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Rochester L'Abri Conference – 2014:
When: February 14th & 15th, 2014

Where: The Kahler Grand Hotel, Rochester, MN
What: "To Walk Humbly with your God: True Spirituality in an Age of Counterfeits"

The publication of Bill Edgar's wonderful book on Francis Schaeffer's spirituality has coincided with many of us in L'Abri revisiting True Spirituality. In terms of Dr. Schaeffer's rather substantial legacy, this is an area often overlooked. I hope our conference will help set that straight. We are aiming at a conference that explores Schaeffer's approach to Spirituality, especially in contrast to the surrounding culture, both in and out of the Church. The vogue for 'Spirituality rather than Religion' all too often leads to a 'Spirituality-without-God' outside the Church and a 'Spirituality-without-the-Cross' within the Church. I hope we can point to the Biblical reality of a Spirituality rooted in the Grace of the Living God.

Plenary Schedule:

Fri AM – Jerram Barrs – The Biblical Basis for True Spirituality
Fri PM – Bill Edgar – Spirituality According to Francis Schaeffer
Fri Eve – Ellis Potter – Three Theories of Everything
Fri Night – Bill Edgar – "Heaven in a Nightclub"
Sat AM – Doug Groothuis – True Spirituality, Its Counterfeits, and Kingdom Ministry
Sat PM – John Hodges – Spirituality in Les Misérables
Sat Eve – Dick Keyes – The Christian Life — An Other-Centered Walk

Workshop Speakers:
Zack Eswine, Ruth Naomi Floyd, Denis Haack, Margie Haack, Greg Jesson,
Hans Madueme, Marvin Padgett, AJ Poelarends, Mark Ryan, Clark Scheibe,
Larry Snyder, Mike Sugimoto, Richard Winter.

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What is a L'Abri Conference?

L'Abri is the French word for shelter. The L'Abri ministry was founded by Francis and Edith Schaeffer in 1955 to provide an environment where Christians and non-Christians could seek answers to questions about God and truth. Following in that tradition, a L'Abri Conference is an opportunity through lectures, discussions, and personal interaction, to feed and hone the mind in an effort to deepen one's understanding of what it means to be a Christian in our society. The on-campus housing and mealtimes are designed to facilitate an exchange of ideas among conferees and speakers.



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