|OLD NORTH CHURCH IN YOUNGSTOWN (CANFIELD), OHIO
NOVEMBER 8-10, 2017
|James Seward is Senior Pastor of Maple Avenue Baptist Church. Before that, he served as Associate Pastor at the First Baptist Church of Lindale, Texas. James completed his undergraduate education at the University of Chicago, where he was also part of the founding core of Holy Trinity Church and served as a pastoral intern. He went on to complete a master's degree in the Biblical Exegesis program at Wheaton College where he also served on the pastoral staff of College Church under Kent Hughes. James has traveled to Vietnam to train pastors and has been involved with the Workshops on Biblical Exposition for more than 10 years.
|Jay Thomas is the Lead Pastor of Chapel Hill Bible Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A graduate of Wheaton College, Jay also earned an MDiv and ThM from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Jay was ordained at College Church in Wheaton, Illinois, in 2003 where he also served as the pastor of the college ministry before moving to Chapel Hill.
|Nick Gatzke is the Senior Pastor of Old North Church in Canfield, Ohio. He also serves as a Visiting Professor of Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He earned a BA from Moody Bible Institute, an MDiv at Gordon-Conwell, and then a PhD in Homiletics from the London School of Theology. Before coming to Old North, Nick was the senior pastor of Osterville Baptist Church in Osterville, Massachusetts. He serves as the Vice President of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. Nick has published several articles and book reviews with the Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and the 9 Marks Journal.