The Pietist Schoolman

The website and blog of historian Chris Gehrz

Speaking Schedule

If you’re interested in having me speak to your church, college, or other group, send me an e-mail.

Coming Up…

July 8, 2018

Teaching at Memorial Baptist Church, Pulaski, VA

August 2018

Four-week adult Sunday School class on Pietism at Central Baptist Church, St. Paul, MN

October 4-6, 2018

Biennial meeting of the Conference on Faith and History at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

November 18 & 25, 2018

Kairos adult ed class on The Pietist Option at Incarnation Lutheran Church, Shoreview, MN

Photo of Chris speaking in Oct. 2015
Photo courtesy of Steven Tiggemann, Salem Covenant Church – Duluth, MN

Recent Speaking Engagements

July 1, 2018

Freedom in Christ” (sermon on Galatians 5), Cape Cod Covenant Church, Brewster, MA

June 24, 2018

Stories of Hope: Joseph… and Judah” (sermon on Genesis 37-50) and “Why the Covenant Church Is ‘The Pietist Option in Practice'” (book discussion), Evangelical Covenant Church, Attleboro, MA

June 17, 2018

A New Song” (sermon on Psalm 96), First Congregational Church, Litchfield, CT

April 29, 2018

“A Generosity of Attention” (sermon on Luke 8:1-21) and “The Pietist Option for a Multiethnic Church” (adult class) at First Covenant Church, St. Paul, MN

April 12, 2018

“The Spiritual ‘Anti-Biography’ of Charles Lindbergh,” Bethel University Library

March 4, 2018

The Path to Renewal: Be a Priest!” (sermon on John 2:13-22), Salem Covenant Church, New Brighton, MN

February 9-11, 2018

Always Reforming: The Pietist Option for Covenanters and Other Protestants,” Winter Seminar, at Bethlehem Covenant Church, Minneapolis, MN

January 28, 2018

God Will Speak… and We Will Die” (sermon on Exodus 20) and “The Stockholm Road: My Journey to Pietism through the Covenant Church” (class) – Rice Creek Covenant Church, Lino Lakes, MN

December 13, 2017

Interview on The Bob Dutko Show, WMUZ-FM, Detroit, MI

December 10, 2017

“Our Revival Heritage as Missional Pietists,” adult forum, Excelsior (MN) Covenant Church

September 24 – October 29, 2017

“The Reformation at 500,” six-week adult Sunday School course, Calvary Church, Roseville, MN

September 11-12, 2017

Faculty Retreat, Seattle Pacific University

June 2017

“#Reformation500,” four-week adult Sunday School course, Elim Church, Minneapolis, MN

April 29, 2017

The Three Journeys of the Liberal Arts,” keynote address to Honors Symposium, Crown College, St. Bonifacius, MN

April 22, 2017

“Historians and Their Publics,” 2017 Minnesota Undergraduate History Symposium, University of Northwestern-St. Paul

April 20, 2017

“Lest We Forget: WWI Memorials,” New Ulm (MN) Public Library

March 23, 2017

Teaching as an Act of Wonder” (with Jay Rasmussen, Joey Horstman, and Sara Shady), Bethel University Library

February 21-22, 2017

The Pietist Option for (Current and Former) Evangelicals” (public lecture — click for video) and “Teaching within the Pietist Tradition” (faculty discussion), North Park University, Chicago, IL

February 2017

“20th Century Wars and the Church,” four-week adult Sunday School class, Salem Covenant Church, New Brighton, MN

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