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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Join us and other preachers from around the globe in the Cone Chapel for the 6th Annual Preachers Conference at Harding University. Our presenter, Dr. Abraham Kuruvilla, serves as the Carl E Bates Professor of Christian Preaching at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY). His passion is to explore, explain, and exemplify preaching. Learn more at


The cost is $50 and includes breakfast, lunch and resources. To stay on campus, book your room at the Heritage Inn today. The online registration deadline is Monday, Feb. 5, 2024.


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All events held in the David B. Burks American Heritage Center. 

8:00 am   Breakfast 
9:00 am   Chapel
10:00 am Session 1
11:00 am Q & A and Break
11:15 am Session 2
12:15 pm Q & A and Lunch
1:45 pm   Session 3
2:45 pm   Q & A and Break
3:00 pm   Session 4

Register for Course Credit

BRES 3210 – One Hour Seminar in Ministry

($50 conference and materials fee is waived when taken for course credit)

Preaching Judges- Dr. Abraham  Kuruvilla
Spring 2023 (February 15- March 24)

Devin Swindle, D.Min.
McInteer 314

Kuruvilla, Abraham. Judges: A Theological Commentary for Preachers  Cascade Books:2017 (provided in course fee)


  1. Attend every session of the Harding University Preachers Conference. The conference will be held in Cone Chapel on Thursday, February 15, 2023, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
  2. Answer the discussion questions at the end of each chapter of Judges. Questions and answers should be typed, single-spaced (double-spaced between each question-answer), and uploaded to Canvas by 11:59 P.M. on March 23.
  3. Write an expository sermon from a text of your choosing. The sermon must demonstrate familiarity with the textbook. The sermon is to be full manuscript, typed, single spaced (double spaced between paragraphs), and uploaded to Canvas by 11:59 P.M. on March 23.

Past Preachers Conferences