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Homiletics Online is your source for sermon preparation, inspiration, commentary and worship resources.

Admit it.  You thrive on preaching. Sure you get some fulfillment from other facets of ministry. But when it comes right down to it, you’ve been called to preach — and doing that well is what really pumps you up. 

And equally important, you know that preaching can be life-changing for your listeners, especially when it’s the relevant, supercharged sort of preaching you strive for. 

You are only too aware, of course, that that kind of preaching needs to be constantly fueled by material that pushes the boundaries and breaks with convention. 

Homiletics Online is that kind of sermon preparation resource -- and for only $69.95 a year. Those looking for canned sermons should look elsewhere. It’s written for preachers who have their act together but who want yet more punch for their sermons — so that their preaching can bang through the disillusionment and disheartenment infecting those in the pews. 

Sometimes Homiletics Online will make you laugh. Sometimes it will rip your heart out. Sometimes it will make you say, “Yes!” Sometimes it will make you say, “Hmmm.” Sometimes it will make you say, “Huh?” But always it will push you to articulate the gospel excellently in the life-vernacular of your people.  Along with great ideas and metaphors, Homiletics also paints word-pictures for conveying the gospel to today’s audiences. You’ll draw people in with titles like, “The Naughty, the Nasty and the Nauseating,” “Red Bull Buzz” and “Engineering for Eternity.” And of course,  Homiletics anchors the quest for truth in Scripture. 

Yes, you thrive on preaching. Homiletics is a real companion in your weekly quest to make every sermon one that drives the gospel home in the hearts, minds and emotions of your people.

Start today. For only $69.95, you'll receive a full year of this valuable sermon preparation resource.

In The Current Issue

Sacred Love
Song of Solomon 2:8-13
Sacred Love

Song of Songs offers us a vision of the kind of love life God intends for us: one built on commitment, communication and cooperation.

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How to Walk in the Dark
Psalm 119:105-112
How to Walk in the Dark

Would you attempt to make an ascent of the highest mountains of each of the seven continents? Really? Would you do it if you were blind? Erik Weihenmayer did. Perhaps we, too, can learn how to walk in the dark. ... more

Jacob the Sleep-Tracker
Genesis 28:10-19a
Jacob the Sleep-Tracker

It’s summer and the days are longer … and hopefully a little slower. Take the time to be still, to rest, to dream, and to see how Jacob’s dream can help you move closer to God. ... more

Breaking News
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Breaking News

Every day, somewhere, something happens that warrants an immediate response in the media. Programming stops or a news flash runs across the bottom of our screens that breaks an important announcement. Jesus had world- and kingdom-shattering news to share, too. And in today’s gospel text, he explains.

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The Real Story
Matthew 14:13-21
The Real Story

What is a miracle? A text message from a woman’s dead father may help us understand. ... more

Changing History
Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28
Changing History

What changes would you make if you could go back in time? The right answer might be “nothing at all.” ... more

Known By the Scars
Genesis 45:1-15
Known By the Scars

Our scars — physical or emotional — tell a story that can lead us and those around us to healing when we understand how God is still at work making all things good. ... more

Sacrifice for Success
Romans 12:1-8
Sacrifice for Success

The number of books devoted to the subject of success no doubt would fill a good-sized library. The apostle Paul weighs in with some thoughts of his own. To study Paul’s ideas, we start with those of Malcolm Gladwell and the “10,000-hour rule.” ... more

Brilliant Designs
Romans 12:9-21
Brilliant Designs

Carbon-negative raincoats and hospitals in a box are innovative designs — but God’s plan for us is even more brilliant.

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Homiletics Online has over 15 years' worth of weekly installments pulled from the preaching journal. Each sermonic installment online is comprised of the following categories:

  • Bringing the Text to Life >> Cutting-edge material designed to spark your creativity and help you write your sermon.
  • Commentary >> An exegetical probe into the cultural, historical, grammatical and contextual meaning of the weekly pericope that provides a scholarly background for your sermon preparation.
  • PowerPoint Presentations >> Linked to related articles, providing virtually everything you need to prepare compelling sermons, week after week.
  • Animating Illustrations >> Insights, anecdotes, quotations and references to current events that dovetail with the sermon material or your preaching point.
  • Children's Sermons >> Simple stories help you reach the smallest members of your congregation.
  • Worship Resources >> Calls to worship, prayers, responsive readings and hymns relating to the Scripture theme that help create a worship experience that ties in seamlessly with your sermon.
  • Preaching Column >> Ideas to help your preaching throughout the church year.
  • Participation Pointers >> Will help you make your worship experience interactive and meaningful.

Each of the above categories is fully searchable by keyword, topic, category, Scripture or Lectionary date to make it simple and fast to find exactly what you're looking for when you need it. Start reaping all the benefits today!

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-Pastor Mark Dettmer


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-Clint Cottrell, Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church


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-Delbert Baker


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