You all have been great at chronicling the 2022 Festival online! Read this thorough write-up of the Festival from Mitch Randall of Good Faith Media. Pulpit Fiction Podcast created tweet threads from several sermons/lectures. Check out #Homiletics2022 for more and thank you for being such participatory festival-goers. With gratitude, FoH staff (only a fraction of […]
Friday morning we heard from Joy J. Moore and Bishop Robert Wright The 2022 Festival of Homiletics included participants from all over the world! We’d love to hear what stood out most for you. Thank you to all who have been sharing their thoughts on social media #Homiletics2022 Here are some more great photos from […]
Richard Ward workshop slides (PDF) from Tuesday 5/17 workshop entitled, “How Does a Biblical Story Heal?” – Luke 8:26-39 Slides from Kimberly Wagner’s lecture (PDF), excerpted from Fractured Ground: Preaching in the Wake of Mass Trauma, by Kimberly Wagner, Westminster John Knox Press, 2023. Politically Divided Congregations curriculum referred to by Moya Harris on Wednesday […]
There were many reactions on #Homiletics2022
Photo credits for all blog posts to Keith Spencer of Church Event Photography The multitude of worship services at the Festival are not only comprised of sermons. We give thanks for all of the liturgists and musicians who are leading worship (even those who are difficult to capture on camera). Same Cloth – Joslyn Ford-Keel […]
Where are you from? Festival attendees attending in person or online dropped pins on a global map: Add yourself by going to: https://getethermap.org/m/festival-of-homiletics-2022 Some of us even have our pets joining us! Did you struggle to decide whether to attend Trinity or Central for worship? (Those of us online can toggle back and forth!) Liturgist […]
Whether you started Day 2 with yoga or in some other way, there was excitement in the air. The Many are on their way! Our liturgist DR. Kelly Sherman-Conroy took a selfie of those physically worshiping at Trinity this morning. Vashti Murphy McKenzie led worship and Thema S. Bryant lectured at Central Presbyterian Church Traci […]
Take a look at this year’s Festival sponsors, and access our online marketplace! Festival Sponsors The Online Marketplace We are so grateful for our wonderful sponsors! They make the Festival of Homiletics possible and bring together many great resources! Check out each sponsor for more, including discount codes where applicable.
Preachers, we are on the other side of a collective trauma, and we have yet to realize fully its global, national, ecclesial, and individual effects—which will be true even a year from now. Since there is no going back to life before the storm, what does our preaching need to be and do going forward? […]
This morning we finalized our map for where Festival participants were joining from this year. Participants attended the virtual Festival from every state in the US, much of Canada, and every continent, except Antarctica (but stay tuned, maybe we can get some participants from there, too)! As we reflect on this year’s Festival, take a […]
Thank you for another great day!
The third day was full of incredible energy!
A great second day at this year’s festival!
We had an amazing first day!
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