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Webinar – Preaching the Easter Sermon

The Easter story is so familiar – what about it can stir afresh the imagination of worshipers? The theme of resurrection is a challenging claim – how shall we climb that theological mountain?


The Easter story is so familiar – what about it can stir afresh the imagination of worshipers?

The theme of resurrection is a challenging claim – how shall we climb that theological mountain?

How can we meet the hearers’ charged expectations?

This webinar will help you:

  • Jumpstart planning for this year’s Easter sermon;
  • Recast the message of the power of the Resurrection;
  • Explore the possibilities for sermons in some of the classic Easter biblical texts, including those in this year’s lectionary.

THOMAS LONG is the Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta and previously taught preaching at Princeton, Columbia and Erskine Seminaries.  He is the author of numerous books and articles on preaching and worship and served as the senior homiletics editor of “The New Interpreter’s Bible.” His latest books are Accompany Them with Singing: The Christian Funeral Preaching from Memory to Hope What Shall We Say? Evil, Suffering, and the Crisis of Faith, and The Good Funeral: Death, Grief, and the Community of Care (with Thomas Lynch).

Emory University awarded him the Emory Williams Award of teaching excellence in 2011. His wife, Kimberly, also a Presbyterian minister, is professor of worship at Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta.

Click here to purchase the on-demand replay – $29.95 (1-6 participants)

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For group pricing, to register a group and if you have any other questions, please contact Jana Blazek at or 800-446-6008 ext 758.


(This webinar was recorded in March 2014.)