Reflections On the Message of James
Wayne Brouwer
Wayne Brouwer’s devotional and theological reflections on James’ epistle are rich in illustrations and are great for Bible study.

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James A. Durlesser, Ronald H. Love
In Peace / Shalom, James Durlesser and Ron Love have created a volume designed to not only provide thorough exegesis of the biblical theme of Peace / Shalom, but also how that exegesis can be applied to the daily living of the Christian. Throughout this book, the reader will not only find information about how the subject of peace permeates the scriptural canon but will also discover many ways to help the person in the pew have a better understanding of peace in scripture as it applies to today’s world, and how it applies to their individual lives.

Series X, Cycle C
David O. Bales

Designed specifically as a sermon resource for Cycle C, the Lectionary Preaching Workbook will benefit any student of the word, and can be used for sermon starters, individual Bible study, and adult study groups.

Lectionary Bible Commentary for Preachers and Teachers
Jill Duffield
Lectionary Reflections provides preachers and teachers of the Bible with accessible, carefully researched commentary that sparks their own creativity as they prepare sermons and lessons.

Series IX, Cycle A
Mark Ellingsen
Mark Ellingsen's new Lectionary Preaching Workbook will be a wonderful resource for pastors for decades to come. I say this because I find the book to be exegetically sound, theologically strong, homiletically creative, liturgically sensitive, and imminently practical in the best sense of that word. Practical Theology of the highest order -- that's what describes Ellingsen's workbook.
-- William J. Carl III, Ph.D., President and Professor of Homiletics, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Commentaries for Cycle A
Anthology
For each Sunday in Cycle A, the writers and editors of "Charting the Course," an integral part of Emphasis: A Lectionary Preaching Journal from CSS Publishing Company, delve into the heart of the lectionary readings, providing you, the pastor with in-depth lectionary-based commentary; relating several fresh, solid ideas -- based squarely on the lectionary texts -- for creating sermons that speak powerfully to your audience.

Keys To Creative Preaching and Worship In Small Membership Churches
James L. Killen, Jr.

With 45 years of church leadership experience, James Killen came to believe that some of the biggest God moments can happen in the smallest of churches. Throughout the pages of Living in the Conversation, Killen looks back through biblical history to remind us that God calls us to love Him with our hearts, minds, and souls. Ultimately, Killen convinces us that preaching and worship should always lead to a people connected to their God.

Preaching As Spiritual Practice
Mariann Edgar Budde

Creatively Developing Biblical Story Sermons
Larry Lange
Outlines an innovative process for retelling biblical stories that utilizes fictional elements and contexts yet remains faithful to the scriptural text. Several creative and homiletical issues are comprehensively examined, and six sample sermons are included to illustrate various aspects of this process at work. Inject exciting new life into the old, old story with this primer for developing dramatic sermons that touch hearts and minds and souls.

Hard Texts, Homiletical Narratives, and Hearing God's Voice
James Ayers
In Finding the Story, James Ayers examines the art of narrative preaching and shows how storytelling can help people in the pews hear God speaking to their hearts through scripture. Ayers analyzes ways to illuminate texts that are diffi