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Yogadevotion - Cindy Senarighi

Pastor Cindy Senarighi to lead yoga - Please bring your own mats! All classes are free!

Mariachi Alma de Jalisco

Best Mariachi group serving Orange County, TX

Anthony Bailey

Lead Minister, Parkdale United Church, Ottawa, Canada

Mixteco Ballet Folklorico

Cultural Dance Troupe

Rob Bell

Bestselling author, international teacher, and public speaker

Nadia Bolz-Weber

Founding Pastor, House for All Sinners and Saints, Denver

Barbara Brown Taylor

Professor of Religion, Piedmont College

Walter Brueggemann

Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary

Amy Butler

Senior Pastor, The Riverside Church of New York

Anna Carter Florence

Peter Marshall Professor of Preaching, Columbia Theological Seminary

Yvette Flunder

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

Adam Hamilton

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

Rev. Grace Imathiu

Lead Pastor, Community UMC and International Speaker

The Rev. Micah Jackson

Bishop John Elbridge Hines Associate Professor of Preaching and Director of Comprehensive Wellness, Seminary of the Southwest

Rolf Jacobson

Professor of Old Testament, Luther Seminary

Karoline Lewis

Associate Professor of Biblical Preaching and the Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching, Luther Seminary

Jennifer Lord

The Dorothy B. Vickery Professor of Homiletics and Liturgical Studies, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Mariachi Los Conquistadores

Premier Young Mariachi Group

David Lose

President, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

Barbara Lundblad

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

Alyce McKenzie

Le Van Professor of Preaching and Worship Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Director, Center for Preaching Excellence

Brian McLaren

Author, speaker and activist

Otis Moss III

Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago

Luke Powery

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

Fr. Michael Renninger

Pastor, St. Mary Catholic Church in Richmond, VA

Bishop Craig Satterlee

Author, preacher, bishop, teacher, conference speaker, congregational consultant, "entrepreneurial leader,” “churchman”

Matt Skinner

Associate Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary

Minton Sparks

Southern Author, Storyteller, Poet and Songwriter

Raquel St. Clair Lettsome

Associate Minister at Union A.M.E. Church and Managing Partner of Say AMEN!

Will Willimon

Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School

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25th Festival of Homiletics - 2017 San Antonio, TX

"Preaching on the Borders"

Be inspired by God’s Word proclaimed by some of the nation’s finest preachers and teachers. Experience the fellowship of more than a thousand preachers. Learn and worship in an atmosphere that’s dynamic, friendly, nurturing and prophetic.

Come renew, refresh and recharge your spirit.  Not convinced yet?

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2016 Festival Photos

Check out these photos from the 2016 Festival in Atlanta! You can share your own photos from the event on social media using #Homiletics2016 

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Karoline Lewis on Empowered Preaching

Karoline Lewis' powerful and thought-provoking lecture at PRUMC this morning offered preachers "Five Keys to Empowered Preaching." Lewis began with an overview of what prophets are before moving into these five keys. "Prophets in the Old Testament are truth-tellers," she said, "And prophets are only able to tell the future because they see the present reality and what will happen." People also don't want to hear the truth, and so being a prophet, a truth-teller, is difficult work. Further, in order to be a prophetic preacher, "you must be empowered to speak and embody your own truth," she said, ...

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