Creative Preaching on the Sacraments

Creative Preaching on the Sacraments

by Craig A. Satterlee

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Creative Preaching on the Sacraments by Craig A. Satterlee, Lester Ruth

Creative Preaching on the Sacraments is a practical guide to lifting up the connection between Scripture and the Christian life in sermons that explore the meanings of the sacraments as the church’s experience of Christ’s saving activity in baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Mystagogy, the genre of creative preaching described in this book, leads listeners into the mysteries of the Christian faith and declares that these great truths of God in Jesus Christ are made visible and tangible to us in the sacraments.

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BN ID: 2940148233862
Publisher: Discipleship Resources
Publication date: 02/21/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 362 KB

About the Author

Craig A. Satterlee holds the Axel Jacob and Gerda Maria (Swanson) Carlson chair of homiletics at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (Illinois). Ordained in 1987 in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Satterlee served parishes in Fairport and Endicott, New York, before receiving a fellowship to study theological education at the University of Notre Dame in 1995. Concurrent with his graduate studies, Satterlee was interim pastor of St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Sturgis, Michigan, and chaplain of the candidacy committee for the Upstate New York Synod of the ELCA. An author and conference presenter on worship and preaching, he wrote "Worship Matters: Lent and Easter" in Sundays and Seasons 2000 and "Worship Matters: Summer" in Sundays and Seasons 2001 (both Augsburg Fortress Press).

A member of the North American Academy of Liturgy and an elder in the Texas Annual Conference, Lester Ruth has published articles in several professional journals in addition to the books Accompanying the Journey (Discipleship Resources, 1997) and A Little Heaven Below: Worship at Early Methodist Quarterly Meetings (Kingswood Books, 2000). Formerly pastor of First United Methodist Church, Overton, TX, and (1998-2000) assistant professor of Liturgical Studies at Yale University Divinity School and the Institute of Sacred Music, New Haven, CT, he is currently Assistant Professor of Worship and Liturgy at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky.

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