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Preaching to People in Pain: How Suffering Can Shape Your Sermons and Connect with Your Congregation

Preaching to People in Pain: How Suffering Can Shape Your Sermons and Connect with Your Congregation

by Matthew D Kim

Offering an important corrective to a pain-averse culture that celebrates individualism and success, veteran preacher and teacher Matthew Kim encourages pastors to preach on the painful issues their congregations face. Through vulnerability and self-disclosure, pastors can help their congregants share their suffering in community for the purpose of healing a… Read more…

A Little Book for New Preachers: Why and How to Study Homiletics

A Little Book for New Preachers: Why and How to Study Homiletics

by Matthew D Kim

One of the central tasks of pastoral ministry is preaching the Word of God. Yet those who are called to ministry may feel unprepared, unable, or unwilling to step into this role. Moreover, the discipline of homiletics sometimes gets lost amid the exegetical questions, theological debates, and denominational disputes that overwhelm our attention. In… Read more…

No Program but Time, No Book but the Bible

No Program but Time, No Book but the Bible

by Matthew D Kim

This book is a collection of short reflections on mentoring and discipleship in honor of Scott M. Gibson. Gibson says: "The missing ingredient in the Church today is discipleship." This book casts a vision for all believers for what mentoring and discipleship can look like in the local church, in Bible colleges and seminaries, and in Christian friend… Read more…

Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons

Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons

by Matthew D Kim

To preach effectively in today's world, preachers need cultural intelligence. They must build bridges between listeners who come from various denominations, ethnicities, genders, locations, religious backgrounds, and more. Experienced preacher and teacher Matthew Kim provides a step-by-step template for cross-cultural hermeneutics and homiletics, equippi… Read more…