The bsp Collective

Now Open to New Members!

An online community for preachers dedicated to growth & collaboration. 

The place for Inspiration, Planning, & Growth

You don't have to work in isolation.

You don't have to preach in a void of feedback, instruction, or inspiration.

You can become more effective, more efficient, and more fulfilled in your vocation.

And you can do it from anywhere. 

 

Join Backstory Preaching's online Collective—and Become part of a community of preachers consistently improving their craft and process. 

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The Collective

Write your sermons with more joy and less stress. 

Benefits of The Collective:

  • Finish your sermon early each week with the support and feedback you need to feel confident in your message
  • Discover a more efficient and effective sermon prep process so you can reclaim your downtime
  • Meet like-minded colleagues and participate in a collaborative, inspiring community
  • Rediscover the joy of preaching 
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The Collective +

Take your preaching to the next level.

Includes ALL benefits of The Collective, PLUS:

  • Get high quality continuing ed. delivered at your convenience with the support you need to apply new skills
  • Learn from and interact with the professionals you want to meet
  • Begin each lectionary season prepared with the lectionary story arc and a clear sermon plan
 
The two most valuable things I’ve received as a member of the BsP Collective is a structured approach to use in writing my sermons and support from other preachers. The structured approach has helped me to finish my sermons early in order that I may spend my time with family and loved ones. This helps keep me balanced. The opportunity to engage with colleagues from various perspective and ideas is invaluable.
— Lisa G.
 

 
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The Collective's features include:

  • Membership in the BsP Collective Facebook group
  • Weekly "Heart of the Message" live, online workshops to define your sermon message for that week
  • Monthly 360 sermon appraisal master classes, held live online
  • Support to integrate BsP's 5-day sermon prep process into your weekly routine
  • Creativity exercises to inspire new approaches to writing your sermon
  • BsP's Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday 5-day video course (full CESF PDF sold separately)
  • BsP's "Heart of the Message" grid to help you clearly define your sermon each week
  • Christmas Sermon Bootcamp to help you write an effective sermon in the company of colleagues and under the guidance of a mentor during one of the busiest weeks of the year
  • 10% discount on all BsP courses and coaching
  • A reference collection of effective sermons
 

 
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The Collective+ includes ALL features of The Collective, PLUS:

  • Monthly, online workshops and Q&A with preaching professors, authors, and thinkers in related fields to help you become more effective in the pulpit.
  • Prompts and discussion to help you integrate new knowledge and skills into your preaching life so you keep growing
  • 3 additional sermon bootcamps/year (Holy Week, Easter, and Stewardship) 
  • BsP's downloadable Preacher's Planner (made available ahead of each church season, Advent through Pentecost)
  • 5 guided, seasonal sermon-planning sessions: plan ahead for the next lectionary and liturgical season
  • A library of recordings from all guest speakers
  • A reference collection of effective sermons with commentary on why they're effective so you can employ those strategies in your own preaching

 

     

     

    Access all benefits of The Collective for just $24.99/month

    Join during our launch at a lifetime price of

    $19.99/month

    A lifetime discount of 20%!

    Use code COLLECTIVE20 at checkout.

     

     

    Access all benefits of The Collective+ for just $39.99/month

    Join during our launch at a lifetime price of

    $29.99/month

    A lifetime discount of 25%!

    Use code LAUNCH25 at checkout