Christ-Centered Preaching – Word and Witness

This chapter explores the theological motive and purpose of preaching. The goal of preaching is not focused on a mere communication of information. Preaching is a means of transformation ordained by God that affects the relationship between God and man. Chapell notes God's power in using the Scriptures, a power mediated by Jesus Christ through his Spirit. The preaching of Christ is a means through which the Holy Spirit exercises his work and power.

The Preacher as Listener: The Role of the Hearer in the Preaching of the Gospel

The standard approach to preaching has always been the explanation and application of Scripture. This article discusses new homiletics, a new approach to preaching. The author discusses the role of the preacher in these two methods, and draws conclusions about which method is better.