Schedule

All sessions available on-demand immediately after each initial broadcast for convenient viewing in any time zone.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Exhibit Hall Focus Hours | 2:00pm to 4:00pm CT

The Exhibit Hall is ALWAYS OPEN, but during these special focus hours, you have the opportunity to chat in real time at many booths with representatives from trusted partner organizations. These friends can answer your questions and point you to helpful ministry resources. Come explore, learn, and make new connections during this special time!

Children’s Leadership Forum | 4:00pm CT
  • 4:00pm – Singing led by the Getty Family from the Grand Ole Opry
  • 4:15pm – Part 1: Family Hymn Sing | Talk by Keith and Kristyn Getty: Family Hymn Sing | Singing led by the African Children’s Choir
  • 4:40pm – Part 2: Children and Singing | Interview and hymn sing with Joni Eareckson Tada | Conversation with Noemi Guerrero, Rogers Peralta, and Carlos Garcia | Interview with Ruth Chou Simons
  • 5:30pm – Part 3: Children and the Imagination | Interviews with Sally Lloyd Jones (Jesus Storybook Bible), Phil Vischer (Veggie Tales), and Rick Dempsey (Disney) | Singing led by Sandra McCracken
  • 6:20pm – Part 4: Children and the Bible | Interview and song with Michael W. Smith | Talk by Paige Benton Brown: The Centrality of God’s Word in Our Homes
  • 7:00pm – Part 5: Five Ways to Build Family Singing During COVID | Talk by Keith and Kristyn Getty | Singing led by the Getty Family
Live Family Hymn Sing | 7:30pm CT
  • Join the Gettys and other musical guests for a special live Family Hymn Sing from the Gettys’ backyard!
Exhibit Hall Focus Hours | 8:00pm to 10:00pm CT

The Exhibit Hall is ALWAYS OPEN, but during these special focus hours, you have the opportunity to chat in real time at many booths with representatives from trusted partner organizations. These friends can answer your questions and point you to helpful ministry resources. Come explore, learn, and make new connections during this special time!

Monday, August 31, 2020

Monday Breakout Sessions Released | 9:00am CT

The following breakout sessions will become available to view on-demand at 9:00am CT. Enjoy watching these seminars on your own time throughout the day; they will remain available to registrants for the rest of the year as well.

Sing the Word: Scripture in Our Hymns

  • CityAlight—Behind the Songs with CityAlight
  • Jonathan Rea—Helping Congregations Sing & Song Selection 101: A Practical A-Z Guide on Weekly Preparation for Building Singing Churches
  • Tony Reinke —Worshipping Christ in the “Age of the Spectacle”
  • Robert Morgan—10 Classic Hymns on the Word of God Your Church Should Know

Read, Pray, and Preach the Word: Scripture in the Local Church   

  • Nancy Guthrie—Praying the Word for Those Who Are Suffering
  • Miguel Núñez—The God behind the Scriptures   ­
  • Gilbert and Simon Lennox—Teaching the Next Generation to Read and Understand the Word

The Word and Children: Scripture in the Home and Children’s Ministry

  • Shai and Blair Linne—Singing the Word in the Home with the Linne Family
  • Robert Morgan—10 Classic Hymns Every Child Should Know

The Word for the World: Scripture in Evangelism, Missions, and Apologetics

  • Pete Williams —Why We Trust the Bible

Musicianship and Creativity: Scripture in Our Artistry

  • Bill and Gloria Gaither with Keith and Kristyn Getty—Creativity, Hymn Writing, and Life Stuff: A Conversation
  • Joanne Lunn—Classical Music as Christian Witness: An Interview and Recital
  • Kim Wood Sandusky—The Gift and Development of the Voice Including a Behind-the-Scenes Coaching Session with Kristyn and Kim
  • Ross Wilson—The Artist’s Personal Devotion to the Word

Technology Serving the Word: Scripture and Your A/V Ministry

  • Tommy Bailey—Singing During a Pandemic: Practical Tools, Guidance, and Wisdom for Local Churches   

