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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"


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Educational Opportunities Tours

Since 1974, Educational Opportunities has been dedicated to providing quality Christian travel programs at an affordable price. Over the years, more than 400,000 Christians have traveled on the various faith-based tours.

From its inception, EO incorporated elements of Christian learning whenever possible. Lectures, study books, and specialized guiding are the pioneering hallmarks

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Many Thanks to our Sponsors!

Check out the Platinum Sponsors for #Homiletics2019! 

Thrivent Financial 

Thrivent is a not-for-profit financial services organization that helps Christians on their Wise With Money Journey to attain a life of contentment, confidence and generosity.



Sojourners magazine and online publication will be leading a presentation on leaders of different faiths, followed by a brief Q&A on Tuesday afternoon 5/14 at the Festival! 


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Download the FREE Festival app!

Get ready for this year's Festival of Homiletics. You can access the schedule, sponsors and docs from your mobile device. Bulletins and maps will be added to the app as soon as they are available. 
Visit my.yapp.us/HOMILETICS on your mobile device and you'll be taken to your app store to download (for free) Yapp, the platform that's hosting our app.
Once Yapp is downloaded on your device, you'll be able to post pics, follow tweets, rate sessions, and receive updates

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For All the Saints

Image: "Chesterfield: Church of St Mary and All Saints," Image by Phil McIver via Flickr, licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 

And when the fight is fierce, the warfare long,
Steals on the ear the distant triumph song,
And hearts are brave again, and arms are strong.
Alleluia! Alleluia!
[William W. How, “For All the Saints.”]  


We know that Christ has triumphed over death, but on this All Saints Sunday when our hearts may be breaking amidst the long warfare that is life in the

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Remarks by Sen. Cory Booker (audio)

Listen to Audio

U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey addressed
Festival of Homiletics participants on Tuesday, May 22, 2018
at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church
in Washington, D.C.

Click on the audio player at right to hear the full address.


Remarks from Sen. Elizabeth Warren are posted separately on this site.

Thanks to Abila Freestone Learning Management System for audio recording Sen. Booker's session. Recordings of the other 2018 Festival of Homiletics sessions are available for purchase

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