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1 Why preach?
A microcosm of ministry

At the heart of the Church’s worship and life is the expectation that people will encounter God, and preaching is the activity that focuses and expresses this expectation. Karl Barth called it the ‘representative event at the centre of the Church’s life’ (1969, p. 70). But this affirmation also reminds us that preaching takes place in a wider context. It affects and is affected by every other element of the Church’s life and ministry...

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