Pre-Lenten Workshop

The annual Pre-Lenten Workshop is held on campus each year to help pastors in developing their worship resources for Lent.

Friday, Jan. 21, 2022
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Presidents Room
Registration: $50 (includes lunch)
Registration deadline: Jan. 7, 2022


Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs photoDr. Jeffrey Gibbs
Emeritus Professor

The familiar words of the Patriarch Joseph, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good” (Gen. 50:20 ESV) capture something of the uniqueness of Luke’s account of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection.

Enemies, faithless disciples, hapless crowds, pragmatic powerbrokers and Satan himself are all arrayed against the perfectly innocent Son of God. Through them, one evil purpose comes to pass: Jesus' destruction. God the Father, however, puts their plan to use and then overturns it in the victory that no one expected.

During this Pre-Lenten Workshop, Emeritus Professor Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs will bring together exegesis, application and preaching based on Luke 22:1-24:12 to help pastors prepare their worship resources for Lent.

Participants will receive nine sermons that can be used or adapted for Ash Wednesday, five midweek services, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

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