'Sabbath in the City' Program Set Oct. 1-2 in Beeson Divinity School
Posted by William Nunnelley on 2012-09-25
Samford University's Beeson Divinity School will host a festival of preaching and conference on the topic "Sabbath in the City: The Fourth Commandment in Contemporary Spiritual Formation" Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 1-2, at Hodges Chapel. The program will be held in cooperation with The Lord's Day Alliance and The Academy of Preachers.
Rev. Frank A. Woodson of Mission Birmingham Transformation Strategies will speak in the opening session Monday at 11 a.m. in Hodges Chapel. Following lunch, and during the afternoon, 20 Beeson students will deliver sermons focusing on the theme of this event.
Dr. C. David Keith, interim dean, Townsend School of Music, Mercer University, will lead a Monday evening session at 7:30 p.m. His topic is "When in Our Music God is Glorified."
Dr. Robert Smith, Jr., Beeson professor of divinity, will speak at the closing session Tuesday at 11 a.m.
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 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 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.