52 episodes of Art of the Sermon since the first episode, which aired on October 26, 2015.
Episode 12: Structure Breeds Spontaneity - Reflecting on Rob Bell
March 17th, 2016
20 mins 5 secs
creativity, sermon preparation
We reflect and build on our conversation with Rob Bell, focusing on the importance and benefits of having a solid structure. We also touch on Andy Stanley's recent headlines.
Episode 11: How To Be Here - An Interview with Rob Bell
March 3rd, 2016
42 mins 18 secs
Rob Bell joins us for a wide-ranging conversation that centers on his love for the sermon. He also tells us about his new book "How To Be Here," releasing March 8, 2016.
Episode 10: Expectations and Planning Aid Vision
February 18th, 2016
37 mins 38 secs
leadership, sermon planning
We check in with Rev. Brian Johnson and his transition to senior pastor after 6 months. He shares how setting clear expectations and planning ahead has helped keep him and his church focused on vision.
Episode 9: Transitioning to Senior Pastor - An Interview with Rev. Brian Johnson
February 4th, 2016
29 mins 37 secs
Rev. Brian Johnson joins us for a conversation about his transition from associate pastor to senior pastor. He reflects on the new opportunities and responsibilities.
Episode 8: The Artist Preacher - An Interview with Rev. Sarah Heath, Part 2
January 14th, 2016
26 mins 36 secs
We continue our conversation with Rev. Sarah Heath, picking up where we left off in episode 7. This part of the conversation includes a focus on the relationship between identity, calling, and ordination.
Episode 7: The Artist Preacher - An Interview with Rev. Sarah Heath, Part 1
January 1st, 2016
39 mins 40 secs
Rev. Sarah Heath joins us for a conversation about the role of identity in preaching, and specifically her identity as an artist. Sarah is a pastor, writer, speaker, and artist.
Episode 6: Using and Abusing the Lectionary
December 15th, 2015
26 mins 34 secs
We reflect and build on our conversation about the lectionary with Rev. Robb McCoy and Rev. Eric Fistler of the Pulpit Fiction Podcast. We also address Advent stress and wrapping up 2015.
Episode 5: To Lectionary or Not to Lectionary - An Interview with the Hosts of the Pulpit Fiction Podcast
December 1st, 2015
36 mins 24 secs
Rev. Robb McCoy and Rev. Eric Fistler join us for a conversation about the strengths and weaknesses of preaching the lectionary. Robb and Eric are both pastors as well as the hosts of the Pulpit Fiction Podcast.
Episode 4: More Productivity and Connecting College Students
November 17th, 2015
16 mins 26 secs
campus ministry, productivity
We reflect and build on our conversation with Rev Chad Brooks. In a deleted scene, Dan and Chad discuss the challenge and opportunities in connecting young adults to the church post-college.
Episode 3: Productivity and Preaching - An Interview with Rev. Chad Brooks
October 26th, 2015
36 mins 18 secs
Rev. Chad Brooks joins us for a conversation about productivity and the practice of preaching. Chad is a church planter and host of two podcasts of his own-- The Productive Pastor and The Threshing Floor.