Preach the Word – May/June 2010

Volume 13, Number 5

The Sermon as Outreach: Preaching the Gospel

In a miracle of (God’s) grace that confounds human imagination, God has chosen to use clay pots like us to preach messages that save. You study and analyze the text, you outline and write the sermon, you practice it, you preach it – all of it for one reason: to place the gospel on people’s hearts… .As if they’ve never heard it before… .As if I’ll never get to preach it again.

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Preaching from the Supplemental Lectionary

This article and our final one will offer solutions to two possible preaching problems the CWS lectionary did not aim to fix: 1) Homiletical problems; 2) Holy Communion in John 6.

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