COURSE DESCRIPTION

The study and practice of doctrinal preaching - why, when, and how to preach Christian doctrine and teaching. Topics like interpretation of the text, relevance of doctrinal preaching, sermon structure, and application will also be included in the discussion. Practice will consist of sermon planning for doctrinal sermons based on Romans or Hebrews, sermons for Christian holidays (Christmas, Easter, Transfiguration, Thanksgiving Day, etc.) and special occasions in Church life (Baptism, Wedding, Dedication, Funeral, etc.) Professor will give some examples of preaching in line with the aforementioned topics. The students will deliver in class the sermons they had prepared and evaluate them in terms of the course material.