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.

Mike Goldsworthy

blog-pic(You might also enjoy this newer interview with Mike on my Consortio Dei podcast.)

Mike Goldsworthy joins us from sunny Long Beach, California where he pastors Parkcrest Christian Church. Hear how Mike’s sermons develop from staff wide reviews of previous series to quick ideas tapped into an iPhone to the most daunting outline you’ve ever seen. Looks good on you, though, Mike!

Resources and links mentioned:
Mike’s Sample Outline
Sample Series Summary
Message Prep Template
Scot McKnight Commentary Recommendations
The Moth Podcast
Poets, Prophets & Preachers
Mike’s blog

Some follow up comments from Mike on his blog

About Mike

Mike Goldsworthy is the Lead Pastor of Parkcrest Christian Church in Long Beach, California, where he has served for 13 years. Through the multiplication of disciples, leaders and churches, Parkcrest has been able to be apart of God’s transformative work in the city. Mike is one of the founders of and currently leads the board for PlantLB, a collaborative, city-centric, church planting endeavor in Long Beach. He lives in Long Beach with his wife, Allison and their son Isaac and daughter Kate. In his spare time, you can find him reading, biking, hiking, flying or just horsing around with his kids.