Planning Your Preaching Author:J. Winston Pearce "It is one thing to be ready to preach; it is a different thing to be prepared to preach. It is necessary that a man be ready and willing." — The call to "preach the Word" does not always bring with it a clear understanding of how this sacred task is to be undertaken. — Seasoned ministers of the gospel, as well as seminarians, will find much food... more » for thought and scores of practical ideas in this book.
Writings from his varied experiences in both the pastoral ministry and the teaching ministry, the author makes a strong case in favor of long-range planning of a preaching program.
Specific suggestions are made for utilizing a variety of year-long plans, including preaching through the Bible, according to the traditional Christian year, to people's needs by months, according to the various denominational calendars, evangelistically, and by the ordinances.
Detailed helps are given for annual, monthly, and weekly planning. Sample monthly outlines for subject matter for a full year are given in chart form.« less