Christ Church is pleased to announce that Dr. David S. Dockery will be the featured speaker for our 2016 all-church retreat on November 18-19, 2016, and will remain to fill the pulpit at Christ Church on Sunday morning November 20, 2016. Dr. Dockery is the 15th president of Trinity International University, which includes Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He came to Trinity from Union University, where he had served as president since 1997.
Dr. Dockery is author or editor of more than 35 books, including: Renewing Minds, Southern Baptist Consensus and Renewal, Biblical Interpretation Then and Now, Theologians of the Baptist Tradition, and the Holman Bible Handbook. His articles have been published in Touchstone, Books & Culture, Christianity Today, and numerous other publications. In addition, he has contributed chapters or articles to more than 40 other publications. He has been interviewed on several national networks: CNN, NBC, ABC, MSNBC, FOX, and numerous local/regional television channels; along with national radio interviews on ABC, FOX, NPR, Moody, Salem, AFR, and others. Dr. Dockery has served as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, Chair for the Consortium for Global Education, and on the board of Christianity Today International.
His education includes the University of Alabama (Bachelors), three master’s degrees (Grace Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Texas Christian University) and the PhD from the University of Texas. He is a godly Christian statesman and scholar of first order, and we are delighted that he will come and minister to us this fall.
We will begin accepting retreat registrations for those who are not members of Christ Church on July 1, 2016, as space may be available. Our worship services are always open to the community is welcome.