This Week at the Center for Excellence in Preaching

Next sunday is November 02, 2014 (Ordinary Time)

This Week‘s Article:

Old Testament Lectionary Text is: Joshua 3:7-17
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The Lectionary Gospel Text is: Matthew 23:1-12
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Lectionary Epistle Text is: 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
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Old Testament Lectionary Text is: Psalm 43
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Upcoming Events in the Grand Rapids Area:

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  • "Fall Preaching Conference 2014 with Luke Powery, Holy Sacrifices in the Homiletical Pulpit", Luke Powery, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 6, 2014 9:30 am-November 6, 2014 2:00 pm

    Lecture 1:The Sonic Resonance of the Gospel
    This lecture will explore preaching and musicality, particularly as it relates to the Spirituals, a key resource for preaching today. It will aim to reclaim song and singing as part of a preacherís homiletical repertoire while offering some practical insights into how this may be done in the pulpit.

    Lecture 2: The Somatic Presence of the Gospel

    This lecture will present the theological, hermeneutical, and practical significance of the human body in preaching. Bodies matter in the life of faith, including the preparation for and practice of preaching. It will aim to show why and how this is so through an exploration of not only the act of preaching itself but the interpretation of scripture for preaching.