|PROGRESSIVE BAPTIST CHURCH IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
MARCH 2-4, 2017
|K. Edward Copeland serves as pastor of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Rockford, Illinois. He earned a JD from the University of California and an MDiv from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California. He has taught for the National Baptist Convention of America, USA Inc. as well as district associations, conventions, and conferences throughout the nation and across denominational lines. He is author of Riding in the Second Chariot: A Guide for Associate Ministers. He also serves on the council of the Gospel Coalition.
Progressive Baptist Church
3658 South Wentworth Avenue
Chicago, IL 60609
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|Romell Williams, Jr. serves as Pastor of Lilydale Progressive Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois. He was educated at the historical Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois, and is a graduate of Trinity International University. He is a speaker affiliated with Cutting It Straight, the Barnabas Brotherhood Conference, the Issachar Conference, the Bible Exposition Conference, and the Moody Bible Institute. Romell currently serves as the Associate Director of Workshops for the Charles Simeon Trust.
|Charlie Dates is the Senior Pastor of Progressive Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois. He earned a BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MDiv and PhD from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Charlie served at New Zion Baptist Church in Rockford, Illinois, and Salem Baptist Church of Chicago before coming to Progressive Baptist. He is an Adjunct Professor at TEDS and the Moody Bible Institute. Charlie contributed to Letters To a Birmingham Jail and is a regular contributor to Preaching Today magazine.
|Adron Robinson serves as Senior Pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Country Club Hills, Illinois. He holds a BA from DePaul University, an MDiv and a DMin with a concentration in Preaching and Congregational Leadership from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is on the Board of Trustees for Northern Seminary and also serves as the Vice President of the Illinois Baptist State Convention.
|David Helm serves as Lead Pastor of the Hyde Park congregation of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago. David held the post of Senior Pastor from its founding in 1998 until 2008, when Jon Dennis assumed the role. A graduate of Wheaton College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, David is ordained in the PCA and serves on the council of The Gospel Coalition. He authored 1 & 2 Peter and Jude in Crossway’s Preaching the Word series, The Big Picture Story Bible and contributed to Preach the Word: Essays on Expository Preaching in Honor of Kent Hughes. Additionally, David serves as Chairman of the Charles Simeon Trust, a ministry devoted to equipping the next generation of Bible expositors.