8/17/2013 5:13 AM
Susan Hedahl discusses the importance and primacy of a Scriptural text to a sermon.
3/21/2013 4:13 PM
Why healing services? And what makes preaching at healing services different?
Worship services addressing illness and its corollary -- the desire for possible …
2/21/2013 12:00 AM
Last summer after a car accident, an x-ray revealed that I have a brain tumor, essentially terminal in nature. Has this fact sharpened how I listen to proclamation? …
8/5/2012 12:00 AM
Susan Hedahl talks about the importance of listening to the texts -- "places of potential surprise."
6/25/2012 12:00 AM
In the 2010 wedding proclamation class I taught at Gettysburg Seminary, we had significant discussion following the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's …
6/18/2012 12:00 AM
Children and wedding proclamation are facts that can and often must occupy the wedding preacher in several possible ways.
The reality of children is an …
6/11/2012 12:00 AM
As I discussed in part one of this series a wedding sermon or homily is most effective when based on a biblical text.
The choice of a biblical text for …
6/4/2012 12:00 AM
Many wedding sermons are not based on biblical texts, and for a number of reasons.
Should they be? This essay addresses the role of biblical texts in wedding …
4/10/2012 12:00 AM
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Two of the most famous early preachers of the Church -- Augustine in the West and Chrysostom …
2/1/2011 12:00 AM
Sally A. Brown's work, Cross Talk: Preaching Redemption Here and Now, makes this stunning assertion:
"The subject of this book is one that theologians …
1/23/2011 12:00 AM
Susan talks about overcoming the cultural sense of what it means to preach.
11/22/2009 12:00 AM
The Advent texts for Lectionary Year C present a rich array of homiletical possibilities.
Old Testament texts speak of promises fulfilled, savior and warrior …
4/13/2009 12:00 AM
on "great preachers" and how they are formed
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10/27/2008 12:00 AM
In a new work about the development of the novel, James Wood critiques different novelists about issues which also concern the preacher on All Saints' Sunday: …
9/15/2008 12:00 AM
on the real presence of Christ in the sermon
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