2015 Main Conference - Biblical Counseling Training Center of

October 23-24, 2015
“The Christian Dilemma”
“Trials/Suffering and The Goodness of God”
BCTC is please to announce that Dr. Heath Lambert will be our keynote speaker for
our Fall Conference. Heath serves as Executive Director at the Association of Certified
Biblical Counselors. ACBC is the largest biblical counseling organization in the world with
certified counselors and counseling training centers in 17 countries.
Heath also serves as Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist
Theological Seminary and their undergraduate institution, Boyce College where he has
taught classes on biblical counseling and Christian ministry since 2006. He also serves as
the Associate Dean for Applied Studies and the chairman of the department of biblical
counseling at Boyce College. He is a founding council board member of The Biblical
Counseling Coalition and serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of Family Ministry,
and The Journal of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
Heath is a frequent conference speaker and has written numerous scholarly articles for
various academic journals. He is also the author or editor of several books including The
Biblical Counseling Movement After Adams (Crossway, 2011), Counseling the Hard
Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Resources in Scripture (B&H,
2012), and Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace (Zondervan, 2013).
Heath earned the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biblical and Theological Studies and Political
Science from Gordon College in 2002; The Master of Divinity of Degree (M.Div.) in
Christian Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005; and the Doctor
of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in biblical counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological
Seminary in 2009.
He is married to Lauren and they have three children, Carson, Chloe, and Connor.
Heath’s main conference messages will include;
1. “Happy People Who Weep” Luke 6:20-26
2. “When Thanksgiving is Hard” Psalm 69
3. “Suffering and the 23rd Psalm
4. “Truth & Love” - A Theology of Biblical Counseling
Sunday the 25th - 10:30 am Worship at Grace Covenant Church
Heath is an excellent communicator as well as the following workshop
speakers, you will not be dis-appointed.
Additional Workshops:
Schedule for Friday, October 23rd
6:00 pm – Registration & Worship
(Registration will be open at 5:30.)
6:30-7:45 pm – General Session
“Happy People Who Weep” Luke 6:20-26 – Dr. Heath Lambert
7:45-8 pm - Break
8-9 pm – Workshops
Room A - “Truth in Trial” - Pastor Trey Richardson
Room B. - “Putting Your Past in its Place” - Pastor Nick DeBenedetto
Room C.- “Chronic Pain – Understanding the World of the Chronic Pain Sufferer” – Pastor Darrell
& Janet Gustafson
Room D. - “God’s Glory Displayed in our Weakness” (Women) - Kathi Bishop
Schedule for Saturday, October 25th
8:30 am - Registration & Coffee
9:00 am – General Session
“When Thanksgiving is Hard” Psalm 69 – Dr. Heath Lambert
10:30 am – Workshops
Room A. “Heart Work” - Pastor Jason Young
Room B. “Our Role as Helper” (Women Only Please) - Charlotte Richardson
Room C - “Logos” Bible Software Workshop on how it works? Cameron Dobbins
Room D. - “Glorifying God through Cancer”- Wayne & Sandi Nieman
11:30 am – Lunch
1:00 pm – Workshops
Room A. “Suffering through the Lens of our Identity in Christ” – Jeremy Oliver
Room B. “Depression – Its Cause and its Cure” - Pastor Tom Angstead
Room C. “Who Cares for the Caregiver?” – Pastor Darrell and Janet Gustafson
Room D. “Ministering to Women Who Have Been Abused” – Rosie Pierson
2:00 pm – Break
2:15 pm - Certification Awards and Testimonies
3:00 pm - General Session
“Suffering and the 23rd Psalm” – Dr Heath Lambert
4:30 pm - Closing Remarks
BCTC Fall Conference Registration (Oct. 23-24, 2014)
Individual $65
Couple $100
Our Gift to You: Saturday Lunch is included with early registration!
Credit Card registration is available at www.BCTCofAz.net
For mail registration payment, make all checks payable to B.C.T.C. of AZ.
Biblical Counseling Training Center of Arizona
1255 N. Greenfield Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85234
Note: Please register early. For scheduling purposes, the final lunch count will be taken by Monday,
October 19th, 2015. We are unable to guarantee a lunch for those registering after October 19th.
Arrangements for part-time conference registration may be made on line, by mail, or by contacting
us at 480-813-0883 ext.3. Friday Night $35 per person, Saturday $50 per person (lunch is included)