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Dr. Haddon Robinson to Speak at Multnomah's 2007 Commencement


Dr. Haddon Robinson will be the commencement speaker at Multnomah Bible College and Biblical Seminary's upcoming 2007 graduation ceremony. Dr. Robinson is the Harold John Ockenga Distinguished Professor of Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary . In 1996, Dr. Robinson was named one of the 12 most effective preachers in the English-speaking world in a Baylor University poll. His commencement message is drawn from Proverbs 30:24-28 and titled, "Large Lessons from Little Creatures."

"Haddon Robinson is one of the finest communicators in the evangelical world, and I know that our graduates will be blessed by his commencement message," President Daniel Lockwood said. Dr. Robinson served as president and taught homiletics at Dallas Theological Seminary prior to teaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He served as director of the Dallas Youth for Christ, proceeding to serve as the president of the Evangelical Theological Society in 1983 and on the executive committee as well.

Dr. Robinson has also done extensive work in the areas of radio and television. He served as a host for the television program Film Festival, and is one of the hosts for a daily radio program in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Presently, Dr. Robinson has written six books, published articles in various Christian magazines, and edited the Christian Medical Society Journal. He writes regularly for Our Daily Bread , a devotional that goes to seven million people each month. One of his books, Biblical Preaching is currently used as a text for preaching in 120 seminaries and Bible colleges throughout the world.

The commencement ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18 at Rolling Hills Community Church. For more information regarding Multnomah's sixty-ninth annual commencement, please contact the Registrar's office at 503.251.5370 or .