Art of the Sermon Episode 17: Using Media in Preaching and Teaching – An Interview with Brady Shearer

Art of the Sermon Episode 17: Using Media in Preaching and Teaching – An Interview with Brady Shearer
June 2, 2016 Dan Wunderlich

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Guest: Brady Shearer – CEO of Pro Church Tools and Host of the Pro Church Podcast
General Topic: Using Media in Preaching and Teaching

Introduction to Brady and his work (1:26)
Philosophy of communication (3:51)
Attention – the most valuable commodity (5:38)
3-pronged approach to storytelling (7:47)
Stories, stats, steps (10:40)
What pastors need to know about media (13:00)
Church logo design (15:37)
Reminder: social media is free! (20:01)
Pastoring opportunities online (20:43)
Latest trends (22:52)
Toughest and favorite projects (25:49)
Impactful preachers and communicators (27:03)
Influential books (28:17)
Recommended Follows (29:20)
How to follow Brady (30:59)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

Pro Church Tools
Pro Church Podcast
The Method and Message of Jesus’ Teachings by Robert Stein
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller
Story by Robert McKee
TED Talks Storytelling by Akash Karia
The Storytelling Animal by Jonathan Gottschall
Gimlet Media Podcasts
Brady and Brittany Vlog

Reaching out to our guest

@BradyShearer (Twitter, Instagram)
@BradyShearer1 (Snapchat)

Next Episode arrives June 16, 2016!

Communication/design tools and tips as well as more from the interview with Brady Shearer

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