Kayaking at BdeMakaSka - Photo courtesy of Meet Minneapolis

Festival Blog

2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"


Vendors Profile #2

Here are more vendors you can expect to see at the Festival of Homiletics in May: 

Academy of Preachers

The Academy of Preachers seeks to Identify, Network, Support and Inspire young people in their call to Gospel preaching. Since its launch in 2009, this ecumenical organization has worked with more than 300 young people from across the nation. The Academy of Preachers is energized by the conviction that Gospel preaching is a vocation of public and social significance, a calling worthy of our

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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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Second Sunday of Lent Reflection

God is not far away, sitting on a throne in the heavens, occasionally looking to see what his creation is up to. God is present in, with, and among us and the rest of the world, so much so that he came as Jesus, Incarnate. As you continue dwelling in God's Word and gathering with other people of faith this Lent, never lose sight of the Holy Spirit at work in your communities. 

Each day this week, take a moment to reflect on the ways in which you've seen the face of Christ in others and the Spirit

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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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Partnership Profile: Thrivent Financial

As one of our partnerships for the Festival of Homiletics, Thrivent Financial is helping us by providing a free reusable water bottle for each participant, with water refill stations spread throughout the venues.Here is a little about this organization from their website

Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously. We offer a broad range of products and services-including life insurance, annuities and mutual funds-along

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