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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

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Spiritual Borderlands and Scriptural Engagement: Thursday at #Homiletics2017

What does preaching at the borders really mean? Luke Powery got his audience thinking and singing about this very question as his voice filled the theater with spirituals. “Preaching a la the spirituals is a collective exorcism of individualism,” Powery declared. Preaching at the borders is reclaiming our singing voice as a community; singing out of the rubble of human existence, he avowed. The audience left affirmed of the viability of the practice of singing as a homiletical strategy

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Evolving faith and the Empire: Wednesday at #Homiletics2017

“The Christian faith is evolving. It is always on the move.” Brian McLaren began his lecture Wednesday morning, May 17. Leading the audience through his thoughts on spiritual, theological and missional migration in our world McLaren reflected, “Maybe the problem is religion is organized for the wrong purposes.” For what purposes should the church, your church, be organized?

Over at Travis Park United Methodist Church, Bishop Yvette Flunder kept the audience on their feet with

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Linguistic Lessons and Preaching Pyrotechnics: 25th Festival of Homiletics Opening Night

Welcome to the 25th Annual Festival of Homiletics in San Antonio, Texas!

With just over 1,800 registrants, this year's Festival is one of the largest yet. The first evening of the Festival began at the Lila Cockrell Theater at the beautiful Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center with a helpful session on Tips for First Time Attendees followed by a welcome to all from David Howell and Dawn Alitz

Twenty-five years ago, the Festival of Homiletics began as Howell's vision to bring some of the best

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