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Assembled Under the Word: Preaching and the Church | March 20-22, 2015 | Alistair Begg | D. A. Carson | David Helm
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Clarus 2015


Alistair Begg

Alistair Begg

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Alistair Begg has served as the Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in suburban Cleveland, Ohio, since 1983. Alistair was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, and spent the first 30 years of life in the United Kingdom. He studied at Trent University, The London School of Theology, and Westminster Seminary. Following graduation from The London School of Theology he ministered in two Scottish churches, first as an assistant pastor at Charlotte Chapel, Edinburgh, and then as pastor of Hamilton Baptist Church, Glasgow. Alistair serves on the council of The Gospel Coalition.

Alistair is heard daily on over 1,500 radio stations on the program, Truth for Life, a program whose teaching stems from his weekly ministry of preaching and teaching at Parkside Church. Alistair has authored a number of books, including Preaching for God's Glory, On Being a Pastor: Understanding Our Calling and Work, Name above All Names, and Made for His Pleasure: Ten Benchmarks of a Vital Faith.

Alistair and his wife, Susan, were married in 1975 and they have three children.
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D. A. Carson

D. A. Carson

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D. A. Carson (Ph.D., Cambridge University) has been Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois since 1978. Carson came to Trinity from the faculty of Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has also previously served in pastoral and itinerate ministry. Today he is an active guest lecturer and preacher.

Dr. Carson is co-founder along with Tim Keller of The Gospel Coalition, a network of church leaders and churches for the advancement of the gospel through the church. Dr. Carson has written or edited over 60 books, both academic and popular level. Several of Carson's more accessible books include, The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story, A Call to Spiritual Reformation: Priorities from Paul and His Prayers, Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus, and The Intolerance of Tolerance.

Dr. Carson and his wife, Joy, reside in Libertyville, Illinois, and have two children.
David Helm

David Helm

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David Helm (M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) serves as Lead Pastor of the Hyde Park congregation of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago. Before planting Holy Trinity Church, he served as the Pastor of Evangelism and Preaching at College Church in Wheaton, where he was mentored by Kent Hughes. David serves on the council of The Gospel Coalition.

David serves as Chairman of the Charles Simeon Trust, a ministry devoted to equipping the next generation of Bible expositors. He has authored a number of books, including Expositional Preaching: How We Speak God's Word Today, One-to-One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian, 1 & 2 Peter and Jude in Crossway's Preaching the Word series, and The Big Picture Story Bible. He also contributed to Preach the Word: Essays on Expository Preaching in Honor of Kent Hughes.

David and his wife, Lisa, reside in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood and they have 5 children.


Desert Springs Church Map

Desert Springs Church | 705 Osuna Rd NE | Albuquerque, NM 87113
Google Map | 505.797.8700 |

Hotels and Restaurants

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Courtyard Marriott
5151 Journal Center Blvd
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Rate: $80.00 per Night
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Days Inn & Suites
5101 Ellison St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Rate: $62.00 per Night
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Drury Inn
4310 The 25 Way NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

La Quinta Inn and Suites
7439 Pan American Fwy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Homewood Suites
5400 San Antonio Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Howard Johnson Express Inn
7630 Pan American Fwy
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Quality Suites
5251 San Antonio Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
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Please note that meals will not be provided. Food is available from local restaurants and fast food locations. Below you will find a list of dining establishments located near Desert Springs Church (DSC). These restaurants vary in price range, so please contact them if you are uncertain.

Flying Star
8000 Paseo del Norte NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122

Garduño's of Mexico
2100 Louisiana Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
6301 San Mateo Blvd NE #A
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Sadie's of New Mexico
6230 4th St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Siam Cafe
5500 San Mateo Blvd NE #101
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Tomato Cafe
5920 Holly Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Trombino's Bistro Italiano
5415 Academy Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

4201 Osuna Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109


Desert Springs Church | 705 Osuna Rd NE | Albuquerque, NM 87113
Google Map | 505.797.8700 |