Christ-Centered Preaching : Redeeming the Expository Sermon

Christ-Centered Preaching : Redeeming the Expository Sermon

by Bryan Chapell

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In this complete guide to expository preaching, Bryan Chapell teaches the basics of preparation, organization, and delivery—the trademarks of great preaching. This new edition of a bestselling resource, now updated and revised throughout, shows how Chapell's case for expository preaching reaches twenty-first-century readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801099748
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/15/2018
Edition description: 3rd Edition
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 762,626
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Bryan Chapell (PhD, Southern Illinois University) is senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois, as well as president emeritus at Covenant Theological Seminary and distinguished professor of preaching at Knox Theological Seminary. Chapell is a widely traveled speaker and the author of numerous books.

Table of Contents


Preface to the Third Edition
Part 1: Principles for Expository Preaching
1. Word and Witness
2. Obligations of the Sermon
3. The Priority of the Text
4. Components of Exposition
Part 2: Preparation of Expository Sermons
5. The Process of Explanation
6. Outlining and Structure
7. The Pattern of Illustration
8. The Practice of Application
9. Introductions, Conclusions, and Transitions
Part 3: A Theology of Christ-Centered Messages
10. A Redemptive Approach to Preaching
11. Developing Redemptive Sermons
1. Other Homiletic Forms
2. A Philosophy of Delivery and Dress
3. A Philosophy of Style
4. Methods of Preparation
5. Methods of Presentation
6. Divisions and Proportions
7. Wedding Messages
8. Funeral Messages
9. Evangelistic Messages
10. Understanding and Reaching Contemporary Listeners
11. Reading Scripture
12. Sample Sermon Evaluation Form
13. Example of an Expository Sermon in Formal Structure

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