African American Preaching
The Author: Gerald Lamont Thomas is Senior Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Plainfield, New Jersey, and former Professor of Preaching at the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A native of Youngstown, Ohio, Thomas earned his Ph.D. in Preaching and M.Div. from Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He received his B.A. in economics from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and worked in corporate business for over twelve years. Pastor Thomas has served the Pilgrim Baptist Church and Burnett Avenue Baptist Church, both in Kentucky, and the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has preached and lectured across the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean.