Preaching Seminar

Preaching 2 - Gathering Around the Table

April 5-6, 2019

Save the date for next year's Spring Seminar April 3-4, 2020!

Learn from the renowned Truett Seminary preaching faculty, and receive one credit towards a Certificate of Ministry or an Advanced Certificate of Ministry at the Spring “Gathering Around the Table” Certificate Program Seminar.

Space is limited to the first 24 students, with priority for Online Certificate Students who have previously taken COM07 - Preaching 1. Other interested students may request to be on a wait list.

Registration is $250 and will include dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday.


Friday, April 5th
11:30am – Check In Begins
12:00pm-9:00pm – Seminars and Conversations

Saturday, April 6th
9:00am-3:30pm – Preaching

*Additional sermon review, reading, and writing assignments will need to be turned in after the event.


Seminars from:

Dr. Jared Alcantara - Preaching with Clarity
Dr. Joel Gregory - Lived Experiences and Illustrations
Dr. Scott Gibson - Gesture and Voice

David Tate will also lead conversations, study, and practicums over the Lord’s Supper.

Preaching Festival

All participating students will be asked to deliver a 12-minute sermon using one of the assigned theme verses (see below). Preachers will receive feedback from peers and leaders.

After registering, please sign up for your preferred text.

"Gathering Around the Table"
  • Exodus 24:9-11
  • Psalm 116:12-14
  • Proverbs 9:1-6
  • Isaiah 25:6-9
  • Isaiah 55:1-3
  • Hosea 2:21-23
  • Amos 9:13-15
  • Matthew 9:10-13
  • Mark 2:23-28
  • Luke 14:12-15
  • John 2:1-11
  • John 6:3-11
  • Acts 2:42-47
  • Acts 27:37-39
  • 1 Corinthians 10:15-18
  • 1 Corinthians 11:18-22, 33-34

Scholarship assistance is based on financial need and will require offline registration and payment via check. Please contact David Tate at 254-710-6351 for more information.

George W. Truett Theological Seminary