Festival Blog

2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Partnership Profile: Thrivent

We would like to highlight Thrivent, one of our partners for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics. They are helping us go green by providing a free, reusable water bottle for each participant, with water refill stations available throughout the festival venues. We are glad to be working with them! 

"We're more than financial services. We're a not-for-profit, membership organization of Christians -- and we're starting a new conversation about money ... We create financial strategies that help

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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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Still time to sponsor!

We are still looking for sponsors for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics. If you are interested, please contactCall Teri Temple at ttemple001@lthersem.edu.

Sponsor a Large Break: $2500

Sponsor a break on one of the mornings of the festival (Tuesday- Thursday)  – morning breaks are catered and include beverages and breakfast items for the participants. The Festival coordinator handles all of the details. This sponsorship includes a Vendor Table - a $250 value, a program mention in the schedule

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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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