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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"

 

Speakers


Great Line-Up of Speakers at the 2015 Festival!

You won't want to miss the incredible preaching at the 2015 Festival of Homiletics in Denver! Here are just a few of the great speakers you can expect to hear: 

Anthony Bailey
Lead Minister, Parkdale United Church, Ottawa, Canada

Nadia Bolz-Weber
Founding Pastor, House for All Sinners and Saints, Denver

Anna Carter Florence
Peter Marshall Associate Professor of Preaching, Columbia Theological Seminary

Yvette Flunder
Founder and Lead Pastor of City Refuge UCC Church, San Francisco

Rolf Jacobson

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Speaker Profile: Anthony Bailey

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Lead Minister, Parkdale United Church, Ottawa, Canada

Originally from Barbados, Anthony Bailey has lived and served in various parts of Canada, in Kenya and Jamaica. A teacher at heart, Bailey taught at the McGill University joint theological colleges in Montreal and the Theological College of the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an occasional lecturer at the Ottawa School of Theology and Spirituality and has been a guest lecturer at Queen’s University School of

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Speaker Profile: Otis Moss III

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The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III is the Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, IL. Otis Moss III previously served as pastor of the historic Tabernacle Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga. He speaks and preaches at churches, seminaries and colleges worldwide. Pulpit Journal recently named Moss one of the 20 ministers to watch who will shape the future of the African-American church. Belief.net named Moss one of the future religious leaders who will impact the African- American church.

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Speaker Profile: Grace Imathiu

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Grace Imathiu is a minister in the United Methodist Church. A native of Kenya, she is an ordained elder in the Methodist Church in Kenya. Imathiu was educated in Kenya, the U.S., Israel and England. As a preacher and Bible study teacher, Imathiu is in constant demand worldwide. She is especially a favorite among the youth and has been a preacher at the International Christian Youth Conference in and the National Christian Youth Conference. Additionally, Imathiu has led Bible studies and been

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Speaker Profile: Richard Ward

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Richard F. Ward received his B.A. from Oklahoma Baptist University, his M.F.A. from Trinity University (in conjunction with the Dallas Theater Center), a M.A.R. from Christian Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University.

Ward is Professor of Homiletics and Worship at Phillips Theological Seminary, where he holds the Fred B. Craddock Chair. Richard brings to the study of preaching a rich background in performance studies and practices. He is particularly interested in the arts

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