Calvin Miller - March 29, 2012
Preaching: The Art of Narrative
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Registration 9 a.m.)
Location: To be determined based
Pastors want to connect to an
unchurched and younger society
more attuned to lively dialogue
and visual images.
Yet at the same time they
want to offer expositional
preaching that helps those
listening understand the deeper
truths of the Bible. The
challenge of contemporary
preaching is packaging a message
that holds the attention and
touches the hearts of those who
listen - while offering biblical
substance in the process.
Miller, who has preached and
equipped preachers for decades,
will offer helpful insights for
pastors to deliver the heart of
the gospel via the
Jesus-endorsed vessel of
compelling storytelling- this
is known as the art of narrative
Miller is the Research
Professor and Distinguished
Writer in Residence at Samford
University's Beeson Divinity
School in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr. Miller assumed his new
duties when he retired from
Beeson Divinity School in 2007.
Before coming to the divinity
school, he was professor of
communication and ministry
studies, and writer-in-residence
at Southwestern Baptist
Theological Seminary. He
previously served as pastor of
Westside Baptist Church, Omaha,
Miller is a poet,
artist, novelist and evangelist.
He is the author of more than 40
books and numerous articles on
religion and preaching. His
books include The Empowered
Spirit, Word and Story,
The Sermon Maker, O
Shepherd, Where Art Thou?,
and Preaching: The Art of
Narrative Exposition. He and
his wife, Barbara, have two
For questions, please call 1-888-470-0050.
Registration deadline is March 22.