Big Idea Group

Spend a lunch hour digging into Scripture with the Center for Preaching. Join our discussion of a chosen passages’ exegetical idea and explore how to preach it.

Big Idea Groups happen twice a semester, you can register for one or both this fall!

February 28 with Director Matt Kim

Dr. Matthew D. Kim is our Associate Professor of Preaching and Ministry, Director of the Haddon W. Robinson Center for Preaching,  and Director of Mentored Ministry Program for the Hamilton campus.

He is well known for several thoughtful reflections on ministry and the pulpit, which are sure to expand your reflections on preaching the whole council of scripture in every corner of the world.

  • Homiletics and Hermeneutics: Four Views on Preaching Today (Coeditor with Scott M. Gibson, Baker Academic, 2018)
  • Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons (Baker Academic, 2017)
  • 7 Lessons for New Pastors: Your First Year in Ministry (Chalice Press, 2012)

Coming out in 2020 are:

  • Finding Our Voice: An Introduction to Asian North American Preaching (Coauthor with Daniel L. Wong, Lexham, 2020)
  • A Little Book for New Preachers: Why and How to Study Homiletics (IVP Academic, 2020)

Registration Opens in the Spring Semester

Lunch is provided, and space is limited, so you need to register and bring your ticket. Discussions will be held in the Ockenga Library in the Academic Center.