Dr. Gary Furr To Speak At CBF Truett Breakfast June 25

May 12, 2004

Dr. Gary Furr, pastor of Vestavia Hills Baptist Church in Birmingham, will be the featured speaker at the George W. Truett Theological Seminary breakfast during the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. The breakfast will be held from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, June 25, at Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center in Birmingham, Ala.

A pastor for more than 22 years, Furr has served as pastor of Vestavia Hills since 1993. He served churches in Texas and Georgia before moving to Alabama. Furr received a bachelor's degree in religion from Carson-Newman College, a master of divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a doctorate from Baylor.

Furr is a featured speaker for conferences and retreats in the areas of worship and spiritual formation. He also is a published author and has written many articles and reviews on theology and church life. He co-edited and contributed to "Ties That Bind: Life Together in the Baptist Vision" and co-authored "The Dialogue of Worship with Milburn Price". He was a contributor to and editor of the Library of Distinctive Sermons series. He serves as an adjunct professor of religion at Samford University and for the doctor of ministry program at Beeson Divinity School.

For more information, contact Laura Cadena at (214) 616-3058. The breakfast is open to alumni and friends of Truett Seminary but an RSVP is required. Cost to attend the breakfast is $20. Please mail your check by June 9 payable to the Truett Alumni Association, to Dorothy Terry, One Bear Place #97126 Waco, TX 76798.

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