Ridgedale Baptist Hosts Men's Conference March 9

Saturday, February 16, 2013

"Walk Worthy," a Men's Conference from Moody Bible Institute, will be held Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m to 3:15 p.m at Ridgedale Baptist Church, 1831 Hickory Valley Road. The program will feature four speakers, Justin Buzzard, Bryan Loritts, Wilfred Neely and Paul Nyquist. The doors will open at 7:30 a.m. with welcome at 8. Mr. Nyquist, president of Moody Bible Institute, will speak at 8:30. Following worship at 9:45, Mr.

Buzzard wil speak at 10:15, with lunch at 11. Mr. Loritts will speak at 1 p.m., worship will be at 2:15 and Mr. Neely will speak at 2:45, with the conference concluding at 3:15. 

Mr. Buzzard is founder and lead pastor of Garden City Church in Silicon Valley, Calif. He is the author of two books, "Date Your Wife" and "Consider Jesus," a guide to the book of Hebrews. Mr. Loritts is lead pastor of Fellowship Memphis Church and author of "God on Paper" and "A Cross Shaped Gospel." Mr. Neely is Professor of Pastoral Studies at Moody Bible Institute and a former missionary to Senegal, West Africa, for nine years. 

Early registration is suggested and is to be made directly to Moody Institute. The cost is $50. Register online, by phone at 800/965-9324 or mail  with check to Moody Bible Institute at Moody Conferences, Attn: Carmel A. Swift, 820 North LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60610.


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