The Phillips Theological Seminary Faculty Speakers Bureau is comprised of distinguished faculty members who are available to provide lectures and presentations to churches, organizations, and businesses. Available speakers and their presentation topics are listed below.  Honoraria are negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

The expertise of our diverse faculty members covers a wide range of topics, listed below.

Some popular topics (if you don't see a topic you desire, please call or email): 

African American Preaching Hebrew Bible and New Testament Religion and Politics
Christianity and Democracy  Hospital Ministry  Seminary Education
Church Administration  InterReligious Understanding Sexuality and the Bible
Church History Leadership Storytelling
Church and State Pastoral Care and Counseling United Methodist History
Civil Discourse/Civil Religion Practical Theology Women in the Bible
Ethics (church, trade, public policy) Preaching Women's Issues

Faculty is also available for media interviews that relate to their presentation topics.  Requests should be directed to the Seminary Relations Office or by telephone at (918) 270-6470.

When making requests, please include the following information:

  • Name and location of organization where lecture is to be held
  • Name of speaker and requested title of topic
  • Date of event (Please provide multiple dates, if possible, as advance notice is important.)
  • Type of meeting (lecture, Sunday School class, meeting presentation)
  • Approximate size of audience

 

FACULTY SPEAKERS/TOPICS OF INTEREST: 

                                                                                                       
 Joe Bessler    Ellen Blue   Sarah Morice Brubaker    Lisa W. Davison    Sharon Jacob   Kathy McCallie    Peter Anthony Mena 
Religion & Politics
Theology & Leadership
Contemp. Theology
Church & State

 

       Methodist history
UMC women's history
British Reformation
Our Lady of Guadalupe
20th Century History
Women's Issues
     Social media & church
Trinity doctrine
Body image
Reproductive health
Augustine & Sin
     Hebrew Bible
Women in the Bible
Sexuality & the Bible
Evolution
Creationism
Immigration
Feminist Bib interpret
       Postcolonial studies
Gender & sexuality
Race & whiteness
Women in NT
Surrogacy in India
Transnational Feminism
Third World Readings
Empire Studies
Dance & Movement
Bible & Film
Women & Minorities
       Ethical issues in:
Church governance
international trade
globalization
public policy
Faith-based
community organizing
fair trade & economic
justice 
       Early Christian History
Religion & Chicana/o
identity
Latin@ Identity &
Christianity
Ancient Literature
Gender & Sexuality
in Antiquity
Women in Early
Christian History
Orthodoxy & Heresy
Late Ancient Concepts
of the Body
                         
                         
Gary Peluso-Verdend   Nancy Claire Pittman   Mindy McGarrah Sharp   Susanna Southard John Thomas, Jr. Richard F. Ward    
Church Life in N.A.
19th Cent. UMC History
Jesus and Money
History of funding Protestant
congregations in the US
Civil religion
Seminary Education
Christianity & democracy
Civil discourse 
  Leadership Issues
Women in Ministry
Book of Revelation
Apolcalyptic Lit
Gospel of John 
  Sustainable Faith
Grieving Well
Who is my neighbor?
UMC Ethics
Religious Pluralism
Globalization and
Immigration 
  Women of Hebrew
Bible
Timeline: Abraham
& Sarah thru the
Dead Sea Scrolls
Approaches to
Biblical texts
What Bible does
and does not say
about homosexuality 
  African American
Preaching
Cultural Competency
in Pastoral Care
and Counseling
Effective Hospital
Ministry 
  Preaching
Storytelling
Theology
(theatre and the arts)
Supply Preaching 
   

 

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