Speakers and Musicians

27th Festival of Homiletics - 2019 Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"


Marvin McMickle

President, Director of the DMin Program & Professor of African American Religious Studies, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

Marvin McMickle has served as the president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, New York since 2011. McMickle is also director of the Doctor of Ministry program and professor of African American Religious Studies. He was previously pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio for more than 20 years, and a professor of homiletics at Ashland Theological Seminary. McMickle earned a Doctor of Philosophy from Case Western Reserve University, a Doctor of Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary, a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York, and a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Aurora University in Illinois. He also performed graduate study at Columbia University, taught preaching at Yale University Divinity School, and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Aurora University. He is the author of 15 books and dozens of articles in journals and magazines, including commentaries in “Feasting on the Word and Preaching God’s Transforming Justice” (Westminster John Knox Press, 2012). He is a member of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Board of Preachers of Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Sessions for Festival of Homiletics 2019