November 30 – December 1, 2018
University Reformed Church, East Lansing, MI

David Murray

Rest in the Christian Life

Based on his book “Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture”

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

David Murray, (DMin, Reformation International Theological Seminary) is professor of Old Testament and practical theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary and the pastor of Grand Rapids Free Reformed Church. He is also a counselor, a regular speaker at conferences, and the author of Reset. You can read his blog at or follow him on Twitter @davidpmurray. David is married to Shona and they have five children ranging from 3 to 20 years old, and they love camping, fishing, boating, and skiing in the Lake Michigan area.

Conference Schedule

November 30th

Session 1 – 7:00 pm
David Murray
God gives Spiritual Rest

Session 2 – 8:30 pm
Conversation with Jason Helopoulos and David Murray

December 1st

7:45 am-8:45 am
Leader’s Breakfast

Session 3 – 9:00 am
David Murray
God gives Physical Rest

Break – 10:10 am

Session 4 – 10:30 am
Question and Answer with Jason Helopoulos and David Murray

Session 5 – 11:30 am
David Murray
God gives Emotional Rest

End at 12:30 pm

Conference Registration

$15 Individual
$25 Couple
$0 HS/MS students free with parent
$5 College/Grad Student
$5 RSVP only Leader’s Breakfast
(as space permits)

Register here

Registrations will be accepted at the door on Friday evening or Saturday morning (credit card, cash, or check made out to: University Reformed Church)

Mail registration and payment to:
University Reformed Church
841 Timberlane Street
East Lansing, MI 48823

2017 Conference Media

Session 1 – Five Minutes After Death… Then What?

Dr. Derek Thomas

Listen or  Download Session 1 MP3 audio


Session 2 – A Conversation with Jason Helopoulos and Derek Thomas

Dr. Derek Thomas and Jason Helopoulos

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Session 3 – New Heaven and New Earth

Dr. Derek Thomas

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Session 4 – Question and Answer

with Jason Helopoulos, Derek Thomas, Norm Dufrin, and Mike Hixson

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Session 5 – The Weight of Glory

Dr. Derek Thomas

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Sunday Morning – A Mansion to Look Forward to

Dr. Derek Thomas

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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