equipping Proclaimers of the Word

Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season.

 (2 Timothy 4:2)

About Us

About This Seminar

In this workshop we will examine the craft and art of preaching. Participants will receive practical, relevant , and inspiring instruction on how to improve their pulpit proclamation. Using video clips and excerpts from some of our nation’s finest preachers, attendees will learn what to do and how to do it in a better way.

About the Seminar Leader

Dr. Richard Allen Farmer is known and admired around the world as a vibrant communicator,  eloquent theologian and impassioned man of God. An experienced pastor and college chaplain, Dr. Farmer currently serves as Senior Pastor of Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Stone Mountain, GA.  Previously he has served as Senior Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Pittsburgh  and as Dean of the Chapel at both Gordon College (Wenham, MA and Taylor University (Upland, IN).  He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and has been awarded  an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree by Gordon College and an honorary Doctor of Sacred Theology degree by Houghton College (Houghton, NY).  He is currently pursuing the Doctor of Ministry degree (D.Min) at Candler School of Theology at Emory University (Atlanta, GA). 

Who Should Attend

This seminar will benefit preachers and pastors of all ages who wish to enhance their study, writing and presentation skills.  Men and women of all ages and all Christian denominations are encouraged to attend.  

  • Don't miss this  fast-paced, interactive one-day seminar offering practical advice for ministers of the word!

  • Seminar offers an optional,  one-on-one follow-up consultation with Dr. Farmer at a later date. 


Saturday, October 27, 2018

8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Location: Hilton Garden Inn

7890 Mall Ring Road

Lithonia, GA 30038

Registration fee: waived for this October 27 inaugural session!  Lunch is included. 

Seminar Topics Include

  • The state of preaching today
  • What is effective preaching?
  • How to prepare to preach


To register  for October 27 seminar, fill in form below and hit SEND.  Registration deadline is: October 20, 2018.  Upon receipt of your registration information, we will mail you a registration confirmation ticket.

For more information, email us at: admin@rafseminars.org.  We will respond within 48 hours.   

The Richard Allen Farmer Effective Preaching Seminar

PO Box 447

Stone Mountain, GA 30086.  

For 10/27/18 seminar, fill in form below, hit SEND: