5th Annual Preaching Conference

Celebration in Preaching

with Dr. Frank Thomas
Director for Pastoral Excellence at Christian Theological Seminary

October 28 & 29, 2013


Conference Description:  This conference will explore the distinctive perspective and celebrative genius (joy) the African American Church has brought to the preaching task, and the contagious role of celebration in preaching that is contagious to the congregation and leads to true worship.


Monday, October 28

10:00 a.m - Session #1 - Preaching as Celebration

12:00 – Lunch

1:00 p.m. - Experiential Preaching

3:00 p.m. - Session #3 - Rules of Celebration

5:15 p.m. - Dinner

Tuesday, October 29

9:30 a.m. – Closing Chapel Service

10:30 a.m. – Panel Discussion and Q & A Session

Conference Cost:
$50, includes conference and 2 meals

Student Pricing:
$25, includes meals
If students (undergraduate & seminary) do not plan to eat meals, they may come to the conference at no charge.
Area Lodging:
To see a list of area hotels that are available, please click here.

Words of Recommendation for Dr. Thomas by President Boone:
Frank is a seasoned preacher, a teacher of preaching, an effective pastor, and a longtime friend. He has built and led significant impact congregations. His preaching has always been at the core of his pastoral leadership. You don't want to miss this! - Dan Boone