Beyond "Topical" and "Textual": Ten Types of Creative Sermons

In an excellent post on his blog, Lawrence Wilson details "ten types of creative sermons that may push the preacher to greater imagination and creativity, and may help draw hearers deeper into the text."

It begins:
Although there are several preaching styles, nearly all sermons these days fall into two broad categories: textual and topical. Given that numbing lack of variety in form, it is no wonder many congregations (and not a few preachers) have grown bored with the sermon as the centerpiece of Protestant worship.

Perhaps it is time to recover two elements that were once hallmarks of great preaching: imagination and creativity.
To which I can only say, "Oh, amen!" And, read the whole thing.

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