We are pleased to partner with various organizations who are hosting public auxiliary gatherings during The Gospel Coalition’s 2021 National Conference. Unless otherwise stated, these events will be in person only and will not have a virtual option available. Please read the listing below to learn more about each gathering. Please note, that some of these events require advance registration. These details will be also be listed in the conference program that you will receive when you check-in.

THE GOOD BOOK COMPANY PRESENTS
Sexuality and Our Post-Christian Culture
Christendom is long gone for American society, and with it many of the familiar moral norms we used to expect from the culture around us. Instead of shrinking back, the church has an historic opportunity to present the goodness and sufficiency of Jesus. Hear from Sam Allberry, who has written extensively on sexuality, culture and evangelism discuss how we can engage biblically and thoughtfully with the culture around us with panelists Rebecca McLaughlin (author of Confronting Christianity), Trevin Wax (Rethink Your Self) and Brett McCracken (The Wisdom Pyramid). Doors: 5:45. Event starts at 6:00. Attendees are welcome to bring food to this event
Monday, April 12, 6:00 - 6:45 PM
500 Ballroom
9 MARKS AND MIDWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY PRESENTS
Why Deacons Are Crucial
Join Matt Smethurst, author of Deacons: How They Serve and Strengthen the Church, as well as Juan Sanchez, Geoff Chang and Jonathan Leeman for a discussion of the crucial role deacons play in the church. This event will be live-streamed.
Monday, April 12, 9:30 PM
Sagamore Ballroom
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CHINA PARTNERSHIP PRESENTS
Prayer Event for the Persecuted Church in China
China Partnership invites you to pray for the house church in China in the midst of continued persecution. Join D.A. Carson, David Platt, Vanessa Hawkins, and others as China Partnership leads attendees through six intentional movements of prayer for the Chinese church.
Monday, April 12, 9:30 PM
Room 133–139
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ACTS 29 PRESENTS
Acts 29 Interest Lunch
Acts 29 is a diverse, global community of nearly 700 churches in more than 50 countries. We are characterized by theological clarity, cultural engagement, and missional innovation. By partnering with The Gospel Coalition this year, our desire is to connect with believers around the world to plant churches in all contexts. We will provide a free lunch on Tuesday, April 13, to the first 50 people who register. Connect with current Acts 29 pastors and staff and learn how you can get involved.
Tuesday, April 13, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Room 107-110
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SOUTHEASTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY PRESENTS
Doctoral Programs Discussions
Come learn more about what it looks like to get your advanced degree at Southeastern! Representatives from the DMin, ThM, EdD, and PhD programs will be available to answer your questions. Light refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, April 13, 4:15-5:15 PM
Room 116-117
ROOTED MINISTRY PRESENTS
Gospel Centered Youth Ministry Coffee
The Rooted Coffee is a gathering for youth ministers for the sake of fellowship and conversation. Cameron Cole, editor of Gospel Centered Youth Ministry (published in conjunction with TGC) and the Rooted team will be present to exchange ideas, pray and enjoy a time of connection and fellowship.
Tuesday, April 13, at 4:15 PM–5:15 PM
Room 201-204
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9 MARKS AND MIDWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY PRESENTS
The Post-Covid Church
Join Collin Hansen, Kevin DeYoung, John Onwucheckwa, Jason Allen, and Jonathan Leeman in thinking about how we can help Christians rediscover the important role gathering with the church should play in our Christian discipleship. This event will be live-streamed.
Tuesday, April 13, 9:30 PM
Sagamore Ballroom
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SOUTHERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY PRESENTS
Thinking Biblically: A Conversation on the Warning Passages of Hebrews
Join Southern Seminary's Albert Mohler and Tom Schreiner for a late-night event on the warning passages of Hebrews. The first 100 attendees in the room will receive a Hebrews commentary book bundle featuring Dr. Mohler's Exalting Jesus in Hebrews and Dr. Schreiner's recently re-released Hebrews: Evangelical Biblical Theology Commentary.
Tuesday, April 13, 9:30 PM
500 Ballroom
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