Bryan Chapell, Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon. Second Edition. Baker, pages. $ “Three points. When we speak of Christ-centered preaching, it is hard not to think and speak of Bryan Chapell, the President Emeritus of Covenant Seminary. Chapell, Bryan. Christ-centered preaching: redeeming the expository sermon / Bryan Chapell.—2nd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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We must always remember that popular acclaim is not necessarily the same as spiritual effectiveness. For another, here is a book that gives wise counsel and necessary instruction on the principles and preparation of expository sermons. I picked it up expecting to hone my preaching techniques and found myself learning to read my entire Bible as a testimony to Christ’s redeeming work.
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Any seminarian or preacher, brgan long in the ministry, can profit from what is found in these pages. Of course some of the ‘classics’ stood out as fresh and highly significant. I am cnrist-centered supportive of Chapell’s main thesis. Kleinau, associate professor emeritus of speech communication, Southern Illinois University “I have read dozens of books on preaching.
You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed—God is our witness. The real contribution of Christ-Centered Preaching, however, is revealed in its title. Especially useful is the focus on the application of a passage determining the construction of the sermon. WarrenBibliotheca Sacra.
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We are not trying to please men but God, who tests our hearts. Chapell has provided a solid yet contemporary approach to expository preaching, something that is much needed in today’s congregations.
Numerous appendixes address many practical issues.
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I trust it will find wide use in evangelical seminaries and Bible colleges. May the book be used for the Lord’s glory and the edification of his people. This book will be in the classrooms and on the desks of preachers for years to come. It combines emphasis on expository preaching within the reformed tradition, focusing, as the title suggests, on Christ-centered preaching; yet, the author offers some new and fresh thoughts in that area.
This book is obviously the fruit of wisdom gained from preaching, from thinking about preaching, and from thinking about teaching others to preach. Chapell’s aim is not merely homiletical; it is ultimately theological.
It is both clear and comprehensive. In addition the presentation of a ‘theology of Christ-centered preaching’ is excellent.
Thoughts you cannot gather at 3: Why not give yourself and your congregation a chance. It has always been a problem for me that available preaching texts were either strong on theology or strong on technique.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I have benefited hugely from the book.
Packer, professor emeritus of theology, Regent College “This preacching an outstanding book that will be of interest to anyone committed to biblical preaching. Every preacher is to regard himself as an original exhibitor and enforcer of the terms of human salvation; a channel of gracious speech, markedly different from every other. My congregation will thank him. Chapell leads the pack as both a homiltetician and preacher.
Then too, here is a book that seeks to help preachers preach Christ-centered messages. The Art of Narrative Exposition.