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My Bookshelf: Suggested Resources & Must Reads!

Here, we feature books recommended by 3 professors who have recently taught preaching courses at NTS.

FROM DR. STEVE ESTEP (Senior Pastor, Clarksville (TN) Grace Church of the Nazarene):

Creative Preaching on the Sacraments by Craig and Lester Ruth Satterlee (Discipleship Resources, 2001).

Preaching to Pluralists: How to Proclaim Christ in a Postmodern Age by Chris Altrock (Chalice Press, 2004).

They Like to Never Quit Praisin’ God: The Role of Celebration in Preaching by Frank A. Thomas (The Pilgrim Press, 1997).

(Pastor, Duncanville (TX) Trinity Church of the Nazarene):

Preaching and the Literary Forms of the Bible by Thomas G. Long (Fortress Press, 1989).

The Preaching Life by Barbara Brown Taylor (Cowley Publications, 1993).

Working the Angles: The Shape of Pastoral Integrity by Eugene H. Peterson (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1987).

FROM DR. ROGER HAHN (NTS Dean of the Faculty, Professor of New Testament):

Sacred Rhetoric: Preaching as a Theological and Pastoral Practice of the Church by Michael Pasquarello III (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2005).

Who Owns the Bible: Toward the Recovery of a Christian Hermeneutic by Karl Paul Donfried (Crossroad Publishing Company, 2006).

Wondrous Depth: Preaching the Old Testament by Ellen F. Davis (Westminster John Knox Press, 2005).

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