Home Worship Planning Preaching Resources Worship Matters: Episode 86 – Stand Up Preaching: A Conversation with Dr. Jacob D. Myers

Worship Matters: Episode 86 – Stand Up Preaching: A Conversation with Dr. Jacob D. Myers

By Derek Weber

Dr. Jake Myers, the Wade P. Huie, Jr. Associate Professor of Homiletics at Columbia Theological Seminary, talks with Dr. Derek Weber, Director of Preaching Ministries for Discipleship Ministries, about his most recent book, Stand-Up Preaching: Homiletical Insights from Contemporary Comedians. Jake is also the author of Making Love with Scripture: Why the Bible Doesn’t Mean How You Think It Means; Curating Church: Strategies for Innovative Worship; and Preaching Must Die! Troubling Homiletical Theology. He has launched a website offering preaching coaching at preachingdr.com, and he has a YouTube channel resourcing preachers about all things homiletical. Jake is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Join us for this in-depth conversation about comedy and preaching and how we can proclaim a profound truth in ways that get heard and build community.

“Worship Matters” is a podcast from the worship team of Discipleship Ministries, designed to deal with the intricacies of planning worship each week. Hosted by Dr. Diana Sanchez-Bushong, Executive Director of Worship Ministries and Director of Music Ministries; and Dr. Derek Weber, Director of Preaching Ministries, this podcast explores how to plan worship using the common lectionary while creating worship experiences and series that are engaging, relevant, and adaptable for any church setting.

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Rev. Dr. Derek Weber, Director of Preaching Ministries, served churches in Indiana and Arkansas and the British Methodist Church. His PhD is from University of Edinburgh in preaching and media. He has taught preaching in seminary and conference settings for more than 20 years.

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