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Academy Member Book Publications

2018 Publications

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2019 Publications

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2020 Publications

David Barnhart, Church Comes Home: Start a House Church Network Anywhere (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2020).

Sally A. Brown, Sunday's Sermon for Monday's World: Preparing to Shape Daring Witness, The Gospel and Our Culture Series (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2020).

Claudio Carvalhaes, ed., Liturgies from Below: Praying with People at the End of the World (Nashville: Abingdon, 2020).

Lisa Cressman, The Gospel People Don't Want to Hear: Preaching Challenging Messages, Working Preacher Books (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2020).

Joseph Evans, The Art of Eloquence: The Sacred Rhetoric of Gardner C. Taylor (Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, 2020).

James Henry Harris, Black Suffering: Silent Pain, Hidden Hope (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2020).

Carolyn B. Helsel and Y. Joy Harris-Smith, The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences (St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2020).

Andre E. Johnson, No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner (Oxford, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2020).

Matthew D. Kim, 7 Lessons for New Pastors: Your First Year in Ministry, 2nd ed. (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2020) -- available November or December.

_____, A Little Book for New Preachers: Why and How to Study Homiletics, Little Books Series (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2020).

Matthew D. Kim and Daniel L. Wong, Finding Our Voice: A Vision for Asian North American Preaching (Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2020).

Karoline M. Lewis, A Lay Preacher's Guide: How to Craft a Faithful Sermon, Working Preacher Books (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2020).

_____, Embody: Five Keys to Leading with Integrity (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2020).

Jerusha Matsen Neal, The Overshadowed Preacher: Mary, the Spirit, and the Labor of Proclamation (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2020).

Dawn Ottoni-Wilhelm, ed., Preaching the Fear of God in a Fear-Filled World: Proceedings from the 13th Conference of Societas Homiletic, Durham 2018, Studia Homiletica 12 (Munster, Germany: LIT-Verlag, 2020) -- available November 2020.

Robert Stephen Reid, "The Leave-Taking Sermon: Mark Driscoll and the Challenge of Authenticity," in Rhetoric of the Protestant Sermon in America, ed. Eric C. Miller and Jonathan J. Edwards (New York: Lexington Books, 2020), 101-124.

Leah D. Schade, For the Beauty of the Earth: A Lenten Devotional (St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2020).

Leah D. Schade and Jerry L. Sumney, Apocalypse When? A Guide to Interpreting and Preaching Apocalyptic Texts (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2020).

Frank A. Thomas, Surviving a Dangerous Sermon (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2020).

2021 Publications

Michael Connors, CSC, ed., Preaching as Spiritual Leadership: Guiding the Faithful as Mystic and Mystagogue (Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2021) -- available April 2021.

Mike Graves and Andre Resner, eds., What's Right with Preaching Today? The Enduring Influence of Fred B. Craddock (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2021) -- available TBA.

Donna Giver-Johnston, Claiming the Call to Preach: Four Female Pioneers of Preaching in Nineteeth-Century America (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021) -- available June 2021.

_____, Writing for the Ear, Preaching from the Heart, Working Preacher Books (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2021) -- available August 2021

HyeRan Kim-Cragg, Postcolonial Preaching: Creating a Ripple Effect, Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies in Religion and Theology (Lanham, MD/Minneapolis: Lexington Books/Fortress Press, 2021) -- available January 2021.

Matthew D. Kim, Preaching to People in Pain: How Suffering Can Shape Your Sermons and Connect with Your Congregation (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2021) -- available May 2021.

Matthew D. Kim and Scott M. Gibson, eds., The Big Idea Companion for Preaching and Teaching: A Guide from Genesis to Revelation (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2021) -- available April 2021.

Michael P. Knowles, Third Voice: Preaching Resurrection (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2021) -- available early 2021.

Richard Lischer, Just Tell the Truth: A Call to Faith, Hope and Courage (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2021) -- available February 2021 (pre-order available).

John S. McClure, Ethical Approaches to Preaching: Choosing the Best Way to Preach about Difficult Issues (Eugene, OR: Cascade Press, 2021) -- available Spring 2021.

Canice Chukwuemeka Njoku, God's Word from My Heart to My Lips: Homilies for Sunday and Solemnites, Year B (Puerto Rican Publications, 2021).

_____, Palabra de Dios desde mi Corazon a mis Labios: Homilias para los Domingos y Solemnidades, Año B (Puerto Rican Publications, 2021).

Benjamin Roberts, The Voice of the Bridegroom: Preaching as an Expression of Spousal Love (Eugene, ORL Wipf and Stock, 2021) -- available mid-2021.

Joni S. Sancken, Luke A. Powery and John Rottman, Getting to God: Preaching Good News in a Troubled World (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2021) -- available late-2021.

2022 Publications

Donna Giver-Johnston and Beverly Zink-Sawyer, For Such a Time as This, Working Preacher Books (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2022) -- available TBA.