Paul Scott Wilson Featured Preacher at Refresh! 2009
Thursday January 22nd, 2009
The Rev. Dr. Paul Scott Wilson, a world renowned author and scholar of preaching, has agreed to be the keynote speaker for the Preaching Day component of Refresh! 2009. Dr. Wilson is Professor of Homiletics at Emmanuel College. He preaches and lectures widely in North America and Europe. He is the author of numerous books with Abingdon Press including: The Practice of Preaching, revised edition (2007), Broken Words: Reflections on Creative Preaching (2004); God Sense: Reading the Bible for Preaching (2001). He is an ordained minister in the United Church of Canada.
Refresh runs from May 12 - 15, 2009, and just as in past years, the last day of the conference will focus on preaching. In addition to the plenary session on the morning of May 15, Dr. Wilson will also give a workshop, along with other top calibre preachers and teachers, on the craft of preaching.
Plan also to attend the conference's evening worship on Tuesday, May 12 at 4:00 p.m. as Dr. Wilson will give the homily.