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Insights from History: The Power of the Pulpit: Religious Leaders During Times of Crisis

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 
1 p.m. (Eastern Time) 

Throughout our history, Americans have looked to religious leaders for hope and direction during times of crisis. Our current crisis is no different, even though many congregations have been forced online.

To help explore how the power of the pulpit from the Founding to the present has helped to guide and shape the American people, Ashbrook hosted this webinar on April 29th at 1 p.m. (Eastern Time).  Executive Director Jeff Sikkenga talked with Professor Melissa M. Matthes, a professor in Ashbrook’s graduate program and at the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Jeff and Dr. Matthes explored several sermons from across America’s history:

A recording of the webinar is available below.