Stale Bread Paperback
Refreshing the Preaching Ministry
by Richard Littledale;
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Through a new way of preaching, called narrative preaching, it explores the benefits to both preacher and listener. Richard Littledale gives you the tools to bring home the real impact of stories that have lost their punch through re-telling.
- Brings excitement back to preaching
- Brings to life the people and events of the Bible
- How to use first, second and third-person voices in preaching
- How and when to preach in this way
- Strengths and weaknesses of each sermon are analysed
- Guidance on learning the techniques
- Guidance on introducing these styles to congregations
Stale Bread by Richard Littledale was published by St Andrew Press in October 2007 and is our 23111th best seller. The ISBN for Stale Bread is 9780715208359.
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Stale Bread?John Irvine, via The Good Book Stall
The title of Richard Littledale’s book refers to the fare that passes for sermons week after week in many of our churches. He has written this “Practical Handbook for Reading the Story” with a view to making homilies more lively, more compelling and more relevant. He argues particularly for “narrative” preaching, the use of different voices from different standpoints to bring the richness of the Bible stories more powerfully alive. The sermon should be experienced as well as heard; it should be an event. He gives numerous practical examples drawn from both Testaments of how to enliven an otherwise dull and predictable sermon. This handbook, which pulls no punches, is a realistic and readable guide for preachers and for all those whose job it is to make manifest the Word.
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Details for Stale Bread
|Author / Artist||Richard Littledale|
|Publisher||St Andrew Press (October 2007)|
|Number of Pages||272|
|Page last updated||10th January 2018|