Storytelling is older than the Bible. The Bible consists of stories that arose out of an oral tradition, and Jesus was a master storyteller. The monologue is a form of preaching that captures the eyes, ears, and brains of the congregation. Stories and actions are more easily recalled than propositions or paralleled points in a sermon. Mention any character in the Bible and people will see a mental image of a favorite story, not the theme of a moralistic sermon. This book will help pastors use the monologue form to connect with their congregation in a vital and vibrant way.Biblical Monologues and how to Do Them Edward W. Thorn ... in the lionsa#39; den, the Hebrew children in the furnace, the stilling of the storm, and so forth, than they are moralistic sermons. ... Not every preacher will be equally effective in its use, and some may not be able to subordinate self sufficiently to use the monologue technique at all. For those who can, Edward Thorn has written an excellent manual.
|Title||:||Hoof 'n Mouth Disease|
|Author||:||Edward W. Thorn|
|Publisher||:||CSS Publishing - 1998-01-01|