In The Witness of Preaching, Thomas Long describes biblical preaching in the following way,
“Biblical preaching happens when a preacher prayerfully goes to listen to the Bible on behalf of the people and then speaks on Christ’s behalf what the preacher hears there.”
The goal of The Ministry of Preaching Course (MIN 6302) at Austin Grad is to equip students with the homiletical skills needed to bear faithful witness to Christ’s gospel through the event of preaching.
Utilizing the works of Thomas Long, Fred Craddock, and Barbara Brown Taylor students will develop their own theology of preaching. Throughout the semester, we will share thoughts and experiences on how to best preach the many genres of sacred literature found in the Old and New Testaments. Students will have opportunities to preach to one another and to evaluate one another’s sermons.