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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Speakers


Bishop Michael Curry Recap

Image Credit: Rev. Bonnie Wilcox, Used with Permission

Today at Westminster Presbyterian, Bishop Michael Curry spoke in both a lecture and a sermon. The image here captures the essence of his sermon today, proclaiming that "God uses a quake - a great one - to overcome the shaking ground of Good Friday. God still does this today, cracking open our Good Friday nightmares to bring forth our true selves." This proclamation began with a basis in Matthew 28. 

Throughout all of his preaching,

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Musicians Profile: "Darkwood Brew Unplugged"

"Darkwood Brew Unplugged" will be featuring Chuck Marohnic on piano (main feature) with vocalist Carol Rogers, and local musicians Jeff Bailey & David Schmalenberger during the Festival of Homiletics 2014.

See the links on their names for more information about each individual. You can check them out on 5/20/2014 at 1:30pm at Wesminster Presbyterian Church. 

And don't forget to register if you haven't already!

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Speaker Profile: Kevin Kling

"And I just remember thinking, 'Thank you, thank you, thank you" that I lived. And that my prayers shifted to thanks. And then I couldn't tell whether, after that, good things were happening because I was saying thank you or they just, I was noticing them. But there is blessings in my curses, even today. I mean, every day." - Kevin Kling

Bio

Monologist and playwright Kevin Kling graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College. His play "Home and Away" premiered at the Seattle Rep and moved to Second Stage

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Speaker Highlights

In case you missed some of our previous speaker profile blogs, here is a sample of some of the incredible speakers (in no particular order) you can expect to hear at the Festival of Homiletics this May: 

Otis Moss III 

Lillian Daniel 

Grace Imathiu

Walter Brueggemann

David Lose

Barbara Brown Taylor

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Liturgist Profile: Sarah Renner

Throughout her 20-year professional music career, soul singer Sara Renner has shared her unique blend of Gospel & Jazz music with audiences in over 1000 venues in 30+ states and 10 countries.  Based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota this award-winning vocalist and songwriter has independently produced six CDs which sold exclusively at her live concerts and the internet, have sold over 35,000 copies in the United States and the world.  Also a seasoned worship leader, Sara Renner is currently

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