Ergun Caner to speaker at emPOWER Conference

Ergun Caner, former professor at The Criswell College and an expert on Islam, will be a featured speaker at the emPOWER Conference, sponsored by the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, Feb. 9-10 at the Arlington Convention Center.

Caner will join Christian leaders such as Henry Blackaby, Jack Graham, Zig Ziglar and Larnelle Harris at the conference?formerly the State Evangelism Conference.

Caner and his brother, Emir, who were born into a Sunni Muslim family, have co-written several books on Islam. Ergun Caner is now professor of theology and church history at Liberty University and is a highly sought-after speaker who has been interviewed by CNN and the BBC.

For more information on the emPOWER Conference, call the SBTC office at 972-953-0878 or toll free at 877-953-7282. For lodging group rates, see the hotel list below and state that you are attending the emPOWER Conference when making reservations. (See emPOWER Conference schedule on this page.)

The conference hotels are as follows:

• Wyndham Arlington, 1500 Convention Center Drive, Arlington, Texas 76011. Call 1-800-442-7275 for reservations or go to Use group code: 0208650SB.

• La Quinta Inns, 825 N. Watson Rd., Arlington, Texas 76011. Call 1-800-453-7909 for reservations.

• Baymont Inn & Suites, 2401 Diplomacy Drive, Arlington, Texas 76011. Call 817-633-2400 for reservations.

Parking at the convention center will be $5 per day and includes come and go privileges.

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