Growing in Holiness

The Doctrine of Progressive Sanctification


The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. -2 Timothy 2:2

Clear and simple; our vision is to have men equipping men to be dedicated followers, truth proclaimers and passionate seekers of the life found only in Jesus Christ. This is a concerted effort to provoke one another to love and good deeds starting with thoughtful, meaningful time spent in the Truth. Truth for Every Man.



Since Jesus Christ proclaimed Himself to be “the way, and the truth, and the life” (John 14:6) the disciples of Christ should be equipping one another (Eph 4:12), to follow the Lord, speak His truth in love, and live a life that honors Him. This conference is designed to accomplish these three tasks.



We want to help men to walk faithfully with their God starting in their homes. We want to bring men together in order to encourage them to grow in the Word, and to shine like stars in the midst of a crooked and depraved generation. Our desire is to bring the truth to bear on the mind of every man.



Ware is a highly esteemed theologian and author in the evangelical world. He currently teaches at Southern Seminary, before which he was at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he served as chairman of the Department of Biblical and Systematic Theology. Prior to this, he taught at Western Conservative Baptist Seminary and Bethel Theological Seminary. Ware has written numerous journal articles, book chapters, and book reviews, and, along with Thomas Schreiner, co-edited Still Sovereign. He also has authored God’s Lesser Glory: The Diminished God of Open Theism; God’s Greater Glory: The Exalted God of Scripture and the Christian Faith; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: Relationships, Roles, and Relevance; Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and Learning the Greatness of God; and The Man Christ Jesus: Theological Reflections on the Humanity of Christ. His education includes an M.Div. and Th.M. from the Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, an M.A. from the University of Washington, and a Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary.


Jason Alligood

Elder-Teaching Pastor
Fellowship Bible Church

Geoff Kirkland

Christ Fellowship Bible Church

Curt Daniel

Faith Bible Church

Ray Mehringer

Minister to Families
New Community Church

Cliff Davis

Fellowship (Baptist) Church

Chad Nightingale

Pekin Bible Church

Gary Gilley

Senior Pastor
Southern View Chapel

Tom Zobrist

Senior Pastor
Liberty Bible Church

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