ACU hosts Lectures on Preaching


For Immediate Release
September 8, 1999

The College of Biblical Studies at Abilene Christian University will host the "Lectures on Preaching: A Day of Ministry Renewal and Fellowship" Thursday Sept. 16 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Speakers will include Randall J. Harris, instructor in the College of Biblical Studies; Dr. Charles Siburt, associate dean for ministry programs; and Dr. Tim Sensing, assistant professor of graduate Bible and ministry.

At 9:15 a.m., 2 p.m and 4:15 p.m, Harris will address the topic of "Theology Matters for Healthy Churches" and then at 10:15 a.m., Dr. Siburt will speak on "Preaching and Pastoral Care." At 3:15 that afternoon, Dr. Sensing will address the topic of "Resources in Preaching and Ministry." All lectures will be held in Room 114 (Teague Auditorium) of the Biblical Studies Building.

A Tribute Luncheon at 11:15 a.m. in the Hilton Room of the McGlothlin Campus Center will honor three preachers from around the country for their dedication to preaching.

Harvey Childress, Perry Cotham and Clifton Rogers will be honored at the luncheon. Childress was the first president of York College and also helped organize the Southwestern Christian Schools in San Diego, Calif. Cotham spent his 70-plus years of preaching in all 50 states, in every continent in the world, including 68 nations. Rogers is currently in his 28th year as pulpit minister with the Edgefield Church of Christ in Dallas where he also served as an elder for that church for 22 years.

For more information about registration or reservations for this seminar, please call (915) 674-3750.

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