And Then Came the Angel: Gospel Sermons for Advent/Christmas/Epiphany, Cycle A (Cycle A Series)by William B. Kincaid, III
I have heard Bill Kincaid preach. After reading this book of sermons I am of the opinion that he has defied the axiom that sermons that preach well don't read well, and sermons that read well don't preach well. The sermons in this volume read well and at the same time make me wish I had preached them. They... will stimulate new thinking about the meaning and significance of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany. As a pastor I often ask myself what "new" thing can be said about them. These sermons answer that question with a contagious power that will make anyone who loves preaching look forward to the chance to preach during the first seasons of the church year.
Jan G. Lin
Professor, Lexington Theological Seminary
Author of What Ministers Wish Church Members Knew, Living Inside Out, and The Jesus Connection
The biblical texts of these sermons are familiar, but don't expect the same tired old treatment of them. Kincaid brings freshness to these lessons and produces sermons that are powerful and insightful... a wonderful blend of scholarship and spirituality. Read them and learn. Read them and worship.
Gary W. Kidwell
Editor, Biblical Preaching Journal
Vice President, Board of Church Extension (Disciples Of Christ)
Sermon titles include:
How Unexpected Can Christmas Be? (Matthew 24:36-44)
Room for Questions (Matthew 11:2-11)
Been There, Done That (Matthew 2:13-23)
You May Have to Die First (John 1:29-42)
How Much Sin Is Too Much? (Matthew 5:13-20)
How Long Should We Stay? (Matthew 17:1-9)
William B. Kincaid III serves as minister of Woodland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Lexington, Kentucky. He holds degrees from the University of Kentucky and Lexington Theological Seminary. Rev. Kincaid's sermons, stories, and articles have appeared in Biblical Preaching Journal, The Christian Ministry, and Lectionary Homiletics.
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