Bryan Chapell, Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon. Second Edition. Baker, pages. $ “Three points. When we speak of Christ-centered preaching, it is hard not to think and speak of Bryan Chapell, the President Emeritus of Covenant Seminary. Chapell, Bryan. Christ-centered preaching: redeeming the expository sermon / Bryan Chapell.—2nd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.

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I have been unable to find one that brings both together as this textbook does. A tremendous number of books on preaching deal only with technique, and what is seriously lacking is one that deals with preaching as it pertains to exposition. I heartily commend Christ-Centered Preaching as a superb tool for preachers–experienced or inexperienced–for its guidance to faithfully preach Christ in all of Scripture.

We recognize that our hearts are too lacking in purity to lead others to holiness. Preaching itself feels easier and more rewarding.

Preachers will be stretched, challenged, and shown how to preach the Word more faithfully and effectively. A distinct and valuable contribution to the homiletical scene.

I picked it up expecting to hone my preaching techniques and found myself learning to read my entire Bible as a testimony to Christ’s redeeming work. Continue reading about Bryan Chapell.

On the contrary, we speak as men approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. This book will be in the classrooms and on the desks of preachers for years to come.


It is a great contribution to preachers, and I feel as if I received a seminary education in reading it.

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Bryan Chapell has now tackled the virus that robs so much contemporary preaching of its virility and dulls its confrontational character. It will make a difference. An excellent introduction to expository preaching that deserves its second edition.

To re-create a moving situation is quite different from testifying to having been deeply moved.

I never teach my way through it without realizing how much it has to say. I hope it will be used to train those who fill the church’s pulpits for many years to come.

Buy the book and harvest the insight that springs from the fertile soil of a committed preacher who delights in bringing the truths of Scripture to students, the church, and the world.

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Bryan Chapell’s new Christ-Centered Preaching may well be destined to join the illustrious ranks. Anything that moves you can move your listeners—provided they are brought into firsthand encounter with stimuli that produced the emotion.

Christ is the message of preachers, chrlst-centered this book will enable preachers to lift him up in ways that will change lives. We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us.

Those committed to proclaiming God’s Word will find Chapell’s volume accessible, resourceful, and useful. Of course some of the ‘classics’ stood out as fresh and highly significant.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Clear, concise, and relevant, this is a book that will revitalize what happens in the pulpit.


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That has given Chapell a significant influence in the training of future preachers. Redeeming the Expository Sermon. Why not give yourself and your congregation a chance. Honest evaluation inevitably causes us to conclude that we do not have sufficient eloquence, wisdom, or character to be capable of turning others from spiritual death to eternal life.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I preahcing the work to be scholarly in its research base, balanced in its argument, succinct and focused in its presentation, creative in its emphases, seminal in its potential, and also delivered praching some panache, a vivacity uncommon enough chrkst-centered preaching volumes to be itself quite remarkable.

Kleinau, associate professor emeritus of speech communication, Southern Illinois University “I have read dozens of books on preaching.

They have a wonderful opportunity to learn from one who has made life-long commitment to good preaching. I have taught homiletics for ten years in two different institutions. Rather than frustrating, the ‘precept upon precept, line upon line’ approach motivates, challenges, and creates a high level of anticipation. For one, here is cgapell book that is clearly written, well illustrated, complete with questions and exercises.