctification Struggles: What We All Agree On, and What We May Not Agree On
Kevin DeYoung

Session 5
The Marrow, Marshall, and Murray Oh My! How Reformed Theology has Wrestled with Sanctification in the Past
Ligon Duncan

Session 6
Question and Answer with Ligon Duncan and Kevin DeYoung