Biblical Preaching Seminar


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Lipscomb University's College of Bible and Ministry presents the
Biblical Preaching Seminar
with Scot McKnight
Oct. 28-30
Times and campus locations to be determined

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Enrich your preaching ministry by participating in this unique seminar sponsored by the Hazelip School of Theology at Lipscomb University.  Enjoy 3 days of content-rich sessions that will energize your congregational work back home. 

On October 28-30, 2013, our featured presenter will be Scot McKnight, professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois.  Dr. McKnight is the author of over 30 books, including The Jesus Creed: Loving God, Loving Others and Embracing Grace: A Gospel for All of Us

Hazelip faculty will also host sessions throughout the seminar. Session topics include preaching about Isaiah, the Sermon on the Mount and eschatology and will feature Lipscomb theology faculty members John Mark Hicks, author of “Come to the Table,” and Terry Briley, author of “I Will Be Your God and You Will Be My People.”

Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight, author or editor of forty books, is the Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL.  Dr. McKnight has given interviews on radios across the nation, has appeared on television, and is regularly speaks at local churches, conferences, colleges, and seminaries in the USA and abroad. Dr. McKnight obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Nottingham (1986).

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Scot McKnight

Scot McKnight is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Society for New Testament Studies. He is the author of  the award-winning The Jesus Creed: Loving God, Loving Others (Paraclete, 2004), which won the Christianity Today book of the year for Christian Living. His books include Embracing Grace: A Gospel for All of Us (Paraclete, 2005), The Story of the Christ (Baker, 2006), Praying with the Church (Paraclete, 2006), The Real Mary: Why Evangelical Christians Can Embrace the Mother of Jesus (Paraclete, 2007), A Community called Atonement (Abingdon, 2007).

He broadened his Jesus Creed project in writing a daily devotional: 40 Days Living the Jesus Creed (Paraclete, 2008). His studies in conversion were expanded with his newest book, Finding Faith, Losing Faith (Baylor, 2008), a book he co-authored with his former student Hauna Ondrey. Other books are The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible (Zondervan, 2008) and Fasting (Thomas Nelson, 2009).

Most recently, McKnight wrote a commentary on James (The Epistle of James, NICNT, Eerdmans, 2010), a book on discipleship (One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow, 2010), and a Jesus Creed book for high school students (with Syler Thomas and Chris Folmsbee) called The Jesus Creed for Students (Paraclete, 2011). His research on gospel was published in the Fall of 2011 in a book called The King Jesus Gospel (Zondervan, 2011). Along with Joe Modica, McKnight co-edited Jesus is Lord, Caesar is Not (with Joe Modica; IVP, 2013). Most recently he published an e-book affirming the importance of the doctrine of perseverance in a book called A Long Faithfulness: The Case for Christian Perseverance (Bondfire/Patheos Books, 2013).

McKnight’s current projects are commentaries on the Sermon on the Mount (Zondervan) and Colossians (Eerdmans) as well as a book on Paul’s spirituality.

McKnight blogs at Jesus Creed.