Preaching

Our preaching resource page features both external and internal resources that are intended to help prepare inspiring sermons.

Sermon Series

Sermon Central

Variable ($ USD)

SermonCentral is an online platform providing resources for pastors and church leaders, offering sermon illustrations, outlines, and multimedia tools. It serves as a hub for sermon preparation and inspiration, facilitating the sharing of sermon content and ideas within the global Christian community.

While costs vary depending on the resource, corps can access sermon outlines, illustrations, and multimedia resources on SermonCentral to enhance sermons, aiding in message preparation and delivery.

Click HERE 

Media

BibleProject

Free

BibleProject is a nonprofit animation studio creating free, captivating videos and resources to explore the Bible's literary themes, historical context, and theological concepts. With beautiful visuals and scholarly insights, it aims to make the Bible accessible and engaging for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Consider leveraging the wealth of resources available by integrating BibleProjects videos and materials into sermons, Bible studies, small groups, and other educational programs.

Click HERE to explore their video resources

WorshipHouse Media

Variable ($ USD)

WorshipHouse Media is a platform providing churches with a vast array of resources for enhancing worship experiences, including videos, graphics, and presentations. It offers a diverse library catering to various themes and occasions, helping churches engage their congregations creatively and effectively during services and events.

Click HERE to explore their video resources

Igniter Media

Variable ($ USD - Subscription-Based

Igniter Media offers churches a comprehensive range of multimedia resources to enhance worship experiences. From videos and motion backgrounds to sermon illustrations and countdowns, the platform provides creative tools to engage congregations effectively. Its diverse content caters to various themes and occasions, empowering churches to elevate their worship services. With three-tiers of monthly subscription plan options, a one-month free trial is available as well.

https://www.ignitermedia.com/

Click HERE to explore their video resources

Preaching Tools

StepBible

Free

Step Bible offers a comprehensive online Bible study platform, providing access to various translations, commentaries, and study tools. It enables users to explore scripture deeply, with features such as cross-referencing, parallel passages, and historical context, fostering a rich understanding of the Bible's teachings.

Whether you are preparing for your sermon or engaged in personal/small group studies, consider adding this tool to help you with in-depth scripture study.

CLICK HERE

To Download their apps on Android and iOS. You can find them HERE

Logos

Free Version available. Additional packages require purchasing.

The Logos Bible Study app contains a powerful Bible study and sermon prep platform that allows you to study Scripture and consult commentaries, devotionals, Bible dictionaries, and more—all from your computer, tablet, or phone.

The free version can be accessed with or without an account. Additional commentaries and study packages require further purchasing.

https://www.logos.com/

Click HERE to explore their video resources

Lectionaries

Revised Common Lectionary

Free

The Vanderbilt Lectionary Resource provides a comprehensive collection of lectionary readings, liturgical calendars, and worship resources for churches (corps) following the Christian liturgical calendar. It offers diverse perspectives and insights to aid officers and worship planners in preparing meaningful services that align with the rhythms of the church year.

https://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu/

Click HERE to learn more 

The Text This Week

Free

Textweek.com is a valuable online resource for pastors, educators, and worship leaders, offering curated links to a wide range of resources related to the weekly lectionary readings. From commentaries and sermons to art, music, and prayers, it provides comprehensive materials to enhance sermon preparation and worship planning.

http://www.textweek.com/

Click HERE 

Preaching Resources

Sermons, lessons, and materials to support your preaching and teaching ministry. These are not to be plagiarized, but are intended to be a springboard for your sermon preparation.

  • Real Life Faith (Book of Jonah) Download

    The Real Life Faith Message Series helps us look at our faith in the messiness of life. What part does faith play in the decisions we make, the mistakes we make, the opportunities we have, and the doubts we have about faith.


    This includes:



    • Real Life Faith by M Puddicombe 

    • Real Life Faith - Handouts

    • Children's Time - Getting Reel with Jonah 


    Courtesies of Major Mike Puddicombe (2023)

  • The Zondervan: Pastors Annual 2024 Download

    Countless preachers have turned to the Zondervan Pastor's Annual written by T. T. Crabtree, a pastor and a homiletics professor, to assist in sermon and service preparation. This tried-and-true resource could make your demanding job as a corps officer a little bit easier. Use its contents as a sermon starter, or tailor it to fit your unique setting and style.


    The Zondervan 2024 Pastor's Annual supplies you with:



    • Morning and evening services for every Sunday of the year

    • Definitive and usable sermon outlines

    • Fresh and applicable illustrations

    • Special-day services for church and civil calendars

    • Wedding ceremonies and themes

    • Funeral messages and Scriptures

    • Offertory prayers … and more

  • Living the Vision - Full Sermon Series Download

    In November 2020, The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory released a vision that will guide the development of a focused strategy in support of our mission over the next decade. Our vision is the sum of many voices; it reflects the aspirations of the more than 3,000 people who provided input into its development.