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Big Idea of Biblical Preaching, The: Connecting the Bible to People

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Haddon Robinson has influenced generations of students and preachers through his widely used classic text, Biblical Preaching, in which he shows preachers how to communicate the Bible's big ideas with precision. But does Robinson's "big-idea" approach to expository preaching still work in today's diverse cultures and fast-paced world?

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Overview

Haddon Robinson has influenced generations of students and preachers through his widely used classic text, Biblical Preaching, in which he shows preachers how to communicate the Bible's big ideas with precision. But does Robinson's "big-idea" approach to expository preaching still work in today's diverse cultures and fast-paced world?

The Big Idea of Biblical Preaching presents a strong defense of the ongoing relevance of this approach to expository preaching. An experienced and skilled group of contributors to this volume includes:

Paul Borden
Scott M. Gibson
Duane Litfin
Terry Mattingly
John Reed
Bruce L. Shelley
Donald R. Sunukjian
Joseph M. Stowell III
Bruce K. Waltke
Scott Wenig
Keith Wilhite

This volume is written not only for the current generation of students but also for today's preachers, who will find in the pages of this book a powerful approach to expository preaching.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801091582
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/1/2003
  • Pages: 182
  • Sales rank: 1,063,244
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Keith Willhite, Th.M., Ph.D., is associate professor of pastoral ministries and director of D.Min. studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, Texas. He has ten years of pastoral experience in churches in Texas, Indiana, and Michigan.

Scott M. Gibson (D.Phil., Oxford) is the Haddon W. Robinson Professor of Preaching and Ministry and Director of the Center for Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and one of the founders of the Evangelical Homiletics Society.

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Dedication 7
Part 1 Big Idea Preaching: Why a Single Idea Lands the Best Punch
1. A Bullet versus Buckshot: What Makes the Big Idea Work? 13
2. Biblical Preaching That Adapts and Contextualizes 25
Part 2 Big Idea Preaching: Its Biblical and Theological Power
3. Old Testament Interpretation Issues for Big Idea Preaching: Problematic Sources, Poetics, and Preaching the Old Testament, An Exposition of Proverbs 26:1-12 41
4. New Testament Challenges to Big Idea Preaching 53
5. Is There Really One Big Idea in That Story? 67
6. Preaching the Big Idea to Cultures and Subcultures: Exegeting the Culture 81
7. The Big Idea and Biblical Theology's Grand Theme 95
Part 3 Big Idea Preaching: Communicating the Point
8. Sticking to the Plot: The Developmental Flow of the Big Idea Sermon 111
9. Preaching for a Change 125
10. Visualizing the Big Idea: Stories That Support Rather than Steal 147
11. Philosophy versus Method: Big Idea Preaching's Adaptability 163
Notes 173
Contributors 179
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