Preaching That Involves The Congregation

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Preachers can prepare their sermons with respect to the needs of their people by engaging a representative group of people in conversation on Sunday's text. Guidelines for group preparation and feedback are outlined below.

A number of churches are offering Bible study on the texts their pastors intend to use in future sermons. Beginning ten days prior to the preaching of the sermon, the group meets to study the text. The preacher either leads the study or participates in the group, asking a...


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