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Nazarene Bible College


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PAS3053 - Christian Preaching III

Course Description

An application of homiletical principles and practices through preaching.

Course Objectives

The following learning outcomes will be achieved by this course:

  1. Distinguish the theoretical and spiritual foundations for preaching. (Analysis)
  2. Prepare and deliver biblically based sermons. (Synthesis)
  3. Integrate exegetical, hermeneutical, and homiletical skills. (Synthesis)
  4. Appraise the effectiveness of sermons of different types and styles. (Evaluate)

The following competencies, as outlined in the Sourcebook on Ordination: United States of America Edition, 2006 to meet the educational requirements for Ordination within the Church of the Nazarene, will be achieved by completing this course:

  • Ability to exegete a passage of Scripture using the steps of historical, literary, and theological analysis used in exegesis.(CN-17)
  • Ability to speak coherently and cogently in the modes of discourse appropriate for the various ministry contexts.(CP-3)
  • Ability to prepare, organize, and deliver biblically sound sermons in culturally appropriate ways using appropriate techniques and skills.(CP-22)Elder,(CP-22)Deacon Chaplaincy
  • Ability to develop and utilize existing ministry forms such as evangelistic preaching, pastoral care preaching, doctrinal/teaching preaching and preaching Christian seasons/calendar by which individuals, families, and congregations may be formed in Christlikeness. (CP-23)Elder, (CP-23)Deacon Chaplaincy
  • Ability to assess the strengths and weaknesses of current homiletical models in light of enduring theological (Bible, doctrine, philosophy) and contextual (history, psychology, sociological) perspectives.(CP-24)Elder, (CP-24)Deacon Chaplaincy

Course Prerequisites

Christian Preaching I and Christian Preaching II.

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