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The Evangelical Homiletics Society
is an academic society formed for the exchange of ideas related to the instruction of biblical preaching. EHS’s goals are as follows: to advance the cause of biblical preaching through the promotion of a biblical-theological approach, increase competence for teachers of preaching, integrate of the fields of communication, biblical studies, and theology, and to provide scholarly contributions to the field of homiletics. Read More ›


Message from the President

As a young preacher, my philosophy of preaching was shaped by the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Dr. Robert Smith Jr. of Beeson Divinity School. Dr. King viewed “preaching ministry as a dual process” involving the individual and society. This implies the preacher is a priest and prophet. Dr. Smith considers the purpose of preaching to be the transformation of the hearer. Therefore, the preacher is a change agent.

As I reflect on the history of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, I believe we embody the principles of being binary and transforming. Read more ›

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