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Preaching Emphasis Day

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Robert Smith, Jr. speaking

 Robert Smith Jr. photo 

Robert Smith, Jr. joined the Beeson Divinity School faculty in 1997 and teaches Christian Preaching. He is the author of Doctrine that Dances: Bringing Doctrinal Preaching and Teaching to Life; coeditor (with Timothy George) of A Mighty Long Journey, a collection of sermons on racial reconciliation; coeditor with Timothy George and James Earl Massey of Our Sufficiency is of God: Essays on Preaching in Honor of Gardner C. Taylor; and has had a study of Christian ministry in the African American church published in Preparing for Christian Ministry. His research interests include the place of passion in preaching, the literary history of African American preaching, Christological preaching, and theologies of preaching. He and his wife, Wanda Taylor Smith, Ph.D., are the parents of four adult children (one in heaven) and eight grandchildren. 

Schedule

8:00 AM Preaching Seminar (Chapel)
9:00 AM Preaching Seminar (Chapel)
10:00 AM Chapel with Robert Smith speaking

This special day is set aside each year to focus on the high calling of preaching God's word. Special guest speakers in recent years have included Dr. Haddon Robinson, Dave Stone, Dr. JK Jones and Robert Smith Jr.

For additional information contact: Mark Scott, Preaching Emphasis Day Chairman at Scott.Mark@OCC.edu or call 417.626.1234 ext 2723.