Tag Archives: Preaching

On Preaching: Information and Inspiration

I think it’s easy to think of preaching as a mere transaction of information from pulpit to congregation. To be fair, one of the aims of preaching should be to present the truths of Scripture in clear and understandable terms. … Continue reading

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On Preaching: Interpretation

Preaching always occurs within a particular context. As such, the sermon functions as a culturally-embedded testimony to the timeless truth of the text. But the sermon rises out of the unique experiences and life of the local body of disciples. … Continue reading

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On Preaching: Community

Preaching is the communal act of proclamation in the worship-life of a body of disciples. Preaching begins with community. Preaching cannot occur apart from the context of the body of Christ. The very act of proclamation is communal by nature; … Continue reading

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