Belief can’t happen where the message has not been heard. And there can be no hearing of the message without a preacher.
The module encourages experienced preachers to “dig further … to proclaim Law and Gospel effectively in specific ways that flow from the biblical text.”
The module offers both written and video resources and encourages pastors to spend time together in discussion and practice.
The Jan. 15–18 Symposia Series presented by Concordia Theological Seminary will discuss “Themes in the Gospel of John” and “The Meaning of Biblical Authority.”
The sixth module of the Synod’s ongoing program for fostering excellence in preaching is taught by the Rev. Dr. David H. Petersen.
The new resource — one of three for 2017 — is designed to help pastors work together to improve their preaching.
One is more likely to remain faithful to the basic piety of the Christian religion if he identifies himself with a particular denomination, that is, if he knows what he believes and why.
Team discusses “Preach the Word” curriculum for LCMS pastors who seek to hone their preaching abilities.