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Preaching—Pure and Simple
What is preaching? Why is some preaching arresting and power- ful, and some boring and flat? How do you prepare sermons? The author states that God's work in the world and preaching are intimately linked; 'The kingdom of God and preaching are like conjoined twins who cannot be separated; they stand or fall together.' This book is based on the author's preaching seminars ...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published March 2nd 2015 by Bryntirion Press
(first published July 2005)
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Concise & simple, but surprisingly substantial just as the authors preaching. A surprise was a section on unction, complete with scare quotes, as the author confesses the name is not adequate, and endorsement of revivals: I would like to learn more about pastor Olyotts views on that. ...more
If you are a preacher, read this book. I wouldn't say it is the definitive preaching book, but I would say that it is a great book on preaching. It is extremely convicting as to what our motivations should be in preaching as well as helpful in its exhortations on sermon preparation. Do not skip the suggested method of sermon prep.
This short book on preaching is excellent in both its content and its layout. I would highly recommend it to those who are preaching in their churches or who may be any preaching in the future. It is also a great reminder for current preachers as well, as it highly regards the importance of the Word of God, the preparation of the preacher and the necessity of the Spirit. The book begins by defining preaching as it is described in the Bible through examining biblical words, the majority of the ...more
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