The Word Among the Poor: Scripture and the Least of These         

  • Sol Fenne—Rejoicing with the Poor by Singing the Word
Plenary Session | 6:00pm CT | The Wonder and Power of the Word of God
  • 6:00pm – Singing led by Keith and Kristyn Getty
  • 6:35pm – Message by John Lennox: The Wonder of the Word of God
  • 7:05pm – Singing led by City Alight
  • 7:15pm – Interview with John Lennox on Scripture, Beauty, and Truth
  • 7:25pm – Singing led by Kristyn Getty and Darren Mulligan (We Are Messengers)
  • 7:35pm – Behind the Artist with Painter and Sculptor Ross Wilson
  • 7:55pm – Classical Performance by Violinist David Kim
  • 8:05pm – Singing led by Iglesia Bautista Ozama from the Dominican Republic
  • 8:10pm – Plenary Message by Alistair Begg: The Power of the Word of God
  • Session also includes prayer and scripture reading from around the globe
Live Q&A with Keith and Kristyn | 8:50pm CT

Join the Gettys and other special guests for an live discussion to chat about the previous general session and answer questions from viewers around the world.

Late Night Concert | 9:15pm CT | Premiere of Keith and Kristyn Getty’s Evensong album

A special concert and documentary to introduce Keith and Kristyn Getty’s new recording project, Evensong: Hymns and Lullabies for the Close of Day

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Tuesday Breakout Sessions Released | 9:00am CT

The following breakout sessions will become available to view on-demand at 9:00am CT. Enjoy watching these seminars on your own time throughout the day; they will remain available to registrants for the rest of the year as well.

Sing the Word: Scripture in Our Hymns

  • J. I. Packer—An Interview on Knowing God, Liturgy, and Singing the Word (Previously Recorded)
  • Mark Dever and Matt Merker—The Pastor and the Musician: A Conversation about Planning the Sunday Service and More
  • Bob Kauflin and Joe Pace—Singing the Word and Musical Style: A Conversation about Expanding Your Culture
  • Robert Morgan—10 Classic Hymns on the Word of God Your Church Should Know
  • Panel Discussion with Jordan Kauflin, Joe Crider, Jon Duncan, Amos Evans, and Shanyl Philip—Singing the Word in Smaller Attendance Churches through the Pandemic and Beyond

Read, Pray, and Preach the Word: Scripture in the Local Church   

  • Julius Kim —Singing the Song of the Scriptures: Christ-Centered Preaching
  • Trillia Newbell and K. A. Ellis—How Prayer Unites Us: The Unifying Power of Praying the Word in the Local Church
  • Tim Challies—Excellence in the Public Reading of Scripture

The Word and Children: Scripture in the Home and Children’s Ministry

  • Joel Beeke—How to Help Children Sing and Know the Word

The Word for the World: Scripture in Evangelism, Missions, and Apologetics

  • John Lennox and Michael Ramsden—Defending the Word
  • Os Guinness—”Let My People Go”: Exodus and the Once and Future Key to Freedom

Musicianship and Creativity: Scripture in Our Artistry

  • David Kim—Life, Faith, and Musicianship: A Talk and Recital with David Kim
  • Zach White—How to Grow in Playing Acoustic Guitar for Congregational Worship
  • Michael Card with Keith and Kristyn Getty—A Conversation about the Word and Creativity

Technology Serving the Word: Scripture and Your A/V Ministry

  • Kent Morris—Using Technology to Thrive into the Future
  • Kent Morris and Jeff Barnett—How to Live Stream, Drive-in Church

The Word Among the Poor: Scripture and the Least of These         

  • Doug Logan—Lamenting with the Poor by Praying the Word
Special Live Breakout Session: Keith Getty—The International Hymn Writing Collective: An Introduction | 12:00pm CT

Tune in at 12:00pm CT for a live breakout session with Keith Getty on hymn writing. This special seminar begins The Getty Music International Hymn Writing Collective, a fall 2020 program geared at equipping the next generation of hymn writers.

