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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Registration is Open!

Registration is now open for the 2016 Festival of Homiletics! Register before February 15, 2016 to receive the early-bird discount. The theme for this year's Festival is "Prophetic Preaching in Times of Change."

 

 

 

  • Full registration received by Feb. 15, 2016
    • $275
    • $255 per person for two or more registering together (must be received and paid at the same time)
  • Full registration received by Feb. 16, 2016 and after
    • $295
    • $275 per person for two or more registering

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Social Media Highlights: Thursday

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

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Workshop: Rolf Jacobson

On Thursday, Rolf Jacobson, associate professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary, offered a workshop on preaching the Narrative Lectionary. He discussed the ways narrative operates in our own lives and suggested that preaching the Narrrative Lectionary is one way for the church to become a better co-teller of the Bible. 

Jacobson noted that we are always immersed in stories, whether it be through the news, our conversations, or anything else we might encounter. Even our doctrinal statements

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Workshop: MaryAnn McKibben Dana

Yesterday, MaryAnn McKibben Dana, assistant professor of homiletics and worship at Pittsburg Theological Seminary, offered a workshop titled, "The Word in a 140-Character World: Faithful Preaching in the Digital Age." She explored both the benefits and drawbacks of technology in our day, especially as it relates to the church and our communities of faith.

Early on she posed the question: "Are we lifting up community that forms online?" We will always need tangible, in-person community, but community

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Social Media Highlights - Wednesday

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

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