|DESERT SPRINGS CHURCH IN ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
OCTOBER 12-14, 2016
|K. Edward Copeland serves as pastor of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Rockford, Illinois. He earned a JD from the University of California and an MDiv from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California. He has taught for the National Baptist Convention of America, USA Inc. as well as district associations, conventions, and conferences throughout the nation and across denominational lines. He is author of Riding in the Second Chariot: A Guide for Associate Ministers. He also serves on the council of the Gospel Coalition.
Desert Springs Church
705 Osuna Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Brochure [pdf, 2.7mb]
| Jon Dennis is the Senior Pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago, which he co-founded in 1998. He received a BA from Bethel University, an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and an MA in Liberal Arts from the University of Chicago. He is currently working on a DMin from Westminster Theological Seminary. Jon has helped establish various ministries including Hope for Chicago, the Charles Simeon Trust, and the Chicago Partnership for Church Planting. Jon is the author of Christ+City: Why the Greatest Need of the City is the Greatest News of All and co-author of The Genesis Factor.
|Ryan Kelly has been the Pastor for Preaching at Desert Springs Church in Albuquerque since 2003. He is a Council Member of The Gospel Coalition and helps lead TGC's New Mexico Regional Chapter. He began his formal education at Liberty University and Seminary where he earned the BS, MAR, and MDiv degrees. After post-graduate research at University of Oxford, Ryan pastored in Denver, Colorado, for four years. He holds a PhD in historical theology from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.