With Brand new features based on member feedback and insights
Craft Better Sermons Faster
Rooted in your spirituality, The Collective is an online, ecumenical community dedicated to challenging and inspiring preachers in their weekly sermon prep with practical tools, live support, and ongoing education.
Hear from BsP’s Founding Steward, Lisa Cressman, followed by a member of The Collective (runs 2 minutes and 21 seconds).
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 a community of preachers consistently improving their Sermons, Saving time, and Enjoying the process.
Write your sermons with more joy and less stress.
Benefits of The Collective:
Finish your sermon by Friday more often than not
Have a go-to place for sermon prep help
Establish a sermon prep process you can count on—and look forward to—week after week
Feel renewed rather than drained by your preaching
Reclaim and maintain a life outside the pulpit!
The Collective +
Take your preaching to the next level.
Includes ALL benefits of The Collective, PLUS:
Learn from and interact with the brightest preaching minds of our time
Find the intellectual stimulation you crave and the encouragement you need to break out of your rut
Begin each lectionary season prepared with the lectionary story arc and a clear sermon plan
Experience deep transformation as you create a preaching life that’s sustainable—and fulfilling
The Collective's features include:
Membership in the BsP Collective online group
BsP's 5-day video introduction to Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday
BsP's "Heart of the Message" grid to help you clearly define your sermon each week
Weekly "Heart of the Message" live, online sessions to workshop your sermon message in community
Weekly resources curated for the RCL and Narrative Lectionary lessons to streamline your research
Creativity exercises to inspire new approaches to writing your sermon
Support to integrate BsP's 5-day sermon prep process into your weekly routine
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
COMING SOON: Sermon Prep to Go! Everything you’d need to craft a sermon from anywhere. All you need is the internet connection.
The Collective+ includes ALL features of The Collective, PLUS:
Membership in The Collective and Collective+ online group
Monthly, online workshops and Q&A with preaching professors, authors, and thinkers 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
Participation in sermon bootcamps (Holy Week/Easter & Christmas)
BsP's downloadable Preacher's Planner (made available ahead of each church season, Advent through Pentecost)—made by preachers, for preachers
5 guided, seasonal sermon-planning sessions: plan ahead for the next lectionary and liturgical season
A library of recordings from all guest speakers
COMING SOON: Collective+ Book Club! Read and discuss a book that will get you thinking about your preaching from a new perspective.
Valued at over $3000/year
Access all benefits of The Collective for just
Valued at over $5000/year
Access all benefits of The Collective+ for just
Scholarship pricing available for special preaching circumstances.