Mike Graves: Preaching Lent: What not to give up

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Giving something up for Lent is commonplace, and some of us might wish it could be preaching itself during this heaviest season of the year. Together we’ll consider anew the challenges and opportunities of preaching during the Lenten season. Maybe this year, when we proclaim Jesus’ resurrection, it can be true for us and our congregations. Mike Graves is Scholar … Read More

Bishop Sharma Lewis: Tips for Preaching During Lent and Easter

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11am east / 10am cent / 9am mtn / 8am pac Bishop Sharma Lewis reminds us that as clergy, we are called, among other things, to preach. There is a tremendous response each time Bishop Lewis leads a webinar on preaching – and she is serious about including brand new information each time she leads a session for us. Bishop … Read More

Olu Brown: Preaching and Leading During Lent 2023

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11 am Eastern / 10 am Central /9 am Mountain /8 am Pacific During Lent, worshipers around the world join together in a common theme of Christian faith, practicing self-reflection and remembrance of the sacrifice Jesus Christ made on Calvary. It is not only a time of individual reflection, but a time of communal reflection, reminding us that we are … Read More

Olu Brown: Preaching and Leading During Lent 2022

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2pm Eastern / 1pm Central /12pm Mountain /11am Pacific During Lent, worshipers around the world join together in a common theme of Christian faith, practicing self-reflection and remembrance of the sacrifice Jesus Christ made on Calvary. It is not only a time of individual reflection, but a time of communal reflection, reminding us that we are a global community of … Read More

Bishop Sharma Lewis: Tips for Preaching During Lent and Easter

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As clergy, we are called, among other things, to preach. In September, there was a tremendous response to Bishop Sharma Lewis’ webinar related to preaching for Advent. Bishop Lewis, author of best-selling Lenten guide, Journey to Transformation, will be with us January 11 to lead a one-hour session on Preaching During Lent. Bring two pens. You’ll need them. Bishop Lewis … Read More

Wil Cantrell: Effective Preaching During Lent and Easter

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The Lenten season begins February 16, 2021. That’s the earliest beginning to Lent since 2018 and it’s easy to let the season sneak up after a busy Advent season. On Thursday, February 4, Wil Cantrell joins us to discuss tips for preaching during Lent and Easter. Wil plans to discuss sermon tips and other ideas to assist as you make … Read More

Susan Groseclose: Church Leaders – Preparing Yourself For Lent

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As Lent approaches, it’s especially important to prepare ourselves for the weeks leading up to Easter. As church leaders, Lent is a time for reflection and spiritual growth that replicates Jesus Christ’s withdrawal in the desert for 40 days. In the desert Jesus spent time pondering, growing spiritually, and overcoming  temptations. Together, let us discover ways that key spiritual practices … Read More