Paul A. Hoffman

Preaching to a Divided Nation

Craft and Character | 057 | Paul A. Hoffman


The 2022 midterm elections, like most political events in our age, will undoubtedly spark new fires of division in our country一not only in the nation at large, but sadly, within the church. Enter Paul A. Hoffman, the lead pastor of Evangelical Friends Church in Newport, Rhode Island, and co-author of a new book: Preaching To A Divided Nation: A Seven-Step Model for Promoting Reconciliation and Unity.

Steve Carter asks Paul to walk through the seven crucial steps every Christian can take to live out the reconciliation-filled power of the gospel. In this click-bait-laden, polarized cultural moment, these steps help us start conversations rooted in what bonds us, not what divides us.

Episode Links

Paul’s books: Preaching To A Divided Nation, Reconciling Places





Paul’s Christmas Preaching Article: Fear and Loathing in Bethlehem

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