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Eric Barreto  

Eric D. Barreto is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota and an ordained Baptist minister. The author of Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16 (Mohr Siebeck, 2010) and the co-author ofNew Proclamation Year C 2013: Easter through Christ the King (Augsburg Fortress, 2013), he is also a regular contributor to ONScripture.org, the Huffington Post, WorkingPreacher.org, and EntertheBible.org. For more, go to ericbarreto.com and follow him on Twitter (https://twitter.com/ericbarreto).
Convocation Speaker  

Michael A. Brothers  

Michael A. Brothers is associate professor of speech communication in ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. He holds an M.A. from Northwestern University’s School of Speech, and M.Div., Th.M., and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton Seminary. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Brothers served a congregation for seven years in Danville, Kentucky, where he also was chaplain of Centre College. His teaching and research interests include the relationship between performance studies, aesthetics, narrative, and preaching. Engle Faculty

Pamela Driesel  

Pamela Driesel is Pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA and a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Class of 1998, where she was awarded the James T. Galloway Prize in Expository Preaching. Prior to accepting the call to Trinity Church, Pam led the organization of a new church in Oconee County, Georgia, a fast growing county adjacent to Athens-Clarke County with a mix of long-time rural residents and many newer members of the University of Georgia faculty and administration community. With seed money for her salary and the purchase of land, she began to work with small gatherings in her living room. She led the congregation to a successful chartering with 115 members after two years in the field. Pam has served on numerous councils and commissions and currently serves as the moderator of the Tri-Presbytery New Church Development Commission.

Nancy Lammers Gross  

Nancy Lammers Gross is the Arthur Sarell Rudd Associate Professor of Speech Communication in Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. She earned both her M.Div. and Ph.D. from Princeton Seminary. She is a member of the Academy of Homiletics, the National Communication Association/Religious Communication Association. Her areas of teaching interest include speech communication, preaching, worship, and hermeneutics. An ordained Presbyterian minister, she has served churches in California and New Jersey. She also served for ten years on the Committee on Preparation for Ministry in the New Brunswick Presbytery, four of those years as co-moderator.
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Martin Tel  

Martin Tel is the C. F. Seabrook Director of Music at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. At the seminary Martin conducts the seminary choirs, teaches courses in church music, and administers the music for the daily seminary worship services. He served as senior editor of Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship (Faith Alive, 2012) and on the editorial committee producing a new hymnal for the Christian Reformed Church and Reformed Church in America denominations, Lift Up Your Hearts (June, 2013) .
Musician and Worship Leader

Shauna Hannan  

Shauna K. Hannan is the Associate Professor of Homiletics at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (Columbia, SC). She received her Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary (Saint Paul, MN) and her Doctor of Philosophy in Practical Theology (Homiletics) from Princeton Theological Seminary (Princeton, NJ). She is ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and served as a parish pastor in Moorhead, MN. She is co-author of Fortress Press’ publication, New Proclamation, Series A, Easter through Christ the King and co-editor of Lutheran University Press' 2013 publication, Eco-Lutheranism: Lutheran Perspectives on Ecology. She has authored a number of articles and is a frequent contributor for workingpreacher.org.  

Pablo Jimenez  

Pablo Jimenez is a bilingual scholar in the field of Homiletics. A graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary, he co-authored Púlpito: An Introduction to Hispanic Preaching (Abingdon) with Justo L. González and wrote the essay on Homiletics for the Global Dictionary of Theology (IVP). Pablo has published several books in Spanish, like Principios de Predicación (Abingdon) & Predicación para el Siglo XXI (CLIE). He also edited La Biblia para la Predicación (United Bible Societies). Pablo is the Senior Pastor of Iglesia Cristiana (Discípulos de Cristo) in Espinosa, Dorado, PR.
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Patrick Johnson  

Patrick Johnson is a PC(USA) teaching elder, serving as an adjunct assistant professor of Speech Communication in Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary, the pastor of the Frenchtown Presbyterian Church in Frenchtown, New Jersey, and a consultant for churches and denominations in the area of preaching. His research interest is focused on missional preaching, and his forthcoming book is entitled Preaching for the Witnessing Community, published by IVP Academic. Patrick and his wife Caitlin have three children under the age of five, so most of his hobbies include short bike rides and hikes, reading "chapter books," and playing trains. Occasionally he manages to get into the workshop and make some sawdust.

Kamalesh Stephen  

Kamalesh Stephen served World Vision of India for two years before coming to the United States in 1990 to pursue his dual Master’s in Divinity and Economic Development from Eastern University and Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary (now Palmer Theological Seminary). In 1998, he helped with establishing Grace-Trinity UCC in Philadelphia and continues to be their Associate Pastor. Later, he continued his academic journey at Princeton Theological Seminary with Th. M. and Ph. D. degrees in the area of Homiletics. He serves as adjunct faculty at Palmer Theological Seminary and Princeton Theological Seminary.