There is Hope: Preaching at Funerals
Paul Beasley-Murray offers insights from 35 years of pastoral preaching
The example of Saint Paul weighed especially heavy in how I was taught to style a sermon. His declaration that ‘it is not ourselves we preach, but Christ Jesus as Lord’ (2 Corinthians 4.5) was to be taken as the guiding rule in every homily delivered
We need revival
Tony Higton on understanding - and praying for - revival
Understanding Suffering, Preaching Hope: Part 3
Our preaching & a theology of hope. Part 3 of our series on the interplay between science, theology and our preaching.
Understanding Suffering, Preaching Hope: Part 2
Can Science Help Us Understand? Part 2 of our series on the interplay between science, theology and our preaching.
Understanding Suffering, Preaching Hope: Part 1
A new three-part series on the interplay between science, theology and our preaching. Part 1: The reality of suffering
New Ways or New Variety?
We all know, or think that we do, that the human attention span is much, much less than it was. It turns out, however, that this ‘fact’ is more of an ‘urban myth’ than a reality
Bread, Wine and Climate Change
Paul Johns sees deeper meanings in bread and wine
Preaching in the Context of Biblical illiteracy: Part 3
In our previous two posts we have looked at the crisis of Biblical illiteracy in our churches and begun to think about how we can respond to this as preachers. Last week we explored ‘claiming the Bible back as the church’s book’. In this final instalment we will consider two more steps that we can take.