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Anthony Bailey

Lead Minister, Parkdale United Church, Ottawa, Canada

Craig Barnes

President and Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary

Nadia Bolz Weber

Founding Pastor, House for All Sinners and Saints, Denver

Walter Brueggemann

Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary

Diana Butler Bass

Author, speaker and independent scholar of American religion and culture

Anna Carter Florence

Peter Marshall Associate Professor of Preaching, Columbia Theological Seminary

Michael Curry

Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina

Donald Davis - New Voice

Storyteller

Pulpit Fiction - New Voice

Progressive Christian Podcast - Hosts Eric Fistler and Robb McCoy

Yvette Flunder

Founder and Lead Pastor of City of Refuge UCC Church; San Francisco, CA

Andrew Foster Connors - New Voice

Senior Pastor, Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church

Adam Hamilton

Founding Pastor, United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, KS

Mary Hess - New Voice

Professor of Educational Leadership and Chair of Leadership Division, Luther Seminary

Grace Imathiu

Minister, United Methodist Church

Rolf Jacobson

Associate Professor of Old Testament; Luther Seminary

Eunjoo Mary Kim - New Voice

Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics; Iliff School of Theology, Denver

Karoline Lewis

Alvin N. Rogness Associate Professor of Homiletics, Luther Seminary

David Lose

President, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

Barbara Lundblad

Joe R. Engle Professor of Preaching Emerita, Union Theological Seminary in New York City

MaryAnn McKibben Dana

Pastor, Idylwood Presbyterian Church & Co-Chair of NEXT Church

Brian McLaren

Author, speaker and activist

Sara Miles - New Voice

Author, Founder and Director, the Food Pantry, Director of Ministry, St. Gregory Nyssa Episcopal Church

Otis Moss III

Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago

Carrie Newcomer - New Voice

Songwriter, Recording Artist, Performer and Educator

John Philip Newell - New Voice

Poet, Peacemaker and Scholar

Luke Powery

Dean of Duke University Chapel & Associate Professor of the Practice of Homiletics at the Divinity School

Rabbi Ben Romer - New Voice

Spiritual Advisor, Bonay Kodesh, Chesterfield County, Vir.

Richard Ward - New Voice

Fred B. Craddock Professor of Homiletics and Worship Director of Denominational Formation (United Church of Christ), Phillips Theological Seminary

Will Willimon

Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry

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"Preaching from the Mountain: Heralds of Good Tidings"

Isaiah 40: 9 Get you up to a high mountain,O Zion, herald of good tidings;

lift up your voice with strength, O Jerusalem, herald of good tidings,

lift it up, do not fear; say to the cities of Judah,“Here is your God!”

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Partnership Profile: Cokesbury

We would like to highlight Cokesbury, one of our partners for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics. We are very excited to be working with them!

"Cokesbury is the retail division of The United Methodist Publishing House. Founded in 1789, The United Methodist Publishing House is a publisher and distributor to The United Methodist Church and the greater Christian community. Our mission is to reach more people in more places with quality services and resources that help them come to know and deepen their knowledge of God through Jesus Christ, learn to love God, and choose to serve God and neighbor.

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Speaker Profile: Brian McLaren

Bio

In 1982, Brian McLaren co-founded Cedar Ridge Community Church, a trans-denominational church in the Baltimore area. In 2006, he left the pastorate to devote himself full time to writing and speaking. Time magazine called him one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in America. McLaren has been active in networking and mentoring church planters and pastors since the mid-1980s, and has assisted in the development of several new churches.

He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where he earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. In 2004, he received the Doctor of Divinity ...

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