Preachers on Preaching
Preachers on Preaching
Preachers on Preaching
A podcast hosted by Matt Fitzgerald
Episode 40:  Lovely Carter, Steve Peterson, and Rachel Adams
Matt talks with his parishioners Lovely Carter, Steve Peterson, and Rachel Adams about the expectations listeners bring to sermons, how God might do something good through bad preaching, and the ways religions are like street gangs.
Nov 28, 2016
59 min
Episode 39: Marlin Lavanhar
Matt talks with Marlin Lavanhar, senior minister of All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, about how a group of Pentecostal Universalist Christians changed his preaching, the postliberal critique of Unitarianism, and preaching “belief” to rationally-minded people.
Nov 17, 2016
44 min
Episode 38: Kenneth Samuel
Matt talks with Ken Samuel, the founding pastor of Victory for the World Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia, about journeying toward megachurch ministry, insisting on LGBTQ equality as a Southern Baptist pastor, and rebuilding his church after losing thousands of members.
Nov 11, 2016
47 min
Episode 37: Vince Amlin
Matt talks with Vince Amlin, copastor of Bethany United Church of Christ and the new church-start Gilead (both in Chicago), about preaching as an associate pastor, why preaching at weddings can feel pointless, and an intense life experience that reshaped Vince’s faith.
Nov 3, 2016
44 min
Epiosode 36: Jacqui Lewis
Matt talks with Jacqui Lewis, Senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan, about “white flight” and her childhood church in Chicago, preachers and social media, and how the church/world relationship plays out in her diverse congregation.
Oct 27, 2016
41 min
Episode 35: Cornelius Plantinga Jr.
Matt talks with Cornelius Plantinga Jr., the former president of Calvin Theological Seminary, about miracles, the collapse of the sacred/secular distinction when “every square inch of creation belongs to Jesus Christ,” and why preachers should read more fiction.
Oct 24, 2016
45 min
Episode 34: Highlights from season 2
This episode consists of some of our favorite moments from episodes 14-33, which aired during our second season in the winter and spring of 2016.
Jun 25, 2016
57 min
Episode 33: Matt Fitzgerald
Preachers on Preaching editor Neil Ellingson, also co-founder of Root and Branch Church in Chicago, interviews Preachers on Preaching host Matt Fitzgerald about the reasons he started the podcast and what he's learned so far, his own self-contradictory preaching approach, and how grace might come inside rising soap bubbles.
Jun 17, 2016
45 min
Episode 32: Liz Goodman
This week Matt talks with Liz Goodman, minister of the United Church of Christ in Monterey, Massachusetts, about the value of ferocity in relationships, being perceived by small-town folks as provocative, and the freedom that comes from being in a pulpit for 15 years.
Jun 12, 2016
39 min
Episode 31: Emily McGinley
Matt talks to Emily McGinley, site pastor at Urban Village Church Hyde Park-Woodlawn in Chicago, about planting a church for LGBTQ people of color and allies, her own circuitous spiritual journey, and integrating preaching with the congregation’s testimony.
Jun 3, 2016
44 min
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