Leading with the Sermon [electronic resource] : Preaching as Leadership.

By: Willimon, William HMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksWorking Preacher: Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, 2020Description: 1 online resource (210 p.)ISBN: 9781506456386; 1506456383Subject(s): Preaching | Christian leadershipGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Leading with the Sermon : Preaching as LeadershipDDC classification: 251 LOC classification: BV4211.3Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- Praise for Leading with the Sermon -- Leading with the Sermon -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preaching: The Most Important Leadership Activity of Pastors -- Preachers Are Leaders -- Leading as Teaching -- Courage to Lead from the Pulpit -- Preaching: Telling the Truth about Jesus Christ -- Pastors as Preachers -- Preaching Is Leading -- Notes -- Index of Names -- Scripture Index -- Working Preacher Books -- Back Cover
Summary: Prolific author William H. Willimon makes the compelling case that two key pastoral tasks--preaching and leadership--complement, correct, strengthen, and inform one another. Preaching is the distinctive function of pastoral leaders. Leadership of the church, particularly during a challenging time of transition in mainline Protestantism, has become a pressing concern for pastors. This book shows how the practices, skills, and intentions of Christian preaching can be helpful to the leadership of a congregation.
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Front Cover -- Praise for Leading with the Sermon -- Leading with the Sermon -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preaching: The Most Important Leadership Activity of Pastors -- Preachers Are Leaders -- Leading as Teaching -- Courage to Lead from the Pulpit -- Preaching: Telling the Truth about Jesus Christ -- Pastors as Preachers -- Preaching Is Leading -- Notes -- Index of Names -- Scripture Index -- Working Preacher Books -- Back Cover

Prolific author William H. Willimon makes the compelling case that two key pastoral tasks--preaching and leadership--complement, correct, strengthen, and inform one another. Preaching is the distinctive function of pastoral leaders. Leadership of the church, particularly during a challenging time of transition in mainline Protestantism, has become a pressing concern for pastors. This book shows how the practices, skills, and intentions of Christian preaching can be helpful to the leadership of a congregation.

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William H. Willimon is Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University. He is the author (or co-author) of many books, including The Truth About God; Lord, Teach Us; Resident Aliens; and Where Resident Aliens Live(all with Stanley Hauerwas); and The Search for Meaning. He lives in Durham, NC.

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