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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

2018 Festival in D.C. - Registration Opens Nov. 1

Join us May 21-25 for the 2018 Festival of Homiletics in Washington, D.C.

The Festival of Homiletics draws 1,500+ preachers together for amazing lectures, preaching, worship and renewal.

Registration opens Nov. 1

Be inspired by God’s Word proclaimed by some of the nation’s finest preachers and teachers, including Richard Rohr, Diana Butler Bass, Walter Brueggemann, Mariann Budde, Otis Moss III, and many more.

Opening night will feature preaching by Karoline Lewis in the Washington

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Spiritual Borderlands and Scriptural Engagement: Thursday at #Homiletics2017

What does preaching at the borders really mean? Luke Powery got his audience thinking and singing about this very question as his voice filled the theater with spirituals. “Preaching a la the spirituals is a collective exorcism of individualism,” Powery declared. Preaching at the borders is reclaiming our singing voice as a community; singing out of the rubble of human existence, he avowed. The audience left affirmed of the viability of the practice of singing as a homiletical strategy

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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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