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Festival of Wisdom and Grace Conference

Come to the Water

August 1-4, 2016

The 2016 Festival of Wisdom and Grace Conference's theme is "Come to the Water." Led by Dr. Tony Campolo and Dr. Mickey Efird, this event will be full of worship, Bible Study, workshops, professional training, and fellowship designed for individuals, couples, small groups, or church leaders relating to the second half of life. Sponsored by the Southeastern Jurisdictional Association of Older Adults, it is an experience that will renew your life! 

Anna King, Registrar
Phone: 828-454-6682
Fax: 828-456-4040

Jennifer Martin, Director of Program Ministries

Dr. Tony Campolo (Conference Preacher) is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University, a former faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, and the founder and president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education. He has written more than 35 books. He is one of the founders of the Red Letter Christian movement and blogs regularly at his website, RedLetterChristians.org, and can also be found on both Facebook and Twitter. Dr. Campolo and his wife Peggy live near Philadelphia and have two children and four grandchildren.

Dr. Mickey Efird (Bible Study Leader) Dr. Mickey Efird began teaching in the Divinity School as a graduate student in 1958, joined the faculty full time in 1962 and has taught Greek and Biblical studies to generations of students. He is an ordained Presbyterian (USA) minister and is committed to making the Bible understandable and properly understood for pastors and laity alike, he has been extremely active in the Divinity School Lay Academy program and has taught in churches of many denominations throughout North Carolina and elsewhere.