Date: November 4-6, 2021 (Thursday evening to Saturday noon)
Location: George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Waco, TX
Theme: “Preaching Hope and Lament”
Papers: Paper proposals have been submitted and those selected to present will be notified soon.
Schedule: Forthcoming (see sample schedule)
Travel and Lodging Details: Click here for information about travel and hotels. Click here for suggestions of what to do in Waco before and after the conference.
Main Speaker: Robert Smith Jr.
Robert Smith, Jr
Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity
Beeson Divinity School
Robert Smith, Jr. holds the Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School where he teaches Christian Preaching. Previously he served as the Carl E. Bates Associate Professor of Christian Preaching at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. A popular teacher and preacher, he received Southern’s 1996 Findley B. Edge Award for Teaching Excellence. An ordained Baptist minister, he served as pastor of the New Mission Missionary Baptist Church in Cincinnati, OH for twenty years. He earned his Ph.D. while serving as pastor.