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Legacy Conference

The mission of the Legacy Conference is to encourage and equip Christians toward greater love and faithfulness to Christ and His Word. Powerful preaching, engaging seminars, stimulating worship, warm fellowship, and a well-stocked conference book table are the highlights of this annual event. The Legacy Conference is a ministry of Twin City Bible Church.


2015 - Faith Alone

In 2015 we had the pleasure of having Phil Johnson as our keynote speaker.

Phil Johnson is the executive director of Grace to You. He has been closely associated with John MacArthur since 1981 and edits most of John’s major books. Phil also maintains several popular websites, including The Spurgeon Archive, The Hall of Church History, and the Pyromaniacs blog. He is an ordained elder and pastor at Grace Community Church. Phil and his wife, Darlene, have three adult children and five grandchildren.


2016 - Christ Alone

In 2016 we were blessed to have two speakers, Dr. Steven J. Lawson and Anthony Kidd, for this conference. 

Dr. Steven J. Lawsonis founder and president of OnePassion Ministries, a ministry designed to equip and energize a new generation of Bible expositors. The focus of Dr. Lawson’s ministry is the verse-by-verse exposition of God’s Word. He is the author of more than twenty books, the most recent being The Daring Mission of William Tyndale, The Evangelistic Zeal of George Whitefield, The Kind of Preaching God Blesses, and The Heroic Boldness of Martin Luther. Dr. Lawson is a Teaching Fellow with Ligonier Ministries, Professor of Preaching at The Master’s Seminary, Professor in residence for Truth Remains, and Executive Editor for Expositor magazine. He is also on the board of The Master’s College and Seminary, and Ligonier Ministries. Steve and his wife Anne have three sons and a daughter.

Anthony Kidd is the Pastor of Preaching at Community of Faith Bible Church in South Central Los Angeles. He has served as a Professor at Los Angeles Bible Training School since 2000. Anthony was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. After completing high school he attended Washington State University on a basketball scholarship and graduated in 1990. He completed his Master’s of Divinity degree in 2001 at The Master’s Seminary. Anthony and his wife, Sherry, have five children: Jonathan Paul, Isaiah Andrew, Mikayla Rose, Julia Grace, and Timothy James. Anthony contributed a chapter to the book “Secret Sex War: A Battle Cry for Purity,” published by Moody Press. His passion for God’s glory, the preaching of His Word, and love for Christ’s Church is best summed up in Anthony’s life verse, “For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the Lord and to practice it and to teach his statutes and ordinances in Israel,” Ezra 7:10.


2017 - Grace Alone

2017 gave us the opportunity to hear from Tom Pennington and Dr. Richard Caldwell.

Tom Pennington has served as Pastor-Teacher at Countryside Bible Church since October 2003. Prior to arriving in Texas, he served 16 years at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, including as an elder. He spent his last four years there as Senior Associate Pastor and as personal assistant to John MacArthur. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director of Grace to You, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the international radio, tape, publications, and internet ministry.

Tom completed his B.A. and M.A. at Bob Jones University and served as a member of the faculty while taking additional Ph.D. classes in New Testament Interpretation. In 2013, he received an honorary Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) from The Master’s College, now The Master's Seminary.

Tom’s teaching ministry is featured on The Word Unleashed®. In addition to his role as Pastor-Teacher, he is actively involved internationally in training pastors in expository preaching. Tom and his wife, Sheila, have three children, Lauren, Katie, and Jessica.

Dr. Richard Caldwellis Pastor-Teacher of Founders Baptist Church. He has served at Founders since June of 1998, coming to the church after a 10 year pastorate in Elgin, Texas. His passion and gifting lies in the area of verse-by-verse exposition of God’s word.

Pastor Caldwell holds an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D.Min. from The Master’s Seminary. He also serves as the campus pastor of The Expositors Seminary, which has a campus at Founders Baptist Church.

He and his wife, Jacque. have been married since May of 1983 and have four children, Richie, Amber Ramirez (married to Nathan Ramirez), Chris, and Reagan (married to Sydney).


2018 - Glory to God Alone

This year brought us the joy of being able to host a new speaker Dr. Joel Beeke and return guest, Pastor Anthony Kidd.

Dr. Joel Beeke gained his Ph.D. in Post-Reformation theology from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia). He is President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, pastor of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, editor of The Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, and the author of numerous books. He is frequently called upon to lecture at seminaries and to speak at Reformed conferences around the world. Works published by the Banner of Truth Trust include The Quest for Full Assurance and Holiness.

Joel and his wife Mary have been blessed with three children: Calvin, Esther, and Lydia.

Anthony Kidd is the Pastor of Preaching at Community of Faith Bible Church in South Central Los Angeles. He has served as a Professor at Los Angeles Bible Training School since 2000. Anthony was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. After completing high school he attended Washington State University on a basketball scholarship and graduated in 1990. He completed his Master’s of Divinity degree in 2001 at The Master’s Seminary. Anthony and his wife, Sherry, have five children: Jonathan Paul, Isaiah Andrew, Mikayla Rose, Julia Grace, and Timothy James. Anthony contributed a chapter to the book “Secret Sex War: A Battle Cry for Purity,” published by Moody Press. His passion for God’s glory, the preaching of His Word, and love for Christ’s Church is best summed up in Anthony’s life verse, “For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the Lord and to practice it and to teach his statutes and ordinances in Israel,” Ezra 7:10.