Advent Preaching About Joy For Today

Advent Preaching About Joy For Today In the last post we began a reflection on the songs of Christmas that Luke records in his gospel.  We saw that the message of Zachariah's song was that help is on the way.  In this post we turn to the…

Advent Preaching About Help Is On The Way

Advent Preaching About Help Is On The Way We are once again making a turn in this blog.  We've been looking at how to love your people as a means to better preaching.  As I write this, the first Sunday of Advent is just around the corner.…

Tips For Preaching In Advent

Tips for Preaching in Advent In the last post I reflected on the opportunity for preaching that Advent provides.  In this post we're going to look at some tips for preaching in Advent season. Tip #1: Tell The Story Yes, I know, that seems…

The Advent Preaching Opportunity

The Advent Preaching Opportunity It's time we turn from considering how to preach in a time of pandemic to other subjects.  I grew up in a tradition that didn't celebrate Advent, and therefore, didn't recognize the advent preaching opportunity…