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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"



Main Venue for the 2013 festival to be First Baptist Church!

First Baptist Nashville

"Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress." ~ I Timothy 4.15

First Baptist Church has been a fixture in downtown Nashville for more than 190 years. Those years reveal bold commitment to Christ, consistent dedication to Baptist principles, tenacious focus on the purpose of the church, a disciplined spirit of sacrifice, courageous resolution of crises, and careful articulation of goals and dreams.

Senior Pastor, Dr.

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Best Things to Do in Nashville!

Nashville is proud to be known as the “Music City” and sites like the Musician’s Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry draw in plenty of tourist. However Nashville is also proud of its history - so spend a day sightseeing the Best Things to Do in Nashville, according to U.S. News Travel.

#1 Grand Ole Opry: This radio show that began broadcasting in the 1920’s put Nashville on the music scene map!

#2 Belle Meade Plantation: This 1853 Greek revival gem is

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NPR to Broadcast Tokens 2013 Festival of Homiletics Show!

TOKENS is part great music, part university lecture, part cultural analysis, and part good conversation, featuring Nashville’s finest musicians and songwriters, provocative interviews with best-selling authors, all mixed up with enough humor and satire to keep things ever lively.

We hope you will be able to join us as we welcome the Tokens to the 2013 Festival of Homiletics. NPR will be recording the show live to be broadcast at a later date! Come see the show that The Nashville Scene describes

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Nashville One of Top 5 Cities to See in 2013!

Conde Nast Traveler magazine named Nashville one of five cities worldwide to see in 2013. Music City is on the list along with Amsterdam, Seoul, Toronto and New Orleans. "That's impressive. That's very impressive. I'm not surprised, I mean it's like a world-class city," said Karen Isaacson who was visiting Nashville from Chicago.

The magazine noted Nashville's eclectic music scene and the city's evolving food scene as reasons for making the list. "You aspire to be included on a

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