I recently read the results of a major survey on preaching during the past year of 2020. What the survey showed is that the three leading sermon topics were COVID, politics and racism. This news prompted me to think of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his work as a preacher and teacher of preachers during the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler.
Dr. Michael Pasquarello offers ten ways preachers of God's Word can seek to "redeem the time."
During his time in London, we find in Dietrich Bonhoeffer's preaching a primary concern for the renewal of the congregation and its ministry as a local appropriation of the gospel.
Co-hosts Doug Sweeney and Kristen Padilla introduce a sermon the Rev. Dr. Maurice Watson gave this fall for Beeson's community worship called, The Scandal of Unexpected Outcomes.
Bonhoeffer’s reading of Genesis is the work of a preacher and theologian engaged in listening to Scripture as a witness to divine revelation in order to understand and speak the truth about God, humanity and the world.
I really want to grasp the big picture of God’s story of redemption, and I want my Beeson students to see themselves in this intricate, beautiful picture of redemption.
His parable of the wheat and weeds shows us what God’s kingdom is like, not just what it was like in the past or what it will be like in the future, but what it is like, which means the kingdom is present today.
God’s revelation deserves our careful attention. We want to resist the temptation to reduce the gospel message to sound-bites and anecdotes and insist on comprehending the whole counsel of God.
Co-hosts Doug Sweeney and Kristen Padilla talk to Dr. Michael Pasquarello III about his new book, The Beauty of Preaching: God's Glory in Christian Proclamation.
Gathering together around the whole counsel of God is hard work, but it's more than worth it.
How should preachers think about the role of experience? Professor Mark DeVine explains.
How much do we actually need to adjust our preaching in the “new normal” created by COVID-19?
Wesley offers an apt description of preaching that seeks to build up the witness of God’s people in the world. We would do well to heed his words as we prepare to meet both the challenges and opportunities that lie before us.
Psalm 127 provides us preachers with a splendid opportunity to reflect on the pilgrimage of God’s people across time and to proclaim a message of God’s faithful provision.
Mark DeVine introduces a lecture on preaching the whole Bible, given at Beeson Divinity School as part of the Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute's series, Text to Sermon.
Dr. Michael Pasquarello III shares about the ways in which God is at work at Beeson Divinity School through both the Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute and the Doctor of Ministry degree program.
Dr. Sydney Park illustrates how to preach the gospel of Mark by examining the account of Jesus calming the storm.
Dr. Osvaldo Padilla gives an overview of Matthew's gospel to help pastors move from text to sermon.
The fundamental premise of Christian preaching and witness is the declaration "Jesus is Lord."
Dr. Paul House explains why pastors should preach the Old Testament.