Director of Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute
Mike Pasquarello
Programs Administrator
Victoria Graves


The Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute offers several events throughout the year aimed at improving the preaching of both students and members of the community. These include Text to Sermon events, where Beeson faculty show how they built their sermon from the biblical text, along with events with authors and guest lecturers.

Text to Sermon Workshop Archive Preaching Institute Event Archive

A Day with the Beeson Preaching Faculty
April 15, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join Beeson's preaching faculty for a day-long preaching workshop. Breakfast refreshments and lunch are included. All participants will receive three books--one by each participating faculty member. Tickets are $30 for Beeson alumni and community members. Tickets are $10 for Beeson Divinity School and Samford University students.

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The Spirit and Power Preaching Conference
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Beeson Divinity School

As part of the Spirit and Power Project, funded through the Lilly Endowment's Compelling Preaching Initiative, Beeson Divinity School will host its first annual preaching conference on campus this April. At this inaugural event, we will celebrate the faithful preaching and teaching ministries of Robert Smith, Jr., upon his retirement. More details are forthcoming.