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Rob O'Lynn

Developing Effective Communion Meditations

Rob O'Lynn
4 steps to great Communion meditations.

Sacrament. To say that word in a worship service of many American congregations will likely draw a raised eyebrow or perplexed glance. But our worship ...

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6 Lessons I Learned from Giving a TED Talk

I was given my first opportunity to preach in church when I was a teenager. I was so nervous that I compressed a ten-minute message into five by speaking ...

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Lenny Luchetti

Preaching as a Spiritual Discipline

Lenny Luchetti
Preaching as a spiritual discipline is an incarnational approach that unites the human preacher with the divine Christ in the homiletic journey.

I was in over my head and I knew it. During my senior year of college, I was called to pastor a rural congregation fifteen minutes off campus. My senior ...

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David Karn

'Christmas Time Is Here'

David Karn
3 tips to present the Christmas story fresh every year.

Here it comes again, Christmas. In my opinion, it’s the best time of year. As a preacher of God’s Word, Christmas can be a challenging time ...

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Matt Erickson

Recovering the Wonder of Christmas

Matt Erickson
Four pathways for preaching during Advent.

In my childhood, one of the greatest moments of anticipation was Christmas. I couldn’t wait for the chance to decorate, eat Christmas cookies, and, ...

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