All are invited to this public event, where DMin Biblical Preaching students defend their theses. We will be meeting in Olson Campus Center, Room 10.
The oral examination is a public event open to faculty, students, staff and guests; however, other than the students in the DMin cohort, only faculty members have speaking privileges.
Monday, April 8
• 10:30-Noon – Susan Sickelka, “Every Time you Enter the Pulpit, Preach! The Homiletical Legacy of Dr. Merton Stacher Rice”
• 1:30-3:00 PM – Jill Seagle, “Women Preaching from a Posture of Hope in an Age of Fear and Division: A Case Study”
• 3:30-5:00 PM – Andrew Tyler, “Preach First the Kingdom of God: The Prophetic Imagination of E. Stanley Jones, as Revealed in his Preaching, Writings, and Life, as a Model for Preaching and Social Action in the Twenty-first Century”
Tuesday, April 9
• 10:30-Noon – Charles Dupree, “Meditations of Our Hearts: Mindfulness Meditation and Preaching the Psalms a Curriculum for Preachers”
• 1:30-3:00 PM – Jeanette Bidne, “All God’s Children: Exploring Language of Kinship and Relationship in Congregational Live Through Contextual Preaching”
• 3:30-5:00 PM – Kenji Marui, “Preaching Toward Reconciliation: Uncovering Colonialism Through Sermons for the Settler Church”
Wednesday, April 10
• 8:30-10:00 AM – Tracey Gibson, “Reaching Youth with Passion, Purpose and Preaching Youth Engaged in the Worship Experience”
• 10:30-Noon – Rachael Powell, “Thriving in Disorientation: How the Biblical Narrative Shapes and Empowers Christian Community”