Spring 2015 Conference

“Church: Prophet, Priest, King,” Robert Crouse
April 17-19, 2015

Location
Christ Covenant Church of Chicago
2720 Kirchoff Road
Rolling Meadows, IL (view map)

Schedule

Friday (April 10)
Session 1: “Christ and Culture Revisited” (7:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Saturday (April 11)
Session 2: “Church as Priestly” (9:00 am – 10:15 am)
Break
Session 3: “Church as Kingly” (10:30 am – 11:30 am)
Q & A
Lunch break: 11:45 pm – 1:15 pm
Singing/prayer
Session 4: “Church as Prophetic” (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm)
Break
Session 5: “Jesus, Gospel, Kingdom, & Culture” (2:45 pm – 3:45 pm)
Q & A
Refreshments & Fellowship: 4:30 pm ~

Sunday (April 12)
Session 6: Bible Study, “Christian Vocation as Priest, King, Prophet” (12:45 pm – 1:30 pm)
Session 7: Worship, “Threefold Church of the Threefold Christ” (2:00 pm – 3:30 pm)

Description
Many Christians understand the Bible teaches that Jesus fulfilled the three Old Testament offices of prophet, priest, and king. Yet few have connected this same idea with the mission of the Church. But if the Church is Christ’s body, would it inherit the same roles? What does it mean for the Church to be rooted both in Christ and in Old Testament Israel?

This three-day conference with Robert Crouse explores how the roles of priest, king, and prophet (in that order), which are fulfilled in Christ, can help us understand what the Church is and what its responsibility is in the world. We’ll look both at the Church as a whole and Christian vocation as priestly, kingly, and prophetic.

About the Speaker
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Robbie Crouse is married to Becky (since 2008), with one daughter, Susie (2012). He grew up in Dallas, TX, and attended Hillsdale College in Michigan. After working briefly for Ligonier Ministries, he earned a Master of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, AL. While ministering at Christ Covenant Church of Chicago, he is completing a PhD in theology at Wheaton College with a concentration in the doctrine of the church and its interaction with culture. He is currently licensed to preach and teach in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).