Preaching

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It’s Not An(other’s) History

Black history is not an(other)’s history; it’s Bonhoeffer’s, it’s yours, it’s mine, it’s ours.

The Pulpit and Reconciliation: 4

Juan Sanchez explains why preaching is not rocket science, but why it is so hard, and what it is like to grow up as a minority in a majority context. C’mon up!

Faith in Jesus

Preaching on Matthew 14:22-33, Anthony Carter reminds the congregation that there are no extraordinary men and women of God, there are only those who determine to believe the word of God.

Platforms Are for Anti-Christs (Part 2)

Can one seek to build a platform and still have the mind of Christ? C’mon up and consider Thabiti Anyabwile explaining why platform seeking is fundamentally anti-Christian.

Platforms Are for Anti-Christs (Part 1)

Can one seek to build a platform and still have the mind of Christ? C’mon up and consider Thabiti Anyabwile explaining why platform seeking is fundamentally anti-Christian.

Pulpit Ethics 101

Have you ever witnessed a preaching time when the message was okay, but the brother and his pulpit theatrics were kind of over the top? C’mon up for some guidelines on guarding against showmanship in the pulpit.

The Pulpit & the Culture of Your Church

Pastor, here are three suggestions to avoid the pitfalls of a church culture wrongly shaped by the preacher. Can you think of any others? C’mon up!

Crown of Thorns

Believers glory in the cross not just on Easter, but always. C’mon up and here how one pastor encouraged his congregation to dwell on the love and cross of Christ in this homily.

Judgment and Mercy at Palm Sunday

Louis Love shares one of Dr. Gardner C. Taylor’s sermons that demonstrates the genius of the black pulpit stringing Gospel truths in and around issues in the lives of the congregation.

Reaching America’s Samaria

Pastor Bobby Scott explains the John 4:1-43 in light of the current struggles besetting black communities in America. C’mon up and enjoy this sermon.

Women Preachers & Pastors — A Big Deal in the Church?

Is affirmation of female ordination and leadership a denial of the Christian Faith? How important are these issues to the health of the church? C’mon up and join the conversation!

Faithful Over Little

When the ministry gets difficult and tiring, what do you reflect on? Tony looks at pastors of his youth to remember that the Lord will reward his faithful servants for proclaiming His name, not their own, despite the size of their flock. C’mon up and join Tony!