Craft of Preaching

Preaching Moment 322: Yvette Flunder on Serving Others

Yvette Flunder discusses the story of the feeding of the 5,000 as it relates to everyday ministry: "When we take time to serve others, there are blessings

Preaching Moment 321: Yvette Flunder on Preaching at the Margins

Yvette Flunder challenges those in marginalized communities to raise their "possibility thinking" so that they can see ways in which their contributions

Preaching Moment 320: Yvette Flunder on Preaching about Money

Yvette Flunder wants to challenge the consumerist habits of her community by examining closely the ideas of inherent and inherited poverty.

"I preach sermons

Preaching Moment 316: Yvette Flunder on Reformation in the Church

Yvette Flunder reflects on the current state of Christianity in the US and sees in it a moment of reformation being worked by the Spirit.

"What we are

Preaching Moment 310: Yvette Flunder on Selecting Texts

Yvette Flunder describes how she selects texts for her sermons, beginning with the situations of her hearers and moving to the biblical witness.

"Oftentimes

Preaching Moment 307: Yvette Flunder on the Spirit at Work

Yvette Flunder describes how the preacher and the hearers are united together by the Spirit in the experience of the preached word.

"We may not be holding

Preaching Moment 306: Yvette Flunder on the Word in Worship

Yvette Flunder reflects on the central place of the preached word within the worship service and describes the "circle-dance" of interaction between the

Preaching Moment 300: Yvette Flunder on Sermon Inspiration

Yvette Flunder shares the need of the preacher to pay attention to the context and listen for the inspirational "hook" that comes from God.

"I want to

Preaching Moment 295: Yvette Flunder on Authenticity in Preaching

Yvette Flunder advocates for transparency and authenticity in the pulpit by encouraging preachers to draw from their personal experiences and vulnerabilities

Preaching Moment 290: Yvette Flunder on Authentic Ministry

Yvette Flunder argues for the necessity of being authentic in preaching into contentious situations and the importance of trusting God in those times.