James Howell is Senior Pastor at Myers Park United Methodist Church, Charlotte, North Carolina. Author of 20 books, including Preaching the Psalms (with Clint McCann, Abingdon, 2001), and The Beauty of the Word: The Challenge and Wonder of Preaching (WJK, 2011). He has a weekly lectionary-based preaching blog,, and a podcast, “Maybe I’m Amazed.”

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