Description of The Art & Craft of Biblical Preaching: A Comprehensive Resource for Today's Communicators by Craig Brian Larson
The most complete practical encyclopedia ever on the practice of preaching based on articles from who’s who of over a hundred respected communicators of Christian truth, edited by Haddon Robinson and Craig Brian Larson using significant resources from the ministries of Christianity Today International. Includes audio CD with preaching technique examples from the book.
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A Comprehensive Resource for Today’s Communicators. This extensive encyclopedia is the most complete and practical work ever published on the art and craft of biblical preaching. The 11 major sections contain almost 200 articles, which cover every possible preaching topic, including changing lives, sermon structure, “the big idea,” introductions, outlining, transitions, conclusions, passionate delivery, application, leveraging illustrations, telling stories, preaching narrative texts, topical preaching, expository preaching, evangelistic preaching, preaching to postmoderns, using humor, speaking with authority, and many others. Entries are characterized by intensely practical and vivid writing designed to help preachers deepen their understanding and sharpen their communication skills. The contributors include a virtual Who’s Who of preaching from a cross section of denominations and traditions, such as John Ortberg, Rick Warren, Warren Wiersbe, Alice Mathews, John Piper, Andy Stanley, and many others. Haddon Robinson and Craig Brian Larson—two of today’s most respected voices in preaching—provide editorial oversight.
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