Summer is time for ‘book break’

Summer is the season of rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation -- a season for meandering through the pages of those books you have set aside for pleasure and profit. Uninterrupted by telephone, tragedy, or trivial...

Book shares insights on pulpit variety

Harold Freeman, Variety in Biblical Preaching: Innovative Techniques and Fresh Forms (Waco: Word Books, 1986), 207 pp., $12.95, cloth.The task of translating the timeless into the timely will always be with us....

Volumes explore narrative preaching

H. Stephen Shoemaker, Retelling the Biblical Story: The Theology and Practice of Narrative Preaching (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1985), 180pp., $7.95, pb.Eugene L. Lowry, Doing Time in the Pulpit: The Relations...

McEachern book offers communion thoughts

(Editor's note: The books feature earlier in this issue replaces the normal, full-length reviews normally included. This regular feature will resume in the March-April issue. We hope that you will enjoy the Boo...

Horne book aids in doctrinal preaching

Chevis F. Horne, Preaching the Great Themes of the Bible: Stimulating Resources for Doctrinal Preaching (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1986), 294pp., pb.The fact that some of the greatest theologians of the church...

Trio suggested for summer reading

Summer affords, at least in hope and in theory, a time for the relaxed reading of materials which would otherwise remain unread. Most preachers collect a stack of volumes during the year reserved for that mythi...