Dr. Eugene L. Lowry served as Professor of Preaching for over 30 years at Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, MO. Now he continues to travel as a preacher, teacher and pianist. Ordained a United Methodist minister, Dr. Lowry’s academic preparation included four degrees, culminating with a doctorate in the philosophy of education from the University of Kansas.
Lowry has been Senior Scholar in Residence at Drew University Theological School and a guest professor at Princeton Theological Seminary. He delivered the Lyman Beecher Lectures on Preaching at Yale Divinity School and has been featured in the Great Preachers series on the Odyssey Channel. Through the years he has preached in hundreds of churches, conferences and regional events in over 20 denominations as well as lecturing in over 50 graduate theological seminaries.
His writings include seven books on narrative preaching and dozens of articles and book chapters on preaching, worship, Biblical study, educational philosophy and creativity. His latest book on preaching is The Homiletical Beat: Why All Sermons Are Narrative.