September 9 – 12, 2019

Presented by the PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric, Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas and Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana


All Schedules Are Subject to Change
Day 1 09 September 2019
11:00am - 4:00pm

Conference Registration throughout the Day

The Conference provides attendees exposure and interaction with homiletics preachers and teachers plus accomplished Conference Faculty. The Conference offers three sermons, lectures on preaching, and a small group preaching lab.
11:30am - 1:30pm

Pre-Conference Luncheon

Featuring Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Freddy Haynes, speaking on Social Justice and offering insight and reflections about scripture, the streets, his latest book and more.
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Opening Remarks

Welcome, Gratitude & Opening Remarks by Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas plus Preaching Lecture Overview (Defining Narrative, Womanist and Expository Preaching). We give special thanks to the Christian Theological Seminary for their unwavering support.
Day 2 10 September 2019
Day 3 11 September 2019
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Preaching Lab Three

Small Group Work Session and Q/A (Lab Break 3:30PM – 4:00PM)
Day 4 12 September 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Preaching Evaluation

7 minute sermon demonstrations with evaluation of sermon for each participant