May 11, 2007 Print This Article

Day of Homiletical Reflection Audio/Video Files Available on Itunes U

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, is pleased to announce that audio and video files of the Fifth Annual Day of Homiletical Reflection, which took place on May 2, are available free of charge on “Concordia Seminary on iTunes U” at Five audio files, featuring all presentations and sectionals, and an interview of the featured presenter, are available for download. Four video files also are available.

This year’s Day of Homiletical Reflection featured Dr. Leonard Sweet, E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew Theological School, Madison, N.J., and Visiting Distinguished Professor at George Fox University, Portland, Ore., who delivered two presentations, “Can the Church Survive the Perfect Storm?” and “Preaching as an EPIC Event.” An interview of Sweet by Dr. Dale Meyer, president and professor of practical theology at Concordia Seminary, concluded the program.

Other sectional presentations included “Resurrection Realities: Sermon Series on 1 Peter” by Dr. R. Reed Lessing, associate professor of exegetical theology at Concordia Seminary; and “I See What You are Saying: The Use of Visuals in Preaching” by Rev. Tony Cook, director of educational technology at Concordia Seminary.

The Day of Homiletical Reflection is designed for pastors, students involved in homiletical education and others interested in the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world. It combines the annual Wenchel Lecture, which promotes critical thought about preaching and practical enhancement in this art, with the Ernie and Elsie Schneider Endowment for Excellence in Preaching, which fosters support for innovative 21st-century proclamation.

For more information, contact Communications, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105; (314) 505-7370;