National Ministries Conference

Nat Conf

  Mark your calendars for Briarwood’s 2014 National Ministries Conference!
We will be hosting 20 stateside ministry partners who will be be giving us updates from the field and we will hear from keynote speaker, Dr. Al Mohler.


amohlerDr. Albert Mohler Jr., our keynote speaker, serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world. In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. All of these can be accessed through Dr. Mohler’s website, He is married to Mary, and they have two children, Katie and Christopher.


 Conference Schedule

Sunday, October 19
8:00 AM         Morning Worship Service with Al Mohler
9:30 AM         Ministry Partners sharing in Sunday School Communities
10:55 AM       Morning Worship Service with Al Mohler
6:00 PM         Evening Worship Service with Al Mohler
6:45 PM         Ministry Partner Glimpses
7:30 PM         Dessert and Displays

(*Nursery open 8:00 am – 12:15 pm and 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Monday, October 20
5:15 PM         Church-wide Dinner with Ministry Partners
                     $5 per person, $3 per child under 12, $20 max
6:30 PM         Ministry Partner Glimpses
7:10 PM         Ministry Partner Glimpses
7:50 PM         Dessert and Displays

(*Nursery open 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm)

*Nursery Reservations are required

Ministry Partner Glimpse Schedule

Sunday, October 19 at 6:45 PM
Chapel: Alonzo Brown: Strong Tower at Washington Park, Alabama
FH-A: John Kenny: First Reformed Church, Michigan
FH-E: Gary Cramer, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Alabama
FH-F: Reggie Torbor: Restoration Academy, Alabama
G101: Elbert McGowan: Reformed University Fellowship, Mississippi
G103: Barry Bouchillion: Cru, South Carolina

Monday, October 20 at 6:30 PM
Chapel: Alton Hardy: Urban Hope Community Church, Alabama
FH-E: Gladys Hillman: Cru, Georgia
FH-F: Larry Sherbondy: Navigators, Pennsylvania
G101: Matt Francisco: Campus Outreach, Alabama
G103: Lauren Gilpin: Foundations, Alabama

Monday, October 20 at 7:10 PM
Chapel: Ron Elkin: AMMI, Pennsylvania
FH-E: Gene Twilley: Coalition Christian Outreach, Pennsylvania
FH-F: Tom Edwards: Hope Health Center, Alabama
G101: Paul Neville: NorthStar, Alabama
G103: India Bailey: Cornerstone, Alabama