W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture

W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture

Truett Seminary invites you to join us for a two-day event with guest, Dr. Bill Crouch, founder and CEO of BrightDot. Dr. Crouch’s workshop and lecture will focus on Leadership through Fundraising.

"Lifted up Leadership: The Growing Challenge of the Future”

Luncheon and Workshop

February 27, 2023 | 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Room 309 | Truett Seminary
"Faith, Fear, Fundraising: Forget Failing”

Dobbs Lecture

February 28, 2023 | 11:00 am Paul Powell Chapel | Truett Seminary Followed by lunch with Dr. Crouch in Piper Great Hall

The Dobbs Lecture and separate workshop are free and open to the public. RSVP required for the workshop and luncheon on Monday and the luncheon on Tuesday. The lecture will also be livestreamed on the Truett Seminary Facebook page.

Dr. Bill Crouch
Founder and CEO – BrightDot

The 2023 Dobbs Lecture and workshop will feature Dr. Bill Crouch, founder and CEO of BrightDot. This event is sponsored by a grant from the Economic Challenges Facing Future Ministers initiative. Monday’s workshop and luncheon are supported by the Truett Church Network.

Truett seminary students, alumni, local ministers, non-profit leaders, and all those interested in learning more about leadership through fundraising are invited to attend.

Dr. Crouch Bio
About The W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lectureship was established in 1995 by Dr. W.C. Dobbs of Mobile, Alabama, retired professor of Christian ethics at Mobile College of Mobile, Alabama.
Previous lecture presenters include:
  • David Lyle Jeffrey (2021-2022)
  • William Bellinger (2019-2020)
  • Craig Blomberg (2018-2019)
  • Richard Burridge(2016-2017)
  • Alan Jacobs (2015-16)
  • Greg Garrett (2014-15)
  • Bruce Longenecker (2013-14)
  • Peter Ludwig Berger (2012-13)
  • Thomas Kidd (2011-12)
  • Henry Mitchell (2010-11)
  • Danny Carroll Rodas (2009-10)
  • Greg Boyd (2008-09)
  • Eileen W. Lindner (2004-05)
  • C. Stephen Evans (2003-04)
  • William J. Abraham (2002-03)
  • Leonora Tubbs Tisdale (2000-01)
  • Lawrence A Uzzell (1999-00)
Media You can watch or listen to our previous guests at the Dobbs Lecture media page.

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