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Health Conference: In The Name of Jesus Rise Up

Health Conference: In The Name of Jesus Rise Up

Health Conference: In The Name of Jesus Rise Up

Friday, February 28, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Healthy church members can result in healthy churches!

This one-night conference, sponsored by the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, is designed to encourage you to explore health needs in your life, and it will explore will explore the story of the lame man in Acts 3. When Peter told him In the Name of Jesus Rise Up, four areas of his life were impacted--Physical, Spiritual, Intellectual and Emotional.

Event Details

  • Conference is free
About Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, is scheduled to be the featured speaker at the conference on February 28, 2014.

A diving accident in 1967 left Joni Eareckson, then 17, a quadriplegic in a wheelchair, without the use of her hands. After two years of rehabilitation, she emerged with new skills and a fresh determination to help others in similar situations. In 2003, Joni wrote her memoir “The God I Love,” chronicling lifetime walking with Jesus. Her latest book, “A Place of Healing,” recounts her recent journey through physical pain and questions concerning prayer for healing.

Her story is compelling and addresses all four health areas of our life – physical health, spiritual health, emotional health and intellectual health.

Conference Schedule

6:00 pm: Music - Dr. L. Lavon Gray, First Baptist Church Jackson

6:05 pm: Introduction - Dr. Steve Stone, MS Baptist Convention Board

6:15 pm: Spiritual/Intellectual Health - Dr. Jim Futral, MS Baptist Convention Board

6:45 pm: Physical Health - Dr. Barbie Sullivan, Baptist Health Systems

7:15 pm: Break

7:30 pm: Music - Dr. L. Lavon Gray, First Baptist Church Jackson

7:35-8:45 pm: Featured Speaker, Joni Eareckson Tada