The Preacher as Story Teller provides practical guidance to the person who desires to effectively communicate the "story" of Scripture. Techniques in writing and delivering the narrative sermon offer guidance for individual improvement through self-tests and exercises.
The Preacher as Story Teller, by Bob Allen, is an exposition on the methods and styles of homiletics. Intended to provide answers for pastors seeking to revitalize their preaching for congregations that no longer connect with a linear sermon progression, Allen illustrates the many ways pastors can approach telling the story of Scripture. Using the traditional nursery rhyme, Jack and Jill, Allen develops a study on the various ways of constructing a textual study and analyzing the pastor's ability to use differing approaches to discuss the same topic.
Allen's The Preacher as Story Teller is a unique tool for the pastor who is seeking to revitalize their preaching style or find new ways to preach to a growing and changing congregation. Exploring the various methods of sermon preparation, from etymological methods to verbal and non-verbal communication styles, this text is an amazing resource for any pastor or public speaker. Using this tool alongside your digital library materials will allow you to develop stronger preaching and sermon development skills.