A gold mine for preachers, teachers, and writers! With a plethora of reflections from early church fathers, missionaries, poets, and celebrities, this volume makes it easy to find quotes to drive your point home. Categorized by headings such as "Ancient Words," "Rattling Words," and "Keen Words," this must-have resource is extensive and convenient. 400 pages, softcover with CD-ROM from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 400 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches) ISBN: 0310280362 ISBN-13: 9780310280361 Availability: In Stock
Many times people wrack their brains for succinct, 'preachable' quotations to drop into sermons or teaching materials. Now they can relax! 101 Quotations that Connect features inspiring observations from a wide spectrum of influential people of the past two millennia, culled from the collection of Christianity Today. This volume---which contains the reflections of church fathers, missionaries, poets, and celebrities---is a gold mine for preachers, teachers, and writers. The sayings are arranged under eight descriptive categories, including Ancient Words, Rattling Words, and Keen Words. They are helpfully listed by source, then according to key topics, making retrieval of just the right quote a snap. And, a CD-ROM from which text files of all the quotations can easily be pasted into word processing documents comes with the book. Whether one is driving home the point of a sermon or simply wants a quote book for reflective reading this unparalleled collection is a 'must have' resource!
Craig Brian Larson is chief editor for Christianity Today's PreachingToday.com, an online journal and illustration service. He also pastors a church in Chicago, Illinois. His books include Contemporary Illustrations for Preachers, Teachers, and Writers; Preaching That Connects; and The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching. He and his family live in the Chicago suburbs. Brian Lowery is managing editor of PreachingToday.com. He has served as discipleship minister of Madison Park Christian Church in Quincy, Illinois, and preaching minister of Popular Creek Community Church in Bartlett, Illinois.