Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-01-28

The preaching faculty of Samford's Beeson Divinity School will be the featured speakers at the school's William E. Conger, Jr., Lectures on Biblical Preaching Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 24-26.

The series will feature Dr. Charles T. Carter on Tuesday, Dr. Robert Smith on Wednesday and Dr. Doug Webster on Thursday. All will speak on the theme, "Proclaiming Jesus as Lord," at 11 a.m. each day. The public is invited free of charge. Programs on Wednesday and Thursday will be in A. Gerow Hodges Chapel.

Tuesday's service, a joint worship with the Alabama State Board of Missions' State Evangelism Conference, will be in Wright Center Concert Hall. Samford School of the Arts dean Dr. Joseph Hopkins and his wife, Suzanne, will present music.

A by-reservation discussion luncheon will follow the Wednesday program. For information and reservations, call (205) 726-2731.

The annual Conger lecture series is made possible through the generosity of the late Col. William E. Conger, Jr., a longtime personal advisor to Ralph Waldo Beeson, founding benefactor of Beeson Divinity School.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.