Bob Jones University to Host Spring Conference Series

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (February 7, 2019) – Bob Jones University will host a two-part spring conference series Feb. 11-15 on the BJU campus.

The series begins with the BJU Seminary’s annual CoRE (Connect. Renew. Equip.) Conference, Feb. 11-12. Presenters will focus on equipping churches, schools and other ministries regarding current issues such as same-sex attraction, pornography and gender confusion.

Speakers for the CoRE Conference include Tim Geiger and Ellen Dykas from Harvest USA a ministry to those struggling with same-sex attraction. Dr. Stuart Scott, graduate professor at The Master’s University in Santa Clarita, California, and Dr. Jim Newcomer, senior pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Ypsilanti, Michigan, will present sessions based on their decades of experience in both the educational and pastoral setting. The final plenary session will be addressed by Dr. Sam Horn, executive vice president for enrollment and ministerial advancement at BJU.

This year’s Bible Conference, “Let Us Pray,” will focus on the importance of prayer. BJU President Steve Pettit will preach the opening Bible Conference service Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. Other Bible Conference services will be held Wednesday through Friday at 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily. On Thursday afternoon, participants may select from a number of workshops.

Other Bible Conference speakers include Aaron Young, pastor of First Baptist Church of Gallipolis, Ohio; Harold Vaughan of Christ Life Ministries; Tom Farrell of Tom Farrell Evangelistic Ministries; Rand Hummel, director of the Wilds of New England in Deering, New Hampshire; Alan Benson, vice president of student development and discipleship at BJU and Armen Thomassian, pastor of Faith Free Presbyterian Church in Greenville.

Registration details for the CoRE Conference are available on the BJU website. All Bible conference events are free and open to the public. More information and registration is available at and