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Learning from a Legend

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In April 2015, America's last pulpit prince died. When Gardner C. Taylor (1918-2015), former senior pastor of Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, departed this life at the age of ninety-six, the United States lost one of the greatest preachers of the twentieth century. Unfortunately, not enough preachers today know his name or why his preaching can enrich and bless the chu ...more
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Published September 30th 2016 by Cascade Books
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Matthew Mitchell
Jan 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I had been impoverished and didn’t even know it. Until I got to interview Jared Alcántara last summer, I knew next to nothing about the Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, a celebrated preacher of preachers who ministered with prodigious and prestigious influence for a great deal of the 20th century. Alcántara, a professor of preaching, has focused his academic attention on Dr. Taylor and has committed to passing on Taylor’s pastoral wisdom to an even wider audience and another generation.

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Lessons from the preaching life of Gardner C. Taylor, one of the most widely recognized preaching voices in the last century. Other than the almost exclusive use of male pronouns when referring to preachers, this text is a wonderful read and helps elucidate Taylor's own reflections on preaching and ministry.
H.b. Charles
Jan 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Dr. Gardner C. Taylor was a faithful Christian preacher whose life and ministry should be studied and remembered. This book features six lessons contemporary preachers can learn from this pulpit giant. Jared E. Alcantara has written a practical, challenging, and encouraging work that I thoroughly enjoyed reading and highly recommend.
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