Harding University

September 20, 2012

89th annual Lectureship features studies in Joshua

Harding University’s 89th Annual Bible Lectureship will be held on campus Sept. 30-Oct. 3. Christians from across the country will join together for a period of spiritual growth, fellowship and reunion under the theme “Faith for a New Place and Time: Studies in Joshua,” as they discover God’s companionship in every new place and time.

The annual Celebration of Ministry Dinner will include preachers, elders, youth ministers, missionaries, all full-time church workers and their spouses. Dr. Flavil Yeakley, preacher, former elder, researcher, retired professor, and deeply respected “elder statesman” in Harding University’s College of Bible and Ministry, will be the after-dinner speaker.

The annual Women’s Day at College Church of Christ has been moved to Monday and will feature a wide range of topics and discussions geared specifically toward women. 

With a lineup of approximately 150 classes throughout the four-day conference, attendees will learn from a variety of speakers on a number of topics. Chinese and Spanish Bible classes and lectures will also be offered.

All keynote speakers this year will be from Harding, including:

  • Dr. Monte Cox, dean of the College of Bible and Ministry
  • Scott Adair, assistant professor of Bible
  • Dr. Phil Thompson, associate professor of Bible
  • Dr. Dale Manor, professor of Bible and archaeology
  • Dr. Cliff Ganus Jr., chancellor
  • Dr. Eddie Randolph, associate professor of ministry at Harding School of Theology in Memphis, Tenn.
  • Nathan Guy, associate professor of Bible

Student speakers will give their lectures on Tuesday and Wednesday and include: 

  • Alannah Gonda, a senior social work major from Lexington, S.C.
  • Aubrey Cupp, senior communication sciences and disorders major from Paragould, Ark.
  • Nikka Kellam, a senior middle-level math and science education major from Point, Texas
  • Hector Felix, a senior international business major from Firestone, Colo.
  • Tyler Gentry, a junior exercise science major from Searcy, Ark.
  • Clay Smith, a junior Bible and religion major from Nashville, Tenn.

The Harding Academy Chorus and Harding University’s Chorus, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Good News Singers, Belles and Beaux and Belle Canto will all be sharing their musical talents in performances throughout the week.

For more information, call 501-279-5123 or visit www.harding.edu/lectureship. Follow lectureship on Facebook under Harding University Lectureship and on Twitter @HULectureship.