On October 29, 2007, The Howard G. Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary is presenting the conference Jesus in Prime Time: What’s “news” about Jesus, and Why does it matter to the church?

Today’s media is reflecting the public’s confusion about who Jesus is. As Christians, it is imperative we are informed and prepared to address these current issues . This conference will feature prominent theologians as they address the latest media coverage on Jesus discussing questions concerning the deity of Christ, canon, and theology. Christian and mainstream media personalities will also provide a first-hand look into how the media approaches religious reporting. The conference will conclude with a panel discussion as church and parachurch leaders dialogue on how to address these issues within our ministries.

If you are a pastor, parachurch leader, student, or lay leader, this event is designed to equip you to be better prepared to answer questions and initiate discussion regarding the media’s coverage of Jesus. See what is being said about this conference.

  “If you live in the Dallas area or you can be in the Dallas area in late October, you won’t want to miss the Jesus in Prime Time conference,” writes Ed Komoszewski, Program Director, Converse with Scholars, Reclaiming the Mind Ministries. “The subject couldn’t be more timely and the lineup of speakers couldn’t be better…This is one of the most important conferences of the year!”   

 The speakers will include

Dr. Darrell Bock: Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, Humboldt Scholar, author of Breaking the Da Vinci Code.

Dr. Ben Witherington: Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary, SNTS member, one of the world’s top evangelical scholars, author of The Jesus Quest.

 Dr. Daniel Wallace: Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, senior New Testament editor of the NET Bible, author of The Basics of New Testament Syntax: an Intermediate Greek Grammar.

 Panelists:             

 Dr. John Ankerberg: President and founder of The Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, producer and host of the John Ankerberg Show, co-author of The Passion and the Empty Tomb.

 Claire Brinberg: Producer for Anderson Cooper 360 at CNN.

 Peggy Wehmeyer-Woods: host and managing editor for The World Vision Report, former religion correspondent for ABC News. 

Deborah Caldwell: senior editor at Beliefnet.com.

 Dr. Mark Bailey: President of Dallas Theological Seminary, professor of Bible Exposition.

 Dr. Erwin Lutzer: Pastor of the Moody Church, author of Christ among Other gods.

 Rev. Larry Moody: President of Search Ministries, co-author of I’m Glad You Asked.

For more information or to register, visit www.dts.edu/ccl or call 214-841-3698.

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