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Video Sermons Infographic

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Research: Americans Prefer In-Person Preaching to Video

So do the rest of us, no doubt. Most Americans still prefer a real-live preacher to a video sermon, according to a survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. About a third (35 percent) say they will only visit churches with a … Continue reading

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The Best Preacher I Ever Had

A post I saw in the NCR: I have been thinking about the best preacher I ever heard.  Not about the single best homily or sermon, but about the best and most consistent preaching I have encountered. When it comes … Continue reading

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A Case for the 10 Minute Homily

Over at Canterbury Tales a day or two ago: Yesterday was the feast of Saint Peter Chrysologus (AD 380-450). The Greek nickname Χρυσολόγος means “golden-worded.” His nickname refers to the fact that he was the most celebrated preacher of his time. … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear Preaching as Jesus Preached

Msgr Charles Pope writes: Some years ago I was stationed with a priest who, while he often liked my homilies, would often critique my use of what he called “fear based preaching.” Perhaps I had warned the congregation of punishment for … Continue reading

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Good Sermon, Father

Dear Father X, Every Sunday, as we walk out the door, we shake your hand and say, “Good sermon, Father.” We’re not lying. We’re usually fairly satisfied with what you have to say, but no one is perfect. Even Kobe … Continue reading

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The Vatican Will Not Be Publishing the Full Texts of Pope Francis’s Daily Homilies

Zenit: The very great interest aroused by the Pope’s brief homilies in the course of the Masses celebrated every  morning in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta, poses and continues to pose  often the question  from different parts  on … Continue reading

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The Supremacy of Christ

   

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Dr Peter Walker – St Paul, Passionate for Christ

 

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Common Myths about Preaching

In the Anglican Journal: Myths abound in our culture. The field of homiletics is no exception. Everyone who goes to church regularly has benefited from thousands of hours of sermon preparation. But we are also the recipients of a number … Continue reading

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