Craft of Preaching

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Videos from the experts on biblical preaching -- a place to reflect on your craft and get inspired.

Preaching Moment 331: Adam Hamilton on the Courage to Preach

Adam Hamilton discusses how the personal conviction based on your reading of the text. Like Jeremiah, the preacher has a message (based on the text) to

Preaching Moment 330: M. Craig Barnes on the Courage to Preach

The Rev. M. Craig Barnes believes that preaching is a holy calling that a preacher responds to. "The best reason to be afraid is not that you are going

Preaching Moment 329: Michael Curry on the Courage to Preach

Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, gives advise to preachers who may feel discouraged to preach because of their inadequacies. No

Preaching Moment 328: Andrew Foster Connors on Preaching in Crisis

Andrew Foster Connors reflects on preaching in his Baltimore congregation, Brown Memorial, in April 2015 after a week of protests and rioting that followed

Preaching Moment 327: Otis Moss III on Preaching Mark 5

Otis Moss III discusses how to approach Mark 5 "from the underground up" when preaching, raising existential, theological and biblical questions.

"Who

Preaching Moment 326: Otis Moss III on Preaching like MLK Jr.

Dr. Otis Moss III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, said, "I think all of us should have prophetic proclivities. You may not see yourself

Preaching Moment 325: Otis Moss III on Finding Your Voice

Dr Otis Moss III of Trinity United Church of Christ said, "You don't have to be like anyone else because no one can be a better you than you."

Listening

Preaching Moment 324: Otis Moss III on Preaching Economics

Otis Moss III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, said: "Frank Thomas said that sermons are born when there is a collision between life

Preaching Moment 323: Adam Hamilton on Preaching Luke

Adam Hamilton teaches on the importance of presenting the Gospel of Luke -- the "gospel of nobodies" -- to marginalized people in society.

In Luke, Jesus

Preaching Moment 322: Yvette Flunder on Serving Others

Yvette Flunder discusses the story of the feeding of the 5,000 as it relates to everyday ministry: "When we take time to serve others, there are blessings

Preaching Moment 321: Yvette Flunder on Preaching at the Margins

Yvette Flunder challenges those in marginalized communities to raise their "possibility thinking" so that they can see ways in which their contributions

Preaching Moment 320: Yvette Flunder on Preaching about Money

Yvette Flunder wants to challenge the consumerist habits of her community by examining closely the ideas of inherent and inherited poverty.

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Preaching Moment 319: Craig Barnes on Gratitude

Craig Barnes understands that gratitude is a theme we should keep returning to in our sermons.

"When you are grateful that means that you have done the

Preaching Moment 318: Adam Hamilton on Preaching Stewardship

Adam Hamilton understands stewardship as a pastoral care concern because people need help getting a handle on their money.

"Stewardship is a chance to

How to Embody Scripture: Soulful Proclamation (4 of 4)

Final in a four-part series of videos on how to embody Scripture in worship

In this fourth video, Sam Bardwell demonstrates how to proclaim Scripture