Articles

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 Comparison and Distinction.” Journal of Christian Ministry 13 (Spring 2024).

“Incarnation: God’s Practice of Contextual Theology.” In a festschrift honoring Dr. Mac Lynn. Forthcoming 2024.

“But God.” In Singing with the Shepherds: Meditations and Prayers for the Season of Advent. Edited by Mark W. Hamilton and Kelli Gibson (November 2023), 73–74.

“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.

“Practical Theology’s Location.” Paper presented at the Christians Scholars Conference, Nashville, TN (June 2013).

“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.

“Matthew 1:1-17: A Homiletical Perspective.” In Feasting on the Gospels: Matthew, Volume 1: A Feasting on the Word Commentary, edited by David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, 2-7. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2013.

“Matthew 1:18-25: A Homiletical Perspective.” In Feasting on the Gospels: Matthew, Volume 1: A Feasting on the Word Commentary, edited by David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, 8-13. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2013.

“Matthew 2:1-12: A Homiletical Perspective.” In Feasting on the Gospels: Matthew, Volume 1: A Feasting on the Word Commentary, edited by David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, 14-19. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2013.

“Psalm 36:5-11: A Pastoral Perspective for Monday of Holy Week.” In Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary. Year A, Volume 2: Lent through Eastertide, edited by David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, 188-192. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2010.

“Psalm 71: 1-14: A Pastoral Perspective for Tuesday of Holy Week.” In Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary. Year A, Volume 2: Lent through Eastertide, edited by David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, 212-216. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2010.

“Psalm 70: A Pastoral Perspective for Wednesday of Holy Week.” In Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary. Year A, Volume 2: Lent through Eastertide, edited by David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, 236-240. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2010.

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

“Learning to Preach.” Published as the featured article at http://www.preaching.org/ (June 2009).

“Zechariah”. In The Transforming Word: One Volume Commentary on the Bible, edited by Mark W. Hamilton, 767-772. Abilene: ACU Press, 2008.

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

“A Pragmatic Homiletic: Philosophical Backgrounds.” Paper presented at the Christians Scholars Conference, Rochester, MI (June 2007).

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

“Lamar, James Sanford.” In Encyclopedia for the Stone-Campbell Movement, edited by Douglas A. Foster, Paul M. Blowers, Anthony L. Dunnavant, and D. Newell Williams, 449-450. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

“Herald of Truth.” In Encyclopedia for the Stone-Campbell Movement, edited by Douglas A. Foster, Paul M. Blowers, Anthony L. Dunnavant, and D. Newell Williams, 383-384. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

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

“Reimagining the Future: Past Tense Words in a Present Tense World.” In Preaching Eighth Century Prophets, edited by David Fleer and Dave Bland, 199-133. Abilene, TX: ACU Press, 2004.

“As Even Some of Your Own Poets Have Said.” Paper presented at the Academy of Homiletics 39th Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN (December 2004).

“Preaching Isaiah.” Paper presented at the Academy of Homiletics 39th Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN (December 2004).

“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.

African American Preaching in Churches of Christ. DVD Presentation and interviews. Cullen Grant 2002-2003. Archived at the Abilene Christian University Library.

“Study Guide” for God’s Holy Fire by Ken Cukrowski, Mark Hamilton, and James Thompson. Abilene, TX: ACU Press, 2002.

“The Professor as Pastor: Sanctification and Metaphor in Teaching.” Paper presented to the Christian Business Faculty Association, Nampa, ID, (November 2002).

“A Pedagogy of Preaching.” The Academy of Homiletics 36th Annual Meeting (November 2001): 370-381.

“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).

Supervised Practice of Ministry Handbook. ACU, 1999. Revised 2000, 2005.

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

“Preaching Prophetically.” Restoration Quarterly. Breakfast at the Abilene Christian University Lectureship (February 1999).

“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)