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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Events

Opening Night with Nadia Bolz-Weber and Sara Miles

During the opening night of the 2015 Festival, Nadia Bolz-Weber, founding pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, will be preaching, and Sara Miles, director of ministry at St. Gregory Nyssa Episcopal Church and founder and director of the Food Pantry, will be giving a lecture. Both will take place at Monday's venue, the Bellco Theater in the Colorado Convention Center.

Nadia is the author of Salvation on the Small Screen? 24 Hours of Christian Television (Seabury 2008) and the New York Times Bestselling theological memoir, Pastrix: The Cranky Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint (Jericho 2013). She blogs at www.sarcasticlutheran.com and Jim Wallis' www.Godspolitics.com. Her writings can be found in the Christian Century, The Lutheran Magazine, and Patheos.com. Nadia has been featured in The Washington Post, NPR’s Morning Edition, The Daily Beast and on CNN.

Sara Miles (saramiles.net) is the author of Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion, Jesus Freak: Feeding Healing Raising the Dead, and City of God: Faith in the Streets. She serves as Director of Ministry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, and is the founder and director of The Food Pantry. 

More information about these two incredible people will be posted in the future. You definitely won't want to miss either!

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