2023 EFCA Theology Conference Resources
The 2023 EFCA Theology Conference focused on the EFCA Statement of Faith, Article 1: God.
2023 EFCA Theology Conference Introduction
Greg Strand provides an overview of the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference speakers and session topics.
How to Read a Culture—What Every Pastor Needs to Know: A Primer on Cultural Exegesis
In his breakout session at the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference, Dr. Kevin Vanhoozer examines what it means to read a culture and how pastors can thoughtfully engage with and exegete the culture in which we live.
God is Blessed and Glorious
Dr. Fred Sanders teaches on the topic, "We believe God, 'existing in a loving unity of three equally divine Persons," is "infinitely perfect" and has "graciously purposed" all things "for His own glory" at the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference.
God is Sovereign—We believe God has "limitless knowledge and sovereign power..."
Dr. Kevin Vanhoozer, research professor of systematic theology at TEDS, teaches about God's "limitless knowledge and sovereign power [and] has graciously purposed from eternity to redeem a people for Himself and to make all things new" at the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference.
God is Love—We believe God is love "and eternally existing in a loving unity"
Bill Kynes introduces the topic "God is Love" for a panel discussion with Fred Sanders, Derek Rishmawy and Adonis Vidu at the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference.
God is Holy—"We believe God is holy"
Derek Rishmawy, Reformed University Fellowship Campus Minister (UC-Irvine) and PhD Candidate (TEDS), shares about God's holiness at the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference.
God is Creator (Maker of Heaven and Earth)—“We believe in one God, Creator of all things”
Dr. Adonis Vidu, Andrew Mutch Distinguished Professor of Theology at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, examines what it means for God to be the creator of all things at the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference.
God is Father, Son and Holy Spirit—"We believe in one God...three equally divine Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit"
Dr. Steven Duby, associate professor of theology at Phoenix Seminary in Scottsdale, Arizona, teaches about the triune nature of God at the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference.
God Is—“We believe in one God...infinitely perfect, and eternally existing”
Dr. Gavin Ortlund, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Ojai, California, examines what it means for God to be infinitely perfect and eternally existing at the 2023 EFCA Theology Conference.