Also: Lauren Winner, David Lose, MaryAnn McKibben Dana, Andrew Foster Connors, Grace Imathiu, Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, Claudio Carvalhaes, Brian Blount, Barbara Lundblad, Richard Ward, Luke Powery, Michael Renninger, Carla Pratt Keyes, Rachel May, Mandy England Cole, Jason Micheli, and Jim Somerville
Lectionary-based video sermons for use in worship, Bible study, small groups,
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Amy Butler is the Senior Minister of the Riverside Church in New York City and a popular preacher, speaker, and writer. Her new book will be published later this year by Random House.
Michael Curry is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church (USA), the author of Crazy Christians, and one of the most sought-after preachers in America.
Brian McLaren is a speaker, an activist, and bestselling author of More Ready than you Realize, We Make the Road by Walking, and, most recently, The Great Spiritual Migration.
A Sermon for Every Sunday was founded in 2014 by Jim Somerville, Pastor of Richmond's First Baptist Church, and David Powers, President of Belltower Pictures, as a way to help churches that didn't have, or couldn't afford, a regular preacher. They recorded sermons in high-definition video that could be projected during worship, and then made those sermons available to rent ($4.99) or buy ($9.99) in an effort to recover production costs. For more than a year, that was the business model.
Will Willimon is a retired bishop in the United Methodist Church, a powerful preacher, and a prolific author. His most recent book is: Who Lynched Willie Earle? Preaching to Confront Racism.
A Sermon for Every Sunday will be on site at this year's Festival of Homiletics, May 15-19, recording sermons by America's best preachers for the remainder of Year A. We also hope to announce the winner of our "Pentecost Preaching Contest." Look for more information here!
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May 7, 2017
The Fourth Sunday of Easter
Father Michael Renninger is Pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Richmond, VA, and one of the featured speakers at this year's Festival of Homiletics. His sermon from John 10:1-10 is called, "By the Sound of His Voice." Jesus says that's how his sheep know him, which begs the question: Do we know him that well? Can we recognize him by the sound of his voice?