The 2016 Empowered Conference was held April 19, 2016 at Spotswood Baptist Church in Fredericksburg. Keynote speakers included Dr. Russell Moore, President of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and Pastor Jimmy Scroggins, Lead Pastor of Family Church in West Palm Beach. You can watch their presentations below, as well as other videos, photos, and resources shared during the event.
Watch the highlight video from the 2016 Empowered Conference.
Russell Moore’s message from the Tuesday morning session of Empowered Conference.
Jimmy Scroggins’s presentation of the 3 Circles: Life Conversation Guide at 2016 Empowered Conference.
The question and answer session with Russell Moore and Jimmy Scroggins during Tuesday afternoon of Empowered Conference.
Jimmys Scroggins’s message during Tuesday afternoon of Empowered Conference.
Ronnie Floyd’s interview from the Tuesday morning session of Empowered Conference.
3 Circles: Life Conversation Guide
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The Gospel, Morality, and Marriage
- Weaving and teaching Biblical principles through CURRENT POLITICAL REALITIES.
- How to teach a longer-term perspective…living with an ETERNAL PERSPECTIVE. We know that in the end, Jesus wins.
- How to ENGAGE CULTURE in a distinctively Christian way, with both grace and truth, conviction and kindness, not driven by outrage but by gentleness.
- Special Roundtable Discussion
- Prayer, Networking, and Fellowship
DR. RUSSELL MOORE
Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
Russell Moore serves as the eighth president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the moral and public policy agency of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.
A widely-sought cultural commentator, Dr. Moore has been recognized by a number of influential organizations. The Wall Street Journal called him “vigorous, cheerful, and fiercely articulate” while The Gospel Coalition has referred to him as “one of the most astute ethicists in contemporary evangelicalism.”
An ethicist and theologian by background, Dr. Moore is also an ordained Southern Baptist minister and the author of several books including Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel.
Jimmy Scroggins is a husband, father, pastor, teacher, and coach. Jimmy and his wife, Kristin, have eight children – James, Daniel, Jeremiah, Isaac, Stephen, Anna Kate, Mary Claire, and Caleb.
Since July 2008, he has served as the Lead Pastor of Family Church – a network of neighborhood churches in South Florida. Jimmy is also a member of the Board of Trustees at Palm Beach Atlantic University and at LifeWay Christian Resources. He teaches as a visiting professor at both Southern and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminaries.
Before coming to West Palm Beach, Jimmy served as the Teaching Pastor at Highview Church and Professor of Youth Ministry and Evangelism at Southern Seminary and Boyce College in Louisville, KY. He was Dean of Boyce College from 2004-2008.