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2017 Festival of Homiletics - San Antonio, TX

Westminster John Knox Publishing: Publishing Excellence Since 1858

Many thanks to Westminster John Knox (WKJ) Publishing for sponsoring our coffee break on Thursday! 

The academic and trade imprint of the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC), WJK publishes approximately 60 new books and other resources each year.

With a publishing history dating back to 1838, WJK and its predecessors have served scholars, students, clergy, and general readers. Most of its publications are used in the training of seminarians, the dissemination of religious scholars' work,

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Columbia Theological Seminary: Cultivating faithful leaders for God’s changing world!

Many thanks to Columbia Theological Seminary for sponsoring our coffee break on Wednesday of the Festival! 

"Columbia Theological Seminary exists to educate and nurture faithful, imaginative, and effective leaders for the sake of the Church and the world." - Courtesy of http://www.ctsnet.edu/

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Day 1: Your Preaching Resource

Many thanks to our Festival of Homiletics 2017 partner Day1! 

Day 1 began broadcasting in 1945 as "The Protestant Hour" and has been on the air every week since, currently on more than 200 stations. Day1 is a ministry of the Alliance for Christian Media, a nonprofit mainline media ministry based in Atlanta, GA. The Alliance was created after the merger of The Protestant Hour, Inc. and the Episcopal Media Center, which was founded in 1945 and originally called The Episcopal Radio and TV Foundation.

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Going Green with Thrivent!

Many thanks to Thrivent Financial for helping us go green at this year's Festival of Homiletics 2017 by providing a free reusable water bottle for each participant, with water refill stations scattered around the venues.

Thrivent Financial is more than financial services. They're a not-for-profit, membership organization of Christians starting a new conversation about money.

Thrivent creates financial strategies that help Christians be wise with money and live generously. They offer a broad

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Doing Great Work in San Antonio

We are proud the 2017 Festival of Homiletics is taking place in San Antonio, a community with so many people doing incredible work to love and serve their neighbors. Featured in this blog post are just a few of the Charity Navigator Four Star Organizations in the area. 

The San Antonio Food Bank provides food and grocery products to more than 530 partner agencies in 16 counties throughout Southwest Texas. In FY2015, the San Antonio Food Bank provided nearly 62 million pounds of food.

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