Worship, Preaching, and Justice

By erinbrockway | April 22, 2021

Dear Preachers, The above art by John August Swanson has served as a visual representation of the vision of Brehm Preaching—A Lloyd John Ogilvie Initiative, where we believe that catalyzing a movement of empowered, wise preachers means committing ourselves first and foremost to answering the call of Jesus to cast our nets in whatever lake, stream,…

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Ministry Leadership and the Arts

By erinbrockway | April 6, 2021

Dear Preachers, Like so many others around the globe, I’ve been rather anxiously awaiting my turn to receive a Covid-19 vaccine. Last Friday was my big day—or big day #1 of 2, to be precise. Arriving at the drive-through mass vaccination site I took up my position in the elaborate automotive choreography, under the direction…

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Micah Groups Facilitator Training Enrolling Now!

By erinbrockway | March 8, 2021

This small group, fully immersive, online training will give you tools for facilitating courageous conversation in cross-cultural situations, engaging complex topics, and strengthening the convergence of worship, preaching, and justice in your life and ministry.

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We are now Brehm Preaching!

By erinbrockway | March 2, 2021

The Ogilvie Institute of Preaching is now Brehm Preaching—A Lloyd John Ogilvie Initiative Dear Preachers, The Ogilvie Institute of Preaching was founded in 2009 to honor the legacy of Lloyd John Ogilvie by catalyzing a movement of empowered, wise preachers who passionately proclaim the gospel of Christ through the convergence of worship, preaching, and justice. Over…

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Upcoming Events

By erinbrockway | February 22, 2021

Lent for Pastors with Mark Labberton—Join Mark Labberton for a weekly Lent gathering for pastors serving congregations during this especially difficult, protracted, and wearying time.

Doing Justice: Immigration—March 2021 (Micah Intensive)

Micah Groups Facilitator Training—April 2021

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Black History Month

By erinbrockway | February 9, 2021

Dear Preachers, As part of Black History Month, we’re celebrating Black artists whose music, film, writing, or fine art has been important to the lives and ministries of Black leaders in our Micah community. The brief testimonials below are just a glimpse of the many ways in which God’s beauty, grace, and wisdom have been…

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Micah Intensives Enrolling Now

By erinbrockway | January 20, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 As our daily news continues revealing the deep fractures in our society, we need more than ever sacred space for courageous conversation. Micah Intensives are an opportunity to join such a space where, side by side with other Christian leaders and learners, we can wrestle together with God’s call…

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Doing Justice: Racism

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of Racism with a group of church leaders and learners. Everything about the topic of racism is contested and laden with pain. In this Micah Intensive, we will only touch the surface of the diverse perspectives and rich literature on racism and reconciliation that…

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Doing Justice: Violence Against Women

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of Violence Against Women with a group of church leaders and learners. “Violence against women is perhaps the most shameful human rights violation,” says Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, who continues, “It knows no boundaries, geographical, cultural, or economic. While it…

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Doing Justice: Mass Incarceration

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of Mass Incarceration with a group of church leaders and learners. The current imprisonment of Americans is unprecedented in its magnitude compared to anywhere else in the world and in any other time in human history. How are Christians to respond to this complex…

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