Thanks to the Jazz Theologian for finding this. Pastor Wintley Phipps teaches the origins of the song Amazing Grace in the Negro Spirituals even though it was written by a white slave ship captain. Then Pastor Phipps sings the song.
In the coming weeks, I will discuss some of the patterns that Ron Allen has defined in his book
Patterns of Preaching: A Sermon Sampler. That book has 34 patterns and a sermonic example of each one.
What can a preacher learn from a novelist? What specifically can we learn from Earnest Hemmingway?
The Preaching Today Blog picks up this interesting question.
There are two primary things that the author notes that he learns from Hemmingway. First is Hemmingway’s question for love and deep healing. The second is his effectiveness in communication.
Peter Mead over at Biblical Preaching has a series going on Preaching without notes that I referred
to in this post. In his first post he described why preaching without notes is a valuable method.
second post which can be found here, Mead emphasizes the HOW. Mead’s method can be summed up in one word, “internalization.”
What You will say not How You will say it