Graduate Theological Union

Thomas G. Rogers

Thomas G. RogersPacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
Associate Professor of Homiletics

At GTU since 1992

Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, 1995
M.A., U.C. Davis, in Rhetoric and Communication Theory, 1990
M.Div., Wartburg Theological Seminary 1979

Phone: 510/559-2722

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Theory and Practice of Preaching
  • Cross Cultural Preaching
  • Church Leadership
  • Christian Stewardship
  • Evangelism

Selected Publications

  • “Praying the Text” WorkingPreacher.Org–“The Craft of Preaching” (Nov 2010).
  • “Emergent Church Preaching” New Interpreter's Bible Handbook of Preaching. Abingdon (2008).
  •  “What and How of North American Lutheran Preaching” Dialog (Winter 2004).
  • "Preaching Cross-Culturally to Spanish-Speaking U.S. Hispanic Americans," co-authored with Mauro B. de Souza. Paper presented to the Academy of Homiletics, December 6, 2002, Cambridge, MA.
  • Preaching to Every Pew: Cross-cultural Strategies (with James Nieman) Fortress Press, 2001.
  • Turning Ink into Blood: A Resource for Those Who Read Scripture in Worship (Video tapes and Resource Manual) Seraphim Productions, 2001.