Sign in or register to download original


1 Why preach?
The challenge of preaching

Preaching is characteristic of the life of the Church. An expectation that the worship of the gathered Christian congregation will include a sermon can be traced back at least to the second century in the writings of Justin Martyr. Before that the New Testament testifies to the importance of preaching and teaching as an element in the life of the earliest church and Jesus himself was clearly identified by his contemporaries as a ‘rabbi’ or teacher...

Publisher: SPCK - view more
Log in to create a review