Church Resources

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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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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Micah Groups Facilitator Training — Online! — October 2020

By erinbrockway / September 4, 2020 /

This small group, fully immersive, online training will give you tools for facilitating 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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Doing Micah Online?

By erinbrockway / August 14, 2020 /

Micah Groups content is available for use in your own groups—whether a traditional Micah Group of church leaders or a small group from your church or ministry community.

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Living Room Liturgies

By erinbrockway / July 8, 2020 /

Dear Preachers, As the U.S. coronavirus numbers climb and government regulation varies greatly from state to state, and even city to city, the burden of deciding how and when and where to worship remains a great trial of pastoral leadership. Whatever the regulations in your area, please take seriously the CDC Guidance for Communities of Faith, and…

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Voices of Grief, Protest, and Prophecy

By erinbrockway / June 4, 2020 /

Dear Preachers, The Ogilvie Institute joins Fuller Seminary, in the strongest of terms, to “denounce the senseless, brutal killing of George Floyd and the countless instances of abuse and othering of black and brown bodies in a long line of systemic injustice. . . . The protests and riots of the past days have elicited a variety…

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CDC Re-Opening Guide for Communities of Faith

By erinbrockway / May 29, 2020 /

Read pages 7-9 of this incredibly detailed guide from the CDC to see their recommendations for communities of faith.

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Become a Featured Preacher!

By jenniferackerman / May 24, 2020 /

Dear Preachers, One of the great gifts during this season of at-home-worship is that thousands of preachers whose churches are not equipped for video recording are now uploading their sermons and services of worship, whether through livestreaming, webinars, or smart phone recording apps. This is opening up new possibilities for reaching those in your communities…

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