This session will remain accessible on-demand after the live broadcast.

Live Q&A with Keith and the Getty Hymn Writing Team | 5:15pm CT

Join Keith Getty, Matt Boswell, Matt Papa, Jordan Kauflin, and Matt Merker for a live discussion about the conference so far, hymn writing, and singing the Word.

Plenary Session | 6:00pm CT | Singing the Scripture in the Sunday Service
  • 6:00pm – Opening singing led by the Getty Music Hymn Writers (Matt Papa, Matt Boswell, Jordan Kauflin, Matt Merker)
  • 6:20pm – Part 1: Pastoral Care and Hope during COVID | Interview with Paul David Tripp
  • 6:50pm – Part 2: How to Build Online Services during COVID | Panel discussion with Tommy Bailey, Greg Thomas, Jonas Madureira, and Bob Kauflin
  • 7:25pm – Part 3: The International Hymn Writing Collective | Live discussion with Keith Getty and the Getty Music Hymn Writers
  • 7:35pm – Part 4: The Sunday Service | Message by Ligon Duncan: Read the Word: Hearing God Speak to His People | Scripture reading by Lydia Song | Message and prayer by Conrad Mbewe: Pray the Word: Speaking to God As His People | Message by John MacArthur: Preach the Word: Declaring the Whole Counsel of God | Interview and classical performance with Baroque soprano Joanne Lunn | Message by H. B. Charles, Jr.: Sing the Word: Addressing One Another in Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Live Interview and Late Night Concert | 9:10pm CT | Andrew Peterson: Behold the Lamb of God

A special interview and concert to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Andrew Peterson’s album Behold the Lamb of God.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Wednesday Breakout Sessions Released | 9:00am CT

The following breakout sessions will become available to view on-demand at 9:00am CT. Enjoy watching these seminars on your own time throughout the day; they will remain available to registrants for the rest of the year as well.

Sing the Word: Scripture in Our Hymns

  • Tim Keller—An Interview on the Psalms, Singing the Word, and Discipleship in the 21st Century (Previously Recorded)
  • Archbishop Robert Duncan—Scripture Arranged for Worship: Singing the Book of Common Prayer
  • Isaac Adams—United We Sing: Why Racial Diversity Matters for God’s Choir
  • Panel Discussion with Matt Merker, Tiago Santos (Brazil), Christian Lwanda (Kenya), Philip Johnson (India), and Boaz Yang (China)—Singing the Word Around the World: A Global Panel on the State of Congregational Hymnody
  • Archbishop Foley Beach and Archbishop Robert Duncan—The Formative Power of Singing and Praying the Word: A Conversation

Read, Pray, and Preach the Word: Scripture in the Local Church   

  • Sherif Fahim—The Centrality of God in the Bible
  • Kristie Anyabwile—Psalm 119: His Testimonies, My Heritage
  • Dieudonné Tamfu—Why the Doctrine of Inspiration Matters
  • Richard Chin—Preaching the Word of the Cross

The Word and Children: Scripture in the Home and Children’s Ministry

  • Panel Discussion with Jonathan Rea, Katie Sutton, Jamie Hillman, and Terry Taylor—Singing the Word with Children in Choirs, Children’s Ministries, and More

The Word for the World: Scripture in Evangelism, Missions, and Apologetics

  • David Platt—Singing the Word to the Nations
  • Mack Stiles—Reading the Word in Cross-Cultural Contexts
  • Rico Tice—Christianity Explored: Reading the Word with Unbelievers

Musicianship and Creativity: Scripture in Our Artistry

  • Travis Cottrell—Singing and Arranging Vocals for Congregational Worship
  • Dan Forrest—Sing the Scriptures…With Your Choir!
  • Silas Farley—Ballet as a Living Sacrifice: Choreographing Sacred Music as Witness and Renewal

Technology Serving the Word: Scripture and Your A/V Ministry

  • Panel Discussion and Q&A with Mitch Gallagher, Jeff Barnett, Kent Morris, and Andrew Scriven—Technology in Church during the Pandemic and Beyond

The Word Among the Poor: Scripture and the Least of These         

  • Joel Kurz—Discipling the Poor by Preaching and Singing the Word
Live Q&A with Keith and Kristyn | 5:15pm CT

Join the Gettys and other special guests for a live discussion to chat about the previous day’s sessions and answer questions from viewers around the world.

