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BOOKS

Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages

Haddon W. Robinson, Jr.
2001 (2nd ed.), Baker Books

Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon

Bryan Chapell
2005 (2nd ed.), Baker Academic

The Creative Leader: Unleashing the Power of Your Creative Potential
Ed Young
2006, B & H Publishers

Creative Preaching and Oral Writing

Richard Carl Hoefler
1995, CSS Publishing Company

The Four Pages of the Sermon: A Guide to Biblical Preaching
Paul Scott Wilson
1999, Abingdon Press

Fundamentals of Preaching
John Killinger
1996, Augsburg
A good resource in learning the basics of preaching that go across denominations and cultures.

The Homiletical Plot: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form
Eugene Lowry
2000, John Knox Press

Humility, True Greatness
C.J. Mahaney
Helps to shape the heart posture in preaching by teaching that if we want people to listen to our sermons then we should walk in the attitude of humility.

The Practice of Preaching
Paul Scott Wilson
1999, Abingdon Press

The Preaching Life
Barbara Brown Taylor
1993, Cowley Publications

Preparing Sunday Dinner: A Collaborative Approach to Worship and Preaching
June Alliman Yoder et al.
2005, Herald Press

ARTICLES

Comedy Club Pastor: How a Course in Stand-Up Invigorated My Preaching
Dennis Beatty, Leadership Journal
Spring 2001, p. 111-114

The Great Delivery Debate: Three Pastors on What Works Best – Manuscript, Notes or Nothing at all
Jerry Andrews, Paul Atwater, Rich Knight, Leadership Journal, Winter 2000, p. 47-52

Leader
magazine by MC USA
Published quarterly, for pastoral leaders

WEBSITES

www.desparatepreacher.com
This site is focused on helping preachers with lectionary preaching.

www.preachingtoday.com

www.sermoncentral.com

A large database of resources for preachers that can be searched through a variety of methods.