In Ten Strategies for Preaching, the author, Thomas H. Troeger, surveys how evolving forms of communications over the centuries have shaped presentation of the gospel. He then provides an in-depth analysis of ten strategies for creating sermons that effectively deliver the Word in an age of mass media and computerization. 125 page softcover from Abingdon Press.
Troeger surveys how evolving forms of communication have shaped the presentation of the gospel. He then details ten strategies for delivering the Word in our modern age of mass media and computerization. The book offers gospel-based sermons that utilize mime, sound, drama, simulation games, photography, and hymns.
Professor Thomas H. Troeger has written 20 books in the fields of preaching, poetry, hymnody and worship; is a frequent contributor to journals dedicated to these topics; and is a monthly columnist for Lectionary Homiletics and The American Organist. His most recent books include Wonder Reborn: preaching on hymns, music and poetry; God, You Made All Things for Singing: Hymn texts, anthems, and poems for a new millennium; So that All Might Know: Preaching that Engages the Whole Congregation (with Edward Everding); Preaching While the Church Is Under Reconstruction; Above the Moon Earth Rises: Hymn Texts, Anthems and Poems for a New Creation.He is also a flutist and a poet whose work appears in the hymnals of most denominations and is frequently set as choral anthems. Professor Troeger has a B.A. Yale University; B.D. Colgate Rochester Divinity School; S.T.D. Dickinson College; Virginia Theological Seminary. He is ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church and as a minister in the Presbyterian Church.
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