Textbooks Lectionary Preaching Workbook, Series VI, Cycle C Mobi Read Apps Download “Preachers must understand the teaching techniques of parable and hyperbole, not to mention having a good background in systematic theology, in order to understand what the Bible’s writers really meant…. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ But our responsibility is also to reduce the complexities of Bible study to such simplicities that our many listeners, ranging from busy young professional people to aging men and women of failing health to youngsters facing a variety of new temptations, can take away a saving word.” (from the Preface) E. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ Carver McGriff provides the tools preachers need for their daunting task with some of the most timely and thought-provoking research on the lectionary texts ever made available. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ Included for each scriptural lesson in the lectionary are: – A listing of the applicable Revised Common, Roman Catholic, and Episcopal lectionary texts. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ – A description of the Psalm of the day. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ – A prayer for the day. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ – Commentary that is more than academic exegesis — McGriff brings to the forefront those points in the lessons that relate most poignantly to our contemporary reality. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ – Suggested sermon titles for each of the three texts for each Sunday. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ – Themes and suggested directions for preaching on each text. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ – Several additional illustrations to enliven your preaching. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ “Known in the Indianapolis community as a preacher with extraordinary gifts, it is no surprise at all that this work by Carver McGriff brings remarkable insights to those who look for integrity in their preaching. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ Carver looks at the texts with a freshness that is sure to stimulate the thought process…. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ Careful use of these suggestions will bring serendipities to preacher and congregation.” George H. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ Tooze Senior Minister, First Baptist Church Indianapolis, Indiana One of America’s premiere preachers, E. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ Carver McGriff returned home after earning two Purple Hearts during World War II to earn a degree in business administration from Butler University. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ Following a career as a salesman and business owner, McGriff entered Garrett Theological Seminary, where he was voted Best Preacher by the faculty and graduated with distinction. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ During his 26-year ministry at St. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ Luke’s Methodist Church in Indianapolis, McGriff spearheaded his congregation’s remarkable growth in membership from 900 to 4,400, with average Sunday attendance increasing from 300 to over 1,850. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ McGriff received an honorary degree from the University of Indianapolis and the Outstanding Alumnus award from Butler University and was voted the Distinguished Alumnus of the year by Christian Theological Seminary. Genre List ❿10_Bible❿ McGriff was also honored in 1993 by the Governor of Indiana with the “Sagamore of the Wabash.” His sermons have been distributed nationwide by the United Methodist Publishing House.
- Author≣E. Carver McGriff_Books
- Publisher≣CSS Publishing
- ISBN 10≣0788017012
- ISBN 13≣9780788017018