Building Bridges Conference: Southern Baptists and Calvinism

Building Bridges Conference

Below are streaming audio and/or podcasts of sessions from the Building Bridges: Southern Baptists and Calvinism conference, sponsored by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Founders Ministries. The conference, which takes place Nov. 26-28 at LifeWay Ridgecrest Conference Center, consists of sessions featuring two speakers who address different perspectives of each of the topics listed below.

Inside LifeWay, the official news podcast of LifeWay Christian Resources, is on-site to record the sessions and make them available as quickly as possible after they end. Please check back regularly. The podcasts will be updated throughout the conference. (Updated Nov. 27 at 1:50 p.m. CDT)

The podcasts featured on this page can be streamed directly over the Internet or downloaded and played on your iPod or other MP3 player. To download a podcast please follow these instructions for your platform and browser.


Session - Calvinism and SBC Leadership: Key Findings and Evangelistic Implications
Ed Stetzer (19:47) - Director, LifeWay Research; resident missiologist of LifeWay Christian Resources
Session - The Historical Record
David Dockery (48:45) - President, Union University
Tom Nettles (45:44) - Professor of historical theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS)
Session - Calvinism: A Cause for Rejoicing, A Cause for Concern
Malcom Yarnell (51:51) - Assistant dean, theological studies; associate professor of systematic theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) 
Jeff Noblit (1:02:16) - Senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Muscle Shoals, Ala.
Session - The Atonement: Its Design, Nature and Extent
Sam Waldron (43:26) - Academic dean; professor of theology, Midwest Center for Theological Studies, Owensboro, Ky.
David Nelson (44:44) - Senior vice president, academic administration; professor of theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS)
Session - Theological Stereotypes: Let's Be Fair and Honest with Each Other
Charles Lawless (44:04) - Dean, Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Church Growth, SBTS
Nathan Finn (47:56) - Instructor of church history, SEBTS
Session - Election and Calling: A Biblical/Theological Study
Ken Keathley (50:45) - Senior associate dean; professor of thelology, SEBTS
Greg Welty (48:46) - Assistant professor of philosophy, SWBTS
Session - Election and Calling: A Biblical/Theological Study; Nov. 27, 2007
Ken Keathley (50:45) - Senior associate dean; professor of theology, SEBTS
Greg Welty (48:46) - Assistant professor of philosophy, SWBTS
Session - Panel Discussion; Nov. 28, 2007
Panelists - Daniel Akin (moderator), Nathan Finn, David Nelson, Tom Ascol, Ken Keathley, Malcolm Yarnell, Greg Welty
Part 1 (49:28)
Part 2 (36:47)
Session - Working Together to Make Christ Known; Nov. 28, 2007 
Daniel Akin (50:18)  - President, SEBTS
Tom Ascol (47:14)  - Senior pastor, Grace Baptist Church, Cape Coral, Fla.; Executive director, Founders Ministries
Conclusion; Nov. 28, 2007
Ed Stetzer (3:46) - Director, LifeWay Research; resident missiologist of LifeWay Christian Resources

 
Worship services
*The worship services were not originally planned as part of the recorded material to be made available, therefore the worship services from Nov. 26 were not captured. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has versions of those sermons, which are available here: Dr. James Merritt (37:55) Dr. R. Albert Mohler (43:55)
J.D. Greear (42:40); 11/27/07 - Pastor, Summit Church, Durham, N.C.
Donald Whitney (58:04); 11/27/07 - Senior associate dean, School of Theology; associate professor of biblical spirituality, SBTS