Dear Preachers, With August upon us, it’s that time of year to think about the new season of worship and programming that will launch in the fall. What is on your heart as you think about gathering with your church family — however that may look in the relentless march of this pandemic? Weary is the first word that…

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Join our fall Facilitator Training to become aCommissioned Facilitator Five Weeks | September 30 – October 28, 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. Upon successful completion…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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