On April 14, New Wine, New Wineskins will a
host daylong event titled, "Free the Captive: Removing the Offense to the Ex-Offender ." The
event will be held at Central
and will feature keynote speaker Dr. John Perkins of the John M. Perkins
Foundation for Reconciliation and Development . Dr. Perkins will give a two-part lecture on The Call to Community Development.
Dr. Paul Louis
Metzger , director of The Institute for the Theology of Culture: New
Wine, New Wineskins, will present a
lecture titled, Folsom Prison Blues Revisited.
There will also be break-out sessions, a panel discussion with community
leaders, and testimonials. Proceedings will be moderated by Pastor Henry
Greenidge of Irvington
Covenant Church .
Central Bible Church is adjacent to Multnomah's campus on Glisan Street. Registration
for the April 14th event begins at 8:00am, and the conference runs
from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Admission is $5.00 for students and $10.00 for
non-students. Please contact Sarah Speed, New Wine, New Wineskins' administrative
coordinator, at 503-251-6767 if you have any questions.
"Free the Captive: Removing the Offense to the Ex-Offender," is part of New Wine, New Wineskins' weeklong spring conference, "For the
Least of These ." The conference will
be held in various locations in Portland,
Oregon, April 10th-15th, 2007.
Dr. Perkins will be speaking at a variety of venues in the Portland
area, including Multnomah Bible College
and Multnomah Biblical Seminary chapels on the mornings of the 10th, 11th,
12th, and 13th, Cedar
Church's morning services
on Sunday, April 15th, and Imago Dei Community on the evening of the 15th.