Lectureship 2023 Full Schedule

Please click each day below to see a full schedule of events during the 2023 Lectureship. 

4:00 p.m.

Youth Night

Dinner, Games, Door Prizes, Worship

9:00 a.m.

Introduction to the Book of Job

Alden Bass


10:00 a.m.

(Women) Loneliness & Isolation

Karan Summitt


10:00 a.m.

(Men) Loneliness & Isolation

Jeremy Pierce


11:00 a.m.

(Chapel) Christian Evidence Revealed in Job

David Miller


12:00 p.m.



1:00 p.m.

God’s Wisdom vs. Man’s Wisdom

Matthew Crowe


2:00 p.m.

Interaction Between God & Satan

Chase Almond


7:00 p.m.

(Keynote) The Sovereignty of God

Kevin Youngblood


9:00 a.m.

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Jeremy Pierce; Panelists: David Deffenbaugh, Ryan Fraser, Dale Jenkins, Larry McFadden

10:00 a.m.

(Women) Sorry Comforters You Are

Alison Eskew

10:00 a.m.

(Men) Sorry Comforters You Are

Dale Jenkins

11:00 a.m.

(Chapel) Spiritual Headship & Leadership

Ryan Fraser

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

How Church Leaders Can Help Christians with Street Level Faith and Pastoral Challenges


Jim Martin

2:00 p.m.

Intercessory Prayer

Kirk Brothers

7:00 p.m.

(Keynote) Sanctification Through Suffering

Ralph Gilmore

9:00 a.m.

The Foreshadowing of Jesus in the Book of Job

Joe Taylor


10:00 a.m.

(Women) Burning in Anger

Vickie Eddlemon


10:00 a.m.

(Men) Burning in Anger

Dakota Crossno


11:00 a.m.

(Chapel) Who Am I in Job’s Narrative

Deonte Watkins


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2023 Daytime Lecturers:

2023 Theme & Thesis

Scholars suggest that the Book of Job has produced more literature than any other Biblical texts except Psalms.  Augustine believed Job to be the supreme illustration of God’s grace.  The timeliness & relevance of Job is found in the major themes.  The book (1) unveils the Sovereignty of God; (2) reveals the unseen spiritual battle between God & evil that we are called to encounter and participate in daily; (3) refutes the theological premise that God will always bless the righteous with prosperity while poverty & suffering are the result of unrighteousness; and (4) warrants the intercessory power of the prayer of the righteous man while illustrating what authentic, raw communication with God resembles in the midst of suffering.

Our lectureship theme is best summarized by Job himself.  “For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last, He will stand upon the earth.  And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh, I shall see God” (19:25-27).  The pursuit of the Redeemer, Jesus Christ, is the only means to enduring suffering and encountering hope in the resurrection we must all confront.

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Lectureship 2022 Archives

For your convenience, the keynote presentations from the 2022 CRC Bible Lectureship have been uploaded for viewing. Please follow the links below to view the corresponding keynote presentation. 

Keynote #1 (Devin Swindle 4/3/22)

Keynote #2 (Bruce McLarty 4/4/22)

Keynote #3 (Jimmy Adcox 4/5/22)

Note: Some may experience technical issues when viewing keynotes; Please look forward to the upcoming CRC Bible Lectureship as we continue to make improvements in all areas. 

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