The subtitle says it all. . . .
Daniel Overdorf. Preaching: A Simple Approach to the Sacred Task. 240p., $20.99, Kregel Ministry.
In Preaching, experienced preacher and teacher of preachers, Daniel Overdorf, leads readers through a tested process for sermon preparation that takes proclaiming God’s Word seriously yet does not overcomplicate the task or overwhelm the preacher. Overdorf describes and demonstrates consistent, manageable steps to effective preaching, including:
- Clarifying the convictions that drive your preaching
- Identifying the main idea of a Scripture text
- Forming memorable word pictures,
- Reducing reliance on notes
- Connecting with the congregation throughout the sermon
- Speaking authentically