49: Preaching Through a Dry Season – An Interview with Rev. Dalton Rushing – Art of the Sermon

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Guest: Rev. Dalton Rushing – Senior Pastor, Decatur First United Methodist Church (Decatur, GA)
General Topic: Preaching Through a Dry Season

Introduction to Dalton (1:57)
Dalton’s podcast “On Church” (3:35)
Philosophy of preaching (4:55)
The dry season (7:36)
Preaching hope when you struggle with it (11:20)
Not dumping on your congregation (15:08)
Season of questioning and doubt (17:39)
Responding to brokenness in the world (21:42)
Coming out of the dry season (24:09)
Favorite preaching experiences (28:47)
Easter or Christmas Eve (30:21)
Impactful communicators (31:40)
Recommended books and resources (34:29)
How to follow Dalton (36:23)

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Next Episode arrives October 19, 2017!

An interview with Carey Nieuwhof – Podcaster, Author, and Pastor of Connexus Church (Barrie, Ontario)

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