Faithful preaching of the Word of God is an indispensable foundation of a healthy church. It is imperative that the point of any sermon be the same as the point that is made by the Biblical text being preached. Expositor’s Summit, brought to you by the Center for Christian Preaching, will be an opportunity to gather pastors, teachers, and seminary students to be instructed through participation in a Christ-exalting, Gospel-saturated, and Word-driven event.

It is our hope that through the exemplary preaching of God’s Word and instruction from practical breakout sessions that you will take what you learn at Expositor’s Summit and participate in this endeavor; to impact your churches through faithful expository preaching of God’s Word.ExpositoryPreaching-page-001

Join us October 25-27, 2016 for Expositors Summit


R. Albert Mohler Jr.

R. Albert Mohler Jr.


R. Albert Mohler Jr. is the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an esteemed authority on contemporary issues and has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals.

In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues.

Alistair Begg


Alistair Begg has been the senior Pastor at Parkside Church since September 1983. His teaching is also featured on the radio program Truth For Life. He was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, and from there went to Trent University, London School of Theology, and Westminster Seminary. He and his wife, Susan, have three children. One book he believes every person should have in his or her personal library besides the Bible is The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan.

Steve J. Lawson


Dr. Steven J. Lawson is President and founder of OnePassion Ministries, a ministry designed to equip biblical expositors to bring about a new reformation in the church. He is also a Teaching Fellow for Ligonier Ministries, where he serves on its board. Moreover, he serves as Dean of the Doctor of Ministry program and Professor of Preaching at The Master’s Seminary, where he also serves on its board.

Dr. Lawson has served as a pastor for thirty-four years in Arkansas and Alabama. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University (BBA), Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM), and Reformed Theological Seminary (DMin). Dr. Lawson is the author of over twenty books, his most recent being The Passionate Preaching of Martyn Lloyd-Jones.


Norton Hall Band

Norton Hall Band is a tangible demonstration that the goal and purpose of Southern Seminary is to train pastors who lead worship. Not just musicians or worship leaders, but pastors who lead worship.

Everyone in Norton Hall Band has a pastor’s heart and a desire to promote Christ-centered, biblically guided worship. The purpose of this band is to lead in worship that centers around the gospel and is birthed out of the Word of God.

For additional information about Norton Hall Band and their resources, visit their web page here!

Follow them on Twitter at @NortonHallMusic


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SermonAudio (1)

Truth for Life (2)


Tuesday, October 25

10 a.m. Southern Seminary chapel: Steven J. Lawson*
11-2 p.m. Conference Check-in
2 p.m. General Session I
4 p.m. Seminars
5:30 p.m. Dinner
7 p.m. General Session II
8:30 p.m. Pastors’ Fellowship

Wednesday, October 26

8 a.m. Breakfast (Optional $5 add-on)
9 a.m. General Session III
10:30 a.m. Seminars
Noon Lunch
Future Student Lunch
1:30 p.m. General Session IV
3 p.m. General Session V
4:30 p.m. Keynote Seminars
5:30 p.m. Dinner
7 p.m. General Session VI
9 p.m. Alumni Gathering – “Dialogue with the Deans”: Panel discussion with Randy Stinson, Matt Hall, Adam Greenway, and Greg Wills

Thursday, October 27

8 a.m. Breakfast (optional $5 add-on)
10 a.m. Southern Seminary chapel: Alistair Begg*

*Southern Seminary chapel services are free events open to the public. Conference attendees are encouraged to attend.











Tuesday, October 25 & Wednesday, October 26

Tuesday Seminars, 4pm

7 Days til Sunday

Dan Dumas

How to Evaluate Your Preaching and Improve

Hershael York

Preaching the Book of Revelation Without Being Weird

Rob Plummer

Preaching and Counseling

Jeremy Pierre

Preaching and Revitalization

Brian Croft

Teaching Teenagers: How Your Local Church’s Youth Ministry is Contradicting It’s Pulpit Ministry and What to Do About It

Eric Bancroft

Wednesday Seminars, 10:30am

Preaching Narrative Texts

Jim Hamilton

Step By Step, Expository Sermon Prep

Jack Hughes

Preaching and Shepherding

Kevin Smith

Scripture-Guided Worship: Connecting Songs with the Sermon and the Word

Joe Crider

Preaching and Local Outreach

Jim Stitzinger

Preaching and Suffering

Mike Pohlman


Conference Rates

Through May 31, 2016
Regular $179
SBTS/Boyce Alumni and Student $99
Military/Veteran $99
Beginning June 1, 2016
Regular $219
SBTS/Boyce Alumni and Student $129
Military/Veteran $109

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Credit Cards Accepted:
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Dinner is included in the fee for the conference. Special dietary needs will be accommodated upon arrival.

Registration Terms and Conditions

There are no discounted rates available for the conference. Registration cannot be processed without payment.

Refunds for cancellations will be available for credit card transactions only. Refunds, less a $25.00 processing fee per registrant, will be granted for cancellations received in writing by October 1, 2015. Refunds cannot be granted for any reason after October 1.

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Each year, Southern Seminary hosts several conferences that attract audiences of pastors, church leaders, and college and high school students from around the country. Each of our conferences is promoted nationwide through notable and prominent websites and publications.

Organizations and vendors have several opportunities to exhibit and advertise at this year’s Expositors Summit, connecting to large amounts of potential customers and clients at one time.

Legacy Hotel

Comfortable, convenient lodging for the Expositors Summit.

Located on the historic campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, The Legacy Hotel offers modern amenities, friendly service, high-tech capabilities, a convenient location, plus something no other conference center can provide: Southern Seminary.

On-Campus Hotel

2825 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40280

Tel: (502) 736-0600
Fax: (877) 444-7287

Standard — $109.99
Jr. Suite — $119.99
Double/Suite — $124.99
2 Bedroom Suite — $134.99
Family Suite — $124.99
Jr. Executive Suite — $159.99
Executive Suite — $169.99

A 50% deposit is required to secure reservations. Cancellations made prior to 24 hours before your reservation is eligible for a 25% refund of your deposit.

Live Stream

All conference sessions will be live streamed.

Video and audio of the general sessions and audio of the breakout sessions will be available following the conference on our Resources page.

We hope you will join us online!


Audio and Video from Previous Expositors Summit Conferences

To access audio and video resources from the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Expositors Summits, visit the SBTS Resources page. These resources are free to stream or download and we encourage you to share them with anyone who may benefit from them.


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