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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Evolving faith and the Empire: Wednesday at #Homiletics2017

“The Christian faith is evolving. It is always on the move.” Brian McLaren began his lecture Wednesday morning, May 17. Leading the audience through his thoughts on spiritual, theological and missional migration in our world McLaren reflected, “Maybe the problem is religion is organized for the wrong purposes.” For what purposes should the church, your church, be organized?

Over at Travis Park United Methodist Church, Bishop Yvette Flunder kept the audience on their feet with

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#Homiletics2017 Wednesday Social Media Highlights

 

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Relinquishing and Re-imagining: Tuesday at #Homiletics2017

Tuesday, the first full day of the festival, began with worship at both Travis Park Methodist Church and the Scottish Rite Theater. Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, liturgist Dawn Hand and musicians Ashley Cleveland and Joshua Sommerville started the morning out with our minds stayed on Jesus at Travis Park, while Nadia Bolz-Weber, David Gambrell and William McConnell brought us into worship with all our hearts.

Walter Brueggemann shared his wisdom before we got a peek into “A Week in the Life

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#Homiletics2017 Tuesday Social Media Highlights

Prophetic and powerful quotes/tweets from Tuesday, May 16. Search #Homiletics2017 on Twitter and Facebook for more.

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#Homiletics2017 Monday Social Media Highlights

Prophetic and powerful quotes/tweets from Monday, May 15. Search #Homiletics2017 on Twitter and Facebook for more.

 

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