Lay Bible Institute

Summer Lay Bible Institute

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sieck Hall 202
Registration: $20
Registration deadline: July 23, 2018

You Are a Royal Priesthood: God Calls All Christians to Serve


Dr. W. Mart Thompson

Dr. Mart Thompson
Associate Professor of Practical Theology
Director of Specific Ministry Pastor Program

“You are a … royal priesthood” (1 Peter 2:9 ESV). God’s Word teaches that all Christians share God’s grace with others. Pastors and laypeople complement one another in service to the Gospel. In the Lay Bible Institute, we will study what the Bible teaches about the universal priesthood of all the baptized and provide practical ways in which they serve one another with the Gospel.


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