67: Replanting the Sermon - An Interview with Abby Norman
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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: Abby Norman - Pastor of New Hope United Methodist Church (Atlanta, GA) Intro to Abby Norman (0:41) Abby's story (2:09) Why is preaching important when you have influence elsewhere? (9:21) What is foundational to Abby's preaching (13:31) How preaching fits into Abby's pastoral identity and vocation (18:14) Choosing sermon topics (19:49) Evolution in Abby's preaching (21:41) Leaving the manuscript behind (26:14) Favorite and most challenging preaching experience (29:19) Christmas Eve or Easter (32:12) Impactful communicators (34:05) Recommended resources (38:32) Connecting with Abby (40:32) Reaching out to our guest @AbbyNormanSays (Twitter) @AbbyNormanSays (Instagram) @AbbyNormanSays (Facebook) AbbyNorman.net (Website) Next…