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Book Review: The People’s Sermon Book Reviews News | July 20, 2023 In The People’s Sermon – Preaching as a Ministry of the Whole Congregation, author Shauna K. Hannan shares her belief that a person called to preach “is not the sole… Read More
Book Review: Small Preaching: 25 Little Things You Can Do Now to Become a Better Preacher Book Reviews News | Small Preaching by Jonathan Pennington works off the premise that preachers can significantly improve their skills by attending to small skills and strategies without having to entirely reinvent their preaching… Read More
ChatGPT Sermon examples Musings | In the Summer 2023 issue of Kerygma, author Kate Spelman explores the role of artificial intelligence for developing sermons. Read the article. She asked ChatGPT to write some sermons for… Read More
Preaching Foundation seeks new executive director News | June 8, 2023 The Episcopal Preaching Foundation seeks an executive director to coordinate and manage staff, including the Senior Program Manager, part-time program managers, a part-time financial manager, an executive assistant, and vendors.… Read More
Book Review: Tempered Resilience: How Leaders Are Formed in the Crucible of Change Book Reviews Inspirations & Thoughts | May 2, 2023 In Tempered Resilience (IntraVarsity Press: 2020), author Tod Bolsinger presents an extended metaphor for leadership development based on observing—and trying—blacksmithing. He sees in the smith’s forge an intensity of stresses… Read More
Book Review: To My Beloveds: Letters on Faith, Race, Loss, and Radical Hope Book Reviews Inspirations & Thoughts | If you ever wondered how fresh-faced optimism could work in lockstep with inescapable grief, Jennifer Bailey’s phenomenal book is your answer. In To My Beloveds: Letters on Faith, Race, Loss,… Read More
Preaching Foundation taps leader for new program News | April 12, 2023 The Episcopal Preaching Foundation has named Dr. Spencer Pugh as the national coordinator for The Preaching Congregation, a new program funded by a generous five-year grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.… Read More
Province 1 Deacons Hone Preaching Craft News | March 15, 2023 Thirty-eight deacons of Province I committed to a working weekend March 3-5 to focus on their preaching skills. Hosted by the Episcopal Preaching Foundation and developed in collaboration with Province… Read More
Southern Ohio, Idaho lay leaders hone preaching craft Press Release | February 21, 2023 More than 25 lay preachers in the dioceses of Southern Ohio and Idaho committed their time and talents to improving the craft of preaching during an online conference Feb. 10-12.… Read More
Book Review: The Gospel People Don’t Want to Hear: Preaching Challenging Messages Book Reviews | January 22, 2023 By Laura Siriani The provocative title of Lisa Cressman’s book was intriguing for this deacon. Today, more than ever, we preachers are challenged to balance both courageous preaching and a… Read More