An elevated platform or high reading desk used in preaching or conducting a worship service. (Merriam – Webster)
The preaching profession. (Merriam – Webster)
A raised place in a church, with steps leading up to it, from which the priest or minister speaks to the people during a religious ceremony. (Cambridge Dictionary)
A platform or raised structure in a church, from which the sermon is delivered or the service is conducted. (Dictionary.com)
A raised enclosed platform in a church or chapel from which the preacher delivers a sermon. (Oxford Dictionaries)
Why you should address abuse from the pulpit.