Craft of Preaching

Joe Davis,
Sermon Development
Transformative Power of Biblical Storytelling

Connecting through shared narratives Storytelling has been a fundamental aspect [...]

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Holy Trinity B: Acts of Love

“Preaching first and foremost has to be an act not of explanation, but an act [...]

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Easter 7B: Pray Anywhere

Do you have a place or object that reminds you to pray? Joy J. Moore joins us [...]

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Easter 6B: Find Joy in the Pulpit

Where do you find joy? Matt Skinner is drawn to [...]

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What Story Does the Baccalaureate Service Tell?

An early scene in the 2023 Paul Giamatti film, The [...]

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Easter 5B: Be the Branches

Karoline Lewis on John 15: Be the branches of Jesus’ ministry — connect with each [...]

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Easter 4B: Who Are the Shepherds Today?

Join Joy J. Moore as she ponders Good Shepherd Sunday [...]

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Preaching across Platforms: An Invitation to Preaching Agility

Preaching is a practice, not [...]

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Easter 3B: Scratches and Dings

Like Matt’s 2006 minivan, we bear scratches and dings from [...]

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Preaching Series
Preaching 1 John in Easter (Year B)

A six-week preaching series based on the Second Readings in [...]