Church History 2 (2023)

Pastors: Join us for "Church History II: Reformation to Present," a course led by Dr. Tom Nettles.

The Institute of Public Theology exists to help equip pastors and Christian leaders to wield the sword of the Spirit effectively in the world which God has created. To better reach and equip a wide range of pastors, The Institute of Public Theology is offering a 50% discount (or $200) for pastors to attend this course. 

This offer is available to those men who are currently serving as pastor in a local congregation. This offer is for in-person attendance or live-streaming of the course only and does not give access to the recordings of the course. 

The course will be offered March 13 to 17 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at Grace Baptist Church in Cape Coral, Florida. 

Grace Baptist Church
1300 Ceitus Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33991

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About Tom Nettles

Tom Nettles was born in Brandon, Mississippi to a loving, Christian family. He was raised in a godly church throughout his entire life. Although he had an earlier profession of faith, Tom came to Christ during his first year of seminary while leading singing during a revival meeting in Perrin, Texas.

Dr. Nettles is a graduate of Mississippi College (BA) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv and PhD). He is widely regarded as one of the foremost Baptist historical theologians in America.

Dr. Nettles has served on staff at four churches starting in 1965 and has taught seminary since January 1976. Tom has most recently served as the Professor of Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He previously taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he was Professor of Church History and Chair of the Department of Church History. Prior to that, he taught at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary.

Along with numerous journal articles and scholarly papers, Dr. Nettles is the author or editor of fifteen books. Among his books are By His Grace and For His Glory; Baptists and the Bible; James Petigru Boyce: A Southern Baptist Statesman; and Living by Revealed Truth: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles H. Spurgeon.

Dr. Nettles and his wife, Margaret, have three children and five grandchildren.

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