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Preaching to a Postmodern World: A Guide to Reaching Twenty-first Century Listeners

Preaching to a Postmodern World: A Guide to Reaching Twenty-first Century Listeners

by Graham M. Johnston and Haddon Robinson

While growing churches dot our urban centers and country landscapes, church-goers and students today are actually less likely to maintain a Christian worldview than in the past. In fact, the majority of society does not even believe in objective truth. A minister out of touch with this culture is like an uninformed missionary trying to teach in a foreign cou… Read more…

Becoming a Healthy Church: Ten Traits of a Vital Ministry

Becoming a Healthy Church: Ten Traits of a Vital Ministry

by Gordon MacDonald, Haddon Robinson and Stephen A. Macchia

"A wonderful tool that I recommend to every church that is serious about being purpose-driven." -Rick Warren, author of The Purpose-Driven ChurchNow available in trade paper, Becoming a Healthy Church illustrates the ten most important characteristics of church health. Based on extensive surveys, this helpful volume is designed to encourage the cre… Read more…

The Art of Preaching Old Testament Narrative

The Art of Preaching Old Testament Narrative

by Haddon Robinson and Steven D. Mathewson

The power of an intriguing story can not only captivate an audience, but when presented in a familiar and personal way, can communicate important truths. With this realization, Steven Mathewson offers here a guide to applying careful expository preaching methods to popular Old Testament stories. Mathewson guides students and preachers through a ten-step p… Read more…

Preaching That Speaks to Women

Preaching That Speaks to Women

by Haddon Robinson and Alice P. Mathews

In most twenty-first century congregations, women outnumber men by as much as fifty percent or more. Unfortunately, masculine anecdotes and a lack of understanding of the different ways women and men listen, learn, and perceive ideas of leadership and power leave many women feeling detached from the messages conveyed from the pulpit. How can a pastor effe… Read more…

Preaching the Old Testament

Preaching the Old Testament

by Scott M. Gibson and Haddon Robinson

Many pastors find it easier to preach on the New Testament than the Old Testament, with its powerful and often shocking narrative, prophetic warnings and calls to holiness. For many preachers seeking to make the Bible relevant, it's far easier--and safer--to stay out of the woods and plow the well-worn fields of the newer canon. Preaching the Old Testame… Read more…

Culture Shift: Communicating God's Truth to Our Changing World

Culture Shift: Communicating God's Truth to Our Changing World

by David W. Henderson and Haddon Robinson

A map of today's cultural landscape, guiding Christians toward more effective communication with the postmodern world.… Read more…

Preaching for Special Services

Preaching for Special Services

by Scott M. Gibson and Haddon Robinson

Sooner or later, every pastor will be called on to conduct special services. Baptisms, weddings, funerals, infant presentations, and evangelistic services, each in their own way, challenge pastors to find the right words to mark the occasion.Preaching for Special Services will help pastors prepare sermons for these special services. Each chapter explores a d… Read more…