Annual Meeting at a Glance

71st Annual Meeting - San Diego, CA

The Program Theme

"Christ in all Scripture"

Key Information

The meeting will be held Wednesday through Friday, November 20 - 22, 2019
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101

Program Chair
Craig S. Keener
(Asbury Theological Seminary)

Presidential Address
Michael J. Kruger
(Reformed Theological Seminary)

Plenary Speakers

  • G. K. Beale
    (Westminster Theological Seminary)
    Finding Christ in the Old Testament

    Dr. Gregory K. Beale holds the J. Gresham Machen Chair of New Testament and is Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary. He completed his B.A. (History and Philosophy) and M.A. (Historical Theology) at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He completed his Th.M. at Dallas Theological Seminary and his Ph. D. at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England. Dr. Beale has taught at Grove City College (1980-1984), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (1984-2000), and Wheaton College Graduate School (2000-2010). Dr. Beale joined the faculty of Westminster Theological Seminary in the fall of 2010. He and his wife Dorinda have been married for 41 years and are the parents of Stephen, Nancy, and Hannah.

    Dr. Beale’s academic interests include the New Testament’s use of the Old Testament, the book of Revelation, the biblical-theological theme of temple as the dwelling place of God, and the topic of inerrancy, among others. Among Beale’s books are his commentary on the Book of Revelation (NIGTC; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999); The Temple and the Church’s Mission (NSBT; Leicester: IVP, 2005); Co-editor with D. A. Carson, A Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2007); We Become Like What We Worship: A Biblical Theology of Idolatry (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2008). A New Testament Biblical Theology (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2011); A Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2012); a commentary on Colossians and Philemon (BECNT; Grand Rapids: 2019).

  • Jeannine K. Brown
    (Bethel Seminary, St. Paul and San Diego)
    Jesus Messiah as Isaiah’s Servant of the Lord: New Testament Explorations

    Jeannine K. Brown, Ph.D., is Professor of New Testament and Director of Online Programs at Bethel Seminary, St. Paul and San Diego. She received her M.Div from Bethel Seminary and Ph.D. from Luther Seminary. She has taught at Bethel Seminary for 24 years.

    She has published numerous books, journal articles, and book essays on the Gospels of Matthew and John, on 1 Peter, and in the areas of hermeneutics, biblical theology, and interdisciplinary integration. Her books include Scripture as Communication: Introducing Biblical Hermeneutics (Baker Academic, 2007); Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (co-editor; IVP, 2013); and Matthew (Teach the Text, Baker, 2015). Her most recent books include Relational Integration of Psychology and Christian Theology (with Steven Sandage) and Matthew in the Two Horizons New Testament Commentary series (with Kyle Roberts).

  • Stephen Wellum
    (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)
    From Alpha to Omega: A Biblical-Theological Approach to God the Son Incarnate

    Stephen Wellum is Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary since 1999, and editor of Southern Baptist Journal of Theology. He received his MDiv and PhD in Systematic Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author of numerous essays and articles and co-author with Peter Gentry of Kingdom through Covenant, 2nd ed (Crossway, 2018) and God’s Kingdom through God’s Covenants: A Concise Biblical Theology (Crossway, 2015). He is the author of God the Son Incarnate: The Doctrine of the Person of Christ (Crossway, 2016) and Christ Alone—The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior (Zondervan, 2017). He is also the co-author with Trent Hunter of Christ from Beginning to End: How the Full Story of Scripture Reveals the Full Glory of Christ (Zondervan, 2018), and the co-editor with Brent Parker of Progressive Covenantalism (B&H, 2016). He is married to Karen (34 years), and they have five adult children. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.

General Schedule

Wednesday, November 20th

8:15 AM to   8:45 AM Morning Prayer                                                                                                    
9:00 AM to   12:10 PM Parallel Sessions A                                                                                                    
12:15 PM to   1:45 PM Lunch                                                                                                    
2:00 PM to   5:10 PM Parallel Sessions B                                                                                                    
5:25 PM to   6:15 PM Plenary Session I                                                                                                    

Thursday, November 21st

7:45 AM to   8:15 AM Morning Prayer                                                                                                    
8:30 AM to   11:40 AM Parallel Sessions C                                                                                                    
11:45 AM to   12:45 PM Lunch                                                                                                    
1:00 PM to   1:50 PM Plenary Session II                                                                                                    
2:00 PM to   2:50 PM EPS Plenary Session                                                                                                    
3:00 PM to   6:10 PM Parallel Sessions D                                                                                                    
7:00 PM to   8:00 PM Banquet                                                                                                    
8:00 PM to   9:00 PM Presidential Address                                                                                                    

Friday, November 22nd

7:45 AM to   8:15 AM Morning Prayer                                                                                                    
8:30 AM to   9:20 AM Plenary Session III                                                                                                    
9:30 AM to   11:30 AM ETS Business Meeting                                                                                                    
11:15 AM to   12:45 PM Lunch                                                                                                    
1:00 PM to   4:10 PM Parallel Sessions E                                                                                                    

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