Preaching the Old Testament...TODAY!
The Old Testament scriptures are an indispensable resource for preaching and teaching, yet, understanding how to thoughtfully translate these texts to today's context can prove challenging. This four-day course will help you preach more effectively from the Old Testament as well as open discussion on how to interpret the diverse genres found throughout. Seminar topics inlcude:
- What is the Old Testament and how should we read it?
- Models for preaching the Old Testament
- Preaching the Old Testament within its varying genres
- Preaching the “hard texts” of the Old Testament
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- Early Bird Registration - $79 (Registrations received by June 3)
- General Registration - $99 (Registrations received June 4-13)
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Dr. Tim Green
For the past eighteen years, Tim Green has been ministering at Trevecca Nazarene University where he serves as Dean of the School of Religion, the Chaplain of the University, and the Professor of Old Testament Literature and Theology. Prior to his ministry at Trevecca, he served in churches in Tennessee, Ohio, Springdale, and Tennessee. Following his undergraduate work, he received the M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in Old Testament studies.
Tim’s deepest passion is to glorify the Lord through his preaching and teaching ministry and to challenge the people of God to recognize and celebrate life as the great gift from God and to share that gift with their world. He particularly counts it a great privilege to share in ministry on a day-to-day basis with university students as they prepare to serve as leaders and servants in the church of Jesus Christ
Dr. Brad Kelle
Dr. Kelle is the Assistant Professor of Biblical Literature at Point Loma Nazarene University, where he has taught for the past 7 years. He currently teaches courses on the subjects of Hebrew, Old Testament History and Religion, Old Testament Prophets, Old Testament Poetry and Wisdom, Origins of the Hebrew Nation, New Testament History and Religion.
Brad earned his Ph.D. in Hewbrew Bible from Emoray University's School of Theology. Prior to Emory, Dr. Kelle graduated with his B.A. in relgion from Trevecca Nazarene University.
Monday June 13, 2011
|12:30-2:00pm||What Is the Old Testament and How Should We Read It?: A Refresher (Dr. Brad Kelle)|
|2:15-3:15pm||The Obsolete Testament?: Why Preach the OT? (Dr. Tim Green)|
|3:30-4:30pm||An Opaque Book?: Models for Preaching the OT (part 1) (Kelle)|
|4:45-5:45pm||An Opaque Book?: Models for Preaching the OT (part 2) (Green)|
|6:00-7:30pm||Dinner/Text Workshop and Discussion (Green)|
Tuesday June 14, 2011
|8:00-10:00am||The Story of God: Preaching OT Narrative (Green)|
|10:15-11:30am||Looking for Gospel in All the Wrong Places?: Preaching the OT Law (Kelle)|
|11:45am-12:30pm||Text Workshop and Discussion (Kelle)|
|1:45-2:45pm||The Space Between: Discussion of Textbook Reading (Davis ch.3) (Kelle)|
|3:00-5:00pm||Listen, My Child: Preaching the OT Wisdom Literature (Green)|
Wednesday June 15, 2011
|8:00-10:00am||Thus Says the LORD: Preaching the OT Prophets (Kelle)|
|10:15-11:15am||Text Workshop and Discussion (Green)|
|11:30am-12:30pm||Psalms and the Life of Faith: Preaching the OT Psalms (Green)|
|1:45-3:00pm||The Costly Loss of Lament: Preaching the OT Lament Psalms (Kelle)|
|3:15-4:15pm||Preaching the Hard Texts of the OT: Discussion of Textbook Reading (Kent, Kissling, and Turner ch. 12) (Kelle)|
|4:30-5:30pm||Text Workshop and Discussion (Green)|
Thursday June 16, 2011
|8:00-9:15am||Text Workshop and Discussion (Green)|
|9:30-11:00am||From Here To Where?: Concluding Thoughts (part 1) (Green)|
|11:15am-12:30pm||From Here To Where?: Concluding Thoughts (part 2) (Kelle)|
|1:30-2:30pm||Hope Matters: Ministry and the Wilderness Experience (Dr. Norm Shoemaker)|
|2:45-4:45pm||The Psalms and Spiritual Formation: Small Group Encounter and Post-Course Assignment (Shoemaker)|