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A Conference for Pastors and All on Monday, May 18: “Ministry in 2020: The Pastor, the Church, and Challenges Today.”

I want to say thank you to Scott Aniol for letting me post this invitation. What follows below is what I believe will be an outstanding conference at my church this year. The conference website is We’d love to see you come!

Dear Pastors, Deacons, and Fellow Believers in Christ,

Please mark your calendars for this year’s Conference on the Church for God’s Glory on Monday, May 18, 2020, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Our theme for the day will be Ministry in 2020: The Pastor, the Church, and Challenges Today.” As we see less of God’s common and saving grace in our society today, I believe that you will find this conference a help to you with the sessions that are offered: 

David Huffstutler will open the day with an expository sermon with the same title as the theme for the day, “Ministry in 2020: The Pastor, the Church, and Challenges Today.”

Kevin Bauder will guide us through Scripture’s thoughts on creation, sex, and gender, and relate these topics to some of the issues of the sexual revolution of our day.

Glen Currie will give us a Scriptural look at the senior pastor’s “last five years,” encouraging us towards how to plan and lead a church for when its senior pastor steps down.

David Doran will tackle the topic of missions and planting churches, a challenge throughout the history of the church.

Mike Harding will evaluate the social justice movement taking hold in many churches today.

Matt Morrell will wrap up the day by encouraging us all with an expository sermon from 2 Timothy 4:1–5.

To read more about our speakers, click here.

To see the schedule for the day, click here. 

Each of the men above either pastor, regularly work with pastors at a seminary, or do both. Speaking apart from myself, I believe these speakers represent a wealth of integrity, giftedness, experience, and wisdom that will help you face the challenges that they address. The fellowship with the other conference attendees will be worth your time as well.

I hope you can make it. We look forward to ministering to those who are able to come.

Trusting in Him,

Pastor David Huffstutler
First Baptist Church
Rockford, IL

PS As always, wives are free to attend (but please still register), and there is a discount for students in college or seminary. We do not have staffed nurseries for the day, but our nursery rooms will be available to any mothers who wish to use them.

David Huffstutler

About David Huffstutler

David pastors First Baptist Church in Rockford, IL, serves as a chaplain for his local police department, and teaches as adjunct faculty at Bob Jones University. David holds a Ph. D. in Applied Theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. His concentration in Christian Leadership focuses his contributions to pastoral and practical theology.

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