Beyond Five Points: Digging Deeper into Calvinism

Bold North Conference on Reformed Theology 2018


Andrew Compton
Alan Strange


November 9-10, 2018


Mission Orthodox Presbyterian Church
1040 Como Ave
St Paul, MN 55103

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Advance registration is now closed
Walk ins are still welcome

Speaker Biographies
Hotel Information

Conference Description

Calvinism on the continent - this year we celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the start of the Synod of Dordt, and dig deeper into the multifaceted biblical truths recovered by John Calvin and other reformers. What are its implications today on doctrine, worship, church government, and life? Come and find out this November 9-10 in Saint Paul, MN at the first annual Bold North Conference on Reformed Theology Beyond Five Points: Digging Deeper into Calvinism.


Friday, November 9, 2018
6:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 p.m. The Roots of the Reformation: TULIP and More, Alan Strange
8:30 p.m. The Biblical "Big Picture" of the Reformation: Covenant Theology, Andrew Compton

Saturday, November 10, 2018
8:30 a.m. Late Registration
9:00 a.m. The Fruits of the Reformation: Calvinism and the Christian Life, Alan Strange
10:00 a.m. The Recovery of New Testament Worship in the Reformation, Andrew Compton
11:00 a.m. Question & Answer Session
11:45 a.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Why Reformed Churches Have Presbyterian Government, Alan Strange
1:50 p.m. The Pastoral Care and Compassion of the Reformation, Andrew Compton
2:45 p.m. Closing Announcements and Benediction

Speaker Biographies

Andrew Compton is a minister in the URCNA and assistant professor of Old Testament at Mid America Reformed Seminary. After graduating from Dordt College, he taught high school band and orchestra before attending seminary at Westminster Seminary California. After seminary he studied at the Claremont Graduate University and then the University of California, Los Angeles where he completed doctoral coursework before finishing his M.A. Additionally. He has also studied pastoral counseling at Westminster Theological Seminary. 

Alan Strange is professor of Church history at Mid America Reformed Seminary as well as an associate pastor at New Covenant Community Church (OPC) in Joliet, Illinois, frequently preaching there or speaking in other church and conference settings.

Dr. Strange is active in the Presbytery of the Midwest and serves on or chairs various OPC committees, including the Committee on Appeals and Complaints, the Psalter Hymnal Special Committee, the Committee on Christian Education and the Board of Trustees of Great Commission Publications. He served as chairman of the Committee on Creation Views and as vice-chairman of the Justification Committee, producing substantial reports for both of those study committees. He teaches the course for the Ministerial Training Institute of the OPC on the Form of Government and has written extensively on church polity. He also served as the Moderator of the 75th OPC General Assembly (2008), and as general editor of the Trinity Psalter Hymnal (2018).

Hotel Information

There are no group rates for hotels for this event. However, we can recommend the following hotels:

Best Western Plus Como Park Hotel
1010 Bandana Blvd E W
St Paul, MN 55108

Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge
161 St Anthony Ave
St Paul, MN 55103