Thoughts on Bishop Curry’s Royal Wedding Sermon

Now that the dust has settled on a weekend in which we witnessed a truly memorable royal wedding and, with it, a perhaps still more memorable wedding homily by one of the most prominent leaders (and finest preachers!) of the global church, Bishop Michael Curry, I’d like to offer a…

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Reading Habits

(This is a post probably most relevant to those who preach and teach in the church, but I think it likely that others will benefit as well.) I’m often asked by people what I’m reading. It’s a hard question to answer, not because I don’t know what I’m reading (obviously),…

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10 Years of Preaching, 10 Lessons: Lesson 7–Less is More

(NOTE: this post is part of a series of posts I’m doing reflecting on the task and calling of preaching on this, the 10th anniversary of my own preaching ministry… hope you’ve enjoyed them so far!) In the last post I contended that one of the most basic practical tasks…

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10 Years of Preaching, 10 Lessons–Lesson 6

(NOTE: this post is part of a series of posts I’m doing reflecting on the task and calling of preaching on this, the 10th anniversary of my own preaching ministry.) Hey friends– Sorry it’s been a few weeks since I’ve written. It’s been a zany season. Alright. We’ve spent several…

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10 Years of Preaching, 10 Lessons–Lesson 4

(NOTE: This blog is part of a series of posts I’m doing on lessons I’ve learned on preaching over the last 10 years) If you’ve been following this series of posts so far, one of the things you’ve noticed (and perhaps are frustrated with) is how little I’ve said about things…

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10 Years of Preaching, 10 Lessons–Lesson 3

(NOTE: This blog is part of a series of posts I’ll be doing on lessons I’ve learned on preaching over the last 10 years) When do you “prep” to preach? Probably for all but the very most charismatic among us, there is a definite time and day that you sit down…

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