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 volumewhich contains the reflections of church fathers, missionaries, poets, and celebritiesis 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. 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.