August 18, 1999
Random violence conference set
___ARLINGTON--A second conference on random violence is planned by the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
___The event will be held at First Baptist Church of Arlington Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will focus on youth violence and will feature presentations from those with first-hand experience in the random violence epidemic in America.
___Co-sponsor of the event is LifeWay Christian Resources.
___"This is a conference for pastors, staff, youth workers, church leaders, community leaders and others who may be impacted by random violence, whether it is a single incident of murder or a bombing which claims scores of lives," said Dick Maples, coordinator of BGCT minister/ church relations.
___Scheduled speakers include Steve Lee, youth minister at Ken Caryl Baptist Church in Littleton, Colo.; Joy McInvale, a counselor from Bedford; Maples; Joe Williams, an FBI chaplain in Oklahoma City; and Brooks Faulkner, pastoral care specialist with LifeWay.
___To register, call (214) 828-5169, or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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