A conference for women, about God.

A three day conference with women from around the world, studying the book of James and worshiping our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

JUNE 11-13, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Speakers

Jackie Hill Perry

Jackie Hill Perry

Jackie Hill Perry is a speaker, author, poet, and artist. Her sophomore album, Crescendo, was released in May 2018. She is also the author of Gay Girl, Good God: The Story of Who I was and What God Has Always Been. At home she is a wife to Preston and mom to Eden and Autumn.

Tim Keller

Tim Keller

Tim Keller is vice president of The Gospel Coalition, chairman of Redeemer City to City, and pastor emeritus of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City. For more than years Tim led a diverse congregation that grew to a weekly worshiping community of more than 6,000 people. Tim now focuses on ministry more broadly in New York City and other global cities through the work of City to City, which has helped start more than 490 churches in 54 global cities. He is the author of such New York Times bestselling books as The Reason for God and The Meaning of Marriage.

Jen Wilkin

Jen Wilkin

Jen Wilkin is an author and Bible teacher from Dallas, Texas. She has organized and led studies for women in home, church, and parachurch contexts. Her passion is to see others become articulate and committed followers of Christ, with a clear understanding of why they believe what they believe, grounded in the Word of God. She currently serves as the director of classes and curriculum for The Village Church Institute. You can find her at jenwilkin.net.

Nancy Guthrie

Nancy Guthrie

Nancy Guthrie, host of the Help Me Teach the Bible podcast at The Gospel Coalition, teaches the Bible through numerous Bible study books, at her home church—Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Franklin, Tennessee—as well as at conferences around the country and internationally. She and her husband, David are the co-hosts of the GriefShare video series and host Respite Retreat for couples who have faced the death of a child.

Paige Brown

Paige Brown

Paige Brown completed a masters degree at Covenant Theological Seminary after graduating from the University of Mississippi. She served on staff with Reformed University Fellowship at Vanderbilt University for many years, and again at the University of Virginia. In between campuses, she was a teacher on staff at Park Cities Presbyterian Church. After several years in New York City and Washington, DC, Paige and her husband, Reagan, now live in Nashville, Tennessee, with their three children.

Ruth Chou Simons

Ruth Chou Simons

Ruth Chou Simons is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and speaker. She shares her journey of God’s grace intersecting daily life with word and paintbrush through an online shoppe at GraceLaced.com and her Instagram community. Ruth and her husband, Troy, are grateful parents to six boys—their greatest adventure. Ruth is the author of Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday Worship, and GraceLaced, which won a 2018 Christian Book Award.

K.A. Ellis

K.A. Ellis

K.A. Ellis is passionate about theology, human rights, and global religious freedom. She is the director of the Center for the Study of the Bible and Ethnicity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 2006, she has collaborated with the Swiss-based organization, International Christian Response, and travels internationally advocating for global religious freedom. Mrs. Ellis is a PhD candidate in World Christianity and Ethics at the Oxford Center for Mission Studies in England and is continually astonished by God’s grace.Currently she writes and lectures on Theology, Human Rights, and Global Religious Freedom. She is president and co-founder of Makazi Institute, training and equipping the next generation of cultural analysts.
Mrs. Ellis serves as adjunct faculty with Erskine Seminary and as full time faculty with the Chattanooga Fellows Program.

Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell is the author of Sacred Endurance: Finding Grace and Strength for a Lasting Faith, If God Is For Us, Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves, United: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity, and a children’s book, God’s Very Good Idea: A True Story of God’s Delightfully Different Family. You can find her at trillianewbell.com.

Melissa Kruger

Melissa Kruger

Melissa Kruger serves as director of women’s content for The Gospel Coalition and on staff as women's ministry coordinator at Uptown Church (PCA) in Charlotte, North Carolina. She’s the author of many books, including The Envy of Eve: Finding Contentment in a Covetous World, Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood, 5 Things to Pray for Your Kids, and editor of Identity Theft. Her husband, Mike, is the president of Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, and they have three children.

