The Spurgeon Fellowship began on the campus of Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon under the leadership of Dr. Art Azurdia. The aim in beginning the ministry was to deepen the character and competency of local ministers of the gospel. Over the years, a group from Spokane, Washington had a similar burden and began to talk with the TSF group at Western about beginning an arm of the ministry in the Inland Northwest. Since 2012, we have been blessed to have amazing speakers come and build into our pastoral community. In 2015, TSF, Spokane became an official event of The Gospel Coalition's Inland Northwest Chapter. Our hope at TSF, Spokane is to help you go deep with the gospel in every area of life and ministry. We seek to serve the Christian community in the Inland Northwest by building up those who lead it. TSF, Spokane is for vocational pastors, lay elders and deacons, and men who are training for the ministry.
Todd Miles - October 19, 2017
The Spurgeon Fellowship welcomes Todd Miles to Spokane on October 19, 2017. Todd is a Professor of Theology at Western Seminary where he teaches Theology, Hermeneutics, Church History, and Ethics. He currently serves as an Elder at Hinson Church. Todd is an alumnus of Oregon State University, Western Seminary, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. A native of Oregon and resident of Portland, Todd is married to Camille. They have six children, Natalie, Ethan, Levi, Julius, Vicente, and Marcos.
Registration for this event will begin in August.
Mark Dever - January 17-18, 2018
The Spurgeon Fellowship welcomes Mark Dever as it's keynote speaker for a special two day conference on January 17-18, 2018. Mark serves as the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. A Duke graduate, Dr. Dever holds a M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a Th.M. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Ecclesiastical History from Cambridge University. He is the president of 9Marks Ministries and has taught at a number of seminaries. Dr. Dever has authored several books and articles, most recently, The Compelling Community and The Church: The Gospel Made Visible. Earlier books include What is a Healthy Church?, The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, The Deliberate Church, Promises Kept: The Message of the New Testament, and Promises Made: The Message of the Old Testament.
Registration for this conference will begin in November.
Dave Harvey - April 4, 2018
The Spurgeon Fellowship welcomes Dave Harvey on April 4, 2018. Dave is executive director of Sojourn Network. Dave received a Master of Arts in Missiology from Westminster Theological Seminary in 1989, worked toward a Master of Divinity from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1993 to 1995, and in 2001 became a graduate in Westminster’s Doctor of Ministry program. Dave is the author of Am I Called? The Summons to Pastoral Ministry, Rescuing Ambition, and When Sinners Say “I Do”: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage.
Registration for this event will begin in February 2018