More of my articles are found on the Restoration Quarterly website. Search for both Tim Sensing and Timothy Sensing.

Two articles are found on Pepperdine’s Digital Commons. Search for Tim Sensing. Also, ACU Digital Commons has several archived articles.

“The Professional Doctorate: A Call To Rigor.” Journal of Christian Ministry 13 (March 4, 2024).

“Incarnation: God’s Practice of Contextual Theology.” In One Truth, Many Cultures: Crossing Cultures and Barriers with Biblical Education: A Festschrift in Honor of Mac Lynn, edited by David Srygley, C. Philip Slate, and David Baxter, 53–74. Nashville: Nations University, 2024. God’s Contextual Theology

“Being There Even When You Are Not: ‘Presence’ in Distance Preaching.” Religions 14 No. 3 (March 6, 2023): 347.

“What in the World is Research?” Discernment: Theology and the Practice of Ministry 8.1 (2022).

“When Research is not Research.” Journal of Christian Ministry 11 (Spring 2022).

“Preaching Ephesians: The Fourfold Fountain of God” Restoration Quarterly 62 (Second Quarter 2020): 81-97.

“How Lonely Stands the Preacher.” Restoration Quarterly 59 (Fourth Quarter 2017): 234-246.

“Aristotle’s Poetics: Comparative Offerings to Homiletical Theory and Practice.” Homiletic 42 No. 1 (2017).

“The Eucharist in an Unarticulated World.” In Bakhtin and the Eucharist. Edited by Angelo Cardita, Institute for Bakhtin Studies. INTERAÇÕES: Cultura e Comunidade 10.18 (Ago./Set. 2015): 140-161. Look for the English pdf download.

“Case Teaching for Field Education.” In Welcome to Theological Field Education, edited by Matthew Floding. Alban, 2011.

“Preaching to Colossians.” Restoration Quarterly 52 (Fourth Quarter 2010): 207-222.

“A is for Abductive: A Critique.” Paper presented at the Academy of Homiletics, SBL, Boston (November 2008). Published as the featured article at  (August 2009).

“Learning to Preach.” Published as the featured article at (June 2009).

“Emerson’s Critique of Preaching Revisited.” Restoration Quarterly 50 (Third Quarter 2008): 157-167.

“Wearing Trifocals: Reappropriating the Ancient Pulpit for the Twenty-first Century Pew.” Restoration Quarterly 48 (First Quarter 2006): 43-54.

“To Lecture, or Not To Lecture.” Journal for Case Teaching 15-16 (2004-2005): 57-68.

“Wholly Bible.” Leaven 12 (First Quarter 2004): 35-40.

“After the Craddock Revolution: A Bibliographic Essay.” Leaven 11 (Fourth Quarter 2003): 211-219.

“The Role of the Academic Dean.” Restoration Quarterly 45 (First Quarter 2003): 5-9.

“Baconian Influences on Preaching.” Stone-Campbell Journal 4 (Fall 2001): 163-185.

“The Graduating Student Questionnaire at Abilene Christian University.” Interpretation: Student Information Resources 8. The Association of Theological Schools. (Spring 2001): 5-6.

“African American Preaching.” Journal of the American Academy of Ministry 7 (Winter/Spring 2001): 38-53. Reprinted by Asbury Online Institute (an online continuing education effort of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY).

“A Call to Prophetic Preaching.” In Restoration Quarterly 41 (Third Quarter 1999): 139-154.

“From Exegesis to Sermon in Romans 12:9-21.” In Restoration Quarterly 40 (Third Quarter 1998): 171-187.

“A Strategy for Preaching Paraenesis.” Restoration Quarterly 38 (Third Quarter 1996): 207-218.

“Towards a Definition of Paraenesis.” Restoration Quarterly 38 (Third Quarter 1996): 145-158.

“Strange Encounters of the Lectionary Kind.” Restoration Quarterly 37 (Fourth Quarter 1995): 227-246.

“An Assessment of Buttrick’s Homiletic.” Restoration Quarterly 35 (Third Quarter 1993): 175-189.

“Imitating the Genre of Parable in Today’s Pulpit.” Restoration Quarterly 33 (Fourth Quarter 1991): 193-208.

Narrative Research

The Presumption of Immunity

Bakhtin & Preaching

African American Preaching (a bibliography)