How to Attend a Conference

Speaking of our upcoming National Conference, John Piper explains,

What we're really after is to know God better, and love him more, and serve him more fully, not just to get away and hear some more talk.

To this end, he offers four ways to maximize the effectiveness of a conference in your life:

Four ways to maximize the effectiveness of a conference:

  1. Read the Bible and other books related to the conference theme, then form questions.
  2. Ask God to help you see new things and feel new affections.
  3. Fellowship with other conference attenders.
  4. Nurture a message's impact by having a time of quiet solitude.


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Jonathan Parnell (@jonathanparnell) is a writer and content strategist at Desiring God. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife, Melissa, and their four children, and is the co-author of How to Stay Christian in Seminary.