R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lewisville, Ky., will speak at the World Missions Conference on Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center. The theme of the conference is “The Privilege of Suffering: Jesus is Worth It.”

The conference is open to the public and is free of charge. No tickets are necessary.

Mohler will precede Erwin Lutzer, pastor of the Moody Church in Chicago, who will conclude the three-day event with his message “The High Cost of Faithfulness: The Anatomy of a Martyr” at 10:30 a.m. The conference is sponsored by To Every Tribe Ministries based in Los Fresnos, Texas.

Mohler hosts the Albert Mohler Program, a daily live nationwide radio program on the Salem Radio Network. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. Time magazine called him the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the United States.”

Mohler served as editor of The Christian Index, Georgia Southern Baptist Convention, the oldest of the state papers serving the Southern Baptist Convention. He is the author of numerous books, including “Cultural Shift: Engaging Current Issues with Timeless Truth.” He serves currently as editor-in-chief of the Southern Baptist Journal of Theology. He has spoken on two other occasions in Dalton for the pastor’s conference sponsored by Kinsey Drive Baptist Church.

Other speakers include David Sitton, founder and president of To Every Tribe Ministries; Hershael York, preaching professor, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; David Sills, missions professor, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ron Conner, vice president, To Every Tribe Ministries; Fred Zaspel, instructor of theology and Bible, To Every Tribe Ministries; and Ron Sanford, director, To Every Tribe Ministries.

Music will be provided by L’Abrio String Quartet, performing on Thursday at 6 p.m., and the L’Abri Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Tracy Coats, performing at 6 p.m. on Friday.

“This is an extraordinary opportunity for Christians to hear some of the finest speakers in the country,” said Pastor Ron McKinney, conference host. “I am encouraging you to be part of a spiritual awakening. ‘The harvest is white but the laborers are few.’ God is calling out men and women to give themselves to serve and to suffer for his glory.”

For more information, visit www.toeverytribe.com or call (956) 233-4353. McKinney can be reached at (706) 277-3505 or (706) 280-9343.

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