Dr. Joel Gregory, Professor of Preaching at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Seminary , will be the speaker at the annual spring meeting of the Davidson Foundation held at the Josephine Davidson Memorial Chapel in the pine-clad woods near Harleton, a part of one of the most unique events in Harrison County. This event begins at 11a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016 and following Dr. Gregory’s appearance, all those in attendance are invited to remain and enjoy a complimentary catered lunch on the chapel grounds.
Joel C. Gregory holds a BA summa cum laude from Baylor University, a Master of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Ph.D from Baylor University. After serving churches throughout Texas (including as Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Dallas and as Pastor of the Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth—two of the Denomination’s largest and most prestigious churches), he joined the faculty at Truett Seminary as Professor of Preaching and Evangelism where he now serves. He has twice served as President of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Joel and is wife Joanne are the proud parents of four adult daughters. Having celebrated his 50th year of preaching and having preached at locations around the globe (last year he spoke or taught 170 times in 32 churches and 20 conferences in 18 different states) he is a man whose renown homiletic skills will be both inviting and compelling. The public is urged to attend.