Christian Theological Seminary will award an honorary doctorate degree to Richard Hamm, executive director of Christian Churches Together, during commencement exercises on May 16. Hamm, a pastor for more than 20 years, served as General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada from 1993-2003. Read more about Hamm.
Johnny Wray, Executive Director of Week of Compassion from 1992-2008, will preach the commencement sermon and receive an honorary doctorate from Phillips Theological Seminary on Saturday, May 16. That service will take place at First Christian Church Tulsa, Okla.
Earlier this month Texas pastor, Douglas Skinner, was the commencement speaker at Jarvis Christian College, where he also received an honorary doctorate degree. Skinner is senior minister at Northway Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dallas, Texas and will be the Thursday, July 30 preacher at the 2009 General Assembly in Indianapolis. Read more about Skinner.