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Bible Lectureship

2018 Lectureship

Lectureship 2018

The 2018 Lectureship recordings will be posted soon. Visit scholarworks.harding.edu/lectureship to download those recordings.

2018 Keynote Speakers

Mike Tune
Annandale, VA
Andrew Philips
Columbia, TN
Walt Leaver
Nashville, TN
Tony Cloud
Kenai, AK
Jerry Jones
St. Charles, MO
Karl McLarty
Searcy, AR
Bill Davis
Jocksonville, FL


Pre-registration for Lectureship is now closed. We encourage you to register, when you arrive, at Lectureship Crossroads in the lobby of the McInteer Center for Bible and World Missions.

Please call or email our office with any questions - 501-279-4449 - lectureship@harding.edu.

What People Are Saying About the 2017 Lectureship...

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All of the evening lectures were top notch lessons that we all need to hear often. The singing was awesome.

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The classes that were offered were very informative and encouraging. The campus was beautiful and well kept and the people were all very loving.

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I enjoyed the diversity of classes, all with a solid, scriptural perspective. For example, I was able to attend classes that challenged me intellectually as they delved into exegetical and historical studies of a passage. Other classes were practical applications of scripture to racial unity, community evangelism and benevolence.

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I liked the Preacher's Workshop on Romans. The presenters not only covered the book, they made available their notes for us to use on our own. It was great.

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I appreciated the exegetical approaches of most speakers to the study of Romans. I love lectureships when they are Christ-centered and focused upon the word of God.

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It would be good to duplicate this year's lectureship so I can attend classes that I could not due to concurrent scheduling. I hated to miss other good presentations! I may listen to them on the website.

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Given the choice of Romans as the overall theme or subject, it was a strength to have teachers and lecturers (in the auditoriums) who were substantive while able to connect with rank and file in the church. Second, and as usual, having a variety of classes and the exhibits are a strength. Thereby the lectureship has an appeal to a wide variety of people. All of it together should have been a good service to the church.

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The new schedule was great. The morning keynote followed by the classes was a help to our old legs! The ladies day was good. I enjoyed the location change and that it was timed to match the rest of the classes that day.

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It was just a very good program. I liked the speakers chosen and the length of the session was very good. Andrew Phillips on children on the spectrum was different and very good.

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The speakers never cease to amaze me. It is really remarkable how you guys can find such good speakers for the keynotes every year. Love the in depth teaching of the teachers as well. Love the singing(Cone chapel is best).

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We liked everything about it. We both thought it was one of the very best Bible lectureship we have ever attended--anywhere!

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I really enjoyed the lectures that dealt with difficult passages and the series about racial issues. They were informative and practical.

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I liked the theme of Romans very much. Each class I attended was great. I really liked having the lecture in the Administration building first, it was easier for those of us who are older and have difficulty getting around. I hope that continues.

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I enjoyed being with friends I just see occasionally! I know that's not the "purpose" of Lectureship, but it is a wonderful side benefit.

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I liked how there were more African-Americans that were speakers. That is important for Harding.

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I loved the singing in the evenings, the new archaeology museum, and several of the classes. As a missionary, it was nice to come to a bookstore with brotherhood oriented selection. Loved seeing friends.

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Exhibit / Vendor Info

On Wednesday, October 3, we will begin accepting reservations for exhibits at the 2019 Lectureship - September 29-October 2, 2019. Please complete the form linked below and submit with payment to secure your exhibit. Payment methods accepted include a check or credit card (call 501-279-4449 to pay by credit card). Exhibit areas will fill up so early application is encouraged.

New exhibit fees for 2019 - $150 per exhibit table in the McInteer Rotunda and Student Center; $75 per exhibit table in the Benson Lobby.

2019 Exhibit Information and Registration Form pdf


The 2018 Lectureship recordings will be posted soon. Visit scholarworks.harding.edu/lectureship to download those recordings.

CD's and books are no longer produced for our Lectureship events.

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Free Downloads!  

We are working with the Brackett Library to create a more functional and user-friendly archiving platform for Lectureship program information and recordings. Visit the library site to see all of the features and information that is available. scholarworks.harding.edu/lectureship. The recordings from 2014 - 2017 are available on that site.

Several previous years are also available at iTunes U for free download.

iTunesU Instructions for Use:

  1. Click the link above. If you already have iTunes software on your computer, click the grey "I Have iTunes" button. If you do not have iTunes, click the blue "Free Download" button.
  2. Once iTunes is installed, you will see a list of the recordings for Lectureship 2016. Hover your mouse over the number for the session you'd like to hear and click on the play button (a triangle inside a circle). Make sure your speakers are on and enjoy the recording.

Note: Lectureship recordings can be heard on your smartphone. Use the iTunes app and search for "Harding University Lectureship".

Past Lectures

If you would like to hear recordings from past Lectureships, use the search bar in the top right corner of your screen to search for "Harding University Lectureship". There are several years of lectures available for free download. To see a full list of recordings for each Lectureship, click "SUBSCRIBE" on the left. 

To order previous or current Lectureship DVDs of limited presentations, contact Harding's VideoWorks at

Harding University
Box 10853
Searcy, AR 72149-5615


Order Forms

2014 Lectureship CD/DVD Order Form pdf

2012 Lectureship CD Order Form pdf

2011 Lectureship CD Order Form pdf

2010 Lectureship CD Order Form pdf

2009 Lectureship Video Order Form pdf

2009 Lectureship CD Order Form pdf

2008 Lectureship Video Order Form pdf

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Contact Us

Mailing address:
Harding University
Box 12280
Searcy, AR 72149-5615