Frequently Asked Questions

The conference will be held at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary (1100 South 3rd Street, Waco, TX 76706). The Legacy Award Banquet will be held in the Cashion Building near Truett on the Baylor campus.

The conference will take place September 27 through September 29. The opening session will begin at 11:00am on Tuesday, and the conference will conclude Thursday afternoon. The full conference schedule may be viewed here.

Conference registration is $49. This price includes all sessions. Registration is non-refundable.

Please visit this webpage for registration instructions and support.

The Banquet will be held at 12:30pm on Wednesday, September 28th.

Yes, we are offering three sponsorship levels: Platinum ($5,000), Silver ($1,000), and Bronze ($500). Additional details and instructions for sponsoring the conference are available here.

All sponsorships are subject to review under the policies of Baylor University after submission to the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching.

You can find a list of Waco-area hotels here. Our 2022 Host Hotel is Hotel Indigo (211 Clay Avenue, Waco, Texas 76706).

On campus parking and transfer to the Conference by ground transportation will be available and communicated before the Conference.

The purpose of the African American Preaching Conference is defined in its permanent title with an emphasis on “Where the Pulpit Meets the Academy.” The preachers and plenary speakers are selected for their widely known expertise as both students and preachers. The program always focuses on the rich legacy of African American preaching in relationship to today’s culture, church, and the academy.

The conference is planned by a steering committee of ministers from multiple denominations in consultation with the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching and leadership of George W. Truett Theological Seminary.

George W. Truett Theological Seminary