Frank A. Thomas, PhD, currently serves as the Nettie Sweeney and Hugh Th. Miller Professor of Homiletics and Director of the Academy of Preaching and Celebration at Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, Indiana. Indicative of his great love of preaching, an updated and revised version of They Like to Never Quit Praisin’ God: The Role of Celebration In Preaching, considered by many to be a homiletic classic, was released in August 2013.
PhD in Communications (Rhetoric), University of Memphis
DDiv, Christian Theological Seminary
M.Div., DMin, Chicago Theological Seminary
DMin, United Theological Seminary
MA in African-Caribbean Studies, Northeastern Illinois University.
They Like to Never Quit Praisin’ God: The Role of Celebration In Preaching (2013)
American Dream 2.0: A Christian Way Out of the Great Recession (2012)
Preaching With Sacred Fire: An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present co-edited with Martha Simmons (2010)