Dr. Scott M. Gibson and Book Launch
in memory of Roger H. Prentice
The speaker for the CABF event to be held at Wolfville Baptist on Saturday, September 30 is Dr. Scott M. Gibson. Dr. Gibson holds the David E. Garland Endowed Chair in Preaching and serves as the Director of the Doctor of Philosophy in Preaching program at the George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University. Prior to coming to Truett in 2018, Dr. Gibson served for 27 years at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA, teaching preaching and directing various programs in preaching. At Gordon-
Conwell he was the Haddon W. Robinson Professor of Preaching. Dr. Gibson holds degrees from University of Oxford, University of Toronto, Princeton Theological Seminary, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Pennsylvania State University. He has written or edited numerous books on preaching, including The Big Idea of Biblical Preaching and Preaching with a Plan.
Dr. Gibson’s lectures at 1:15 pm and 3:00 pm will deal with the theme: ‘Christ the Common Connection.’ The finale will take place on Saturday, September 30 at 4:00 pm with the presentation of the book prepared in memory of the late Rev. Dr. Roger H. Prentice. A copy has been purchased for the church library, and the book
will be available for those who ordered a personal copy.
The book, titled Keeping the Faith: Essays in Memory of Roger H. Prentice (Mercer University Press, 2023, editors, Paul L. Harris, Karen E. Smith with WIlliam H. Brackney), can also be ordered online at amazon.ca.
Wolfville Baptist is pleased to have Dr. Gibson take the pulpit during Morning Worship on Sunday, October 1.