Make the Most of Your Conference
This afternoon Desiring God kicks off the 27th annual Conference for Pastors in Minneapolis.
Yes, in Minneapolis. In February. Early February. More than 1,500 brave souls from all over the States and numerous other nations will travel to the capital of the polar vortex. Why Minneapolis, you ask? We are lovingly serving attendees by removing distractions like warm theme parks and Pacific palms so they can give their full focus to “The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ.”
I’m only half joking. A conference (I’m referring to a theological or ministry-equipping conference here) is intended to be a significant moment. It should be refreshing, but it should not be leisurely. A conference is not a vacation or a few throwaway days to kick back a little, eat a lot, and catch some stimulating speakers. It is designed to help us lay aside the focus-fragmenting daily demands so we…