2021 General Assembly Seminars


Each year we have a number of seminars relevant to your life, work, church and community. The 2021 seminars are now available for download:


Speaker Title Download
Dr. Jon Payne and Dr. Harry Reeder, III 7 Biblical Distinctives of Christ’s Church
Dan Doriani Above Reproach, Self-controlled, and Holy, or the Moral and Spiritual Qualifications for Ordinands: Exegetical and Ethical Notes
Robbie Griggs Antioch and Us: Paul’s Rebuke of Peter as Guide
Jonathan Stoddard Battle Rhythms for Pastors: Thriving in the Chaos of Ministry
A. Randy Nabors Can Presbyterians Re-imagine the Church?
Keith Moore and Phil VanValkenburg Church Plant Particularization: A Legal/Operational Guide
John Purcell Creating a Church Culture of Openness, Healthy Debate, and Speaking The Truth In Love In Every Interaction
Rev. Irwyn L. Ince, Jr. D. Min., Barbara Jones and Melissa Littlepage Cultivating Beautiful Community
Ken Sande Developing the Empathy of Christ
Stephen T. Estock and Monte Starkes  Discipleship Pathways for the Men in Your Church
Dr. Donald Guthrie and Rev. Jon Medlock Exploring the Wellbeing of PCA Pastors
Ellen Dykas Fight Like a Girl! How to Disciple Women Who Battle Sexual Addictions
Kenneth J. Stewart Fresh Light on the 1930’s-Era Reformed Resurgence
Dr. Bryan Chapell GA for Rookies
Brett Barbee Grace Abounds! A Biblical Response to CRT & The 1619 Project
Rev. Thomas Eddy Gracious Conversations in the Church Among the Politically Diverse
Deborah Hollifield Help Build Your Congregation’s Pro-Life Confidence
Bob and Ann Maree Goudzwaard Help[H]er, A Churchwide Response for Women in Crisis
Dan Zink Helping Couples Flourish: A Seminar for Couples, Pastors, Counselors, and Teachers
Byron Jay Peters, Sr. Honoring and Caring for Aging Parents 
David Daniels  and Jessie Swigart Hospitality Teaching and Learning for Redemptive Community
John Purcell How Will You Leverage The Pandemic To Leap Forward Towards Your Vision (And Not Go Back To The Way You Were Doing Church)?
Dr. Pete Deison Intentional Christian Grandparenting
Ken Sande Preventing and Resolving Conflict in the Church
Russell St. John Pulpit Practices that Help People “Get the Point”
Rev. Kevin Thumpston Questions of the Heart: Leaning In, Listening For, and Loving Well Toward True Identity In Christ
David Cassidy, Nate Shurden, and David Strain Seeking Unity in the PCA: A Conversation on Subscription
Tom Harris Soaring Between Pastors: 8 Actions to Thrive During a Pastoral Transition
Rev. Dr. Nathan T. Parker Sorry Mom and Dad: Encouragement for Christian Parents Whose Kids Have Left the Faith
Suzanne Bates The God Who Sees, The God Who Hears, and The God Who Meets Your Heart
Dr. Robert Kim and Rev. Chris Polski  The Past, Present, and Future Trends of Church Planting
Tim Sceggel The Peril and Potential of Youth Sports
Lauren Strickland Trauma Sensitive Care in Ministry Settings
Dr. Elissa Yukiko Weichbrodt We Are What We “Like”: Understanding Visual Culture and Faithful Looking
Kellie Brown, Charles McKnight and Wy Plummer What AAM Is Doing For the PCA and How Can I Help?

Tony Souder What Can Be Done About the Rise of Young People Leaving the Church?


Rev. Dr. Nathan T. Parker What the PCA Can (And Should) Learn From A Jew, An Atheist and A Homosexual 
Dr. Ransom Poythress Who Believes What? Christian Views on Evolution and Human Origins

Chuck Garriott Why and How the Church Should Engage with People in Government. What Happens When Politics Divide the Church?
Dr. Bryan Chapell Why Pastoral Generations Differ and Unite

Dr. Jay Sklar Yes, You Can Preach or Teach from Leviticus!