Craft of Preaching

Preaching in the Year of Matthew (RCL Year A 2019-2020)

Preaching through the year of Matthew in the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) presents both opportunities and challenges. First I’ll look at the dynamic

Preaching Moment 222: Craig Koester

Craig Koester discusses the movement from text to sermon.

Preaching Moment 192: Craig Koester

Craig Koester on the difficulty and opportunity of preaching Revelation.

Preaching Moment 130: Craig Koester

Prof. Koester identifies God's address as the fundamental connection in preaching

Preaching Moment 051: Craig Koester

on how faith is stirred by our preaching Would you like to share this video with friends? You can find, share, send, and embed it from our http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bee6Wjbz6Mk

Preaching Moment 028: Craig Koester

on the difference between good teaching and good preaching Would you like to share this video with friends? You can find, share, send, and embed it

The Discourses in John's Gospel

John's gospel includes a number of rather lengthy discourses on different topics.

Some, like the discourse on the Good Shepherd, takes up most of John 10.

How John Tells a Story

John's gospel tells the story of Jesus in ways that often seem simple on the surface.

Yet a closer reading reveals complexities that many preachers find

Characters in John

John's gospel gains much of its depth and power through the interactions that Jesus has with people.


In the Synoptic gospels we find that verbal exchanges