Preaching the Word Today 2017-02-22T20:57:32+00:00

Project Description

Church of God School of Ministry

Preaching the Word Today

Course Description:

This course contains an emphasis on the basic principles of preaching and teaching the Word of God, emphasizing homiletical preaching styles, message preparation, communication methods, and treatment of contemporary issues.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to…

  1. Prepare an expository sermon.
  2. Analyze a Scripture passage, analyze the content and structure of a book of the Bible, and trace a theme through a book of the Bible.
  3. Describe the building blocks of therapeutic preaching.
  4. Utilize modern technology while preparing sermons as well as during the delivery of the sermon.
  5. Select the type of sermon needed for any particular audience, prepare and deliver it using the best methods for the occasion.

Meet the instructors:

Dr. Raymond F. Culpepper
Church of God
International Executive Committee

Dr. F. J. May
(Retired)
Pentecostal Theological Seminar

Dr. Mark Williams
North Cleveland Church of God

Video Lessons Table of Contents:

  1. Characteristics of the Expository Sermon
  2. Reasons for Preaching the Word
  3. Making Transitions in Expository Preaching
  4. Advantages of Preaching the Expository Sermon
  5. How to Analyze a Scripture Passage: Part 1
  6. How to Analyze a Scripture Passage: Part 2
  7. Tracing a Theme Through a Book
  8. How to Analyze Content and Structure
  9. Analysis of the Book of John: Part 1
  10. Analysis of the Book of John: Part 2
  11. Introduction to Therapeutic Preaching
  12. Building Blocks of Therapeutic Preaching: Part 1
  13. Building Blocks of Therapeutic Preaching: Part 2
  14. Building Blocks of Therapeutic Preaching: Part 3
  15. Building Blocks of Therapeutic Preaching: Part 4
  16. Building Blocks of Therapeutic Preaching: Part 5
  17. Building Blocks of Therapeutic Preaching: Part 6
  18. Building Blocks of Therapeutic Preaching: Part 7
  19. Building Blocks of Therapeutic Preaching: Part 8
  20. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: Confronting the Challenge
  21. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: Clarifying the Call
  22. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: Communicating
  23. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: Communicating Like Christ
  24. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: Utilizing Technology
  25. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: Evangelistic Preaching
  26. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: The Urgency of Evangelism
  27. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: Calling for Commitment
  28. Preaching the Word in a High-Tech World: Follow Me
  • CIMS Credit: 2
  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Subject: Pastoral
  • Venues: DVD, Internet, Distance Learning
  • Language: English

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