Listening to a Sermon: Part 1 – Preparation (Rebroadcast) — 2019/06/28

Rev. Phil Hoppe, Pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Finlayson and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bruno, Minnesota, and co-author of, joins Andy and Sarah in the first part of a four-part series on listening to a sermon. In this episode, Pastor Hoppe talks about preparing to listen to a sermon, resources that are helpful, and if you can help your pastor prepare for the sermon. Find the LCMS Lectionary Summaries at

Find all four episodes in this series with the tag “Sermon Listening.”

This is a rebroadcast from November 6, 2018.

Church Worker Wellness Series: Vacation (Rebroadcast) — 2019/06/28

Deaconess Heidi Goehmann, LMHP, LCSW, joins Andy and Sarah for the third installment in our Church Worker Wellness series about the intersections in the ministry house. Today’s conversation covers vacation, including whether or not church workers actually get vacation. (Spoiler alert: They do.) Find Heidi’s “Ministry Talks” on Youtube to experience all of her guidance, and search the tag “Church Worker Wellness” on to find all of the episodes in this series. Find the book Life in the Fishbowl: Building Up Church Workers on

This is a rebroadcast from May 16, 2018.