KENNON L. CALLAHAN, -researcher, professor, and pastor-is today's most sought-after church consultant. He has worked with thousands of congregations around the world and has helped tens of thousands of church leaders and pastors through his dynamic workshops and seminars. Author of many books, he is best known for his groundbreaking study Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, which has formed the basis for the widely acclaimed movement of mission growth. Callahan has earned the B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., and Ph.D. degrees. His doctorate is in Systematic Theology. He has served both rural and urban congregations in Ohio, Texas, and Georgia and taught for many years at Emory University.
Preaching Grace: Possibilities for Growing Your Preaching and Touching People's Livesby Kennon L. Callahan
Callahan, who has helped tens of thousands of church leaders and pastors through his dynamic workshops and seminars, sees the sermon as a
"Preaching today", says Kennon Callahan," is less about law and more about grace. It is about inviting people to discover God's grace, perhaps for the first time, and touching their lives in a powerful, personal, helpful way."
Callahan, who has helped tens of thousands of church leaders and pastors through his dynamic workshops and seminars, sees the sermon as a shared event for the pastor and the congregation who are gathered to discover the good news for this day and the week to come. He sees preaching as a sign of grace, compassion, community, and hope.
Preaching Grace encourages pastors to develop the approach to preaching that matches with their unique gifts and strengths. Through focusing on these strengths, pastors will discover more fully their own personal preaching style and advance the sermons that will stir and inspire their congregations-to discover the grace of God, the compassion of Christ, and the healing hope of the Holy Spirit.
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