In Preaching Essentials: A Practical Guide (Wesleyan Publishing House), Lenny Luchetti offers interesting and practical insights on a variety of preaching topics. The 42 brief chapters range from theological concerns to practical issues such as sermon length, exegesis, mind mapping, sermon planning, weddings and funerals, and much more. He deals with a variety of issues—from using story to how not to use humor—in an engaging and helpful way. Luchetti, who teaches at Wesley Seminary of Indiana Wesleyan University, offers useful guidance for preaching today, writing in an engaging and helpful way. Preachers will find much of interest in this volume.