Rev. Nick Batzig and Anna Batzig
Our 2019 Missions Conference will explore the theme of "Laborers in the Harvest," which emphasizes the call of Christians to bring the gospel to a lost world. Jesus called upon His followers to look to the Lord to send workers into the harvest, and in praying, to consider their part in such a work:
And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest. (Luke 10:2)
This weekend conference will be an opportunity to be challenged in our thinking about the gospel and the need of the world around us. It is easy to rest in what the Lord has done for us and to count on others to bear the cost of fulfilling Jesus' Great Commission to "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations." At Christ Church, we are committed to bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to our community and to the world. This year we are blessed to welcome Rev. Nick Batzig and his wife, Anna.
Rev. Nick Batzig has served as the founding pastor of New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill, Georgia. He is the editor of Reformation21 and the Christward Collective, sites of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. Nick regularly writes for Tabletalk Magazine, He Reads Truth, and Modern Reformation. He and his wife, Anna, have three sons, Elijah, Judah, and Micah. You can friend him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter at Nick_Batzig.
The individual sessions are:
Friday Night Welcome Dinner and Opening Session
There will be a barbecue meal at the Church starting at 6:30 PM (all are welcome, donations are appreciated). Rev. Nick Batzig will then speak on "The Long, Lonely Labors of William Carey." Nursery will be available for children under four years of age.
Rev. Batzig will speak at our Men's Breakfast at 8:00 AM on "A Young Laborer: David Brainard on the Indian Reservation."
Anna Batzig will speak at the Women's Luncheon at 11:30 AM on "The Harvest Home: Hospitality and Evangelism."
Rev. Batzig will preach at our 8:30 and 11:00 AM services
"The Few Among the Plenty" (Luke 10:1-12).
There will be a Joint Sunday school with a presentation on the need for more Christians to consider Missions.
Then Rev. Batzig will preach at our 6:00 PM evening service on "Who Will Go for Us?" (Isaiah 6:1-13). Following the evening service, we will have a Cuisines from Around the World meal.