Saturday, June 2, 2012

Rev. Earle Fisher to Kick-Off the Foolishness of Preaching Festival

Rev. Earle Fisher will kick off the Foolishness of Preaching festival Thursday Night June 7 at 7:00pm at Gifts of Life Ministries located 1542 Jackson Ave. Rev Fisher is a pastor, professor, writer, preacher and social activist. He graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1996, earned an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts in 1999 from Lake Michigan College, a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Science in 2003 from LeMoyne-Owen College and a Masters of Divinity Degree in May 2008 from Memphis Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in both the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and National Baptist denominations, currently serving as a adjunct instructor of religion and humanities at Rhodes College as well as interim pastor of Abyssinian Baptist Church (A.B.C.) in Whitehaven. Most of Rev. Fisher's work focuses on the rhetoric and impact of black preaching, hip-hop theology and young-adult spirituality. He is happily married to his wife Denise, and has one son, Jalen. he is also a contributor to the Rhetoric Race and Religion blog
We will serve dinner at 5:30pm and conduct a prayer and praise service at 6:30pm. The host pastor is Rev. Dr. Andre Johnson