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"Preaching on the Borders"

2017 Festival of Homiletics - San Antonio, TX

Main Venue - The Scottish Rite Theatre

Built in 1924, the Scottish Rite Theatre is rich in historical character and will be a perfect place to experience the fellowship of more than a thousand preachers. 

The Scottish Rite Theatre is the main venue in San Antonio for the Festival of Homiletics 2017, where registration, the bookstore and vendor fair will be. Let's be inspired by God’s Word proclaimed by some of the nation’s finest preachers and teachers in this beautiful space together! 

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Dining in San Antonio!

While you're in San Antonio for the 25th Annual Festival of Homiletics, you won't want to miss out on these delicious dining options. Enjoy!

 

Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery

Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery, helmed by San Antonio Chef Jeff Balfour, brings a modern take on Texas’ cross-cultural cuisine to Pearl. (http://www.southerleigh.com/

Mi Tierra Cafe & Bakery

Open 24 hours and decorated wall-to-wall in Christmas decorations, Mi Tierra Cafe has been

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Every Heart Prepare Him Room

Joy to the world, the Lord is come           Let earth receive its King;                         Let every heart prepare him room   And heaven and nature sing,             And heaven and nature sing,             And heaven, and heaven and nature sing.                             -

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Pouring Light

O, come, O Dayspring, come and cheer,                        O Sun of justice, now draw near       Disperse the gloomy clouds of night,      And death's dark shadows put to flight. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel            Shall come to you, O Israel!                          - O Come,O Come Emmanuel 

We wait for

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Efforts of Healing

“The world is a place where beauty and grace exist alongside sordidness and violence … it is on behalf of expanding the domain of the former that we denounce and resist the latter. All genuine efforts to heal our society or the environment are at root acts of love, acts of caring as well as condemning.”[i]

In the Gospel text for this second week of Advent, John the Baptist speaks truth we may not want to hear. He foretells of a fiery baptism to come when our Savior will separate

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