Craft of Preaching

Designing the Mystery: Preaching at the Sending Rite

In a previous congregation, we ended every liturgy by processing to the back of the worship space. The congregation turned toward the cross as it passed

Editing Your Sermon: Getting in Touch with Your Inner Homiletician, Part 1

“A professor once told a student that he had preached a wonderful sermon, except for what he said and how he said it.”1

Susan Bell, writer

Spirit Freedom

Dear Working Preacher,

Something’s gotta change. We all know that. Patterns of congregational attendance and membership have declined for decades