Plenary Session | 6:00pm CT | The Word for the World: Singing, Suffering, and Witness in the 21st Century
  • 6:00pm – Opening singing led by Keith and Kristyn Getty
  • 6:25pm – Part 1: The Word and a Global Vision | Interview with Michael Oh: What Does It Mean to Be a Global Christian in the 21st Century?
  • 7:00pm – Part 2: The Word and Courage | Message by Michael Ramsden: The Word and Our Witness: How Scripture Gives Us Boundless Courage | Prayer led by George Ayoub | Interview and Classical Prformance with Masaaki Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan
  • 7:35pm – Part 3: The Word and Suffering | Scripture reading by Ruth Philip | Singing led by Steven Curtis Chapman | Message by John Piper: Scripture, Suffering, and Singing | Virtual choir: “Hallelujah Chorus”
  • 8:25pm – Part 4: Sing Global Vision | Closing Message by Keith Getty | Singing led by Keith and Kristyn Getty with Sandra McCracken
Live Q&A with Keith and Kristyn | 8:45pm CT

Join the Gettys and other special guests for an live discussion to chat about the previous general session and answer questions from viewers around the world.

Late Night Service | 9:15pm CT | Praying the Word for the Nations with David Platt

An evening of prayer for the nations hosted by David Platt with international guests leading in scripture reading and prayer.

Breakout Sessions

View the whole list of breakout sessions, organized by category.

Sing the Word: Scripture in Our Hymns

  • CityAlight—Behind the Songs with CityAlight
  • Jonathan Rea—Helping Congregations Sing & Song Selection 101: A Practical A-Z Guide on Weekly Preparation for Building Singing Churches
  • Tony Reinke —Worshipping Christ in the “Age of the Spectacle”
  • J. I. Packer—An Interview on Knowing God, Liturgy, and Singing the Word (Previously Recorded)
  • Mark Dever and Matt Merker—The Pastor and the Musician: A Conversation about Planning the Sunday Service and More
  • Bob Kauflin and Joe Pace—Singing the Word and Musical Style: A Conversation about Expanding Your Culture
  • Robert Morgan—10 Classic Hymns on the Word of God Your Church Should Know
  • Panel Discussion with Jordan Kauflin, Joe Crider, Jon Duncan, Amos Evans, and Shanyl Philip—Singing the Word in Smaller Attendance Churches through the Pandemic and Beyond
  • Tim Keller—An Interview on the Psalms, Singing the Word, and Discipleship in the 21st Century (Previously Recorded)
  • Archbishop Bob Duncan—Scripture Arranged for Worship: Singing the Book of Common Prayer
  • Isaac Adams—United We Sing: Why Racial Diversity Matters for God’s Choir
  • Panel Discussion with Matt Merker, Tiago Santos (Brazil), Christian Lwanda (Kenya), Philip Johnson (India), and Boaz Yang (China)—Singing the Word Around the World: A Global Panel on the State of Congregational Hymnody
  • Archbishop Foley Beach and Archbishop Bob Duncan—The Formative Power of Singing and Praying the Word: A Conversation

