by James Earl Massey

Westminster John Knox Press

Louisville, Kentucky

2006 US $16.95

Reviewed by the Staff of Dynamic Steward

In this insightful book, James Earl Massey meditates on the preacher’s call to be a steward of the gospel story. Through his analysis of four elements of the Christian sermon??the recital of the biblical narrative; the rhetoric of recasting the biblical message for our time; the rights that accompany the preacher’s task; and the realities, both divine and human, that inform a sermon??Massey provides practical guidance for all preachers entrusted to share the gospel story with their congregations. This book also features six of Massey’s own sermons that illustrate how one might preach as a steward of The Story. To order go to www.ppcbooks.com/ppcbooks/wjkmain.asp.

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