Preaching to Connect Truth to Life: The Power of Narrative to Tell the Story

Preaching to Connect Truth to Life: The Power of Narrative to Tell the Story

by Benji Kelley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898275285
Publisher: Wesleyan Publishing House
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Dr. Benji Kelley is founding pastor of newhope church (Wesleyan). In just ten years, its ministries now engage over five thousand people throughout central North Carolina. A graduate of University of South Carolina, Duke University, and Asbury Theological Seminary, Benji lives in Chapel Hill with his wife Amy Lynn and their five kids.

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Acknowledgements 13

Introduction 17

1 The Preaching Predicament 21

2 The Importance of Truth in a Relativistic Society 27

3 A Brief History of Preaching: Expository, Topical, and Narrative 37

4 Herald: Expository Preaching 49

5 Pastor. Topical Preaching 81

6 Storyteller: Narrative Preaching 107

7 Connecting the Dots 131

8 Narrative Elements in Urban and Rural Settings 143

9 The Power of Narrative to Bridge the Gaps 159

10 The Role of Storyness 177

Notes 187

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