Anderson, Indiana

SOT to offer preaching clinic, other activities during NAC

Mon, 2012-05-14 08:59 -- univcomm
May 14, 2012

The Anderson University School of Theology will host a Preaching Clinic on Saturday, June 23, 2012, during the North American Convention of the Church of God. The clinic is just one of many activities sponsored by the seminary during the convention, June 22-27.

sot-valleyThe Preaching Clinic will be held Saturday, June 23, in the Adam Miller chapel. Preregistration cost is $20, or $25 the day of the clinic. Registration includes a box lunch and booklet with preaching aids. Facilitators during the clinic will preach from the book of Jonah, then engage in a Q&A with participants on how they develop their preaching and work each week. Dr. Guy Brewer, associate professor of pastoral theology, will host the clinic.

Reservations for the clinic should be mailed to David Neidert, Anderson University School of Theology, 1100 E. 5th St., Anderson IN 46012. For more information, contact

Additional activities sponsored by the School of Theology during the North American Convention include the following:

Monday June 25

  • 8:30 - 10 a.m. — “Dealing Redemptively with Conflict in the Church” with Dr. John Aukerman, professor of Christian education. There is often conflict in the local congregation. Yet how do we deal with this in constructive ways? This seminar will explore conflict and how to deal redemptively with it from a biblical perspective.
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. — Alumni and Friends Luncheon and Seminary Awards provides an opportunity for those connected to the seminary to celebrate and share together. Hosted by the seminary dean’s office, this event is open to SOT alumni, their families, and friends of the SOT. Reservations are required and payment in advance is necessary. Contact the Office of Seminary Dean for reservations at (765) 641-4033. The buffet opens at 11:30 a.m. in the Olt Student Center Market Place.
  • 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. — The Doctrinal Dialogue has become an important offering hosted by the School of Theology. This year the topic is “Biblical Reconciliation as ‘God’s One-Item Agenda’: Broad Reflections on the Doctrine and Practice.” Dr. Curtiss Paul DeYoung, professor of reconciliation studies at Bethel University, will be presenting, and Dr. James Lewis will moderate the event. The presentation will be located in the Adam Miller Chapel.
  • 9 - 10 p.m. — The Doctor of Ministry Studies Program will host a “Meet and Greet” in the exhibit area of the convention. Dr. James Lewis, director of Doctor of Ministry Studies Program, will be available for questions and conversation.

Tuesday, June 26
  • 1:30 - 3 p.m. — David Neidert, leadership facilitator, author, and director of seminary student development will share on the topic: “Leadership: A Church of God Perspective.”

Other Opportunities

The Anderson University School of Theology is the seminary of the Church of God (Anderson, Indiana). Established in 1950, the seminary is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The seminary offers a number of degree programs, including the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.), the Master of Divinity (M.Div.), the Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.), the Master of Arts in Intercultural Service (M.A.I.S.), and the Online Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (M.A.C.M.).