Cleophus Larue is one of the best-loved preachers and writers of his generation. In I Believe, I'll testify he offers practical insights about what makes for great preaching. Using telling anecdotes, he emphasizes that while great preaching comes from somewhere, it must also go somewhere. Preaching needs a purpose, one that will call the church forward. To do this, preachers must use the most artful language to send the word on its journey.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 144 Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0664236774 ISBN-13: 9780664236779 Availability: In Stock
Cleo LaRue is one of the best-loved preachers and writers about preaching. In past volumes, he has brought together great collections of African American preaching to showcase the best preaching from across the country. Here he offers his own insights into what makes for great preaching.
Filled with telling anecdotes, LaRue's book recognizes that while great preaching comes from somewhere, it also must go somewhere, so preachers need to use the most artful language to send the Word on its journey.
Cleophus J. Larue is Francis Landey Patton Professor of Homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey, and the author of The Heart of Black Preaching and the editor of Power in the Pulpit: How America's Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons.