Frank Thomas serves as the Nettie Sweeney and Hugh Th. Miller Professor of Homiletics at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. Thomas is also director of a new PhD program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Communications (Rhetoric) from the University of Memphis, a Doctor of Divinity from Christian Theological Seminary, Doctor of Ministry degrees from Chicago Theological Seminary and United Theological Seminary, a Master of Divinity from Chicago Theological Seminary, and a Master of Arts in African-Caribbean Studies from Northeastern Illinois University. Thomas is the author of several books, including “How to Preach a Dangerous Sermon,” “Introduction to the Practice of African American Preaching,” and “They Like to Never Quit Praisin’ God”.