2021 EHS Conference

preaching hope and lament conferenceDate: November 4-6, 2021 (Thursday evening to Saturday noon)
Location: George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Waco, TX
Theme: “Preaching Hope and Lament”
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.
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$175 regular rate
$150 active EHS member rate
$87.50 active associate members and active EHS members who are retired.
Spouses of registrants may attend for $50.
Baylor students and faculty can attend the conference for free but will still need to register. You may also purchase meals for $50 (Thursday dinner, Friday Lunch and Dinner, and Saturday Lunch)
If you can’t attend in person but would like to livestream the plenary presentations and sermons, you may purchase a livestream pass for $25.

Refund policy: Registrants will receive a full refund if requested by October 3. Cancellations received after October 3rd will have their registration fee refunded minus $50. In the event the conference has to be changed to a virtual event, all registrations will be converted to livestream passes and the difference will be refunded.

Main Speaker: Robert Smith Jr.

Robert Smith JrRobert 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.