2018 CONFERENCE


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If you can only attend one day or are a full-time student please contact us, you may be eligible for a discount.

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What is the theme?
We live in a fallen world and each of us must deal with suffering. As creation groans, we struggle with sickness and death. Through our lives, we are sinned against in many ways. As sinful human beings, we ourselves rebelliously choose sin, and incur its consequences. Suffering is everywhere; so let’s talk hope in suffering. Let’s talk about how we can love others in their most painful moments. Let’s talk of how Jesus walks with us in our darkness, our fears and our confusion. Let’s talk hope in suffering.

What will it cost?
Expected cost is $100 for the two days. This includes break-time refreshments, a light breakfast on Friday, and lunch on Friday.

When is it?
Thursday March 22nd, 2018 10:00-20:00
Friday March 23rd, 2018 08:00-15:00

Where is it?
Harvest Bible Chapel
500 Great Lakes Boulevard
Oakville, Ontario

Where should we stay?
If you are from out of town and require a place to stay, we’ve made arrangements for discounted rooms at the nearby Sandman Hotel for $112/night plus applicable taxes. This hotel has been a good partner to our hosts Harvest in the past and we are pleased to recommend them. Room block is available on a first come, first served basis. Reservations can be made by telephone at 1-800-SANDMAN or (289)881-7263. Quote the GROUP CODE 77266 to receive the special rate. Book before Feb 21, 2018.
Sandman Hotel Oakville
3451 South Service Rd W, Oakville, ON L6L 0C3
https://goo.gl/maps/DNnzCJ6VDh62

Why are we doing it?
Canadian church leaders strongly desire to counsel those in their congregations and communities in ways that are biblical and practical. This desire has seen a steady increase in biblical counseling within Canada. Founded in 2015, the Canadian Biblical Counseling Coalition exists to further biblical counseling in Canada by creating awareness, equipping leaders, and facilitating  connections between Canadians who are counseling biblically.
https://biblicalcounselingcanada.ca/what-we-do/
https://biblicalcounselingcanada.ca/what-is-biblical-counseling/
https://biblicalcounselingcanada.ca/doctrine/

What is the content?
AGENDA

Date and Time Description
2018/03/22 THURSDAY
10:00-11:00 Check-In
11:00-12:30 Session #1 – Instruction – Hope in Suffering – Part 1 – Curtis Solomon
12:30-13:30 Refreshments and Networking
13:30-14:30 Session #2 – Instruction – Hope in Suffering – Part 2 – Curtis Solomon
14:30-15:00 Refreshments and Networking
15:00-16:15 Session #3 – Application – Ministering to the Suffering – Curtis Solomon
16:15-18:00 Dinner Together (offsite)
18:00-19:00 Session #4 – Application – Interview – Nathan PennyBetty-Anne Van Rees
19:00-20:00 Facilitated Small Group Discussions – Discuss & Apply – Betty-Anne Van Rees
2018/03/23 FRIDAY
08:00-09:00 Networking – Meet the Board – CBCC Board
09:00-10:30 Session #5 – Instruction – Why Biblical Counseling? – Nathan Penny
10:30-11:15 Refreshments and Networking
11:15-12:00 Session #6 – How To – Breakout Sessions
♦ Suffering in Sickness – Cam Barnard
♦ Suffering in Oppression – Brian Munnings
♦ Suffering in Betrayal – Glen Slingerland
♦ Suffering in Our Sin’s Consequences – Chris Shipley
12:00-13:00 Lunch Together (brought in)
13:00-14:30 Session #7- Is Joy Possible in Deep Suffering? – David Robinson
14:30-15:00 Q&A, Closing Remarks, and Dismissal

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If you can only attend one day or are a full-time student please contact us, you may be eligible for a discount.

Looking for the videos from our 2017 conference?
You can find them here: https://biblicalcounselingcanada.ca/2017conference/