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    I thoroughly enjoyed this book Although it is dated in some respects such as the examples used it is still a very good introduction to how to prepare for and deliver a topical sermon Topical preaching is not an approach I am particularly familiar with although it is one with which I am attempting to become adept I particularly admire Allen's ability to take a complex process and break it down into clear manageable steps He has the similar gift of clearly stating theological principles and just as clearly making them accessible to everyone which I believe to be one of the hallmarks of good communication I appreciate the inclusion of sample sermons so that the reader can see the theories discussed put into practice I think the best sermons are ones that are understood by everyone and that offer clear concrete relate ability to one's daily life This book offers a way to achieve that goal If one is looking for a step by step guide for practical topical sermon preparation and delivery this is it


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Preaching the Topical Sermon [PDF / EPUB] Preaching the Topical Sermon This book offers a practical model for developing sermons for occasions when the Bible offers little specific guidance for interpreting an issue need or situation Ronald Allen describes why and how to This book offers a practical model for developing sermons for occasions when the Bible offers little specific guidance for interpreting an issue need or situation Ronald Allen describes why and how topical sermons should be used discusses special occasions when they are appropriate and outlines strategies for developing topical sermons giving particular attention to controversial issues The last chapter includes sample sermons by other preachers.

  • Paperback
  • 180 pages
  • Preaching the Topical Sermon
  • Ronald J. Allen
  • English
  • 28 August 2016
  • 9780664253066

About the Author: Ronald J. Allen

Rev Dr Ronald J Allen is Professor of Preaching and Gospels and Letters at Christian Theological Seminary CTU in Indianapolis Indiana USA A native of Poplar Bluff Missouri and ordained in the Christian Church Disciples of Christ Allen has taught at CTU since He received his PhD from Drew University MDiv from Union Theological Seminary in New York and the AB from P.