How Our Risk-Free Trial Works

How the 30-Day Risk-Free Trial Works

Welcome to the Homiletics Online! Thank you for considering a risk-free trial. We are confident you'll agree that although we won't write your sermons for you, we give you the best sermon prep available in one, convenient location. In fact, we are inviting you to take this test drive--kick the tires so to speak, to see how  Homiletics Online can meet your needs.
When you first subscribe to Homiletics Online, you are automatically placed into a 30-day risk-free trial period.  Your credit card will be charged and a subscription will be started.  
At the end of the 30-day trial period, if you do nothing, your membership will continue. If you don't wish to continue after your trial period--just let us know, and we'll cheerfully issue you a full refund.

IN THIS ARTICLE

Getting started

What is included

What happens at the end of 30 days

Common questions

Getting started

First things first. Let's get a trial started.
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Go to  Homiletics Online and click Start Your Risk-Free Trial (located in the upper right-hand of the page). You'll be prompted to create an account and enter your contact and billing information. Be sure to create a username and password as well. And as simple as that, you're a Homiletics Online member. 

After you've set up your account, but you find you need some help logging in, here's a great  article on how to log into your Homiletics Online subscription. 
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Once you've logged in, you can get started preparing next week's sermon!    
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Here are a few tips to help you find the resources you need:
The current week's sermon inspiration is featured at the top of the home page once you have logged in. Click the 'Read More' link to see the full article. 
Not following a Lectionary cycle? No problem! Go to Find Articles (located just below the current week's sermon inspiration). You can search for material by keyword or Scripture.
TIP!! Download the matching PowerPoint presentation for the week--you'll find the link just below the current week's sermon inspiration.
TIP!!! Download the reader App for your iPad! To read Homiletics Online like you would a magazine, download the FREE iPad app. For a more magazine-type read, download the FREE iPad app. Click  here to learn more.

What is included

You have unlimited access to the website you can you can determine if Homiletics Online meets your needs. In addition to the weekly sermon prep, you'll also receive:
Bringing the Text to Life. Cutting-edge material designed to spark your creativity and help you write your sermon
Commentary. An exegetical probe into the cultural, historical, grammatical and contextual meaning of the weekly pericope that provides a scholarly background for your sermon preparation
PowerPoint Presentations. Linked to related articles, providing virtually everything you need to prepare compelling sermons, week after week
Animating Illustrations. Insights, anecdotes, quotations and references to current events that dovetail with the sermon material or your preaching point
Children's Sermons. Simple stories help you reach the smallest members of your congregation
Worship Resources. Calls to worship, prayers, responsive readings and hymns relating to the Scripture theme that help create a worship experience that ties in seamlessly with your sermon
Preaching Column. Ideas to help your preaching throughout the church year
Participation Pointers. Will help you make your worship experience interactive and meaningful

What happens at the end of 30 days

If you love Homiletics Online and want to continue your membership, simply do nothing and your membership will continue for the remainder of the term. Your account number and login will stay the same. 

If you don't wish to continue after your trial period--just let us know, and we'll cheerfully issue you a full refund.

Click here to read more about canceling your Homiletics Online membership.

Common questions

I'm an interim pastor or pulpit supply. Can I subscribe for a few months?
Of course!  Although the subscriptions are in annual increments
How do I cancel my account?
It's easy. You can cancel your account at any time by logging into your account, then go to My Account. Click  here for more information about canceling your account.
Can I give Homiletics Online as a gift?
What better way to show your gratitude to a pastor than by giving them tools to make their job easier? We have many pastors who are enjoying a gift membership of Homiletics Online. To gift a membership, simply click on 'Start Your Risk-Free Trial.'  Fill out the contact information for the person whom you wish to receive Homiletics Online and then check the box next to 'Use an Alternate Billing Address.'  Enter your contact and billing information and click on 'Place Order.'
Does my subscription include the complete library of past editions?
Yes! Your Homiletics Online membership includes access to all past issues as long as you are an active subscriber.

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