"Why is it that some can preach for an hour and it seems like five minutes, while others preach for only five minutes and it seems like an hour?" —Haddon Robinson
The Moody Handbook of Preaching answers this question and many others through the experience, knowledge, and understanding of men and women who are experts in their fields and who love God and His church.
Chapters are divided into four sections—Forming a Philosophy of Preaching, Mining the Text, Illustrating Truth, and Developing Methodology—that offer a multidisciplinary approach to preaching. Delve deep into topics such as:
Seasoned pastors and rookie seminarians alike will benefit from this handbook that features the work of graduate and undergraduate professors at Moody Bible Institute as well as three Moody presidents.
Discover insights and greater understanding on your path to better preaching.
I like books like this that have an array of authors writing on their specialties, and the professors at Moody are turning out well-equipped preachers. With John Koessler as its general editor, three MBI presidents contributing, and Moody's commitment to biblical preaching, the book has a lot going for it.
-Craig Brian Larson, editor of preaching resources, Christianity Today International
In The Moody Handbook of Preaching, the expertise of one of evangelicalism's most respected institutions is harnessed to help good preachers become better preachers. Read. Enjoy. Preach!
-Dr. J. Kent Edwards, Professor of Preaching & Leadership, Director, Doctor of Ministry Program, Talbot School of Theology / BIOLA University