Art of the Sermon Episode 13: Ministry as a Lay Person – An Interview with Derrick Scott III

Art of the Sermon Episode 13: Ministry as a Lay Person – An Interview with Derrick Scott III
April 7, 2016 Dan Wunderlich


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Guest: Derrick Scott III – Executive Director at CCW (Campus to City Wesley Foundation)
General Topic: A Calling to Lay Leadership

Introduction to Derrick and his ministry (1:12)
Philosophy and Approach to Preaching (3:02)
Tapping into what God is already saying (4:46)
2 Questions for staying in touch with his students (6:09)
Unease with preaching (10:49)
Discerning a call to the laity (12:23)
Valuing the role and ministry of the laity (17:12)
Words of encouragement for discernment (20:15)
Working with Millennials (23:32)
Connection over numbers (27:39)
Toughest and favorite preaching experiences (29:16)
Impactful preachers and communicators (31:22)
Influential books (33:19)
How to follow Derrick (45:00)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

CCW (Campus to City Wesley)
N.T. Wright on Amazon
Henri Nouwen on Amazon
The Liturgists

Reaching out to our guest

@Dluruth3 (Twitter)
Derrick(dot)Luruth(at)gmail(dot)com

Next Episode arrives April 21, 2016!

A reflection on our conversation and more from Derrick Scott III

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