Pastoral Leadership Resources


On Monday between January-May, CBF/GA hosted conversations between pastors and preachers about revised Common Lectionary texts, the craft of preaching, and the art of worship.

Will Willimon

Will Willimon is a widely read and admired American preacher and has served as Bishop of the North American Conference of the United Methodist Church. He serves as Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School.

Teresa Fry Brown

Teresa Fry Brown is the Bandy Professor of Preaching at the Candler School of Theology of Emory University. Her research interests include homiletics, socio-cultural transformation, and African diaspora history focusing on African-American spiritual values.

David Lose

David Lose serves as Senior Pastor of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, MN, and he previously was president of Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. His work has been featured on and in Duke Divinity School’s Faith & Leadership.

Eric Barreto

Eric Barreto is Associate Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Princeton Theological Seminary and is a proud CBF Baptist. He contributes regularly to and to several other blogs and platforms for preaching and New Testament studies.

Karoline Lewis

Karoline Lewis holds the Marbury E. Anderson Chari of Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. She co-hosts the Sermon Brainwave podcast and contributes to She also serves as program coordinator for the Festival of Homiletics.

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