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Jerusha Neal Receives Exemplary Teaching Award

Congratulations to Jerusha Neal, Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School! She has been awarded the “Exemplary Teacher of the Year Award” from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church!

Fr. Timothy Sherwood Wins Writing Award

Congratulations to Fr. Timothy Sherwood! His book The Storyteller's Catechism: Stories of Faith From Parish Life (Crossroad Publishing, 2018) was recently awarded an "Honorable Mention" in the category of "Storytelling Collections" at the 2020 Storytelling World Awards. 

Duke Divinity School Produces New Digital Sermon Collection

Duke University Divinity School has produced a new collection of over 2,500 digitized sermons preached in Duke Chapel.  As you can read at this link, this is the first stage of the new initiative . The next stage will involve applying metadata so the sermons will be searchable in a variety of ways (text, liturgical season, theological themes, social issues, etc.).

Sally Brown and Jerusha Neal Win Book Awards from Christianity Today

Congratulations to Sally Brown, our 2019 AOH President and the Elizabeth M. Engle Professor of Preaching and Worship at Princeton Theological Seminary, and Jerusha Matsen Neal, Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School!  They both received a "Jesus Creed 2020 Book Award" from Christianity Today for their books on the preaching life -- Sally for her book Sunday's Sermon for Monday's World: Preaching to Shape Daring Witness (Gospel and Our Culture Series; Eerdmans) and Jerusha for her book The Overshadowed Preacher: Mary, the Spirit, and the Labor of Proclamation (Eerdmans).  You can read more about the awards here.