Item description for The Grand Sweep (Sermon Ideas for 52 Weeks) by J. Ellsworth Kalas...
Overview A pastor could hardly do a finer thing for a congregation than to lead them through the Bible in a year. Here is the ultimate lectionary experience, whether one is a lectionary or a non-lectionary preacher, because this is the classic "lectio continua." By this yearlong series, with sermon ideas for 52 weeks, your people can get at least a beginning grasp of the whole wonderful Book. The gain will be dramatic for those who make such a pledge and fulfill it.
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 7.77" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.04 lbs.
Binding Spiral Bound
Release Date May 1, 1997
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687720737 ISBN13 9780687720736
Availability 0 units.
More About J. Ellsworth Kalas
Dr. J. Ellsworth Kalas is a former president of Asbury Theological Seminary.
After 38 years as a pastor in four churches in Wisconsin and Ohio, and five years as an associate in evangelism with the World Methodist Council, Dr. Kalas came to Asbury in 1993 with the opening of the Beeson Preaching and Leadership program. He served as mentor to the Beeson pastors and as their preaching professor until joining the Seminary preaching faculty in 2000.
Dr. Kalas has received honorary doctorates from four colleges and universities. More than 35 of his books have been published, as well as 13 adult study quarterlies for the United Methodist Publishing House. He has recorded the entire Bible on audiotape, along with his Grand Sweep devotionals; these materials are now available on The Grand Sweep for iPhone. He is also the author of Christian Believer, an intensive study of Christian doctrine produced for interdenominational use. A video component, “Behind the Pages” has recently been added to his books, Parables from the Back Side and Old Testament Stories from the Back Side.
He and his wife, Janet, who is very much a part of his ministry, have four children and nine grandchildren.
J. Ellsworth Kalas currently resides in the state of Kentucky. J. Ellsworth Kalas was born in 1923.
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