Preaching 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 Group Facilitator Training — First Cohort Commissioned

By erinbrockway / November 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Micah Group Facilitator Training — First Cohort Commissioned

Congratulations to our first online training cohort with eleven new Commissioned Micah Groups Facilitators! At the beginning of the summer, I was invited to join a newly formed training team to begin imagining how we might offer an online version of Micah Group Facilitator preparation. What began as a far away vision slowly became a reality…

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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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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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Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed!

By jenniferackerman / April 14, 2020 /

A church member made the above sketch while listening to my sermon via Zoom last Sunday. I was thrilled to see this evidence of participation in the preaching moment—something that is always difficult to judge and especially so now, gazing into the little camera dot atop my laptop. Then I looked more closely at his…

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Fostering a Sense of Communion

By jenniferackerman / March 30, 2020 /

Dear Preachers, During a conversation with a group of pastors last week about worship in the time of Covid-19, a question was raised about the difficulty of attracting worshipers to a virtual “show” each Sunday. The consensus of the group was that our goal right now, as it always has been and always will be,…

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Fuller Formation

By erinbrockway / March 18, 2020 /

Due to the extraordinary circumstances around COVID-19, until July 1, 2020 Fuller is offering FULLER Formation for FREE to new users who would like to use their resources to grow in faith or serve their faith community. Create an account and gain immediate access to their 60+ FULLER Formation resources on topics such as discipleship, hope, and spiritual practices.

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