NECEP Pastor's Conference 2012
Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. on
NECEP-2012 Pastors' Conference
New England Center for
Expository Preaching

2012 Pastors' Conference
Second Timothy

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan, III
Jamie Owens - CHBC
Brian Phillips - RTS

Island Pond Baptist Church
26 No Salem Rd
Hampstead, NH 03841

May 7-8, 201

"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works,
and glorify your Father who is in heaven."
 ~ Matthew 5:16

Registration is open - click here to begin

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Note:  This is a "pastors' conference" designed for the preaching pastors (Pauls) and potential seminary students (Timothys) who are being called to proclaim the Word of God to His flocks weekly.


Conference Schedule


9:00 AM – 12:00 – (Pastor James Wells)
A bonus session for those who arrive on Sunday morning
Jonathan Edwards and Second Timothy

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – (Dr. Al Mohler)
Another bonus session for those who have driven into town Sunday afternoon
Dr. Mohler addresses those working behind the scenes of the conference


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM – Registration / Bookstore open 
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM – Welcome / Opening prayer - (Pastor Jim Wells)
9:15 AM – 9:45 AM – Panel Discussion - The speakers discuss the context.
9:45 AM – 10:15 AM – Session 1 –  II Tim. 1:1-7 (Pastor Matt Fletcher)
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM – Break / Bookstore open
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM – Session 2 – II Tim. 1:8-11 - (Dr. Lig Duncan)
12:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Lunch - (Provided) / Bookstore open
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM – Session 3 – II Tim. 1:12– 20  – (Dr. Al Mohler)
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM – Break
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM – Session 4 – Panel Discussion  – (led by Pastor John Savage)
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM – Break
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM – Session 5 – II Tim. 2:1-13 (Jaime Owens)
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Dinner (Provided to those registered)
6:30 PM – 7:45 PM – Session 6 – II Tim. 2:14-21 (Dr. Al Mohler)
7:45 PM – 8:00 PM – Break
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Session 7 – II Tim. 2:22-26 - (Dr. Lig Duncan)
9:15 PM – Bookstore closes


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM – Muffins, coffee, etc
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Session 8 – II Tim. 3:1-9 - (Dr. Lig Duncan)
10:30 AM – 10:45AM – Break - Refreshments / Bookstore open
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Session 9 – II Tim. 3:10-17 – (Dr. Al Mohler)
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM – Lunch (Provided) / Bookstore open
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM – Session 10 – II Tim. 4:1-8 (Brian Philipps)
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM – Break (Refreshments provided) / Bookstore open
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM – Session 11 – II Tim. 4:9-22 (Dr. Al Mohler)
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Final prayers and goodbyes
4:00 – Speakers leave for airport with Jim Wells

Speaker Information

Albert Mohler is the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world, an Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals Council Member, and has been called "an articulate voice for conservative Christianity at large" by The Chicago Tribune,

Recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals, Dr. Mohler's mission is to address contemporary issues from a consistent and explicit Christian worldview. called him the "reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S".

In addition, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs, Thinking in Public and The Briefing. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. All of these can be accessed through Dr. Mohler's website,

Ligon Duncan is the Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church (1837), Jackson, Mississippi, President of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Chairman of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Together for the Gospel, The Gospel Coalition, Convener of the Twin Lakes Fellowship, Adjunct Professor at Reformed Theological Seminary, and served as the 32nd Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in America (2004-2005). 

Born in Greenville, South Carolina, and reared in a Christian home, Dr. Duncan did his studies at Furman University, Greenville, SC (BA); Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis (MDiv, MA, cum laude ); and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (PhD). Ligon and his wife, Anne, are the parents of Sarah Kennedy and Jennings
Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington DC is Jaime Owen's current home where he serves as Mark Dever's personal assistant.  A graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a NECEP 2010 intern, Jaime plans on returning to plant or re-plant a church on the South Shore of Massachusetts when his tour of duty with Mark is done.
Brian Phillips is in his final semester at Reformed Theological Seminary - Charlotte.  While he was with the New England Center during the summer of 2011 Brian was so well like that Baptist Churches were seeking to hire him, knowing that he was Presbyterian.  Why? - Because he was simultaneous teaching the word of God faithfully, while showing genuine concern for the people in the churches that he had never met before.  His compassion combined with his clear teaching of the Word of God propelled him to the attention of all that were within earshot.

“Open your Bibles’ is a phase stated every Sunday morning by James Wells, Senior Pastor of Island Pond Baptist Church. Prior to coming to New Hampshire he served as a church planter, a minister of youth and education, and an adjunct professor to Baptist Bible College East, Cornerstone University, and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.   He is a proven leader who has served on various boards and associations.  In addition, his community involvement has allowed him opportunities to encounter the world with the Gospel message. 
Pastor Matt Fletcher - has been in pastoral ministry for more than twenty years and was privileged to serve as Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church in Weymouth, MA, from 1999 until 2011, when the Lord called him to Webster Bible Church of New York.  Matt received a Master of Ministry from Briercrest Biblical Seminary in 1999 and is working toward a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

As a charter member of the NECEP administrative board, Matt continues to have a passion for seeing New England pulpits filled with expository preachers.

Matt lives in Webster, New York, with his wife, Ruthie.  They have five children and, despite his many protests, one very annoying beagle named Buster. 
Pastor John Savage is pastor of Carolina Free Baptist Church in Carolina, RI.  He is also the first intern that the New England Center had (in 2006), is a graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and was the first intern to return to New England after completing the NECEP internship.  In many ways John cut the path that many are following, to include his participation in the annual pastors' conference.

A musician talented in ??? instruments, John a masters degree in ethnomusicology, in adddition to expository preaching, and is blessed with a wife Heather who accompanies him or v/v on the piano.
Pastor Bob Kruger