Over 3,500 church members and leaders are gathering in Memphis for the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s MLK50: Gospel Reflections from the Mountaintop conference in order to commemorate 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.

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The mainstage sessions will be streamed live via live simulcast. Here are a few of the talks you’ll have access to:

ALL TIMES CENTRAL

Tuesday

Session 1: 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Keynote 1 | Black and White and Red All Over: Why Racial Justice Is a Gospel Issue | Russell Moore

Session 2: 3:30-5:20 p.m.

Brief Talk 1 | Equipping the Next Generation to Embrace Gospel Diversity | Jackie Hill Perry

Session 3: 7:00-9:30 p.m.

Keynote 5 | The Civil Rights Movement 50 Years after MLK: An Interview with Russell Moore | John Perkins

Panel 3 | Civil Rights Storytellers with Sandy Willson (Moderator), John Perkins, Melvin Charles Smith, James Netters, and Beverly Robertson

Wednesday

Session 4: 8:30-10:00 a.m.

Keynote 6 | A House Divided Cannot Stand: Understanding and Overcoming the Inconsistencies in White Evangelicals on Racial Issues | Matt Chandler

Session 5: 10:30-11:35 a.m.

Panel 4 | The State of Racial Tension in America with Collin Hansen (Moderator), Christina Edmondson, Justin Giboney, Juan Sanchez, and Benjamin Watson

Session 6: 7:00-9:40 p.m.

Keynote 8 | The Glory of God and Racial Unity | John Piper

On April 3, head to mlk50conference.com/live/ and watch at your convenience. You will also be able to rewind the livestream once it has begun. You do not need to pre-register, but I recommend you take a look at the entire schedule here and set some calendar reminders so you don’t miss anything!

We look forward to having you be a part of the conference from wherever you are in the world, via your own computer, tablet, or phone. Use the hashtag #MLK50conference to see what others are saying about the conference.

SOURCE: Phillip Bethancourt
ERLC