Academy of Preachers

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Organization: Academy of Preachers

The Academy of Preachers is an ecumenical initiative launched in 2009 through a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment and energized by the conviction that gospel preaching is a vocation of public and social significance, a calling worthy of our very best and brightest young people.

The Academy of Preachers is a trans-denominational organization whose mission is to Identify, Network, Inspire and Support young people who sense God’s leading into a vocation of enormous social significance—Gospel preaching.

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Four Young Preachers, One Call - Festival of Young Preachers

Monday January 23, 2012
Four young preachers speak on their calling to the ministry at the 2012 Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville, KY. Featuring Jean-Daniel Cathéll-Williams, Joseph T. Howard, David Telfort and Kristina Heise.

Four Young Preachers on Reaching This Generation - Festival of Young Preachers

Monday January 23, 2012
Four young voices from the 2012 Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville, Kentucky talk to Day1 host Peter Wallace on how they believe the church can reach a younger generation.

Four Young Preachers' Life Message - Festival of Young Preachers

Monday January 23, 2012
Four young preachers speak to Peter Wallace, the host of Day1, about the message they feel inspired to preach on this earth and bring to those around them. Filmed at the 2012 Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville, KY. Featuring Jean-Daniel Cathéll-Williams, Joseph T. Howard, David Telfort and Kristina Heise.

Four Young Preachers' Hopes For The Future - Academy of Preachers

Monday January 23, 2012
Day1 host Peter Wallace asked a few young preachers about their hopes for the future at the 2012 National Festival of Young Preachers. Openness and inclusivity clearly dominate the thinking of these young minds. Featuring Jean-Daniel Cathéll-Williams, Joseph T. Howard, David Telfort and Kristina Heise.

The Rev. Reginald Sharpe - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

Monday January 23, 2012
The Rev. Reginald Sharpe, a preacher for four years at the age of 19, joins Peter Wallace to discuss his very early calling as a preacher as he gathered his stuffed animals and action figures for church at a young age, and what all has inspired his young voice.

Jake Joseph - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

Monday January 23, 2012
Jake Joseph sits down with Day1 host Peter Wallace for a special edition interview from the Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville, KY. Put on by the Academy of Preaching the festival is meant to showcase and inspire youthful voices in the church.

Adam Graham - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

Monday January 23, 2012
Aspiring preacher Adam Graham sits down for one of three special edition interviews from the Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville, KY.

The Rev. Dominique Robinson & Dr. Teresa Fry Brown - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

Monday January 23, 2012
Host Peter Wallace traveled to Louisville, KY for the Festival of Young Preachers and spoke with the Rev. Dominique Robinson about the challenges and fears of being a young preacher, the path that brought her to the ministry, and the people that helped her find her way. Also joining the discussion is the Rev. Dr. Teresa Fry Brown, a mentor to Dominique and professor of preaching at Emory's Candler School of Theology.

The Rev. Dr. Dwight Moody - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

Monday January 23, 2012
In a special edition of Day1 Conversations host Peter Wallace takes a journey to the Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville, Kentucky, being hosted by the Academy of Preaching and our guest Rev. Dr. Dwight A. Moody. Peter and Rev. Moody discuss a wide range of topics focused on the future of preaching, the young minds that will make that future, and the festival bringing together those young minds in an educational, fun and ecumenical experience.

Academy of Preachers: Meet a Young Preacher, David Telfort

Monday January 23, 2012
Meet David Telfort, a young preacher who has participated in the last two National Festival of Young Preachers, sponsored by the Academy of Preachers. He shares insights on his experience of preaching before his peers.

Academy of Preachers: Meet a Young Preacher, Kristina Heise

Monday January 23, 2012
Meet Kristina Heise a young preacher who has participated in the National Festival of Young Preachers, sponsored by the Academy of Preachers. She shares insights on her experience of preaching before her peers and where she sees the church heading.

Academy of Preachers: Meet a Young Preacher, Tiffanie Shanks

Monday January 23, 2012
Meet Tiffanie Shanks, a young preacher who has participated in the National Festival of Young Preachers, sponsored by the Academy of Preachers. She shares insights on her experience of preaching before her peers and where she sees the church heading.

Academy of Preachers: Meet a Young Preacher: David Smith

Monday January 23, 2012
Get to know an upcoming Presbyterian preacher, David Smith, who was interviewed at this year's National Festival of Young Preachers.

Academy of Preachers: Meet a Young Preacher, Larry T. Crudup

Monday January 23, 2012
Get to know an up and coming young preacher, Larry Terrell Crudup, who was interviewed at this year's National Festival of Young Preachers, sponsored by the Academy of Preachers.

Academy of Preachers: Meet a Young Preacher, Darrell Hall

Monday January 23, 2012
Meet Darrell Hall, a young preacher who participated at this year's National Festival of Young Preachers, sponsored by the Academy of Preachers.

Academy of Preachers: Meet a Young Preacher, Jenny Marble

Monday January 23, 2012
Jenny Marble, a 2013 spring graduate of Anderson University School of Theology (MDiv) with selections from her 2013 National Festival sermon and interviews before and after that sermon.

Academy of Preachers: Meet a Young Preacher, Andrew Boyd

Monday January 23, 2012
Watch selections from Andrew Boyd's 2013 National Festival of Young Preachers sermon and interviews before and after that sermon.

National Festival of Young Preachers 2015: Tell Me a Story

Monday January 23, 2012
Catch a glimpse of the powerful experience more than 100 young preachers had at the 2015 National Festival of Young Preachers in Dallas, hosted by the Academy of Preachers, in this video.