Preaching Christ from the Old Testament

The workshop will take place on Monday, October 5, 2015 from 8:00am to 5:00pm in The Riley Center Room 150 on the campus of Southwestern Seminary. For more information, please call 1.877.474.4769 or email

Students may take an elective course with Dr. David Allen in conjunction with the Workshop: PRCHG 4353-A, Preaching Christ from the Old Testament. The workshop will be held in the Riley Center.

$50 Early Regular Registration
$25 Early Student Registration
$10 Optional Add-on Meal Ticket (Buffet Lunch)

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For overnight guest accommodations, please call 817.921.8800

#AEPW Twitter Contest

As we ramp us for our 2013 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop, we're giving away two prize packages:

  1. Dr. Paige Patterson's commentary & 26-session class DVD set on the Book of Revelation
  2. $25 LifeWay gift card

To enter either contest:

  • Register for AEPW (must be registered for the workshop to win).
  • Follow @swbts on twitter.
  • Retweet one of the #aepw hash-tagged tweets from @swbts.

Winners for both prize packages will be announced on October 4.


Dr. David Allen

Dr. David Allen serves as the Dean of the School of Theology, Director of the Center of Biblical Preaching, and Professor of Preaching at Southwestern Seminary. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington. He has served as a pastor and preaching professor for most of his ministry. His publications include “Fundamentals of Genre: How Literary Form Affects the Interpretation of Scripture” in The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching, ed. Brian Larson and “With a Bible in My Hand: The Preaching Legacy of Dr. W. A. Criswell,” Criswell Theological Review.

More information on David Allen

Dr. Matthew McKellar

Dr. Matthew McKellar serves as Associate Professor of Preaching in the School of Theology. He holds a Ph.D. from Southwestern Seminary. He served as Pastor of Sylvania Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas for more than 20 years before joining the faculty at Southwestern in 2009.

More information on Matthew McKellar

Dr. Vern Charette

Dr. Vern Charette serves as Associate Professor of Preaching in the School of Theology. He holds a Ph.D. from Southwestern Seminary. Vern continues a highly demanding preaching schedule that keeps him in touch with the local church and missions. He contributes his popularity to his homiletical approach. Vern weds an unflinching commitment to text-driven preaching with the pathos of an evangelist, which makes him rare. Vern's pathos for preaching is contagious in the classroom.

More information on Vern Charette

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October 5, 2015

“Preaching Christ from the Old Testament”


8:00-8:45        Registration and Refreshments

8:45-9:00        Welcome

9:00-10:15      Dr. Vern Charette – “"Many Roads, One Destination: Charting the Course from the Old Testament to Christ"

10:15-10:45    Break

10:45 – 12:00  Dr. David L. Allen – “Preaching Christ from Genesis 22”

12:00 – 1:00    Lunch

1:00-2:15        Dr. Matthew McKellar – “A King with a Sling and a Stone: A Case Study for Preaching Christ from 1 Samuel 17”

2:15-2:45        Break

2:45 – 4:00      Panel Discussion/Q&A: Drs. Ryan Stokes, Joshua Williams, John Yeo, VernCharette, Matthew McKellar

4:00 Dismiss

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