Central Scholars Reflect

I came. I saw. I conquered.

“Riding along in my automobile” is not exactly the song that I thought I would be humming at the end of the festival. But today, due to impeding weather, we find ourselves… Read more »


My insightful preaching circle experience

It has been more than 24 hours since I preached my fifteen minute sermon at the 2014 Academy of Preachers’ festival. It has taken me a full day to digest all of… Read more »


Festival – A Definition

fes·ti·val noun: festival; plural noun: festivals 1. a day or period of celebration, typically a religious commemoration. synonyms: fair, carnival, fiesta, etc. You want to know the best part of being at… Read more »


My favorite part of today

Today is a day of new experiences. The beauty of the Academy of Preacher’s festival is reflected in its ecumenical diversity—the incredibly diverse body of Christ uniting for the common purpose of… Read more »


A Festival of Young Preachers Reflection

I’M EXCITED RIGHT NOW. …Which is exactly opposite of what I felt at 7:39 A.M this morning while boarding my flight to Indianapolis headed to the Academy of Preachers’ conference. This morning… Read more »


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