Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon / Edition 2

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This complete guide to expository preaching teaches the basics of preparation, organization, and delivery--the trademarks of great preaching. With the help of charts and creative learning exercises, Chapell shows how expository preaching can reveal the redemptive aims of Scripture and offers a comprehensive approach to the theory and practice of preaching. He also provides help for special preaching situations.

The second edition contains updates and clarifications, allowing this classic to continue to serve the needs of budding preachers. Numerous appendixes address many practical issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801027987
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 150,015
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

Bryan Chapell, (PhD, Southern Illinois University) is senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois. He previously served as president and professor of practical theology at Covenant Theological Seminary. He is much sought after as a speaker in churches and conferences around the country and is the author of several books.
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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Principles for expository preaching
1 Word and witness 25
2 Obligations of the sermon 43
3 The priority of the text 59
4 Components of exposition 83
Pt. 2 Preparation of expository sermons
5 The process of explanation 103
6 Outlining and structure 129
7 The pattern of illustration 175
8 The practice of application 209
9 Introductions, conclusions, and transitions 237
Pt. 3 A theology of Christ-centered messages
10 A redemptive approach to preaching 269
11 Developing redemptive sermons 297
App. 1 A philosophy of delivery and dress 329
App. 2 A philosophy of style 340
App. 3 Methods of preparation 344
App. 4 Methods of presentation 346
App. 5 Divisions and proportions 350
App. 6 Wedding messages 352
App. 7 Funeral messages 355
App. 8 Evangelistic messages 359
App. 9 Study resources 363
App. 10 Reading scripture 372
App. 11 Sample sermon evaluation form 375
App. 12 Sample sermon 376
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2012

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    This is the greatest book on preaching in my collection. It is well-organized and insightful. This book has enabled me to present logical, practical, and powerful sermons.

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  • Posted October 7, 2013

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