Editor James W. Cox has compiled a wealth of material from traditional and contemporary sources to help ministers of all denominations prepare sermons that will ignite the minds and spirits of parishoners.
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The all-new 1997 edition of The Ministers Manual features:
For more than half a century, The Ministers Manual has remained the most trusted and comprehensive preaching and worship resource book available. The Ministers Manual for 1997 continues this tradition with a completely new collection of timely, thought-provoking sermons and sermon ideas.
Drawing upon hundreds of original sermons from the nation's leading preachers, editor James W. Cox has compiled a wealth of material from traditional and contemporary sources to help ministers of all denominations prepare sermons that will ignite the minds and spirits of parishioners, both in weekly worship and on special occasions. Following an easy-to-use format, The Ministers Manual offers a cohesive topical sermon and lectionary sermon for every Sunday, creating an excellent reference source for both lectionary and preaching.
Accompanying the weekly sermons are abundant homiletic and worship aids, including invocation and pastoral prayer. Special section also include prayers and sermons for specific occasions, and guidance for writing sermons for Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter, as well as for christenings, communions and funeral services. In addition there are fifty-two sermons and stories for children, a treasury of sermon illustrations, resources for evangelism and missions and church calendars. Cox also outlines topics for discussion groups, includes a fresh collection of memorable quotations and benedictions and offers eight indexes for easy access to the wealth of material he has gathered.
Combining insight and inspiration in one concise and convenient volume, The Ministers Manual for 1997 carries on an invaluable tradition for pastors, lay preachers, Sunday teachers, church secretaries, church libraries, study groups and individuals seeking the best material for preaching and reflection.
James W. Cox a leading authority on preaching and one of the most influential teachers in the field of homiletics, is a senior professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of Surprised by God: A Guide to Biblical Preaching, Learning to Speak Effectively, Preaching: A Comprehensive Approach to the Design and Delivery of Sermons and Handbook of Themes for Preaching.
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