Art of the Sermon
About This Show
“Art of the Sermon” is a show for preachers, teachers, and communicators. My aim is to make a show for leaders in ministry–formally or informally, inside or outside the church–who have an interest in preaching/public speaking and church communication.
The primary format for this show is the interview. This allows us to engage with a wide-range of guests on many different aspects of preaching, teaching, and communication. While many of the guests are pastors and preachers, I also believe it is important to learn from those outside the profession of preaching who have something to teach us.
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Most Recent Episode
Episode 52: The Grace of Dogs - An Interview with Andrew Root
3 days ago
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Guest: Andrew Root - Author, Theologian, and Professor at Luther Seminary (St. Paul, MN)
General Topic: The Grace of Dogs
Introduction to Andy (2:01)
Youth and Family Ministry (2:45)
Philosophy of preaching (3:58)
Inspiration for "The Grace of Dogs" (6:32)
Why are dogs so unique? (10:52)
Sidebar on cats (13:47)
Dogs and children (14:38)
The story behind the title (19:35)
Dogs remind us of our humanity (21:32)
The struggle to write this book (26:02)
Most challenging communication experience (30:43)
Easter or Christmas Eve (32:37)
Impactful communicators (35:11)
Recommended resources (36:40)
How to follow Andy (38:16)
Reaching out to our guest
AndrewRoot.org (Andy's website)
Next Episode arrives December 7, 2017!
An interview with Ryan O'Neal, Songwriter and Musician (Sleeping At Last)
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