Please join us as we celebrate 125 years of doing ministry in the Jonesboro community.
The Reverend Doctor Charles Campbell will be preaching today, you don't want to miss it!
Here is a bit of information about our guest preacher!
Charles L. Campbell is Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U. S. A.), Dr. Campbell has degrees from Hendrix College, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, Yale Divinity School, and Duke University.
Dr. Campbell grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. From 1982-1988 he served as pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Stuttgart, Arkansas. Before coming to Duke in 2009, he taught preaching for seventeen years at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia.
Dr. Campbell is a past president of the Academy of Homiletics and the author of four books: Preaching Jesus: New Directions for Homiletics in Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology; The Word on the Street: Performing the Scriptures in the Urban Context (co-authored with Stanley P. Saunders); The Word before the Powers: An Ethic of Preaching; and Preaching Fools: The Gospel as a Rhetoric of Folly (co-authored with Johan H. Cilliers).
Dr. Campbell and his wife, Dana, have two adult children, Lydia and Thomas.