Art of the Sermon Podcast
“Art of the Sermon” is a show for preachers, teachers, and communicators. My aim is to make a show for leaders in ministry–formally or informally, inside or outside the church–who have an interest in preaching/public speaking and church communication.
The primary format for this show is the interview. This allows us to engage with a wide-range of guests on many different aspects of preaching, teaching, and communication. While many of the guests are pastors and preachers, I also believe it is important to learn from those outside the profession of preaching who have something to teach us.
Use the links below to connect with the show and send in your feedback. I would love to hear what you’re learning, what has made an impact for you, and if you have any guests you would love to hear on the podcast!
Rev. Narcie Jeter is the lead pastor at Point Hope UMC in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Narcie joins us today to share how she relied on God while recovering from a cancer surgery that took away her ability to speak.
Rev. Eric Huffman is the lead pastor of The Story in Houston, Texas. Eric joins us to talk about the importance of interesting preaching and ways to keep it engaging.
Rev. Jorge Acevedo is the lead pastor of the 5-campus Grace Church in Cape Coral, Florida. Jorge joins us to share how he and his campus pastors prepare sermons together as a team.
As we celebrate the first anniversary of the podcast, we take a look back at some of the most interesting moments from the show’s first year.
Jay Kranda is the Online Campus Pastor for Saddleback Church and co-host of the Social Media Church Podcast. Jay joins us to talk about doing ministry online and through social media.
Rev. Melissa Cooper is the director of LECFamily and has a passion for intergenerational ministry. She joins us to talk about practical steps we can take to make worship inclusive of the entire family.
027: Understanding and Connecting with Emerging Generations – An Interview with Kristen Soltis Anderson – Art of the Sermon
Kristen Soltis Anderson is a pollster and a political contributor to ABC World News. She joins us to talk about what she’s learned about emerging generations and how to connect with them.
In part 2 of 2, Bishop Ken Carter passionately shares about how preaching can be a tool for finding unity in seasons of conflict. He also reflects on the future of preaching in fresh expressions of ministry.
Bishop Ken Carter leads the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church and is President-Elect for the Council of Bishops. In part 1 of 2, he shares the role preaching has played throughout his career.
Art of the Sermon Episode 024: Science, Doubt, and Faith – An Interview with “Science Mike” McHargue
“Science Mike” McHargue is a podcaster and writer that helps people reconcile their faith with modern science. He joins us to talk about his new book “Finding God in the Waves” as well as the relationship between science, doubt, and faith.