Preach the Word – March/April 2010

Volume 13, Number 4

The Sermon in Worship: The Influence of the Gospel

Especially when the lectionary readings have been chosen to relate specifically to one another, we have an opportunity to apply and enhance the focus of the day’s Gospel even when we don’t preach on the Gospel. What a natural way to help the saints see that the Bible is all Christ.

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Preaching from the Supplemental Lectionary

This article takes up another unique challenge of preaching from the CWS lectionary – preaching Old Testament narratives. “Information without application yields frustration.” This old adage rings true for preachers as well as for parishioners. Preachers who cannot answer ‘so what?’ will preach to a ‘who cares?”

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