Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its 5th annual “Day of Homiletical Reflection” on May 2 from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in its Clara and Spencer Werner Auditorium.
The event is designed for pastors, students involved in homiletical education, and others interested in the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world.
Dr. Leonard Sweet, E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew Theological School in Madison, N.J., and Visiting Distinguished Professor at George Fox University in Portland, will speak on “Can the Church Survive the Perfect Storm?”
Sweet is the author of more than 100 articles, 600 published sermons, and 30 books, most recently The Gospel According to Starbucks. He founded the Web-based preaching resource Wikiletics.com, and is founder and president of SpiritVenture Ministries.
Other presentations during the “Day of Homiletical Reflection” include “Resurrection Realities: Sermon Series on 1 Peter” by Dr. R. Reed Lessing, associate professor of exegetical theology at the seminary, and “I See What You Are Saying: The Use of Visuals in Preaching” by Rev. Tony Cook, the seminary’s director of educational technology.
An interview of Sweet by seminary President Dr. Dale Meyer will conclude the program.
Registration for the day is $20 and does not include meals.
For more information, contact the seminary’s Office of Continuing Education and Parish Services at (314) 505-7123 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, visit the seminary’s Web site at www.csl.edu.
Posted Feb. 16, 2007