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Hendrix Chaplain’s Office Hosts Annual Preaching Workshop

CONWAY, Ark. (February 5, 2013) - The Hendrix College Chaplain's Office will host Dr. John Holbert for "That Troubling Man from Uz: Preaching and the Book of Job," a special preaching workshop on April 15 and 16 in the Bates Dining Room of the Student Life and Technology Center.

Dr. Holbert is the Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. He will also lead the college's weekly chapel service on Monday at 7 p.m. in Greene Chapel with a sermon titled "A Painful and Hopeful Story" based on Job 42: 1-6.

The workshop is sponsored by the John and Marjem Gill Preaching Endowment and is open to lay and ordained clergy. Cost of attendance is $60 before April 1; $75 after April 1. There is no cost for the chapel service.

For more information, contact Rev. J. Wayne Clark at or 501-450-1263

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit