Craft of Preaching

Andrew Foster Connors 332: On Preaching the Old Testament

Andrew Foster Connor, Senior Pastor of the Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Md., emphasizes on the importance of preaching and

Designing the Mystery

This is the first installment in a series on worship and preaching. To tell you the truth, I’m not interested in giving preaching help for seasonal

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

Pulpit Magic

A young woman came into my office yesterday, terrified.

I don’t know much about her background. She spoke broken English with a thick accent that

Preaching Moment 271: Michael Curry

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

Preaching Moment 265: Lauren Winner

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