Craft of Preaching

Videos

Videos from the experts on biblical preaching -- a place to reflect on your craft and get inspired.

Preaching Moment 318: Adam Hamilton on Preaching Stewardship

Adam Hamilton understands stewardship as a pastoral care concern because people need help getting a handle on their money.

"Stewardship is a chance to

How to Embody Scripture: Soulful Proclamation (4 of 4)

Final in a four-part series of videos on how to embody Scripture in worship

In this fourth video, Sam Bardwell demonstrates how to proclaim Scripture

How to Embody Scripture: Strength from God (3 of 4)

Third in a four-part series of videos on how to embody Scripture in worship

In the third video, Sam Bardwell demonstrates how to proclaim Scripture with

How to Embody Scripture: Reading from the Heart (2 of 4)

Second in a four-part series of videos on how to embody Scripture in worship

In the second video, Sam Bardwell demonstrates how to proclaim Scripture from

How to Embody Scripture: Verbal Volleys (1 of 4)

First in a four-part series of videos on how to embody Scripture in worship

In this 10-minute video, Sam Bardwell demonstrates how to read Bible passages

Preaching Moment 317: Otis Moss III on Preaching to Different Generations

 

Otis Moss III reflects on ways to preach to different generations within the same congregation. The preacher, according to Moss, is a prophetic

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 315: Luke Powery on Preaching and Culture

Luke Powery explores the way that text and context relate in the sermon, advocating for fusing the biblical world and our world without judgment.

"When

Preaching Moment 314: Anthony Bailey on Accountable Preaching

Anthony Bailey explores the many different factors that influence the hearers of a sermon and the way a sermon is held accountable to those factors.

"Being

Preaching Moment 313: Luke Powery on the Business Model

Luke Powery expounds on the problem of using the language and models of business to characterize the ministry of the church.

"No one went to seminary to

Preaching Moment 312: Luke Powery on What Holds Us Back

Luke Powery argues that a limited imagination of who God is and what God can do limits the ministry of the church and its vision for the future.

"If we

Preaching Moment 311: Lauren Winner on Personal Stories

Lauren Winner shares her thought process on using personal stories in the pulpit and relates the craft of preaching to communal prayer.

"Each year, preaching

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 309: Anthony Bailey on Liturgical Language

Anthony Bailey explains how the words of our worship often have unintended negative implications and argues that liturgical language must be critiqued by

Preaching Moment 308: Luke Powery on Preaching Counter-culturally

Luke Powery discusses when a text moves the preacher to preach counter-culturally and the tension involved in that undertaking.

"How does one preach against