74th Annual Pepperdine Bible Lectures Held in Malibu

July 24, 2017  | 1 min read

From May 2 to 5, nearly 250 guest speakers from around the world led over 360 inspiring sessions to explore books in the Old Testament known in the Jewish tradition as the Scrolls of the Megilloth.

Bob Goff, New York Times best-selling author of Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World, was among the special guest speakers. Goff’s singing group, Acappella, also performed music from its 35-year anniversary tour.

Peter Enns, author of The Bible Tells Me So and The Sin of Certainty, addressed characteristics of doubt and faith, while Phil Claycomb, executive director of Nexus, a church planting leadership ministry building collaborative partnerships between Churches of Christ and independent Christian churches, discussed life lessons.

Dudley Rutherford, author of Walls Fall Down and senior pastor of the 10,000-member congregation Shepherd Church in Porter Ranch, California, presented insights for overcoming hardships jointly with Jeff Walling, Pepperdine’s director of the Youth Leadership Initiative.