Let's Illustrate: The Whys and Hows of Illustrating a Sermon

Let's Illustrate: The Whys and Hows of Illustrating a Sermon

by Eldon Weisheit
     
 

ISBN-10: 0570053315

ISBN-13: 9780570053316

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Concordia Publishing House

Although a Sermon Lasts Only 15 or 20 Minutes, it is often your greatest opportunity to reach people with God's message for them. Illustrations help you deliver sermons that affect people's lives. The same message needs to be communicated in a variety of ways so it can be understood and applied by all members. But sermons are not made for illustrations; illustrations

Overview

Although a Sermon Lasts Only 15 or 20 Minutes, it is often your greatest opportunity to reach people with God's message for them. Illustrations help you deliver sermons that affect people's lives. The same message needs to be communicated in a variety of ways so it can be understood and applied by all members. But sermons are not made for illustrations; illustrations are made for sermons to help you explain profound ideas and complex concepts. This book includes many adaptable ideas to help you make better use of illustrations so you can preach more effectively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780570053316
Publisher:
Concordia Publishing House
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
235
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface5
1.Why Preach This Sermon?9
2.Why Use Illustrations?30
3.Sermon X Rays43
4.How to Use Conceptual Illustrations74
5.How to Use Objects and Visuals94
6.How to Use Stories as Illustrations110
7.How to Use Sound Bites, Phrases, and Words as Illustrations142
8.How to Use the Daily News as Illustrations170
9.How to Use the Obvious Illustrations189
10.How to Listen to a Sermon208
11.Let Me Illustrate My Illustrations222

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