Mark your calendars now for the second annual Fall Retreat, October 23rd and 24th, 2020 at Silver Heights Camp in New Albany, IN. Built around a series of talks, meals, and fellowship opportunities, the Grace Church Fall Retreat will be a great time to get away (but not too far away!), relax, learn, and be rejuvenated. More details to come soon; watch this space.
2020 Fall Retreat speaker: Chad Bird
Chad Bird is an author and speaker who is devoted to honest Christianity that addresses the raw realities of life with the Good News of Jesus Christ. He has served as a pastor, professor, and guest lecturer in Old Testament theology and Hebrew. He is a regular contributor to Christ Hold Fast, 1517, and Mockingbird Ministries, and he cohosts the popular podcast, “40 Minutes in the OT.” He holds master’s degrees from Concordia Theological Seminary and Hebrew Union College. He has contributed articles to many journals and websites, including Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, Modern Reformation, The Federalist, and Lutheran Forum. He is also the author of several books, including Night Driving: Notes from a Prodigal Soul, Your God Is Too Glorious: Finding God in the Most Unexpected Places, and Upside-Down Spirituality: The 9 Essential Failures of a Faithful Life. Chad and his wife Stacy have four children and two grandchildren. They enjoy life together in the Texas Hill Country.
The 2019 Fall Retreat (Becoming Human Again: Restoration in Christ with the Rev. Adam Morton) audio will be available soon.
Preliminary Retreat Schedule
Note: this is NOT an overnight retreat. We'll all sleep in our own beds on Friday night.
Friday, October 23
6:00pm - Dinner (potluck with "main meat" provided)
7:00pm - Session #1 with Chad Bird
Saturday, October 24
8:30am - Light breakfast
9:00am - Session #2 with Chad Bird
10:00am - Small group Discussions/Break
11:00am - Session #3 with Chad Bird
12:00pm - Boxed Lunches
Saturday afternoon: Optional Fellowship Trip to Huber's Farm
6:00pm - Buffet Dinner
7:00pm - Session #4 with Chad Bird