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Self-Focused or God-Focused?

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In a previous post, I introduced Tom Long’s metaphors for preaching: herald, pastor, story-teller and witness. If you recall, the pastoral image of preaching focuses on the individual, their current situation, and the gospel’s ability to address their problems. I … Continue reading

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Metaphors for Preaching

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I’ve started Thomas Long’s The Witness of Preaching for my class this semester. This has become a standard text on preaching in many seminaries and preaching classes. I’m not done, but I must say that this book is outstanding so … Continue reading

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