Religious Life

Annual John and Marjem Gill Preaching Workshop

"Preaching in a Windstorm: Proclaiming the Gospel in a Spiritually Restless Age" led by Dr. Tom Long

Join us April 11-12, 2016

Cost: $60 if payment is received by April 4, 2016; $75 after that date. 

Cost includes 4 meals, workshop, and Worship Service on the 11th. 

Five scholarships are available from each district. Talk with the District Superintendent about the scholarships.

About the Speaker, Dr. Tom Long

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  • PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1980
  • MDiv, Erskine Theological Seminary, 1971
  • BA, Erskine College, 1968

Selected Publications

  • What Shall We Say? Evil, Suffering, and the Crisis of Faith (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2011)
  • Preaching from Memory to Hope (Westminster John Knox, 2009)
  • Teaching Preaching as a Christian Practice (Co-Editor, Westminster John Knox, 2008)
  • The Witness of Preaching, Second Edition (Westminster John Knox, 2005)
  • Testimony: Talking Ourselves into Being Christian (Jossey Bass, 2004)

Professional Distinctions

  • Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology
  • Author of 21 books to date
  • Frequent contributor to The Christian Century and the Journal for Preachers
  • Ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA)

Register to Attend

To pay by check, please fill out this form.

Checks can be mailed to:

Hendrix College

Attn: Chaplain's office

1600 Washington Ave.

Conway, AR  72032.

To pay by credit card, please click here.


April 11

9:00 a.m.    Registration
9:30 a.m. Session 1
11:30 p.m. Lunch - provided with workshop
1:00 p.m. Session 2
2:30 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m     

Session 3
4:30 p.m.


5:00 p.m.    Dinner- provided with workshop
6:30 p.m.  Worship Service- Greene Chapel 

April 12

7:00 a.m.  Breakfast service begins in Main dining hall- provided with workshop 
9:00 a.m. Morning devotion, led by leader 
9:30 a.m.

Session 4 

11:30 a.m.  Lunch- provided with workshop 
12:30 p.m. Session 5 
 3:00 p.m. End of workshop 

Location of the workshop

Student Life and Technology Center (SLTC), Worsham Hall

For more information contact: Rev. J.J. Whitney     
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Ave.
Conway, Arkansas 72032