By Wayne E. Oates,William Powell Tuck

This enticing quantity includes a number of of Oates’s sermons and prayers. Tuck skillfully and appropriately describes Oates’s method of and ideology approximately preaching as addressing the private wishes of our own and congregational lives. Then he summarizes his assumptions concerning the job of preaching. whereas this ebook does pay tribute to Oates, it essentially specializes in much-needed knowledge for modern clerics.

The choice of sermons speaks to present matters dealing with today’s severe seeker of mature religion for actual dwelling. themes diversity from rootlessness of displaced individuals, pursuing authenticity in identification, dealing with temptations, suffering from lust, and addressing a mess of existential issues. He speaks to concerns of clash, melancholy, and meaninglessness. those robust messages develop from severe biblical deliberation, replicate sound theological mirrored image, and make inventive use of significant literature.

—G. Wade Rowatt
Senior Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
Baptist Seminary of Kentucky ACPE Supervisor

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