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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
Book Review: Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology, and the Pulpit Book Reviews | By Sylvia Sweeney Few can dispute human beings are on the cusp of a new age the likes of which the world has never seen before. As a result, it… Read More
You’re Invited: Learn More About The Preaching Congregation News | January 10, 2023 Do you want to be a part of developing and supporting excellent preaching? The Preaching Congregation, a new initiative of the Preaching Foundation, will bring together the clergy and congregation… Read More
Position Available: National Coordinator for The Preaching Congregation News | December 14, 2022 The Episcopal Preaching Foundation invites applications for the position of National Coordinator for The Preaching Congregation program, a part-time position (estimated 50%) starting early 2023. Reporting to the Founder of… Read More
Preaching Foundation Receives $829K Grant from Lilly Endowment News | December 13, 2022 The Episcopal Preaching Foundation has received a five-year grant of $829,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to develop and pilot-test a new collaborative feedback model for preachers and congregants working together… Read More