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In this episode of “Conversing,” pastor Albert Tate reflects on navigating the complexities of pastoral ministry
Scott Cormode shares a case study for effectively discussing hot topic issues in church settings
Stories can connect us in a place more elemental than culture, gender, ethnicity, religious conviction, or age.
The preacher’s task is to use words to express things that are too deep for words. How can that be done?
Clayton J. Schmit
Digital ministry is an art; it must be engaging, enlightening; it must have form, focus, and function
Carolyn L. Gordon
The sermon matters, but the preachers who prepare and deliver the sermon matter more.
Armstrong urges preachers to embrace a way of preaching grounded in communal dialogue
Artist Makoto Fujimura encourages artists and preachers to remember their first love
Gordon offers 10 ways to care for the preaching voice
Five key principles relate the task of preaching to the mission of the church
Since God has chosen to use means, we must ask if the means have integrity and are suitable to the ends
Pannell calls for preaching that brings audiences to meet God
William E. Pannell
Ken Fong addresses preaching on emotionally charged topics without politicizing the church
Salter-McNeil shares how God used a weakness in her preaching
Erickson emphasizes that the end product of a sermon “is God’s business”
Mark Labberton urges us to empower preachers to walk in wisdom
Len Tang describes “potential Scripture hijackers” in sermons
How can I invite others into the dangerous story of what God is doing in the world?