Posts By Homiletics Team

Over the years of publication Homiletics Online has had many contributing authors. This team has worked diligently to thoughtfully craft material to assist in sermon preparation.

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Wedding Bell Blues

By Homiletics Team / May 13, 2022

“In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love,” wrote Tennyson. What the poet chose to leave out, however, is that in the same season the fancy of many young women turns to thoughts of a wedding. Those of us who deal professionally with couples and their wedding ceremonies often find…

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The Simple Joy of Mai;

The Simple Joy of Mail

By Homiletics Team / June 10, 2020

Have you ever noticed the face of someone when they receive an unexpected piece of mail?   For many of our elderly or shut-in members, checking the mail is part of the simple routine of the day. Most of the time, this results in sorting through all the advertisements and requests for money, which is then…

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Blog Article about Church Stewardship

10 Ways Churches Can Get Through the Economic Downturn

By Homiletics Team / June 8, 2020

It’s not always easy or pleasant to talk about money. As a church, we often want to put our trust in God that He will provide in such a time of need … but the reality is, the church needs money to continue to operate.  We surveyed subscribers about how Covid-19 is affecting their budgets and…

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Free Resources from Our Sister Publications

Free Resources from Our Sister Publications

By Homiletics Team / May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 The past few months have been challenging for church communities and those who minister to them. As a Homiletics subscriber, you’ve received e-mails offering free resources from several of Homiletics’ sister publications. Below is a summary of these free resources. You may download them for unrestricted, re-distributable use to help you through…

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Free Resources for Our Elderly and Homebound Members

By Homiletics Team / April 13, 2020

Our homebound members have been our minds through this trying time, including those who live alone or are unable to leave their homes due to the ever-increasing shelter at home orders. As a way to try and stay connected, we are providing 4 days worth of devotions and activities from our sister publication HomeTouch Ministry…

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To Eat or Not to Eat? | On the Necessity of Communion in Diaspora

On the Necessity of Communion in Diaspora

By Homiletics Team / April 3, 2020

By the Rev. Dr. Rob Apgar-Taylor   It was a Wednesday night in January, 1991, when we got the news. I was a student at Wesley Seminary, and the first U.S. bombs had just fallen on Baghdad. We immediately started planning a worship service at 9:00 that night. What to pray? What words could bring…

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Getting Things Done – Interview with David Allen

By Homiletics Team / August 31, 2018

This interview was from the March-April 2006 Issue of Homiletics David Allen is an international author, lecturer and founder and president of the David Allen Company, a management consulting, coaching and training company. In the last 20 years he has developed and implemented productivity improvement programs for over a half-million professionals in hundreds of organizations…

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Stitching Together the Patchwork Family® – Interview with Barbara Carnal

By Homiletics Team / July 10, 2018

This interview was from the January-February 2007 Issue of Homiletics The Family Connections program was developed over a number of years by Barbara Carnal, a licensed professional counselor specializing in family life, and a parent of birth, step-, foster and adopted children. Barbara serves as an ordained deacon at the First Presbyterian Church of Hilton…

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Let’s Try to Keep the China on the Table – Interview with N.T. Wright

By Homiletics Team / June 1, 2018

This interview was from the March-April 2007 Issue of Homiletics The Bishop of Durham in England, N.T. (Tom) Wright, was formerly Canon Theologian of Westminster Abbey and Dean of Litchfield Cathedral. He has taught New Testament studies for 20 years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. His Jesus and the Victory of God, The New Testament…

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Praying with Body and Soul – Interview with Jane Vennard

By Homiletics Team / May 1, 2018

This interview was from the November-December 2006 Issue of Homiletics Jane Vennard is a spiritual director, retreat and workshop leader and lecturer. She lives in Denver, Colorado, where for many years we was a Senior Adjunct Faculty member at Iliff School of Theology, teaching numerous courses on prayer, spirituality and discernment. Vennard is the author…

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