Find Your Way to a Perfect Preaching Calendar

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by Hal Seed A good article on, again, a Preaching Calendar, from Sermon Central. Last year at this time, we published The Joy of Creating a Preaching Calendar. This is a good time to revisit and put it into practice! One of our greatest challenges is choosing what to preach, and when. Three years ago, this challenge escalated for me when we started adding offsite campuses with live preachers. ... More...

To Become A Better Preacher, Become A Better Reader

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Sure, Wesley wasn't a member of the Orthodox Church, but he was a master preacher and organizer, who taught a multitude of others to preach with excellence and passion, and organize with precision. This is just good advice. John Wesley writing to John Trembath (August 17, 1760), a young minister who was a poor preacher, arguing that better reading is not a sufficient condition for better ... More...

Breaking Into The Future

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MATCHING GRANT DONATIONS ACTIVE NOW! As we passed our 5th year of online work in Orthodox homiletics, I was about to close up shop. I'd spent countless hours, phone calls, emails and resources writing, editing, reviewing and publishing a multitude of articles, essays, helps, and sermons - all for free - in an easy to use (and copy) format, all to assist the Orthodox clergyman or teacher with ... More...

Remaining UP

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Greetings friends. Thanks for your kind support. While my situation hasn't changed, many of you kindly contacted me with voices of appreciation and support for what Preachers Institute has been able to help with these past five years. Thanks to several anonymous donors, and their kind insistence, I will be able to leave Preachers Institute up for the coming year. However, it will only rarely be ... More...

D. Min. Distance Learning Program Applications Being Accepted

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Finally a program for advanced homiletics study at an Orthodox institution. This is your chance. If you take preaching seriously, you should seriously read this and consider an application. St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here is now accepting applications from priests, chaplains, and other professionals in ministry who want to earn an accredited Doctor of Ministry [D.Min] degree ... More...