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Religious Affections Ministries organizes various conferences that encourage Christians and express conservative Christian ideas. Subscribe to our free eJournal on the right side of this site to receive notifications of upcoming conferences.

Below you can find resources from previous conferences:

2019 Knowing, Loving, and Ministering: The Substance of Conservative Christianity

David Huffstutler – Acts 11:19–26

Michael Riley – “Not with Lofty Speech or Wisdom” (1 Cor 1)

Steve Thomas – “Servanthood in the Age of Celebrity” (1 Cor 3)

Jason Parker – “The Body Is for the Lord and the Lord for the Body” (1 Cor 6, 7)

Ryan Martin – “Becoming All Things to All Men: True Gospel Ministry or Why Becoming a Christian Hipster was the Farthest Thing from Paul’s Mind in 1 Corinthians 9:19-23” | Paper

Scott Aniol – “Decent and Orderly Corporate Worship” (1 Cor 14) | Paper

Steve Thomas – “Standing Together for the Truth” (1 Cor 16)

Steve Thomas – Wednesday Evening Sermon

2018 Knowing, Loving, and Ministering: The Substance of Conservative Christianity

Chris Ames – 1 Peter 2:1-3

Kevin Bauder – What Does It Mean to be a Conservative Christian?

Ryan Martin – Love for Christ and Scripture-Regulated Worship

Michael Riley – Results Now: The Anti-Conservative Core of American Religion

Jason Parker – Faith Working Through Love: Conservatism as the Fruit of Gospel Faith

Scott Aniol - Citizens and Exiles: Christians, the Church, and Culture

Greg Stiekes – Worship Acceptable to God

Kevin Bauder – Love the Lord Your God

2016 Knowing, Loving, and Ministering: The Substance of Conservative Christianity

Kevin Bauder – Scripture and Conservative Christianity

Ryan Martin – Human Affectivity According to Scripture

David deBruyn – Persuasion Without Manipulation: Conservative Preaching Without Being Boring

Jason Parker – Neo-Babylonian Captivity? Conservatism that Sets the Church Free to Serve in Our Secular Future

Scott Aniol – Form and Substance: The Regulative Principle and the Aesthetics of Scripture

Chris Ames – Improvident Piety: Christianity for the “Me” Generation

2015 Knowing, Loving, and Ministering: The Substance of Conservative Christianity

Chris Leavell: A Conservative Christian Perspective on the Environment

Jason Parker: Gifts of Love: Everything About Us Matters to God

Mark Swedberg: Proverbs 2:1-8

Mike Harding: Trends that Threaten Conservative Christianity

Michael Riley: Scripture as the Standard for our Feelings

Scott Aniol: Practice Makes Perfect: Culture and the Liturgies of Life

2010 Conservative Worship Symposium

Scott Aniol: Introduction

Michael Riley: Toward a Theology of Absolute Beauty

Mike Harding: The Beauty of God

Tim Fisher: The Meaning of Pop Culture

Aniol: How Can We Conserve Biblical Worship?

2009 Music Ministry Conference

Aniol: “Who Regulates Worship?”

Kevin Bauder: “Evaluating Hymn Texts”

Kevin Bauder: “What a Hymn Does”

Kevin Bauder: Imagining God Through Hymns

Kevin Bauder: Good Hymn Texts

2008 Music Ministry Conference

Mike Harding: “God’s View of the Arts”

Scott Aniol: “Why Do We Use Music in Worship?”

Mike Harding: “Music that Glorifies God”

Mike Harding: “Music That Glorifies God, Part 2”