137 | Challenges, Opportunities, and Trends in Modern Preaching

137 | Challenges, Opportunities, and Trends in Modern Preaching
Denver Seminary
137 | Challenges, Opportunities, and Trends in Modern Preaching
Loading
/
Download PodcastTranscript

April 22, 2024 | Rev. David Ward, Dr. Scott Wenig, Dr. Wendy Widder, Dr. Matt Wolf

In preparation for the 2024 Shannon Preaching Lectureship and Seminar, Rev. David Ward and Drs. Scott Wenig, Wendy Widder, and Matt Wolf, the team running this event, gathered to discuss the state of preaching in the modern world.

With the rapid advancement of technology and declining attendance at churches, it’s important to analyze the landscape of preaching in today’s society. What are changes that pastors could benefit from embracing? What are key components of traditional preaching that are vital to maintain? Mr. David Ward and Drs. Scott Wenig, Wendy Widder, and Matt Wolf discuss the role of preachers in attracting and engaging congregants, the impact of technology on preaching, and the importance of preaching the whole Bible.

Click here to learn more and register for the 2024 Shannon Preaching Lectureship and Seminar.

"Just preach the Bible. Let God's Word do the work." Dr. Matt Wolf, Engage360 episode 137 | Challenges, Opportunities, and Trends in Modern Preaching Click To Tweet "We need to learn how to preach into a camera. How do we preach knowing that there's a potential audience out there that isn't in the room? Those are questions previous generations haven't had to wrestle with." Rev. David Ward,… Click To Tweet "In our current cultural context, it's easy to get away from Scripture because Scripture pushes hard against us in some ways. It also shows us the love of God in deep, deep ways. . . When we get away from Scripture, the temptation… Click To Tweet "One of the great values of preaching, in our culture especially, is that it assumes that there's a source of truth outside of ourselves, and that just goes against the air we breathe. There are so many voices, more than ever,… Click To Tweet