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March 17, 2018
More than Eco-Palms: Ecojustice and Palm Sunday
On Palm Sunday, thousands of churches will use sustainably-harvested palms in their worship services marking...
December 10, 2017
Conspiracy of the Christian Kind: Advent 3
For Christians, the word conspiracy takes on a different meaning when we understand how the...
November 23, 2017
Learning to Welcome the Dark: Advent 1
This Advent season, spend some time with darkness, even if it scares you a little....
November 09, 2017
Creation-Care Preaching and the Theology of Sallie McFague
An excerpt from my article 'Preaching the Body of God: Exploring the Work of Sallie...
November 02, 2017
Webinar: Preaching Controversial Issues
Want to preach prophetically without risking your position or pastoral relationships? This webinar offers practical...
October 18, 2017
Preaching Across Divides: Purple Zone Strategies for Pulpit and Public Square
Ecclesio.com invited me to contribute an essay for their week of conversations around the theme...
September 29, 2017
Feast of St. Francis: Resurrection Sermon for an Earth-Kin Congregation
St. Francis Sunday is Oct. 4. Here is a sermon to spark your creativity for...
August 21, 2017
Psalm 137: The Beautifully Dangerous Psalm
Psalm 137 is rarely ever used in worship. Why? Because it is a dangerous psalm....
August 19, 2017
How to Preach When You Are Afraid
Here’s the truth many clergy have shared with me – they're afraid to preach about...
August 15, 2017
8 Ways to Preach About Charlottesville, White Supremacy, and Racial Justice – REVISED
Here are 8 ways to preach about Charlottesville by crafting a sermon that confronts the...
August 15, 2017
9 Reasons You Need to Preach about Charlottesville and White Supremacy
Are you hesitating to preach about Charlottesville, white supremacy, and racism? Here are 9 reasons...
July 30, 2017
Book Review: Preaching the Women of the Old Testament
Ever heard of Achsah? The Daughters of Zelophehad? Rizpah? Think you know the story of...
July 16, 2017
Feed the Right Wolf: Preaching Eco-Resurrection in the Midst of Eco-Crucifixion
The climate crisis threatens us with despair. How do we 'feed the right wolf' and...
June 02, 2017
Exit Paris? Enter Pentecost! A Christian Response to Reneging on the Climate Promise
Now that Trump has reneged on the promise to combat climate change, this is a...
May 28, 2017
Rebuilding the Temple . . . of Earth: EcoPreacher Guest Sermon
Ronda Sloan is a lay preacher and elder in the Disciples of Christ Christian Church...
May 24, 2017
Jonah, Ninevites, and Climate Change: EcoPreacher Guest Sermon
Carol Devine is the second-place winner of the 2017 EcoPreacher Earth Day Sermon Contest. Her...
May 21, 2017
EcoPreacher Earth Day Sermon Contest Winner: Brooke Baker
Congratulations to Brooke Baker, winner of the 2017 EcoPreacher Earth Day Sermon Contest!
May 17, 2017
Preaching Martin Luther King’s “Drum Major Instinct” in the Trump Era
There is a way to preach about politics (literally, the concerns of the citizenry, the...
April 11, 2017
EARTH DAY QUIZ: How Green is Your Church?
With Earth Day blooming on the horizon (April 22), it's time to take stock of...
April 07, 2017
17 Ways to be an EcoPreacher and Help Heal Our Planet
Imagine what your life would be like if you could be an EcoPreacher taking part...
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