2012 Preaching Conference

Theme: "The Supremacy of Christ in Preaching"
Venue: The Campus of the African Bible University in Kampala, Uganda
Dates: June 4-8, 2012

To listen to the messages from the conference online, click here.

Speakers include (see bios below):

  • Rev. Dr. John Carson
  • Rev. Dr. Dennis E. Johnson
  • Rev. Tim Hoke
  • Rev. Jerry Maguire
  • Rev. Fletcher Matandika
  • Rev. Gerald Sseruwagi

For updates on the conference, view Rev. Fletcher Matandika's blog by clicking here.

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Speaker Bios:

    Rev. Dr. John Carson
    The Rev. Dr. John Carson is currently a Professor with the Mobile Theological Training Team (MT3) of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church teaching in theological institutions in Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa. He has served as a Pastor (2 churches in the Charlotte, NC, area), a Professor (Erskine Theological Seminary), and a President (Erskine College and Seminary). He and his wife Sarah Ellen have 4 children - all of whom are involved in Christian ministry - and 8 grandchildren.

    Rev. Dr. Dennis E. Johnson
    Rev. Dr. Dennis E. Johnson is professor of practical theology at Westminster Seminary California. He is a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America and an associate pastor of New Life Presbyterian Church in Escondido, California (USA). He is a graduate of Westmont College (B.A.), Westminster Theological Seminary (M.Div., Th.M.), and Fuller Theological Seminary (Ph.D.). He is the author of The Message of Acts in the History of Redemption, Triumph of the Lamb: A Commentary on Revelation, Let's Study Acts, and Him We Proclaim: Preaching Christ from All the Scriptures. He is the editor of Heralds of the King: Christ-centered Sermons in the Tradition of Edmund P. Clowney, and co-author (with Elyse Fitzpatrick) of Counsel from the Cross: Connecting Broken People to the Love of Christ.

    Rev. Timothy K. Hoke
    Since 2008 Rev. Timothy K. Hoke has served Christ as instructor of biblical and pastoral studies at African Bible University in Kampala, Uganda. Prior to that, he pastored for thirty years, the last twenty (1989-2008) as a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). Tim is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, earning a ThM in biblical Greek in 1979. Currently, he is a DMin candidate at New Geneva Theological Seminary in Colorado Springs, CO. Tim and his wife of 34 years, Cheri, have two grown children.

    Rev. Jerry Maguire
    Rev. Jerry Maguire graduated with an M. Div. from the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has been ordained in the Presbyterian Church In America for 30 years and served congregations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Texas and now in Concord, Massachusetts (www.redeemerma.org). Jerry has invested himself in studying Peacemaking and is certified as a Biblical Counselor with the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors. He has served as Professor of Biblical Counseling at the Edinburg Theological Seminary in Edinburg, Texas. Rev. Maguire has been married to his wife Marg for 38 years and has a grown daughter who is married.

    Rev. Fletcher Matandika
    Fletcher is the Founder & President of Joy to the World Ministries, Inc., an organization that promotes Christian missions in Malawi, Africa and around the world. Fletcher graduated from Westminster Seminary in California (www.wscal.edu), where he earned a Master of Divinity degree. He is currently serving as the pastor of the New Westminster Chapel (www.newwestminsterchapel.org), a congregation of the Associated Presbyterian Church (www.apchurches.org).

    Rev. Gerald Sseruwagi
    Gerald recently served as Deputy to the Vice Chancellor of African Bible University of Uganda, and as a professor of Bible, Ethics, and Education. While serving at ABU he also the Senior Pastor of New City Church, a multi-ethnic, English-speaking congregation in the center of Kampala City. Gerald has founded several organizations on the fore-front serving the gospel in Africa and serves on non-profit organizations. Gerald is married to Robina, a Uganda trained attorney, and has four children. He got his training at Reformed Theological Seminary, earning an M.A. in Theology and an M.A.in Education. He did further post graduate studies at the University of Potchefstroomse in South Africa and is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Education with an emphasis on organizational leadership.

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