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2018 Oates Award Banquet

Dr. Glenn Hinson named 2018 Oates Award Winner

The Oates Institute honored Dr. E. Glenn Hinson as the 2018 Wayne E. Oates Award Recipient in its annual Awards Banquet Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Crescent Hill Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 2200 Frankfort Avenue in Louisville.

Dr. Glenn HinsonHinson was honored for his outstanding scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and leadership in promoting spirituality and drawing on the Christian Classics.  Hinson was a colleague of Wayne Oates at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for 30 years, and he taught at Richmond Theological Seminary, Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, Candler School of Theology, Louisville Presbyterian Seminary, and Lexington Theological Seminary. He has authored and edited 29 books and over a thousand articles and book reviews. Currently, Dr. Hinson is retired and continues attend and teach at the Crescent Hill Baptist Church.  His presentation is titled: “Attentiveness to God in All of Life”.

Others honored for outstanding ministry, service, and leadership and exceptional contributions to field of spiritual / pastoral care and spirituality:

  • Dr. Gail Henson for outstanding facilitation of Oates seminars
  • Alissa Meriwether for outstanding contribution to the Oates board
  • Chaplain Kelley Woggon, M. Div., BCC, Director of Pastoral Care and Director of Palliative Care, Norton Healthcare – long time chaplain service
  • Judy Lambeth -M.R.E-SW, M.S.S.W., President and CEO of Maryhurst –  Servant Leadership
  • Chaplain Isaac Njuguna, M. Div., Retired, Director of Pastoral Care, University Hospital – Outstanding ACPE Educator / Supervisor

Take a moment to watch the videos of the event here:

Dr. Glenn Hinson's Award and Presentation:

Judy Lambeth's Award Presentation:

Kelley Woggon's Award Presentation:

Dr. Gail Hinson's Award Presentation:

Alissa Meriwether's Award Presentation:

Chaplain Isaac Njuguna's Award and Presentation:

Adobe Connect Recording of Congratulations for Dr. Hinson

Visit this Adobe Connect recording to see messages to Dr. Hinson from Suzii Paynter, Lloyd Allen, Bill Leonard and Amy Green. Click on each persons video panel along the right hand side in the Adobe Seminar room to see their respective videos.