James L. Heflin

Creativity in Preaching

Creativity in Preaching. By J. Grant Howard. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 1987. 112 pages. Paper, $6.95.   You can be a creative preacher. In order to be creative, says Howard, “take the things that have been created and use them in new and differen... Read More »

Homiletical Handbook

Homiletical Handbook. By Donald L. Hamilton. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1992. 207 pages. Paper, $14.95.   Everything you need to know about homiletics in one volume? Not quite. Hamilton, by design, does not treat the personal life of the preacher or the subj... Read More »

Calvin’s Preaching

Calvin’s Preaching. By T.H.L. Parker. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992.202 pages. Paper, $22.99.   This book grew out of Parker’s role as editor of Isaiah 30-41 for Supplementa Calviniana, Calvin’s manuscript sermons. He includ... Read More »

Pew Rights: For People Who Listen to Sermons

Pew Rights: For People Who Listen to Sermons. By Roger E. Van Harn. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1992. 162 pages. Hardcover, $14.95.   Van Harn serves as pastor of Grace Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids. This book affirms that such things as pew rig... Read More »

Peculiar Speech: Preaching to the Baptized

Peculiar Speech: Preaching to the Baptized. By William H. Willimon. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1992.124 pages. Paper, $10.95.   This book grew out of a series of lectures given at Austin Presbyterian Seminary, Austin, Texas, 1991. It underscores the impo... Read More »

How Shall They Hear: Effective Preaching for Vital Faith

“How Shall They Hear?“: Effective Preaching for Vital Faith. By Samuel D. Proctor. Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, 1992. 104 pages. Paper, $8.95.   These Yale Lectures for 1990 come from one with meaningful experience. Samuel D. Proctor has serve... Read More »

Journeys toward Narrative Preaching

Journeys toward Narrative Preaching. Edited by Wayne B. Robinson. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1990. 134 pages.   The six contributors to this volume are well known as preachers and teachers of preaching. The materials collected here are the outcome of the Narra... Read More »

Biblical Preaching for Today’s World

Biblical Preaching for Today’s World. By Lloyd M. Perry. Chicago: Moody Press, 1990. Rev. ed. 210 pages. Hardcover, $19.95.   This volume is a revision of a work published in 1973, and is offered by a respected authority on preaching. Lloyd Perry is a ... Read More »

As One with Authority: The Ministry of Preaching

As One with Authority: The Ministry of Preaching. By John R. Brokhoff. Wilmore, KY: Bristol Books, 1989. 192 pages.   John R. Brokhoff is Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He taught homiletics at Candler from 19... Read More »

Preaching in Demonstration of the Spirit and Power

Preaching in Demonstration of the Spirit and Power. By John Mason Stapleton. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1987. 91 pages. Paper, $4.95.   Stapleton is minister of the Trinity United Methodist Church in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and has served as a... Read More »