Past Preaching Days

The Psalms: Songs of Healing (2020)

Dr. Ellen F. Davis Dr. Ellen F. Davis is Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School. The author of eleven books and many articles, Dr. Davis’ research interests focus on how biblical interpretation bears on the life of faith communities and their response to urgent public issues, particularly the ecological crisis and interfaith relations. For Preaching Day 2020, Dr. Davis will be exploring preaching from the Psalms in the context of some of the different traumas we experience in life and in ministry such as the opioid crisis, PTSD, and the global refugee crisis. Dr. Davis is the author of 11 books and is a well-respected and sought after public speaker, teacher, and scholar.


Preaching John: The Gospel of the Beloved Disciple (2019)

Dr. Joseph Mangina (Professor of Systematic Theology, Wycliffe College and currently working on a constructive ecclesiology tentatively titled, The True Vine: Figural Ecclesiology and the Gospel of John)

Dr. Annette Brownlee (Chaplain, Professor of Pastoral Theology and Director of Field Education, Wycliffe College and author of, Preaching Jesus Christ Today: Six Questions for Moving from Scripture to Sermon)


Christ Meets Us In the Psalms (2018)

Jason Byassee (Butler Chair in Homiletics and Biblical Hermeneutics at Vancouver School of Theology and author of, Trinity: The God We Don't Know)

Preaching the Cross in our Rapidly Changing World (2017)

Fleming Rutledge (International preaching and teaching vocation and author of The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ)