58: Identity and Preaching – An Interview with Rev. Justin Coleman – Art of the Sermon

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Guest: Rev. Justin Coleman – Lead Pastor, University United Methodist Church (Chapel Hill, NC)

Introduction to Justin (0:47)
Philosophy of communication (3:40)
Justin’s background (7:40)
Cross-racial ministry (10:55)
The role preaching played in Justin’s call to ministry (14:48)
How preaching fits into Justin’s identity and role as a pastor (16:38)
Preaching as a tool for vision and leadership (20:32)
How Justin begins every sermon (26:01)
Most challenging preaching experience (29:34)
Easter or Christmas Eve (34:09)
Impactful communicators (36:46)
Recommended resources (39:49)
How to follow Justin (42:08)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

Reaching out to our guest

@RevColeman (Twitter)
@justin.coleman7 (Facebook)
UniversityUMC.church (Justin’s church website)

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Next Episode arrives March 1, 2018!

An interview with David Van Biema, author and former head religion writer for Time

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