Should You Preach a Mother’s Day Sermon? (UPDATED for COVID–19)

For reasons that only the Google gods know, the blog post I wrote last year on preaching a Mother’s Day sermon was a hit. However, it was written before the days of the new "abnormal," and now needs to be updated. But the question is still valid. “Should you preach a Mother’s Day sermon?” In a word, yes. This year, [...]

By |2020-05-05T08:06:29-05:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Preaching|Tags: |2 Comments

Mother’s Day Sermons: Yes or No? (UPDATED 2020)

Mother's Day sermons, at least in certain circles, can be a bit controversial. After all, Mother's Day is not a liturgical holiday, an official part of the Church calendar. So, should you preach Mother's Day sermons? In a word, yes. This year (2020), let me say it even more strongly, “You’d better!” (For all of our Anglican Compas content on preaching, go [...]

By |2020-05-08T09:55:00-05:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: For Pastors, Opinion, Preaching|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ten Thoughts for the Mother’s Day Sermon

Motherhood is one of the most fundamental human roles, given by God and knit into our DNA. Hallmark’s calendar doesn’t dictate our preaching, but this particular holiday seems worth some attention. Some Mother's Day Sermon tips are listed below and can be developed into whole sermons; others are just words of advice. Use this list to re-imagine how you could approach [...]

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