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56 Stories for Preaching CSS Publishing Co

56 Stories for Preaching

CSS Publishing Co

Published June 1st 1993
ISBN : 9781556736360
Paperback
128 pages
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 About the Book 

Emilio Lopez received a surprise phone call from his bishop one day. Would you be interested in a call to a white congregation in a neighborhood that is becoming Hispanic? I think youre just the kind of pastor they need in these days ofMoreEmilio Lopez received a surprise phone call from his bishop one day. Would you be interested in a call to a white congregation in a neighborhood that is becoming Hispanic? I think youre just the kind of pastor they need in these days of transition.-- from the Advent 1 storyHere are 56 short stories for use in preaching. Each is a contemporary adaptation of a biblical theme.56 Lectionary Stories for Preaching offers one story for each Sunday in the church year plus stories for Christmas Eve/Day and Ash Wednesday.The collection is based upon the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B. Authors represent clergy storytellers from five denominations from across the United States and Canada.Most of the stories are based on gospel texts. Some stem from first or second lesson scriptures. The collection offers a well-rounded selection of themes. Stories often offer surprise endings that catch listeners attention. Stories in this collection strengthen believers faith.