The Sermonsmith podcast is no longer in active production, but these helpful conversations are still available for you.

You may enjoy my follow up podcast — Consortio Dei — where I interview spiritual leaders about their rhythms for self care and formation.

AJ Sherrill

sherrill(You might also enjoy this newer interview with AJ on my Consortio Dei podcast.)

AJ Sherrill is the parish pastor of Trinity Grace Church in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. AJ describes how his philosophy of preaching led to a five step prep process, how he sees preaching as primarily an act of compassion, and how he mines his own private blog as he prepares each sermon.

Resources and links mentioned:
Philosophy of Preaching
Trinity Grace Chelsea

About AJ

AJ lives in New York City where he is the Pastor of Trinity Grace Church in the Chelsea neighborhood. He has a M.A, Th.M, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary. AJ is also author of Quiet: Hearing God Amidst the Noise (2014), and Urban Disciple: Following Jesus through the Gospel of Matthew (2013).