84th Annual Bible Lectureship   February 2-6, 2020


We are excited to announce the theme for the 84th annual Freed-Hardeman University Lectures (February 2-6, 2020), "Our Place in His Story: Remembering the Past, Anticipating the Future". The Word of God reveals God’s goodness in creating this world (Gen. 1:31), His offering hope in light of humanity’s sin by means of His Son (Gen. 3:15; John 3:16), and now His desiring that all people be saved and come to a knowledge of the truth (1 Tim. 2:4). Yet the Word also reveals that humankind can be a very rebellious and forgetful people (Rom. 3:23; 2 Tim. 4:1). As we study Scripture we must recognize both the seriousness of humanity’s sin and the splendor of the salvation God has offered to humankind. May we remember our place in history, or His story, while also anticipating God’s faithful fulfillment of the promises that He has made in His Word.

The Lectureship committee and many other members of the FHU community work year round on the program. Kristi and I never cease to be amazed by the teamwork and devotion that is demonstrated by various administrators, faculty, staff, students, sponsors, and other team members who help to make this happen. We truly hope you will consider taking full advantage of every opportunity the FHU Lectureship offers. We are particularly excited about some new aspects of the Lectureship this year, while also looking forward to experiencing many of the traditional aspects of the program that have made it great year after year. It is our prayer that the 2020 Bible Lectureship will be a blessing and an encouragement to you. 


Douglas Y. Burleson
Director, FHU Annual Bible Lectureship