Joanna Adams

Retired pastor in the Presbyterian church and co-founder of Higher Ground

Anthony Bailey

Lead Minister, Parkdale United Church, Ottawa, Canada

Walter Brueggemann

Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary

Anna Carter Florence

Peter Marshall Associate Professor of Preaching, Columbia Theological Seminary

Cláudio Carvalhaes

Associate Professor of Homiletics and Worship at McCormick Theological Seminary

Edgardo Colón-Emeric

John Wesley Fellow and Assistant Professor of Christian Theology at Duke Divinity School

The Fleshpots of Egypt

Bluegrass Music Group

Yvette Flunder

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

Teresa Fry Brown

Bandy Professor of Preaching at Chandler School of Theology and Associate Pastor of New Bethel AME Church

Nora Gallager

American Writer

Rev. Grace Imathiu

Lead Pastor, Community UMC and International Speaker

Rolf Jacobson

Professor of Old Testament, Luther Seminary

Karoline Lewis

Associate Professor of Biblical Preaching and the Alvin N. Rogness Chair of Homiletics, Luther Seminary

David Lose

President, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

Barbara Lundblad

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

Peter Mayer

Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter

John McCutcheon

American Folksinger

Alyce McKenzie

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

Joy J. Moore, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Preaching, Fuller Theological Seminary and academic liaison to the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies.

Otis Moss III

Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago

Julie Pennington Russell

Writer, Poet, Preacher and Feminist

Leonard Pitts

Award-winning Columnist, College Professor, Radio Producer and international lecturer

Fr. Michael Renninger

Pastor, St. Mary Catholic Church in Richmond, VA

Bruce Reyes-Chow

Consultant and Coach, Center for Progressive Renewal

Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, Ph.D

Senior Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA

Will Willimon

Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School

Lauren Winner

Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality, Duke Divinity School; Priest Associate at St. Luke's Episcopal Church and Author


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Festival Blog

Sermon Brainwave podcast (full version with Q & A)

Sermon Brainwave, a Working Preacher weekly podcast on the Revised Common Lectionary texts, recorded an episode at the 2015 Festival of Homiletics in Denver.

Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis and Matt Skinner (pictured above from left to right) shared insights on texts for Day of Pentecost (May 24, 2015).

Click on the audio player below the photo to listen in to the extended version of the podcast, including the Q & A session that followed the Working Preacher podcast. 

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Social Media Highlights: Thursday

Inspiring and thoughtful tweets from Thursday -- search #Homiletics2015 on Twitter for more. 

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