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Pastor Renewal Retreat

Pastor Renewal Retreat: Proclaiming Truth in Today’s Angry World

with Erwin Lutzer

March 23-25, 2020
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Lodging is full for this event. Space is still available for the seminar, but you must obtain offsite lodging and complete an application. For more information, please call our reservations department Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm at 828-771-4800. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the Cove.

As a pastor, how should you approach and engage a culture that’s becoming more and more hostile to faith in Jesus Christ? Like the Israelites in Babylon, we must find a way to be faithful to God’s truth in the midst of a pagan society. But that requires that we answer two crucial questions:

How did we get here?

How can our preaching prepare our flocks for the dark and difficult days ahead?

Together we will mine the Bible’s wisdom and avoid ministry pitfalls. Discern what to preach about and learn to prepare simpler, clearer, and more powerful sermons. Anticipate renewal in your calling, convictions, and responsibilities. (1 Timothy 4:11-16)

Erwin Lutzer

ERWIN W. LUTZER is Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church in Chicago, Ill., where he served as senior pastor for 36 years. A clear expositor of the Bible, he is the featured speaker on three radio programs that are heard on more than 1,000 outlets in the U.S. and around the world: Running to Win—a daily Bible-teaching broadcast; Moody Church Hour—The Moody Church’s Sunday morning worship service; and Songs in the Night—an evening program that’s been airing since 1943.

Lutzer is the award-winning author of more than 30 books, including The Church in Babylon, Rescuing the Gospel, One Minute After You Die, and the Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross. A renowned international speaker, he and his wife, Rebecca, have co-written the books: Life-Changing Bible Verses You Should Know and Jesus, Lover of a Woman’s Soul.

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