God's Word & Our Words

God's Word & Our Words

The Significance of Preaching from the Prophets to the Present
September 11-12, 2017 (modified dates)
Truett Seminary | Waco, TX
About A symposium featuring prominent scholars in the field of homiletics, including:
Walter Brueggemann Elesha Coffman Timothy George Scott Gibson Joel Gregory Philip Jenkins Thomas Kidd Carolyn Ann Knight Claybon Lea Jr. Thomas Long Eugene Lowry Winfred Neely Dennis Phelps Leonard Sweet David Wilhite Paul Scott Wilson Ben Witherington
Registration
Lodging Truett Seminary has held a block of rooms at the Hilton hotel and the Courtyard Marriott at a rate of $129 per night. To make reservations, please contact the Hilton at 254-754-8484 and the Courtyard by Marriott at 254-752-8686.
Schedule Monday, September 11 --- The Roots of Christian Preaching ---
8:00am
Welcome and Introduction
8:15am
"The Preaching of the Prophets" Walter Brueggemann, Columbia Theological Seminary
9:00am
"The Preaching of Jesus" Thomas Long, Candler School of Theology
9:45am
"The Preaching of Paul" Ben Witherington, Asbury Theological Seminary
10:30am
"The Significance of Preaching in Pre-Nicene Christianity" David Wilhite, Truett Theological Seminary
11:15am
Discussion
12:00pm
Lunch
--- Preaching in Christian History ---
1:00pm
"The Significance of Preaching from Augustine to Aquinas" Paul Scott Wilson, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto
1:45pm
"The Significance of Preaching in the Reformation" Timothy George, Beeson Divinity School
2:30pm
"The Significance of Preaching in Victorian England" Joel Gregory, Truett Theological Seminary
3:15pm
Discussion
--- Preaching in American History ---
4:00pm
"The Significance of Preaching in Early America" Thomas Kidd, Baylor University
4:45pm
"The Significance of the African-American Preaching Tradition" Robert Smith, Beeson Divinity School
5:30pm
"The Significance of the Preaching of the Great Evangelists - Finney, Sunday, Graham, etc." Wilfred Neely, Moody Theological Seminary
6:15pm
Optional Symposium Banquet (Additional registration required for dinner)
7:15pm
Discussion
8:00pm
Worship William Willimon, Duke Divinity School - Preacher Baylor University Men's Choir, Randall Bradley, Director - Music

Tuesday, September 12 --- Preaching in American History (cont'd) ---
7:45am
Welcome and Announcements
8:00am
"The Significance of Preaching in Mainline Protestantism" Elesha Coffman, Baylor University
8:45am
"The Sigificance of Preaching in American Evangelicalism" Scott Gibson, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
9:30am
"The Significance of the 'New Homiletic'" Eugene Lowry, St. Paul School of Theology
10:15am
Discussion
11:00am
Worship Jared Alcántara, Trinity Evangelica Divinity School - Preacher Seminary Worship Team - Music
12:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm
Welcome
1:15pm
"The Significance of the Voice of 'Prophesying Daughters'" Carolyn Knight, Interdenominational Theological Seminary
--- Preaching in the 21st Century and Beyond ---
2:00pm
"The Significance of Preaching in World Christianity" Philip Jenkins, Baylor University
2:45pm
"Predicting the Next Trends in Evangelical Preaching: Retrospect and Prospect" Dennis Phelps, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
3:30pm
"The Future Shape(s) of Preaching" Leonard Sweet, Drew Theological School
4:15pm
Discussion
5:00pm
"From Prophets to Present and Beyond..."
Presented by The Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching & The Institute for the Study of Religions