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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Preview the 2017 Festival in San Antonio

Registration for the 25th Annual Festival of Homiletics "Preaching on the Borders" opens today! Come, be inspired by God’s Word proclaimed by some of the nation’s finest preachers and teachers. Experience the fellowship of more than a thousand preachers. Learn and worship in an atmosphere that’s dynamic, friendly, nurturing and prophetic.

Renew, refresh and recharge your spirit.

Register today!

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Look Who's Joining us in 2017!

Check out the 2017 Festival of Homiletics Speaker line up:

- Anthony Bailey
- Nadia Bolz-Weber
- Barbara Brown Taylor
- Walter Brueggemann
- Amy Butler
- Anna Carter Florence
- Yvette Flunder
- Adam Hamilton
- Rev. Grace Imathiu
- The Rev. Micah Jackson
- Rolf Jacobson
- Karoline Lewis
- Jennifer Lord
- David Lose
- Alyce McKenzie
- Brian McLaren
- Otis Moss III
- Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie
- Luke Powery
- Fr. Michael Renninger
- Bishop Craig Satterlee
- Matt Skinner
- Minton Sparks
- Raquel St. Clair Lettsome

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Registration for 2017 Festival of Homiletics Opens Nov. 1st!

Be inspired by God’s Word proclaimed by some of the nation’s finest preachers at the 25th Annual Festival of Homiletics May 15-19, 2017!

Registration for the Festival in San Antonio, TX opens November 1st. See you there! 

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2016 Festival Photos

Check out these photos from the 2016 Festival in Atlanta! You can share your own photos from the event on social media using #Homiletics2016 

View the slideshow below or click here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lutherseminary/sets/72157668422195632

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Karoline Lewis on Empowered Preaching

Karoline Lewis' powerful and thought-provoking lecture at PRUMC this morning offered preachers "Five Keys to Empowered Preaching." Lewis began with an overview of what prophets are before moving into these five keys. "Prophets in the Old Testament are truth-tellers," she said, "And prophets are only able to tell the future because they see the present reality and what will happen." People also don't want to hear the truth, and so being a prophet, a truth-teller, is difficult work. Further, in order

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