All the Best Resources for Preaching and Leading the Church More Effectively

Websites About Preaching

Ministry Pass – Sermon series resources with graphics pre-made for slides, social media, and the web.

Pastors.com – Resources from the ministry of Pastor Rick Warren, including sermons, leadership, and discipleship materials.

Preaching Today – Sermon helps and articles, primarily from an evangelical perspective, to help you preach more effectively.

Journal for Preachers – reflective and practical articles from preachers of various traditions that contribute to effective preaching.

Preaching.com – Articles and preaching resources from an evangelical angle.

Rookie Preacher – A website by Brandon Kelley for preachers offering advice for preaching in a modern context.

Preaching Donkey – A website by Lane Sebring offering advice and tips for communicators and preachers.

Apps & Software

Readwise – A read-it-later app that syncs with your Kindle library, Pocket account, and many others, and then shares highlights with you via email and even gives you nice graphic versions you can share on social media.

OneStream – A user-friendly, all-in-one platform for live streaming your weekend services.

XMind – My mind mapping software of choice for brainstorming sermon series, messages, articles, and more.

Google Docs – I like Word and Pages, but for collaborating with a team, sharing notes, with others, and staying organized, Google Docs is still my writing software of choice.

SermonShots – A tool that lets you trim your sermon videos into vertical, sharable clips for Instagram stories and reels, Facebook stories, Tiktok, etc.

Books

I’ve divided books according to topics of interest to pastors and ministry leaders and created an Amazon list for each.

For the preacher, books are not an expense. They are an investment!

Books About Preaching

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The Revised Common Lectionary: Episcopal Edition
  • Hardcover Book
  • Church Publishing (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 552 Pages - 09/01/2007 (Publication Date) - Church Publishing (Publisher)
Between Two Worlds
  • Stott, John (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 320 Pages - 07/20/2017 (Publication Date) - Eerdmans (Publisher)
Preaching and Teaching with Imagination: The Quest for Biblical Ministry
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Warren W. Wiersbe (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 400 Pages - 02/01/1997 (Publication Date) - Baker Books (Publisher)
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The Power of Preaching: Crafting a Creative Expository Sermon (Kingdom Pastor's Library)
  • Hardcover Book
  • Evans, Tony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages - 02/05/2019 (Publication Date) - Moody Publishers (Publisher)
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Preaching and Preachers
  • Hardcover Book
  • D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 352 Pages - 01/28/2012 (Publication Date) - Zondervan (Publisher)
Preaching and Teaching from the Old Testament
  • Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 222 Pages - 03/01/2003 (Publication Date) - Baker Academic (Publisher)
Become a Preaching Ninja: Sharpen Your Skills, Hone Your Craft, Maximize Your Impact as a Preacher
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Sebring, Lane (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 207 Pages - 01/09/2019 (Publication Date)
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On Preaching: Personal & Pastoral Insights for the Preparation & Practice of Preaching
  • Charles Jr., H.B. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages - 05/01/2014 (Publication Date) - Moody Publishers (Publisher)
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The Preaching Life (Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication (Paperback))
  • Taylor, Barbara Brown (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 192 Pages - 01/25/1993 (Publication Date) - Cowley Publications (Publisher)
The Preacher As Sermon: How Who You Are Shapes What They Hear
  • Norman, Steve (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 139 Pages - 03/22/2021 (Publication Date) - Christianity Today International (Publisher)
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Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon
  • Hardcover Book
  • Bryan Chapell (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 448 Pages - 05/15/2018 (Publication Date) - Baker Academic (Publisher)
Preaching Killer Sermons: How to Create and Deliver Messages that Captivate and Inspire
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Sebring, Lane (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 121 Pages - 04/26/2016 (Publication Date)
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Talk Like Ted
  • Gallo, Carmine (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 286 Pages - 03/10/2015 (Publication Date) - Smp Trade Paper (Publisher)
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Preaching: Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism
  • Keller, Timothy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 320 Pages - 12/06/2016 (Publication Date) - Penguin Books (Publisher)
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Communicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible Communication
  • Great product!
  • Hardcover Book
  • Stanley, Andy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 208 Pages - 06/01/2006 (Publication Date) - Multnomah (Publisher)
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The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching: A Comprehensive Resource for Today's Communicators
  • Hardcover Book
  • Zondervan (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 736 Pages - 06/14/2005 (Publication Date) - Zondervan (Publisher)
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Preaching 34579
  • Craddock, Fred B. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 224 Pages - 05/01/2010 (Publication Date) - Abingdon Press (Publisher)
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The Heart of Black Preaching
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Cleophus James LaRue (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 272 Pages - 11/01/1999 (Publication Date) - Westminster John Knox Press (Publisher)

Theology and Philosophy

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The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right
  • Harper, Lisa Sharon (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 240 Pages - 06/20/2016 (Publication Date) - WaterBrook (Publisher)
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Mere Christianity
  • Great product!
  • C. S. Lewis (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 227 Pages - 02/06/2001 (Publication Date) - Harper San Francisco (Publisher)
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The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited
  • McKnight, Scot (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 208 Pages - 06/07/2016 (Publication Date) - Zondervan (Publisher)
DIVINE CONSPIRACY PB
  • Dallas Willard (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 384 Pages - 06/01/2014 (Publication Date) - HARPER COLLINS (Publisher)
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Her Gates Will Never Be Shut: Hell, Hope, and the New Jerusalem
  • Jersak, Bradley (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 234 Pages - 11/30/2005 (Publication Date) - Wipf & Stock Publishers (Publisher)
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Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading
  • Peterson, Eugene H. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 200 Pages - 07/29/2009 (Publication Date) - Eerdmans (Publisher)
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The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology (Oxford Handbooks)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 532 Pages - 08/15/2018 (Publication Date) - Oxford University Press (Publisher)
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The Cross and the Lynching Tree
  • Cone, James H (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 224 Pages - 01/01/2013 (Publication Date) - Orbis Books (Publisher)
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Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God: The Scandalous Truth of the Very Good News
  • Zahnd, Brian (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 224 Pages - 08/15/2017 (Publication Date) - WaterBrook (Publisher)
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The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe
  • Rohr, Richard (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 288 Pages - 02/16/2021 (Publication Date) - Convergent Books (Publisher)
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Paul and the Faithfulness of God
  • N. T. Wright (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1696 Pages - 11/01/2013 (Publication Date) - Fortress Press (Publisher)
The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus's Crucifixion
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Wright, N. T. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 448 Pages - 10/11/2016 (Publication Date) - HarperOne (Publisher)
Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Wright, N. T. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 260 Pages - 04/25/2009 (Publication Date) - HarperOne (Publisher)
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Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He Matters
  • Hardcover Book
  • Wright, N. T. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 10/25/2011 (Publication Date) - HarperOne (Publisher)
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Paul: A Biography
  • Wright, N. T. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 480 Pages - 02/18/2020 (Publication Date) - HarperOne (Publisher)
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Freeing Jesus: Rediscovering Jesus as Friend, Teacher, Savior, Lord, Way, and Presence
  • Hardcover Book
  • Bass, Diana Butler (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 320 Pages - 03/30/2021 (Publication Date) - HarperOne (Publisher)
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Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel
  • Bowler, Kate (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 352 Pages - 03/01/2018 (Publication Date) - Oxford University Press (Publisher)
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The Great Divorce
  • Lewis, C. S. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages - 02/06/2001 (Publication Date) - HarperOne (Publisher)

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