2018 Pine Mountain Retreat
February 23 @ 5:30 pm - February 25 @ 12:00 pm
Please complete the registration form below. You may submit payment online or attach a check to the email confirmation, and place in the offering plate or submit to the Church office. Forms are due by Sunday, January 28th.
Please contact William Johnson, if you would like to make reservations for lunch at The Bulloch House in Warm Springs on Saturday (Senior Adults).
Guest Speaker, Dr. Smith’s Bio-
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Doctor of Sacred Theology (Honorary Doctorate), Temple Community Bible College, Cincinnati, OH; (2009) Doctor of Divinity Honoris Causa, Newburgh Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana; serves as Professor of Christian Preaching and holds the Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School. Previously he served as Associate Professor of Christian Preaching at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. An ordained Baptist minister, he served as pastor of the New Mission Missionary Baptist Church in Cincinnati, OH for twenty years. Dr. Smith is a contributing editor for Preparing for Christian Ministry and is co-editor of A Mighty Long Journey. Additionally, he has served as an editor of Our Sufficiency Is of God: Essays on Preaching in Honor of Gardner C. Taylor. Dr. Smith has written the book, Doctrine That Dances: Bringing Doctrinal Preaching and Teaching to Life which was awarded the 2008 Preaching Book of the Year Award by Preaching Magazine and the 2009 Preaching Book of the Year Award by Christianity Today’s preaching.com. In 2010, Preaching Magazine named Doctrine That Dances one of the 25 most influential books in preaching for the last 25 years. His book, The Oasis of God: From Mourning to Morning—Biblical Insights from Psalms 42 and 43 was published in March 2017. He has spoken at more than 115 universities, colleges, and seminaries in the United States, Great Britain, Middle East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the Caribbean. His research interests include the place of passion in preaching, the literary history of African American preaching, Christological preaching, and theologies of preaching. At Beeson, Dr. Smith teaches Christian Preaching and other electives in homiletics. He and his wife, Dr. Wanda Taylor-Smith, Ph.D., are the parents of four adult children (one in heaven).[/caption]