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Grasping God's Word: Biblical Interpretation Conference | March 5-6, 2018

Date | Time

  • Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Time: 10 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.

  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Session 1 - Chapel
  • 10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.:Break
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Session 2 - Lunch in the Gallery
  • 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Session 3 - MC 1
  • 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Session 4 - MC 1

  • Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Session 5 - Mills Center Room 1
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Session 6 - Chapel
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Session 7 - Lunch in the Gallery

  • About Dr. J. Hays

    • Dr. J. Daniel Hays is Dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and Professor of Biblical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles and thirteen books, including Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible; The Message of the Prophets; Jeremiah and Lamentations; From Every People and Nation; and The Temple and the Tabernacle. He and his wife, Donna, were former missionaries in Ethiopia for five years and now reside in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is a member of Second Baptist Church in Arkadelphia and preaches and teaches throughout the region as well as internationally.

    Session Topics

    • Session 1: The Interpretive Journey: Close Reading, Context and Genre (Jer 29:11)
    • Session 2: How to Read and Interpret the Gospels (Mark 4:35-5:43)
    • Session 3: (Adam Mitchell, Lifeway WSB Demo, Reading Inter-textually and Theologically in the Gospels (Luke 18:1-19:10)
    • Session 4: Reading Inter-textually in OT Narrative (1 Kings 1-11)
    • Session 5: The Challenge of Reading and Interpreting Predictive Prophecy
    • Session 6: How to Read and Interpret the OT Law
    • Session 7: Q and A

    For More Information and Registration, Contact:

    800-328-2660 or 850-263-3261
    The Baptist College of Florida
    5400 College Dr.
    Graceville, FL 32440