Summer Camp has sold out!

But Fall Camp is coming!

Due to popular demand, we'll be hosting another 7-week, online preaching camp in the Fall. Sign up here to receive details about dates and registration for our Fall Preaching Camp. 

Join Summer Camp & Discover a Process that returns the joy to preaching

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Based on our Popular Bootcamps, Summer camp goes deeper and Runs longer to help you make lasting change.


Sometimes you wonder if there's a better way to prepare your sermons. 

But it's hard to know where to start and how to make change that matters—and lasts

BsP's Summer Camp provides the roadmap and structure you need to set up a better process

Rooted in prayer and best practices, the tools you'll receive in Summer Camp will re-invigorate your spirituality and bring you closer to being the preacher you long to be.

Join BsP's Summer Camp, and you'll:

  • receive expert guidance from your preaching mentor, Lisa Cressman
  • participate virtually from anywhere
  • discover new insights about the Scripture and your preaching
  • learn preaching strategies you'll be able to apply this week and every week
  • experience your sermon prep as respite 
  • enjoy the camaraderie of colleagues during coaching sessions and on our private Facebook page
  • learn how to finish your sermon by Friday!

Backstory Preaching helps me to be intentional about my time for prayer and sermon prep, to engage Scripture for my soul as well as my sermon, and to preach sermons that specifically and consistently invite people to love, heal and grow in Christ.

Take advantage of the slower pace of summer to revamp your preaching perspective and process. By the time church life kicks off its Fall activities, you'll have established a new process, schedule, and approach to preaching that will make sermon prep a time you look forward to each week.

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held virtually So you can Participate from anywhere

Choose Daytime OR Evening Section

  • Kickoff Week: Monday to Friday, 5/22 to 5/26, at 4:00 p.m. OR 8:30 P.m. EST                          

  • Rest of Camp: Tuesdays, 5/30 to 7/11 (except 7/4), at 4:00 p.m. OR 8:30 P.m. EST

Based on our eCourse, Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday, Summer Camp provides an ideal combination of face-to-face meetings online, independent practice, and interactive Facebook support.

How does it work?

  • A week before camp, you'll receive Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday in your inbox.
  • During Kickoff Week, we'll meet live online for one hour each day, Monday through Friday, to learn the process to craft a meaningful sermon on your own schedule.
  • For the next seven weeks, we'll meet live online one hour each week for Q&A, office hours, and additional teaching as you work through one chapter of the eCourse/week and begin implementing the principles you're learning.
  • BONUS: you'll be invited to join a private Facebook group for mutual support around the clock.
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Backstory Preaching is helping me engage a more effective process of diving into the Scriptures and coming up with a sermon that feels truly inspired.

Valued at $1400

Get your summer reboot for $299


What's included?

  • 12 hours of live instruction and support with the Rev'd Lisa Cressman, D.Min., Mentor, Founder and Steward of Backstory Preaching, and Adjunct Faculty in Preaching at Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, TX
  • BsP's eCourse Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday (PDF format)
  • Access to a private Facebook group during Camp to ask questions, brainstorm ideas, share challenges and successes, and build community with like-minded preaching professionals

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