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Festival Blog

2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"


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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Preaching Tip: Preach without Notes

William Carl III presents workshop on preaching without notes"Brain Techniques for Preaching without Notes" was a standing-room only workshop led by William Carl III on Tuesday, May 14, at First Baptist Nashville. Carl is president and professor of Homiletics at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

Following are tips adapted from notes provided graciously by #Homiletics2013 participant Meg Hegemann of Columbia, Missouri.

You can also view a presentation by Carl on Vimeo -- thanks to FrSimmons for this tweet.

Carl told a standing-room only crowd:

  • If you're

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