President of Princeton Theological Seminary
Craig Barnes has agreed to be the Saturday keynote speaker at the 2018 Santa Barbara Mission Conference. He will speak Saturday morning, Feb. 3, and again in the afternoon. Dr. Barnes is widely known as a gifted preacher and speaker. In 2012 he was elected president of Princeton Theological Seminary and continues to serve in that capacity. He has served as pastor to three congregations including The National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. Just prior to joining Princeton he was the senior pastor of Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh and Meneilly Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Dr. Barnes has eight published books including Searching For Home, The Pastor as Minor Poet, and Body and Soul. He also serves as an Editor at Large and frequent contributor to The Christian Century.