Sharing mythical sermons

09.05.15 Posted in Leadership, Preaching by

Have you ever sat down for coffee or a meal with someone with the intent not simply to eat or drink, but to discuss matters pertaining to work or responsibilities or some such matter? It’s hard to judge what both parties feel is peripheral and what should be in focus. The food? The person before […]

A Holy Week thought – Appearances can be deceiving

03.31.15 Posted in Preaching by

I harbor a growing concern regarding the chief of all sins which, undoubtedly, resides in my heart – pride. Every preacher should. I believe this week and Resurrection Sunday unveil a figure that guides us away from this folly and towards truth and life. We’ve just entered Holy Week. Jesus enters Jerusalem to the acclaims […]

Tips from a TED speaker coach

03.23.15 Posted in Preaching by

TED 2015 was held in Vancouver, BC last week. If you’ve not heard of TED yet – you’re welcome. Here’s a post from their blog with some coaching TED speakers get. 11 Tips for right before you go on stage

Good Reads (Williams, Wright, Keller, Dickson)

03.17.15 Posted in Preaching by

It’s been a while since we reviewed or recommended any books, so here are a few to consider! Meeting God in Mark: Reflections for the Season of Lent | Rowan Williams The former Archbishop of Canterbury produced this gem of a little book last year. A summation of Lenten teachings from 2010, this  book is a […]

When every sermon sounds the same

03.12.15 Posted in Preaching by

Ryley Heppner is rad, and we don’t use that word lightly. He serves in Florida with Ride Nature – an organization that serves young skaters and surfers with the message of Jesus. Ryley completed a Bachelors in Youth Work and Biblical Studies at Columbia Bible College, and then an M.A. in Christian Studies at ACTS Seminaries (TWU) and is working on […]