55 episodes of Art of the Sermon since the first episode, which aired on October 26, 2015.
Episode 35: The Focus of Church Communications - An Interview with Kenny Jahng
March 2nd, 2017
23 mins 39 secs
church communication, social media
Kenny Jahng is a church communications expert and founder of Church Butler. Kenny joins us to share the perspective all churches should have as they connect online.
Episode 34: The Sermon as a Literal Conversation - An Interview with Rev. Brian Combs
February 16th, 2017
38 mins 10 secs
Rev. Brian Combs is the pastor at the Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, North Carolina. Brian joins us today to share his unique process of making conversation the heart of his sermons.
Episode 33: When Cancer Steals Your Voice - An Interview with Rev. Narcie Jeter
February 2nd, 2017
34 mins 31 secs
cancer, faith, preaching
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.
Episode 32: Interesting Preaching - An Interview with Rev. Eric Huffman
January 19th, 2017
39 mins 58 secs
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.
Episode 31: Team Sermon Preparation – An Interview with Rev. Jorge Acevedo
January 5th, 2017
40 mins 47 secs
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.
Episode 30: 2016 Year in Review
December 15th, 2016 | 36 mins 9 secs
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.
Episode 29: Online and Social Media Ministry – An Interview with Jay Kranda
December 1st, 2016
35 mins 31 secs
online ministry, social media
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.
Episode 28: Intergenerational Ministry – An Interview with Rev. Melissa Cooper
November 17th, 2016
43 mins 47 secs
children, family, intergenerational
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.
Episode 27: Understanding and Connecting with Emerging Generations – An Interview with Kristen Soltis Anderson
November 3rd, 2016
31 mins 24 secs
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.
Episode 26: Preaching as a Tool for Unity – Part 2 with Bishop Ken Carter
October 20th, 2016
19 mins 7 secs
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.