Read, Pray, and Preach the Word: Scripture in the Local Church   

  • Nancy Guthrie—Praying the Word for Those Who Are Suffering
  • Miguel Núñez—The God behind the Scriptures   ­
  • Gilbert and Simon Lennox—Teaching the Next Generation to Read and Understand the Word
  • Julius Kim —Singing the Song of the Scriptures: Christ-Centered Preaching
  • Trillia Newbell and K. A. Ellis—How Prayer Unites Us: The Unifying Power of Praying the Word in the Local Church
  • Tim Challies—Excellence in the Public Reading of Scripture
  • Sherif Fahim—The Centrality of God in the Bible
  • Kristie Anyabwile—Psalm 119: His Testimonies, My Heritage
  • Dieudonné Tamfu—Why the Doctrine of Inspiration Matters
  • Richard Chin—Preaching the Word of the Cross

The Word and Children: Scripture in the Home and Children’s Ministry

  • Shai and Blair Linne—Singing the Word in the Home with the Linne Family
  • Robert Morgan—10 Classic Hymns Every Child Should Know
  • Joel Beeke—How to Help Children Sing and Know the Word
  • Panel Discussion with Jonathan Rea, Katie Sutton, Jamie Hillman, and Terry Taylor—Singing the Word with Children in Choirs, Children’s Ministries, and More

The Word for the World: Scripture in Evangelism, Missions, and Apologetics

  • Pete Williams —Why We Trust the Bible
  • John Lennox and Michael Ramsden—Defending the Word
  • Os Guinness—”Let My People Go”: Exodus and the Once and Future Key to Freedom
  • David Platt—Singing the Word to the Nations
  • Mack Stiles—Reading the Word in Cross-Cultural Contexts
  • Rico Tice—Christianity Explored: Reading the Word with Unbelievers

Musicianship and Creativity: Scripture in Our Artistry

  • Keith Getty—The International Hymn Writing Collective: An Introduction (Special live seminar at 12:00pm CT on Tuesday, August 31)
  • Bill and Gloria Gaither with Keith and Kristyn Getty—Creativity, Hymn Writing, and Life Stuff: A Conversation
  • Joanne Lunn—Classical Music as Christian Witness: An Interview and Recital
  • Kim Wood Sandusky—The Gift and Development of the Voice Including a Behind-the-Scenes Coaching Session with Kristyn and Kim
  • Ross Wilson—The Artist’s Personal Devotion to the Word
  • David Kim—Life, Faith, and Musicianship: A Talk and Recital with David Kim
  • Zach White—How to Grow in Playing Acoustic Guitar for Congregational Worship
  • Michael Card with Keith and Kristyn Getty—A Conversation about the Word and Creativity
  • Travis Cottrell—Singing and Arranging Vocals for Congregational Worship
  • Dan Forrest—Sing the Scriptures…With Your Choir!
  • Silas Farley—Ballet as a Living Sacrifice: Choreographing Sacred Music as Witness and Renewal

Technology Serving the Word: Scripture and Your A/V Ministry

  • Tommy Bailey—Singing During a Pandemic: Practical Tools, Guidance, and Wisdom for Local Churches
  • Kent Morris—Using Technology to Thrive into the Future
  • Kent Morris and Jeff Barnett—How to Live Stream, Drive-in Church
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A with Mitch Gallagher, Jeff Barnett, Kent Morris, and Andrew Scriven—Technology in Church during the Pandemic and Beyond

The Word Among the Poor: Scripture and the Least of These         

  • Sol Fenne—Rejoicing with the Poor by Singing the Word
  • Doug Logan—Lamenting with the Poor by Praying the Word
  • Joel Kurz—Discipling the Poor by Preaching and Singing the Word

All sessions available on-demand immediately after each initial broadcast for convenient viewing in any time zone.

Exclusives

We are pleased to provide a number of exclusive programming features from key ministry partners. Check out the EXCLUSIVES tab in the viewing platform navigation bar for these:

  • CHM Presents An Evening With Shane & Shane (Available 8/30 at 8:30pm CST)
  • A Bible For Every Believer (Available 9/2 at 4:15pm CST)
  • Epic: An Around the World Journey Through Christian History
  • Abide: Engaging Scripture as an Artist
  • The Call to Spiritual Fitness (Available 9/2 at 4:00pm CST)
  • Virtual Meal With Midwestern

This schedule is tentative and subject to change.


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