Preaching Begins with Preparation

Preaching Institute
Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Class Instruction
                 7:00- 7:15 pm - question and answer period

Zoom ID: 847 8974 0584
Passcode: 119471
 ~Weekly Class Schedule ~
Thursday, January 7th
Session I—Understanding your call and your commitment to the ministry
Pastor Sherman Fort, The Word Church, Mesa, Arizona

Thursday, January 14th
Session II—Word Study: the meaning of the word makes a difference
Pastor Juan Brown, Progressive Baptist Church, Mesa, Arizona

Thursday, January 21st
Session III—Why Expository Preaching & How to Look or Approach a Text
Pastor Fredrick Fairley, Sr., Berean Church, Phoenix, AZ

Thursday, January 28th
Session IV—Introductions—Connecting and capturing your audience with your introduction
Pastor Milton Pleasant, Willow Grove Baptist Church, Phoenix, AZ
Thursday, February 4th
Session V—Creative Preaching: Using things of everyday life as ways to approach the text.
Rev. Ralph Fairley, Missouri City, TX

Thursday, February 11th
Session VI—Illustrations and Application: Making your sermons relative and relatable.
Pastor Kenneth Campbell, Household of Faith Community Church, Houston, TX

Thursday, February 18th
Conclusions & Hymnology
Wrapping up the sermon, Celebrating the text and how a hymn or song canbring it altogether.
Pastor Harry Fort, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Oakland

Thursday, February 25th
Preaching Narratives—Paint the picture so your audience can see
             Rev. Erika Godfey, Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Richmond, CA

Thursday, March 4th
Apologetics in Preaching—Preaching that defines and defends the faith
             Pastor Welton Pleasant, Christ Second Baptist Church, Long Beach, CA

Thursday, March 11th
Bringing the Background to the Foreground
Dr. Barbara Smith Mustin, Friendship Baptist Church, Yorba Linda

Thursday, March 18th
The Associate Minister who is an Asset to the Pastor
Dr. T. P. Fields,  Pastor Emeritus, New Hope Baptist Church, Union City, CA

Thursday, March 25th
Anointed Prepared Preaching is Defense Enough (For Women in Ministry)
Barriers still need to be broken when it comes to women in ministry, but the best defense is anointed and prepared preaching.
Dr. MarQuerita Story

Understanding Your Call with Pastor Sherman Fort
Word Study with Pastor Juan Brown
Expository Preaching with Pastor Fred Fairley