Festival Blog

2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Speaker Profile: Craig Barnes

Bio

Craig Barnes is the seventh president of Princeton Theological Seminary. In 2012 he was elected to be the president of Princeton Theological Seminary and began his presidency in January 2013. Barnes also serves as professor of pastoral ministry at the seminary. Craig Barnes was raised on Long Island, New York.  After graduating from The King’s College, Barnes earned his Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Seminary in 1981 and his Ph.D. in the History of Christianity from the University

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There is still time for the early-bird discount on registration!

Don't forget to register here by February 16th to receive the early-bird discount on registration! 

Fee Information

  • Early-Bird Single Registration Fee: $270, after February 16, 2015 the single registration fee is $285
  • Early-Bird Group Registration Fee: $255 (This is a per person cost for two or more registering together; must be received and paid for at the same time). After February 16, 2015 the per person group fee is $270.
  • Full-time Seminary Students can receive a 50% discount when

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Partnership Profile: Cokesbury

We would like to highlight Cokesbury, one of our partners for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics. We are very excited to be working with them!

"Cokesbury is the retail division of The United Methodist Publishing House. Founded in 1789, The United Methodist Publishing House is a publisher and distributor to The United Methodist Church and the greater Christian community. Our mission is to reach more people in more places with quality services and resources that help them come to know and deepen their

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Speaker Profile: Brian McLaren

Bio

In 1982, Brian McLaren co-founded Cedar Ridge Community Church, a trans-denominational church in the Baltimore area. In 2006, he left the pastorate to devote himself full time to writing and speaking. Time magazine called him one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in America. McLaren has been active in networking and mentoring church planters and pastors since the mid-1980s, and has assisted in the development of several new churches.

He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where

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Speaker Profile: Will Willimon

Bio

An elder in the United Methodist Church, Professor Willimon served as the dean of Duke Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University for 20 years. He returned to Duke after serving as the UMC Bishop of the North Alabama Conference from 2004 to 2012.  Currently Will is professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry, Duke Divinity School and also pastor at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church. Will Willimon is a graduate of Wofford College. He holds a Masters of Divinity

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