Greg Gilbert

9Marks Speaker Greg Gilbert Speaking in Chapel


by Benjamin Deeter, Student Public Relations Writer

Greg Gilbert, senior pastor of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Chapel begins at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.

Gilbert earned a bachelor's degree from Yale University, where he felt a strong call to Christian ministry. After Yale, Gilbert earned his Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He is the author of “What Is The Gospel?” (Crossway, 2010), “Who Is Jesus” (Crossway, 2015) and co-author with Kevin De Young of “What Is the Mission of the Church?” (Crossway, 2011) and “Preach: Theology Meets Practice” (B&H Publishing Group, 2012).

Gilbert is a plenary speaker for the annual 9Marks Pastors Conference taking place at Cedarville University Oct. 29-30.

Along with Gilbert, the conference will host eight speakers, including Dr. Thomas White, president of Cedarville University; Mark Vroegop, lead pastor of College Park Church in Indianapolis; Jonathan Leeman, editorial director of 9Marks; and Dr. Jeremy Kimble, director of Cedarville’s Center for Biblical Integration and associate professor of theology.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, including its Master of Divinity program, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit