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Making People Want to Listen to your Sermon

This essay is adapted from Neal’s forthcoming book, How to Hit the Ground Running: A Quick-start Guide for Congregations with New Leadership, Revised, scheduled...

From the Archives: The Episcopate as an Organ of Catholicity

Sermon by the Right Rev. Chauncey B. Brewster, D.D., Bishop of Connecticut at the Consecration of the Rev. Philip Mercer Rhinelander, D.D., as Bishop...

The Effort of Faith and Order

Based on a homily preached at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas, on May 21, for installation of new canons. God gives the Church an inalienable unity...

Mutual Responsibility and Interdependence in the Body of Christ

A Sermon at the Diocese of Dallas Convention, November 4,,2023 For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members...

Sermon for A New Life

A sermon preached at the wedding of Christopher and Laura Wells on December 28, 2022.  By Will Brown What a joy it is to be here...

Defamiliarizing Biblical Narrative: Or, On Keeping Scripture Weird

By Joseph L. Mangina The etymology of the word weird is, if not actually weird, then at least complicated and interesting. According to the Oxford...

Your First Sermon as an Interim Rector

By Neal Michell In this final part, I present a set of resources to help the interim rector in this interim time to motivate the...

A Tale of Two Sermons

By Calvin Lane For Martin Luther, preaching the “word” meant a living message. “It is a wonderful thing,” Luther wrote, “that the mouth of every...

Martha and Mary

Adapted from a sermon given on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost at All Souls’, Oklahoma City  By Christopher Yoder They say there are two kinds of...

Of Apostles and their Successors

Homily for St. Matthias,  Chapel of St. Mary the Virgin, Nashotah House Theological Seminary, February 24, 2022 Scripture – Psalm 15; Acts 1:15-26; Philippians 3:12-21;...

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