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Event Details

Event Details

Christian Leaders Day
Monday June 21, 2010

Preaching that Crosses the Divide
Featuring Dr. Haddon Robinson

Explore the relevance and value of expository preaching in the post-modern world.

Take in a workshop:

Pastoral Track: "Tensions in Leading and Following" - Dr E. James Scobbie, Minister, Evangelical Free Church of Canada

Youth Track: "Capturing the Adolescent Imagination" – Dr. Chris Marchand, Associate Professor of Youth Leadership, Providence College

Outreach Track: "Relational Discipleship with a Kingdom Mentality"- Howard Jolly, Pastor, First Nations Community Church, Winnipeg, MB


8:00-9:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast

9:00-10:00 a.m.  Session 1

"Speaking as Listeners Like It" - Dr Robinson

10:00-10:30 a.m.  Break

10:30-11:30 a.m.  Workshops

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch

1:00-2:00 p.m.  Session 2

"Tell Them the Old Old Story"- Dr Robinson

2:00-2:15 p.m.  Break

2:15-3:30 p.m.  Session 3

"Imagination: A Neglected Tool for Biblical Preaching - Dr Robinson

Audience Question and Answer

3:30 p.m.  Departure


More on Dr. Haddon Robinson:

Haddon W. Robinson is widely regarded as an expert in the area of preaching. He teaches at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he is the Harold J. Ockenga Distinguished Professor of Preaching. He is also the colorful discussion leader for the RBC Ministries' Discover the Word radio program in addition to writing for Our Daily Bread.

Dr. Haddon Robinson

A native of New York City, Dr. Robinson completed his graduate studies at Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M., 1955), Southern Methodist University (M.A., 1960), and the University of Illinois (Ph.D., 1964).

Before going to Gordon-Conwell, Dr. Robinson was president of the Denver Seminary in Denver, Colorado, where he had served since 1979. He was on the faculty of Dallas Theological Seminary where he taught preaching for 19 years. From 1970-79 he was also the General Director of the Christian Medical and Dental Society, whose membership is made up of more than 20,000 physicians and dentists. Dr. Robinson was the president of the Evangelical Theological Society (1983) and has served on the executive committee for that group of evangelical scholars. Dr. Robinson has been editor for the Theological Annual, a contributing editor for Preaching, (a series of taped sermons), a fellow and senior editor for Christianity Today, and occasional contributor for Leadership. He's a prolific writer, having been published in magazines that include Christianity Today, Moody Monthly, and Decision Magazine. He is also editor of

He has authored several books: Grief, Biblical Preaching, Biblical Sermons (currently used as text for preaching in 120 seminaries and Bible colleges throughout the world), What Jesus Said About Successful Living, Decision-Making By The Book, Preaching That Makes A Difference, and Trusting The Shepherd, Insights From Psalm 23.

COST (includes all meals)

Received by June 1, 2010 (early bird) $ 99.00 per person
Received on or between June 1 and June 11 $ 113.00 per person

Overnight Accommodation (on campus)
Single Room $ 20.00 per person
Double Occupancy* $ 15.00 per person
* A roommate will be assigned unless otherwise indicated.


Click here to register on-line or request your registration form today by emailing Gayle Penner. Downloadable registration form coming soon.

Location: Providence College and Seminary
Contact: Gayle Penner
Phone: 204-433-7488

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Otterburne, Manitoba, Canada, R0A 1G0
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