Preaching And The Personal

Author: J. Dwayne Howell
Publisher: The Lutterworth Press
ISBN: 0718842170
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Preaching And The Personal from the Author: J. Dwayne Howell. Preaching and the Personal' is a collection of papers that have been presented at the Society of Biblical Literature in sessions sponsored by the Homiletics and Biblical Studies section. The Homiletics and Biblical Studies section encourages dialogue among scholars in both fields who share an interest in critical exegesis, its various methods, and the unique hermeneutical and theological problems inherent to the relationship between biblical interpretation and proclamation. The concept for this book began with the panel discussion "Preaching and the Personal: Prophecy, Witness and Testimony" at the 2010 meeting in Atlanta. Each paper explores various ways the personal can be found in the biblical text, in the preacher, and in the congregation.

Crisis Preaching

Author: Joseph R. Jeter
ISBN: 9780687073924
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Crisis Preaching from the Author: Joseph R. Jeter. In short, anecdotal chapters, the author explains how to diagnose a crisis (public, congregational, and personal) and offers six homiletical strategies for creating sermons when speaking during a crisis. The book includes: tips on how to discern a crisis; Biblical precedents for different kinds of crises; and, sample sermons in response to crises.

Witness Of A Fragile Servant

Author: Charles B. Bugg
Publisher: Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781573123891
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Witness Of A Fragile Servant from the Author: Charles B. Bugg. Many pastors come to ministry with the potentially lethal combination of low self-esteem and high expectations of themselves and others. While the minister is set aside to preach, he or she is not immune to the same struggles that everyone faces. How they deal with themselves as persons is reflected in their proclamations as pastor and preacher. "Witness of a Fragile Servant" looks at both the preparation of the preacher and the sermon. It tries to call ministers to care for themselves as well as to cultivate effective sermons.

On Preaching

Author: H.B. Charles, Jr.
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802490980
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On Preaching from the Author: H.B. Charles, Jr.. Preaching Magazine's 2015 Book of the Year If you are a pastor, you know the importance of preaching. You have spent time learning and refining the art of preaching because it is vital to the life of God's people—including the preacher. But you probably also find it challenging. On Preaching is a masterful resource that will refresh your soul and revitalize your preaching ministry. Drawing upon Scripture and years of preaching experience, H. B. Charles offers a practical resource for pastors, seminarians, church planters, and Bible teachers that is full of energy and wonderfully enjoyable. He gives tips like, "Avoid indecent exposure—get your wife's permission before using your family in the message" and "Illustrate! A good illustration is like a window on a house. It helps your listeners see in or out." Written in a very clear and concise manner, this resource is formatted into 30 short chapters that can easily be read as a devotional. On Preaching will encourage seasoned preachers to dig deeper into the basics as they pause and reflect on the effectiveness of their ministry. It will also serve as a spring board for those who are just beginning a preaching ministry.

Discovering A Sermon

Author: Robert C Dykstra
Publisher: Chalice Press
ISBN: 9780827206274
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Discovering A Sermon from the Author: Robert C Dykstra. Using contemporary parables and psychological principles, Robert Dykstra introduces a model of sermon preparation that concentrates especially on connecting biblical texts with contemporary life and with the preacher's own experiences. Each chapter introduces a key theme, offers a sermon model, and concludes with an analysis of the sermon.

The Worlds Of The Preacher

Author: Scott M. Gibson
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 149341335X
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The Worlds Of The Preacher from the Author: Scott M. Gibson. Building on Haddon Robinson's philosophical approach to preaching, this book brings together accomplished evangelical preachers and teachers to help students and pastors understand the worlds--biblical, cultural, and personal--that influence and impact their preaching. The contributors explore the various inner and outer worlds in which a preacher functions with the goal of helping preachers sharpen their craft. Foreword by Bryan Chapell.

Press Your Claim

Author: Dr Evalina Huggins
Publisher: CrossBooks Publishing
ISBN: 9781462715381
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Press Your Claim from the Author: Dr Evalina Huggins. Good preachers are always strong. They can cope with anything life throws their way. They never lose their cool. Their faith never wavers. They never grow weary. They are never frightened. This author asserts that this is far from the truth. The Shepherd bleeds just like the sheep. As a preacher herself, Huggins once thought she had to be like that super-spiritual, always caring for others, and so close to God that nothing in life could shake her. When she suffered a painful loss, she numbed herself and put on a stoic face. Later, suddenly blindsided by the grief she had suppressed, she realized that although she was a preacher, she was also human. Not only that, but God could use her experience to help her preach with an authenticity and power she had not felt before. Being in touch with her own struggles drew her closer to Jesus; by weaving them into her sermons, directly or indirectly, she could show how God's presence manifests itself in an ordinary person's life. Now, she challenges other preachers to do the same. Our worship services, places of worship, and music styles may change over the years, but powerful, passionate preaching is timeless. Here is one preacher courageous enough to recognize her God-given humanity and allow it to contribute to her proclamation of the Gospel, making for a richer, deeper experience for all those who read the words of this book and hear her voice in the preaching moment.

Patterns Of Preaching

Author: Ronald J. Allen
Publisher: Chalice Press
ISBN: 9780827229938
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Patterns Of Preaching from the Author: Ronald J. Allen. This collection of sermons by noted homileticians illustrates thirty-four distinct styles of contemporary and traditional preaching.

Written Text Becomes Living Word

Author: Stephen Vincent DeLeers
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814627594
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Written Text Becomes Living Word from the Author: Stephen Vincent DeLeers. Effective, significant preaching requires a Vision and a pondering of the question, How can I do what the Church expects of me?" The homily offers preachers a chance to live this question. Drawing from official Roman Catholic documents (1963–1995), Written Text Becomes Living Word summarizes this Vision for the homily as having five characteristics: personal, liturgical, inculturating, clarifying, and actualizing. DeLeers integrates and develops homiletic practice into this Vision by a detailed process for effective preparation and preaching. Written from the author's work with preachers, Written Text Becomes Living Word will help re-inspire the homiletic Vision as well as the spiritual life of those preaching. Chapters are: *Repairing the 'Accidents of History': Roman Catholic Restoration and Embrace of the Sunday Homily, - *The Evolution of the 'Restored' Homily,1963-93, - *A Roman Catholic Contribution to the Vision of Sunday Preaching, - *The Homily as Personal Word: Responsibility, Faith, and Love, - *The Homily as Liturgical Word: The Assembly and Its Sacred Ritual, - *The Homily as Inculturated Word: Correlating Experience and Tradition, - *The Homily as Clarifying Word: One Good Point, Clearly Made, - *The Homily as Actualizing Word: Written Text Becomes Living Word, - *Arriving at the Sunday Message: Three Necessary Encounters with the Word, - *From Message to Homily: Content, Structure, and Delivery, - *Ten Suggestions for Becoming a Better Preacher, - and an Appendix: Roman Catholic Documents on the Homily. Also includes an Index. Stephen Vincent DeLeers, DMin, is an author and consultant in homiletics. He has taught and lectured widely, and among his writings are those in The Bible Today, New Theology Review, andThe Theology of Priesthood, al published by Liturgical Press. He maintains a presence on the web at "

Preaching Master Class

Author: William H. Willimon
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1606089153
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Preaching Master Class from the Author: William H. Willimon. Selections from Will Willimon's quarterly column, "Five-Minute Preaching Workshop" published in Pulpit Resource.