Ben Witherington III, one of the leading evangelical scholars alive today, will be visiting New Zealand for a conference at East City Wesleyan Church next weekend. Dr Witherington will be speaking on “The Johannine Literature: The Legacy of the Beloved Disciple” in two parts and also “Personal Observations about the Church around the Globe”. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear him.
If you’ve not encountered him before, Dr Witherington is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. He has authored over thirty books, including The Jesus Quest and The Paul Quest, both of which were selected as top biblical studies by Christianity Today. Dr Witherington was one of the NT experts consulted by Lee Strobel for The Case for Christ and is an elected member of the prestigious SNTS, a soceity dedicated to New Testament studies. Here’s an interview with Witherington and skeptic, Michael Shermer, on Strobel’s Faith Under Fire program.
His lectures will be apart of a conference on the Wesleyan Theological Tradition. On the Sunday he will be preaching at the morning service for East City and at cession|community in the evening. Download the conference brochure here.
Where: East City Wesleyan Church Centre 219 Burswood Drive, Botany, Auckland
Registration Fee: $20, not including the Saturday night event.
Conference Programme :
Friday 31 July
7.30pm The Johnannine Literature: Legacy of the Beloved Disciple: Part 1
Saturday 1 August
1.30pm The Johnannine Literature: Legacy of the Beloved Disciple: Part 2
7pm Personal Observations about the Church around the Globe. Ticket price for this is $20 (it includes dinner).
Sunday Church Services
10am Morning service at East City Church (219 Burswood Drive, Botany, Auckland)
5.45pm cession|community (The Depot, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga)