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Academy of Preaching and Celebration comes online

Academy of Preaching and Celebration comes online

Christian Theological Seminary and the Center for Pastoral Excellence are pleased to announce the launch of the Academy of Preaching and Celebration. Led by Frank A. Thomas, the Nettie Sweeney and Hugh Th Miller Professor of Homiletics at CTS, the Academy seeks to generate excellence in preaching and worship through deepened faith and biblical practice.

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Exploring the Role of Christianity in Slavery

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Preaching in the visual age

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Fostering faith all week long

Christian educators need to lead people beyond “random acts of kindness” into shared patterns of life informed by the deep insights of our tradition, and beyond privatized spirituality into thoughtful... read more >

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Are There Guns in Your Church

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