Kayaking at BdeMakaSka - Photo courtesy of Meet Minneapolis

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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"


Sermon Brainwave podcast (full version with Q & A)

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Sermon Brainwave, a Working Preacher weekly podcast on the Revised Common Lectionary texts, recorded an episode at the 2015 Festival of Homiletics in Denver.

Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis and Matt Skinner (pictured above from left to right) shared insights on texts for Day of Pentecost (May 24, 2015).

Click on the audio player below the photo to listen in to the extended version of the podcast, including the Q & A session that followed the Working Preacher podcast. 

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Peter Mayer music available online

Peter Mayer's music is available for order from www.petermayer.com.

Peter Mayer and Brendan Mayer at Festival of Homiletics 2015 

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Instructions for Arrivals - Welcome to the Festival!

We look forward to welcoming you to the 23rd annual Festival of Homiletics in Denver!

If you arrive on
Monday (5/11)

If you arrive on
Tues.- Fri. (5/12-15)

Registration will take place between 2 and 8 p.m. at the Bellco Theatre located inside the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver. Please enter the Convention Center at 14th Street and California, directly across from the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Look for the big Blue Bear! The Convention Center is easily

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Festival of Homiletics Registration Opens Nov. 3

Make plans today to join us May 11-15 for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics in downtown Denver.

Praised by the New York Times as being at the center of “a world of preaching stars,” the Festival annually draws 1,800 preaching colleagues together for an amazing week of preaching, lectures, worship and renewal.

This year’s theme is "Preaching from the Mountain: Heralds of Good Tidings," and it marks the first time in 20 years the festival will be held west of the Mississippi.


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Photo Highlights from 2014 Festival

Enjoy these pictures the 2014 Festival of Homiletics in Minneapolis.

Narrative Lectionary workshop participant - Westminster Presbyterian Church - Minneapolis, Minn. - 2014 Festival of Homiletics

Narrative Lectionary workshop participants - Wednesday, May 21

Otis Moss III - Lecture at Central Lutheran Church - Minneapolis, Minn. - 2014 Festival of Homiletics

Rev. Otis Moss III lectures at Central Lutheran Church on Tuesday, May 20.

Tangled Blue concert - Central Lutheran Church - Minneapolis, Minn. - 2014 Festival of Homiletics

Tangled Blue concert - Wednesday, May 21

View the complete 2014 Festival of Homiletics album on Flickr.

You can also see some behind-the-scenes pics on Instagram.

Thanks to Stefanie Fauth and Ben McDonald Coltvet for taking the photos, and to Jenni Lathrop and Denika Anderson

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