- All Products
- Accompaniment Tracks
- Bible Accessories
- Bible Covers
- Bible Studies & Curriculum
- Buy in Bulk
- Christian Living
- Church & Pastoral
- Church Supplies
- Clothing & Accessories
- Crafts & Recreation
- eBooks On Sale
- Gift & Home
- Last Chance Bargains
- MP3 Music Downloads
- New Release
- Slightly Imperfect
- Sunday School
Number of Pages: 236
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Other Customers Also Purchased
Excellence in Preaching: Studying the Craft of Leading PreachersSimon VibertInterVarsity Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback$2.99 Retail:
$16.00Save 81% ($13.01)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW838158
Devote Yourself to the Public Reading of ScriptureJeffery D. ArthursKregel Ministry / 2012 / Trade Paperback$13.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
$19.99Save 30% ($6.00)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW442198
The Heart of Biblical Narrative: Rediscovering Biblical Appeal to the EmotionsKarl Allen KuhnFortress Press / 2009 / Trade Paperback$23.75Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.CBD Stock No: WW663384
Wrestling with Life's Tough Issues: What Should a Christian Do?Claire DisbreyHendrickson Publishers / Trade Paperback$2.49 Retail:
$16.95Save 85% ($14.46)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW563146
Passionate Visionary: Leadership Lessons from the Apostle PaulRichard S. Ascough, Charles A. CottonHendrickson Publishers / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:
$16.95Save 29% ($4.96)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW560174
Becoming a Living Sermon
Beyond spoken words, what is it that really helps preachers get their message across? Seasoned pastor and preaching professor David Day explores the ways in which preachers may embody their messages--in their own person; in the words they use; through the use of objects, pictures, literature, and drama; and in the response of their audience.
An eloquent and compelling volume suitable for communicators from a broad range of Christian denominations, it offers a practical workbook of ideas that preachers can begin using in their very next sermon.
• Contains many helpful examples, case studies, excerpts from real addresses and two or three exercises in each chapter
• Great as a classroom supplementary textbook
"'Books on preaching are full of good advice' (writes Day). This book is bursting with good ideas and inspiration, but I would not call it advice. It is far too refreshing and amusing to be called advice. With a practical array of 'shalts' and 'shalt nots,' both the experienced preacher and the learner will be spurred to hone their art: not just that of delivering communication but of enabling transformation.
"When it comes to preaching, Day is keen to communicate propositions through pictures and theory through experience. Embodying the Word does not simply describe how to do it, it embodies the technique itself through countless examples and illustrations."
--The Revd Dr Jo Bailey Wells, Associate Professor of the Practice of Ministry and Bible, Director of Anglican Studies, Duke Divinity School
"In Part 1 he deals with the way in which 'The Word' is embodied in the preacher, with a particularly helpful section on Scripture and the imagination. In Part 2 he deals with 'Story', the use of images, analogies, metaphors and illustrations, with interesting suggestions as to the way in which case studies might be used in teaching the congregation. Part 3 is about embodying the Word in our World, looking at contemporary culture and the visual arts, and evaluating, helpfully, preaching with objects, and teaching with a power point presentation. Part 4 concludes with 'preaching with the congregation' and 'preaching for a response'. Day comments: 'at the risk of sounding harsh, the preacher who never expects a response, never plans for one, and would be taken aback if there were one, is wasting the congregation's time'.
"Preaching with All You've Got is full of such challenging, pertinent comments. It is written with clarity, commonsense and humor. Here is a book to inspire us afresh to improve our preaching and to motivate us to preach the Word with clarity, passion and 'sanctified imagination' to the glory of God. "
-- Journal of Evangelical Homiletics Society
SamuelAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5The book is helpful for narrative preachingMay 31, 2013SamuelAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The book is helpful for narrative preaching and it inspires us to preach with imagination