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Planning Your Preaching: A Step-by-Step Guide for Developing a One-Year Preaching Calendar [Paperback]

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Move beyond week-to-week sermon preparation into long-term planning for a truly effective pulpit ministry. Planning Your Preaching helps every pastor address areas of special need within the congregation, ensure regular preaching on key doctrines, incorporate holidays, and integrate biblical themes into the ongoing education of the congregation. An indispensable resource, Planning Your Preaching, offers a field-tested, easily adaptable method for developing a comprehensive preaching ministry.

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This practical guide by an experienced pastor and preaching professor provides a systematic and proven method for planning a cohesive preaching ministry a year in advance. Long-term planning helps the pastor address areas of special need to the congregation, ensure regular preaching on key doctrines, incorporate holidays, and integrate biblical themes into the ongoing education of the congregation. Rummage shows the pastor how all preaching can fit into a plan that makes pulpit ministry the center of congregational maturity.

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Studio: Kregel Academic & Professional
Pages   176
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 5.74" Height: 0.57"
Weight:   0.7 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 3, 2002
Publisher   Kregel Publications
ISBN  0825436486  
ISBN13  9780825436482  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Stephen Nelson Rummage is Preaching Pastor at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the author of Planning Your Preaching and a contributor to The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching.

Stephen Nelson Rummage currently resides in Charlotte. Stephen Nelson Rummage was born in 1968.

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A Must Have Book for Preachers  Sep 17, 2006
This book is so practical and so helpful that it is destined to be a godsend for busy pastors. Stephen Rummage is a professor of preaching as well as a practitioner of preaching, and he writes about how pastors can stop stressing over what to preach and plan their sermon schedules a year in advance. He recommends taking a week long retreat and bringing along your personal and business calendars as well as some basic Bible tools (a topical Bible, a Concordance, a Bible Dictionary, a one volume commentary, etc).

He suggests a balanced preaching planner that takes into account holidays and special days in the life of the church. He strongly encourages expository preaching as a way of feeding the people of God the whole counsel of God. The pastor should plan to preach a doctrinal series, a series through a Bible book, and a series that ministers to the problems people are wrestling with. He also suggests annual sermons explaining baptism and the Lord's Supper.

He also gives suggestions for which scriptures to preach from on certain holidays as well as series ideas. I liked his pastoral series "Peace in the Valley" where he has sermons with titles like Peace in the Valley of Despair, Peace in the Valley of Grief, etc.

I give this well written primer for pastors my highest recommendation.

Rev. Marc Axelrod
An Excellent Guide  Jul 19, 2005
This is a very effective book that devises for Ministers, students and lay persons vital strategies to assist in the planning of our sermons and to determine which objectives, beliefs and attitudes truly conform to the needs of our congregation. It is indeed informative, thought provoking and is surely an eye opener. It is a must for every preacher's library.
A Solid Pastoral Resource  Jun 19, 2005
The book is a solid addition to the new or veteran pastor's library. Rummage goes through the various types of sermons and their applications, along with some nuts and bolts of how to incorporate special days, holidays and the ordinances/sacraments into your preaching calendar. He even includes some very good skeletal outlines and suggested passages of scripture for occasions. Rummage gives a lot of attention to the expository message, and how it can be incorporated into the various facets of preaching. He gives a very good overview-review of the exegetical process as well.

It's an easy and quick read, and a book to refer to over years. Most everyone who has ever preached with any regularity knows the pressure of Sunday morning looming large. Rummage makes the case that a good portion of the battle is deciding what to preach, and if you give some careful attention to your master calendar up-front, sermon preparation can be joyful work rather than a constant attempt to beat deadlines.
Excellent Information In This Book!  Apr 19, 2003
Rummage has done an outstanding job writing about a topic few preachers prepare for or even give a lot of thought to. Until you're in the day to day work of being a pastor, you can't appreciate the practicality this volume affords. In this book, Rummage lays out a plan that can be adapted to any situation and gives hands on "real world" advice on how to use that plan once you've done it. He takes the time to cover areas that all pastors should cover including expository, doctrinal, and pastoral sermons along with sermons for special days of the year. He even gives a great historical background of the liturgical, lectionary style of using the scriptures without having to endorse it but instead, advocates its ideals as perhaps a way of being creative in your own planning. All in all, it's a book I would say deserves to be in any pastor's library. It's affordability would make it a great gift for someone you know who's about to enter the pastorate also. I'm already beginning to enjoy the benefits of many of this book's ideas. Thanks Stephen!

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