Celebrating John Calvin

On June 26, 2009, Paul Butler of Prime Time America spoke with Doug Phillips, Dr. Michael Haykin, and Scott Anderson about the 500th anniversary of the birth of John Calvin. Clearly, John Calvin’s contributions to western civilization and the Christian Church have had far greater impact  than most people dare to admit or are even aware of. Scratch the surface of just about any issue facing the church and society today and you will find that John Calvin has made a contribution to the discussion. To learn why many people around the globe are celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth of John Calvin, listen to Paul Butler’s Moody Radio segment here.

To find out how you can register for this year’s Puritan Reformed conference, Calvin for the 21st Century, visit here.

(Post from Paul Butler’s Production Blog)

July 10, 2009, marks the 500th anniversary of the birth of John Calvin. This summer there are many gatherings planned to celebrate the reformer’s life and legacy all around the world.

This feature highlights three of these celebrations with:

1. Doug Phillips, President of Vision Forum Ministries which is sponsoring the “Reformation 500 Celebration” in Boston, MA, July 1st – 4th.
2. Dr. Michael Haykin, Professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality for Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, who is speaking at the “Calvin for the 21st Century Conference” sponsored by the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI, August 27th – 29th.
3. Scott Anderson, Director of Conferences for Desiring God Ministries which is sponsoring the: “With Calvin in the Theatre of God Conference” in Minneapolis, MN, September 25th – 27th.


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