Synod Interim Executive Chip Hardwick offered the Synod’s monthly Preaching Workshop on August 4, 2021, working with participants on the principles of basic rhetoric as a way to persuade listeners through their preaching. Chip’s Ph.D. is in homiletics (preaching and worship) from Princeton Theological Seminary.

The Presbyterian News Service published an article about the workshop, which you can read here.

You can watch the video, and other past monthly workshops, at Preaching Workshops – YouTube.

Facilitator:  Chip Hardwick, Interim Executive, Synod of the Covenant

Chip earned his Ph.D. in homiletics (preaching) at Princeton Theological Seminary, helping to teach courses in Introduction to Preaching and Worship in the Reformed Tradition. He has served as the regular preacher at churches in Bloomington, IL, and Lake Forest, IL.  He is the former Director of Theology, Formation, and Evangelism for the Presbyterian Church (USA), and has served the Synod since April 2020.

This workshop is part of a monthly workshop series on preaching, the first Wednesday of every month from 10:00 to 11:30 am. For an overview of the series, click here.