Get valuable hands-on training from a member of the Center for Preaching faculty. All you have to do is send us a CD, cassette, DVD or VHS tape of a sermon that you would like to have evaluated and one of our homiletics experts will listen to your sermon and give you a thorough evaluation of the strong points and the areas that could use improvement, complete with plenty of helpful tips for making changes.
If you want to become a more effective communicator of the Word of God, this is your chance to receive expert, personal advice from qualified instructors.
What is Sermon Doctor Rx?
With Sermon Doctor Rx, preachers mail their audio or print sermons to the Center for Preaching for evaluation. A member of the Center for Preaching team will return a thorough evaluation for each sermon submitted with advice on how to improve your preaching.
In which format can I send my sermon?
Outlines and manuscripts: we accept hard copies and Word or notepad documents.
Audio sermons: we accept cassettes, CDs, .mp3s, and .wav formats.
Video sermons: we accept VHS and DVD.
How much does Sermon Doctor Rx cost?
A regular appointment costs $100. Please allow one-week processing time.
Emergency service costs $125 and will be processed in 24 hours.
What do I get for subscribing to Sermon Doctor Rx?
In return for sending in your sermon, you will receive a thorough evaluation form with comments and answers to your specific questions. Click here to view a sample evaluation form in PDF format.
When can I expect to receive my evaluation?
Orders placed at the regular appointment price will be processed and postmarked within seven business days after receipt. Emergency service orders will be processed within twenty-four hours of the first business day. They must be received before 4:30pm to be processed by the next day. If you are unsure if your sermon will be processed in time for your event, please call or email before sending.
Will you return my sermon to me?
Outlines and manuscripts will be returned with suggestions. Audio and video sermons will be returned only at the sender’s request and will require postage payment.
How do I submit a sermon?
Sermons may be submitted either online or through postal mail. Only Word documents and audio files less than 8mb may be submitted online. All other sermons must me mailed. Click here to go to the submission form. Please mail sermons to:
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Attn: Center for Preaching
130 Essex St
South Hamilton, MA 01982
What forms of payment are accepted?
We accept personal checks written out to Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Who will be evaluating my sermon?
Our team of instructors consists of highly qualified homileticians who have done post-graduate work in preaching. Most sermons are evaluated by professors of preaching.
Are there any discounts?
No discounts are currently available for Sermon Doctor Rx
What should I do if my question is not answered here?
Contact the Center for Preaching directly at (978) 646-4190 or email us.