51: Preparing for and Preaching Advent - An Interview with Rev. Katie Z. Dawson
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Thanks for checking out this episode of Art of the Sermon! Be sure to subscribe through Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, or your favorite podcast app. If you enjoy this episode, leave a review on our podcast’s page in the iTunes store. This will help others discover the show! Guest: Rev. Katie Z. Dawson - Lead Pastor, Immanuel United Methodist Church (Des Moines, IA) General Topic: Advent Introduction to Katie (2:09) Philosophy of preaching (3:54) Current events and preaching (4:54) Advent planning and preparation (7:03) Planning chronologically (9:19) Getting in the Advent spirit (11:07) Katie's ideal schedule (13:12) Opportunities and challenges of preaching advent (16:33) Keeping Advent fresh (18:05) All Earth is Waiting - Katie's new Advent book (19:30) Advent is about the future too (23:46) Most challenging communication experience (26:03) Easter or Christmas Eve (27:29) Impactful communicators (28:51) Recommended books and resources (29:36) How to follow Katie (31:17) Reaching out to our guest…