Ligon Duncan

Ligon Duncan

Ligon Duncan is the chancellor and CEO, and professor of systematic and historical theology, at Reformed Theological Seminary. He served as senior minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Mississippi, co-founder of Together for the Gospel, and a senior fellow of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. He studied at Furman University (BA), Covenant Theological Seminary (MDiv, MA), and the University of Edinburgh (PhD). Duncan has edited, written, and contributed to numerous books. Ligon and his wife, Anne, have two children.

Kathleen Nielson

Kathleen Nielson

Kathleen Nielson is an author and speaker, and loves working with women in studying the Scriptures. She has taught literature, directed women's Bible studies, served as director of women's initiatives for The Gospel Coalition from 2010 to 2017, and holds a PhD from Vanderbilt University. She and her husband, Niel, make their home partly in Wheaton, Illinois, and partly in Jakarta, Indonesia, where Niel helps lead a network of Christian schools and universities. They have three sons, three daughters-in-law, and six granddaughters.

Mary Willson

Mary Willson

Mary Willson serves the saints at Second Presbyterian in Memphis, Tennessee, as the director of women in ministry. Along with being trained in the local-church context, she received formal theological training, most recently at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (PhD, Old Testament). Mary enjoys teaching and training others to teach the Scriptures, especially in the local-church context. A number of rambunctious nieces and nephews make her life all the more enjoyable.

Schedule

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Overview

1
Steadfast Foundation: Our God of Perfect Gifts
JAMES 1:1–18
Mary Willson
2
Steadfast Obedience: Not Hearers Only
JAMES 1:19–2:13
K.A. Ellis
3
Steadfast Works: By Faith Alone
JAMES 2:14–26
Tim Keller
4
Steadfast Speech: A Mighty Little Tongue
JAMES 3:1-12
Jackie Hill Perry
5
Steadfast Wisdom: A Harvest of Righteousness
JAMES 3:13-4:12
Paige Brown
6
Steadfast Hope: The Coming of the Lord!
JAMES 4:13–5:12
Nancy Guthrie
7
Steadfast Prayer: Trusting Our Faithful God
JAMES 5:13–20
1
Rejoice in the Finished Work of Christ
ROMANS 5
Kathleen Nielson
2
Reflect the Continual Work of the Spirit
ROMANS 8
Ligon Duncan
3
Remember the Character of God
ROMANS 11:33-12:2
Jen Wilkin
Risen Motherhood Live: “Just Tell Me What to Do!”: Motherhood in a Media Age
EMILY JENSEN, LAURA WIFLER
Seeing Through Each Other’s Eyes: the Joys and Challenges of Cross-Cultural Friendship
COURTNEY DOCTOR, VANESSA HAWKINS
Does Your Stuff Own You?
JASMINE & PHILIP HOLMES
Leveraging Creativity for the Glory of Christ
PANEL
Public Speaking 101
REBECCA MCLAUGHLIN
The Beauty and Benefits of God's Word from Psalm 119
KRISTIE ANYABWILE
When Good Desires Go Unfulfilled
JEN POLLOCK MICHEL
Journeywomen Live: Mentoring Younger Women in the Faith
HUNTER BELESS, MELISSA KRUGER, JEN WILKIN
Don't Waste Your Singleness
SAM ALLBERRY
Mothering with Gospel Hope
PANEL
Complementarianism in the 21st Century
KATHY KELLER
Globe Trot: How to Become a Wiser News Consumer
MINDY BELZ

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Indiana Convention Center
100 S Capitol Ave,
Indianapolis, IN 46225
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Registration

Opening Promo

Until Nov. 1

$169

Individual

$155

6+ groups

$99

International / Student

Until Nov. 1

Extra Early

Nov. 2 – Dec. 30

$184

$165

$115

Nov. 2 – Dec. 30

Early

Dec. 31 – Feb. 18

$199

$185

$129

Dec. 31 – Feb. 18

Regular

Feb.19 – April 7

$219

$205

$145

Feb.19 – April 7

Final

April 8 – June 11

$235

$219

$159

April 8 – June 11
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* Free Bible Study is only available to domestic US mailing addresses.