Kay Lynn Northcutt


 Kay Lynn Northcutt

E-mailkay.northcutt@ptstulsa.edu
Address901 N. Mingo Road
Tulsa, OK 74116
Phone918-610-8303
Webhttp://www.ptstulsa.edu/faculty?ID=43

Fred B. Craddock Associate Professor of Preaching and Worship, Phillips Theological Seminary

B.M., Northwestern University, 1979
M.M., University of Oklahoma, 1982
M.Div., University of Chicago, 1989
D.Min., Aquinas Institute, 2006

The author of Kindling Desire for God: Preaching as Spiritual Direction (Fortress, 2009), Dr. Northcutt teaches MDiv and DMin courses on preaching, worship, and spiritual formation. Drawing on the rich heritage of the classics of Western Christian spirituality, she provides students with basic and advanced skills in preaching and leading worship with a new paradigm for being a pastor/preacher in the twenty-first century.

A much sought-after preacher and retreat leader herself, Dr. Northcutt is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) who has served in the pastoral leadership of several congregations. Currently, she is a member of the International Bilateral Commission for Dialogue between the Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council and the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.

A recipient of three Associated Church Press writing awards, she has also published Praying by Heart: Prayers for Personal Devotion and Public Worship (Pilgrim,1998) and a number of articles and book chapters, including, among others, “An Operative Theology of Disciple Preaching,” in Chalice Introduction to Disciples Theology, ed. Peter G. Heltzel (Chalice, 2008); “Bodies,” in Way to Live: Christian Practices for Teens, eds. Dorothy C. Bass and Don C. Richter (Upper Room Books, 2002); and “August in Her Breast: Prayer as Embodiment,” in Setting the Table: Women in Theological Conversation, eds. Rita Nakashima Brock et al (Chalice, 1992). She first joined the PTS faculty in 1998.

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