SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The annual President’s Leadership Forum will feature two alumni as a part of Evangel University’s 2018 Homecoming Celebration on Friday, Oct. 19, at 3 p.m.
The eventis free and open to the public — it will feature a roundtable discussion on “Preaching as Leadership.” The discussion will take place in the Seymour Chapel at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, on the corner of Glenstone and Division.
Panelists include Mike Burnette, who identifies himself as a teacher on his Facebook page, while serving as lead pastor of LifePoint Church in Clarksville, Tennessee. LifePoint was recently named the Fastest Growing Church in the Nation for 2018, by Outreach Magazine. Burnette completed his Master of Divinity in 2008 from AGTS. He and his wife, Stephanie, have four daughters.
Joining him will be David Lindell, campus ministries director and West Campus pastor at James River Church in Springfield, Missouri. He graduated from Evangel University with a B.A. in 2006, and then earned his Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. David and his wife, Becky, have four young children.
The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Doug Oss, professor emeritus of AGTS. Dr. Oss is also a Greek scholar, Biblical translator, author and the 2017 AGTS Alumnus of the Year.
Following the forum, there will be a reception in the AGTS Great Hall.
Evangel University, which includes the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Christian university committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the church and society globally. Evangel serves more than 2,100 students from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries, offering 65 undergraduate majors and 19 master’s and doctoral degrees.