Many of you have asked how I get to Sunday with a sermon in hand. Short answer, lots of mental sweat and curiosity. Here are a few of my favorite things:
Online biblical resources
Books for sermons
I read a lot, but have a confession to make. I don’t particularly like religious books. Most of them bore me. However, my all-time favorite religious book is Alexander Schmemann’s For the Life of the World, Sacraments and Orthodoxy. I read lots of church development books for professional development, but I doubt you would find that particularly interesting.
My favorite non-church books in the last 5ish years are:
I spend an inordinate amount of time listening to podcasts. I think it is because doing the dishes are more fun that way. Cardio, cleaning, lawn care, and commuting time is the perfect time to find out about the awesomeness of floss, the history of the Erie Canal, the archeological study of space trash, or the latest yes, yes, no.
In order of awesomeness
Thanks for listening!