How Our Risk-Free Trial Works

Welcome to 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,  your credit card will be charged and a subscription will be started.  
If you do nothing, your membership will continue. If you don't wish to continue or find that the material was not for you within the first 30-days --just let us know, and we'll cheerfully issue you a full refund.

IN THIS ARTICLE

Getting started
What is included
Common questions

Getting started

First things first. Let's started.
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Go to  Homiletics Online and click Try Us Today! (located in the upper right-hand of the page). You'll be prompted to create an account and enter your contact and billing information. Your username is your email address and the password is a strong password of your choice you create. And as simple as that, you're a Homiletics Online member.  
If you need some help logging in after setting up your account, here's a great article on how to log into your Homiletics Online subscription - How to Log Into Homiletics Online
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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.
Download the matching PowerPoint presentation for the week--you'll find the link just below the current week's sermon inspiration. 

What is included

You have unlimited access to the website 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 

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 you are able to cancel at any time and receive a refund for your unused portion of your subscription.
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 >> Cancel My Subscription. Click here for more information about canceling your account.
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.