I will never forget my first homiletic class where the instructor told us to “analyze a sermon.” I had no idea where to begin and the whole idea seemed difficult. But I then found out that by analyze they simply mean look
Month: December 2010
One of my pastors used to pray “Lord save us by the same gospel we preach to others.” It is an almost trivial truth, but we need remember that the message we preach is also needed by ourselves. And a corollary to
Charles Kohler, in his book how to preach without notes, has written on the importance of using the Scripture as an resource for sermon illustrations. On page 45, he he writes, “one authority recommends only one book of illustrations, namely, the Bible.”
Kirk Byron Jones in his book Jazz of Preaching speaks of Black preaching giving voice to hurt as well as it gives voice to joy. On page 114 he writes: Blues preaching gives full voice to the painful places of life. It
We are starting a new thing here. This is the SoulPreaching.Com book of the month. We will discuss the book on this page for the rest of the month and make additions as we go through the book. What is the book?