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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

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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#Homiletics2016 Thursday Social Media Highlights

Prophetic and powerful quotes/tweets from Thursday. Search #Homiletics2016 on Twitter for more. 

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#Homiletics2016 Wednesday Social Media Highlights

Moving and provoking quotes/tweets from Wednesday. Search #Homiletics2016 on Twitter for more.

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Otis Moss III on "Homiletical DJs"

Otis Moss III's dynamic and imaginative lecture this afternoon at PRUMC encouraged preachers to dare to be "Homiletical DJs in a Post-Christian World." He suggested several ways preachers can learn from what makes a DJ great.

DJs mix music that's already produced to develop their own creation; they create something new from something old. DJs need to have an ear for all different kinds of sounds and music, and, Moss said, "A preacher needs to have an ear for sound, story, and sacred imagination.

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