9/7/2013 5:24 AM
Mark Allan Powell wonders how familiar texts really are to the hearer. He suggests a new method of congregational involvement in approaching these texts. …
8/31/2013 5:14 AM
Craig A. Satterlee talks about the importance of hearing and resting. He shares some important advice for pastors on faith formation with their congregations. …
8/24/2013 8:12 AM
Rolf Jacobson discusses ways to bring forward the biblical text in the sermon. He suggests a few simple tactics for reminding the congregation of this focus. …
8/17/2013 5:13 AM
Susan Hedahl discusses the importance and primacy of a Scriptural text to a sermon.
8/10/2013 8:17 AM
Anthony Bailey encourages preachers to turn off their "critical antennae" toward themselves and be bold in their witness to the text.
8/3/2013 6:19 AM
The Word comes to life in the world, says Michael Curry. When preparing a sermon, the preacher needs to study the word and hit the streets to see that Word …
7/27/2013 6:45 AM
Henry Langknecht reflects on what the "literal sense of Scripture" really means. For Langknecht, it is the way the reading comes to life in the congregation …
7/13/2013 7:38 AM
Anna Carter Florence talks about the influence that theater has on her preaching, and the importance of preparation and seeking out perspectives on the …
6/29/2013 7:12 AM
Raphael Warnock talks about what makes for a good sermon today. "A good sermon speaks to head and to heart."
6/15/2013 8:47 AM
Barbara Brown Taylor talks about preaching through all five senses -- not just delivering an image that works only through the eyes.
6/8/2013 6:11 AM
Michael Curry commends the practice of taking a "study day" as a source of creativity.
6/1/2013 8:00 AM
Lauren Winner talks about what she likes to hear in a sermon (a word that emerges from the community and connects to Scripture) and what she does not like …
4/29/2013 9:58 AM
Are preachers born or made? Melinda Quivik addresses this question and also talks about the importance of delivering a word that is deeply felt and life-giving. …
4/17/2013 3:56 PM
Hi Working Preacher, Karoline Lewis here. For over five years now WorkingPreacher.org has been a trusted source of inspiration, interpretation and imagination …
4/7/2013 8:08 AM
Anthony Bailey talks about preaching as a testimony that "brings alive the story of hope" in a succinct, authentic way.