Preachers dread the arrival of Easter, because these holy days bring the daunting task of finding new ways to tell the old stories everyone's heard so many times before. But what if it were only we preachers who are bored with these stories? asks Will Willimon. What if people keep showing up at Easter because the story of God's victory over death continues to hold power for them? What if the point were not to capitualte to the culture's insatiable apetite for novelty, but to tell the old stories faithfully, trusting in the power of the Spirit to make the text, the congregation, and yes, even the preacher come alive again in the preaching event?
Type: Paperback ()
Category: Books > Pastoral Helps
ISBN / UPC: 9781426700132/142670013X
Publish Date: 10/1/2009
Item No: 100168
Vendor: Abingdon Press