12 Essential Skills for Great Preaching

12 Essential Skills for Great Preaching

by Wayne McDill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781535913362
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/01/2018
Edition description: Expanded
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 465,849
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author


Wayne McDill is emeritus professor of preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has over twenty years of experience in teaching students the art of preaching. 
 

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Preface to the Second Edition ix

Introduction Strengthening Sermon Preparation Skills 1

Section 1 Text Analysis 12

Skill 1 Diagramming the Text Structure 23

Skill 2 Noting the Text Details 37

Skill 3 Asking Research Questions 51

Section 2 Theological Interpretation 63

Skill 4 Naming the Text Idea 72

Skill 5 Bridging from Text to Sermon 85

Skill 6 Writing Sermon Divisions 100

Section 3 Sermon Development 115

Skill 7 Balancing Persuasive Elements 124

Skill 8 Exploring Natural Analogies 138

Skill 9 Drawing Pictures, Telling Stories 152

Section 4 Sermon Design 165

Skill 10 Touching Human Experience 173

Skill 11 Aiming for a Faith Response 187

Skill 12 Planning the Oral Presentation 201

Conclusion Planning for Better Preaching 216

Appendix A Sermon Sample: Genesis 32:24-32 229

Appendix B Sermon Sample: Romans 8:1-4 252

Appendix C Sermon Sample: Revelation 4:1-11 273

Appendix D Sample Key Words 295

Endnotes 297

Bibliography 303

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