The Haddon W. Robinson

Biblical Preaching Award

The Haddon W. Robinson Biblical Preaching Award is an annual preaching scholarship established in honor of Dr. Haddon W. Robinson, one of the leading evangelical homileticians of the later 20th and early 21st centuries. Robinson’s teaching career in homiletics spanned decades, instructing students at three different seminaries. Dr. Robinson’s classic textbook, Biblical Preaching, helped shape the place and force of evangelical homiletics. Robinson’s legacy for preaching is captured in this significant award.

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The Haddon W. Robinson Biblical Preaching Award is an annual preaching scholarship established in honor of Dr. Haddon W. Robinson, one of the leading evangelical homileticians of the later 20th and early 21st centuries. Robinson’s teaching career in homiletics spanned decades, instructing students at three different seminaries. Dr. Robinson’s classic textbook, Biblical Preaching, helped shape the place and force of evangelical homiletics. Robinson’s legacy for preaching is captured in this significant award.

Scholarship Requirements

  • This scholarship is open to all active Associate Members of EHS enrolled in undergraduate or Masters-level programs.
  • Applicants must submit a link to a 15-20 minute video on YouTube showcasing their sermon.
  • Sermons are to focus on Old or New Testament Narrative Texts (2024 Selected Theme).
  • The target listeners are members of a local evangelical church.
  • Submit videos to robinsonsermons@ehomiletics.org

Deadline for submissions is May 30th, 2024.

Evaluation

  • A task force of EHS members will view the submission, evaluate it on the basis of adherence to the basic principles of biblical preaching (as discussed in Robinson’s Biblical Preaching) and the EHS confessional statement, and determine first, second and third prize awardees.
  • The Board will notify the students of the decisions at least 90 days before the EHS annual conference;
  • Recipients will be recognized at the annual EHS conference; the first-place recipient may be an option of presenting the message during the EHS (e.g., one of the periods in which academic papers are presented) and a possible link to the message included on the EHS website;

Scholarship Award

Winners will receive:

▸ $500 Scholarship
▸ Regular Admission and Meals to the EHS Annual Conference
▸ Sermon published in Preaching magazine.

Past Winners

2022 - Bree Snow

2022 - Michael Paul (2nd Place)

2022 – Dae Hyeon Hong (3rd Place)

2021 – Chase Campbell

2019 – Ben Crelin

2018 – Jonathan Moreno

2017 – Collin Skipper

"Jesus' Words to Suffering People"

2016 – David Giese

“God, Do You Care About Me?”