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The Rev. Dr. Ted Wardlaw

The Rev. Dr. Theodore J. Wardlaw is president and professor of homilectics at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, TX.

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The Rev. Dr. Theodore J. Wardlaw

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The Rev. Dr. Theodore J. Wardlaw is president and professor of homilectics at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, TX.

Dr. Wardlaw became the ninth president of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary on November 9, 2002. Wardlaw came to Austin Seminary from Atlanta, Georgia, where he served as pastor of Central Presbyterian Church from 1991-2002. Prior to being called there, he served the Setauket Presbyterian Church in Setauket, Long Island, New York; Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church, Sherman, Texas; and Germantown Presbyterian Church, Germantown, Tennessee.

A consummate Presbyterian, Wardlaw has served the larger church with distinction. In 2001, Wardlaw was moderator of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta as well as a commissioner to the 213th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) where he chaired the committee on church polity. Wardlaw is a member of the Pastors Working Group of the Louisville Institute. He has twice been editor-at-large of the Presbyterian Outlook and served on the board of directors for the Journal of Reformed Liturgy and Music.

President Wardlaw maintains close ties with several Presbyterian seminaries. He has served on the Union / P.S.C.E. Board of Trustees and on its alumni/ae Board of Directors, chairing their 1996 alumni/ae giving campaign. Wardlaw has been an adjunct professor of preaching at both Union / P.S.C.E. and Columbia Theological Seminary and was a member of the board of visitors for Johnson C. Smith Seminary.

 


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The Rev. Dr. Ted Wardlaw

Living in the Middle of Time

Revelation 7:9-17

September 21, 1997

The Rev. Dr. Theodore J. Wardlaw (PCUSA)

Not long ago our family rented that Walt Disney movie, "Angels in the Outfield." If you have not seen it, it's about a young boy whose mother has died and whose father is unable or unwilling to make the commitment it takes to be a parent. So, placed in a foster home where he awaits someone who will adopt him, the boy's greatest pleasure is following the baseball team that plays in a nearby stadium. It hardly matters to him that the team, the Anaheim Angels, is the worst team in the league -- they are in last place, having played twenty-five games and lost them all.

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The Rev. Dr. Ted Wardlaw

The Stewardship of Praise

Luke 19:29-41

August 31, 1997

The Rev. Dr. Theodore J. Wardlaw (PCUSA)

Before there was music, there was praise. Before there was worship, there was praise. Before there were preachers, there was praise. Before there were liturgies and hymnals; before there were sanctuaries and choir lofts and pulpits; before there were prayers and creeds and theologies, there was praise.

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August 17, 1997

Only One Thing

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July 20, 1997

The Danger in the Water

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