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Howard-Edington

REV. DR. J. HOWARD EDINGTON

Rev. Dr. J. Howard Edington is an author and former senior minister of the 6,000-member First Presbyterian Church of Orlando. He also served as the senior pastor at Providence Presbyterian Church in Hilton Head, SC, Central Presbyterian Church in New York City, NY, and Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church in Houston, TX. Dr. Edington previously served on the Montreat College Board of Trustees from 1991-2003 and as board chair from 1995-2002, before re-joining the board in 2017. He and his wife, Trisha, now live full-time in their home on Greybeard Trail in Montreat. They have two daughters and three grandchildren.

THE IMPACT OF DR. EDINGTON’S MINISTRY

“Howard is a man who has made Jesus the passion of his life, and who therefore has an endless supply of wisdom to share. I am so glad that everyone can now tap into what Howard has to offer. It just might change your life.”

 

Jason Harris
Senior Pastor, Central Church NYC

FEATURED SERMONS OF THE WEEK

A Prayer for Christmas #1: Joy Of The Angels

A Prayer for Christmas #1: Joy Of The Angels

Joy Of The Angels Eagerness Of The Shepherds Perseverance Of The Wise Men The Peace Of The Christ Child Obedience Of Mary And Joseph LUKE 1:26-38Last Christmas, at Westminster Abbey in London, the worshipers gathered there prayed this prayer, May the joy of the...

The Story We Thought We Knew #2: The Father We Wish We Knew

The Story We Thought We Knew #2: The Father We Wish We Knew

The Story We Should Know The Father We Wish We Knew The King We Wish We Never Knew The Wise Men We Ought To Know The Christ We Can Know The Family We Love To Know The Story We Thought We Knew: The Father We Wish We Knew Matthew 1:18-25I wish to read for you just a...

Call Him By His Name #3: Starlight In A Star-Crossed World

Call Him By His Name #3: Starlight In A Star-Crossed World

Wonderful Counselor: Here Comes The Son! Mighty God: Betting Your Life On Jesus Christ Everlasting Father: Starlight In A Star-Crossed World The Promise Of The Angels Prince of Peace: This Shall Be A Sign Wonderful Counselor: God Can Make Something Great Out Of You...

EXPLORE THE SERMONS

The Word Made Fresh.org contains the work and legacy of Dr. Howard Edington: his hundreds and hundreds of sermons and class lectures, each of which is on a specific sermon “page” within the website. All of the sermons and class presentations are available to you at no charge.

To help you find the sermons (and thus the sermon pages) you wish to read, listen to and/or watch, we have created some navigational tools, which are found below. Please move or hover your cursor over each image to learn more about how each navigational tool works to help you find the desired sermons. 

BIBLE VERSE

BIBLE VERSE

Dr. Edington’s sermons are organized here by the books of the Bible, and then by chapter and verse within each book. Click to view sermons sorted by book, select the desired book of the Bible, and then link to the sermons pertaining to that book.

SERMON SERIES

SERMON SERIES

Dr. Edington frequently preached multiple sermons (known as a sermon series) on a particular book of the Bible, or characters, themes and events found within the Bible. The sermon series are grouped together by sub-categories focusing on Christian events (such as Christmas; Lent), and on topics relevant to today (Home and Family; Christian Life; Generosity).

Topics

TOPICS

Like so many of us, you may be experiencing loneliness, disappointment or searching for God’s love. Dr. Edington spent his career addressing these issues. Many of his sermons are grouped together into several specific topics, such as “Finding purpose for your life”, “God’s unconditional love”, and others. Click to see a list of topics and select specific sermons on that particular topic.

Events

EVENTS

The Christian calendar identifies several special events such as Christmas, Easter, Lent and others. We also celebrate American holidays such as Thanksgiving, and solemnly remember July 4 and 9/11. Use this navigational tool to connect with Dr. Edington’s sermons devoted to each of 15 different events.

Illustrations

Illustrations

One of Dr. Edington’s special gifts is the selection of illustrations that illuminate perfectly the points in each sermon. Those seeking to tie the acts and words of the Lord to the acts and words of our contemporaries should visit this section, when it is completed in 2021.

Donations

DONATIONS

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