Gordeon-Conwell Theological Seminary announced that it will present 2004 We Preach Christ Conference at the seminary’s Center for Preaching, Sept 9-11, which is designed to promote preaching excellence and inspire participants as they look forward into the church year.
Through the 3 days conference, the seminary plans present preachings and insights into sermon preparation for pastors, educators, alumni/ae, seminary students, and lay leaders.
Workshops lead by Gordon-Conwell faculty include “Preaching with Creativity and Variety,” “Sermon Preparation from the Desk to the Pulpit, “Preaching that Speaks to Women, “Helpful Resources for Preaching,” “Re-visioning Worship Today,” and “Practical Ideas for Multi-Cultural Preaching” These topics are to give the participants preaching strategies, techniques and resources.
Dr. Bryan Chapell, President of Covenant Theological Seminary, is one of the speakers. Chapell is a nationally recognized homiletics teacher who preaches and lectures in churches, colleges and seminaries throughout the U.S. and abroad. Other speakers are Kay Arthur, Executive Vice President and founder of Precept Ministries International, Rev. Jeramie Rinne, Senior pastor, South Shore Baptist Church, Dr. Walter C. Kaiser, and Dr. Haddon Robinson.
The conference events arranged Workshops, Discover the Word taping and panel discussion with on-air radio teachers, gathering with Gordon-Conwell faculty, Dialogue with Conference Preachers, and worships.