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The Story of Narrative Preaching txt The Story of Narrative Preaching , text ebook The Story of Narrative Preaching , adobe reader The Story of Narrative Preaching , chapter 2 The Story of Narrative Preaching , The Story of Narrative Preaching a9cef1 Forty Years Ago The One Thing That Could Be Said About Sermons Was They Were Biblical Unfortunately, They Were Sometimes Tedious Too Narrative Preaching Aimed To Fix That, Advocating For A Dynamic Experience Of The Text Over Against A Static Lecture Preaching Could Be Like The Parables Of Jesus, Intriguing And Compelling The Story Of Narrative Preaching Is The Story Of Seven Students Who Are Enrolled In Professor Freeman S Preaching Course Once A New Trend, Narrative Preaching Is Now Older Than Most Of Them As Professor Freeman Notes, Two Things Went Wrong With Narrative Styles Over Time The Church Became Biblically And Theologically Illiterate, And The Promised Stress On Experience Didn T Always Measure Up To The Weight Of The Gospel Readers Are Invited To Sit In On The Class, To Reflect On The Expositional Nature Of Preaching And To Experience The Stories Of Some Modern Storytellers Flannery O Connor, Alice Walker, And Others To See What They Might Teach Us About Narratives Of Depth In The End We Discover What May Be The Most Important Word In Preaching


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    In recent decades there has been a concerted effort to revitalize preaching and even theological discourse through the reclaiming of narrative Much of the Bible takes the form of narrative, but too often we have turned narrative or story into propositions One of the foremost developers of narrative or inductive preaching was Fred Craddock Among those who have embraced narrative preaching and have done it well is Mike Graves, who succeeded Eugene L Lowry as preaching professor at Kansas City s St Paul School of Theology Lowry was another innovator in inductive preaching Mike has written widely on preaching, but in this book, in which he explores the dynamics of narrative preaching he takes the bold step of using narrative to communicate the values and principles of narrative preaching In the book Mike creates a fictional version of himself teaching a special preaching class on the use of short stories in preaching Rather than directly tell us he shows us through interaction with a group of students, not all of whom are sold on the idea In the course of the book we re introduced to short stories by persons such as Alice Walker and Flannery O Connor, and we re shown how we might use them in conversation with the biblical narrative Mike gives pointers and principles, but always in the context of a conversation within the class setting.One of the key points that Mike wants to make is that when preaching takes place it s not a matter of choosing between exposition and narrative, but finding the balance He notes that whereas Craddock could assume some sense of connection with the biblical story when he developed the method, today things are different Many listeners to sermons don t know the story and so explanation exposition is needed.Without taking too much away from the narrative, Mike wants us to embrace both exposition and experience in our preaching In the mixture of the two lively preaching can emerge I ve been preaching for a long time, and I learned much in the course of reading the book You might as well


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