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School:
Reformed Theological Seminary
Course:
Pt 508 - Homiletics I
Homiletics I Documents

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Communications 1 2PT508 Reformed Theological Seminary Orlando Florida Spring 2012 Thursday 10 00 AM 12 00 PM Instructor Larry Kirk Reformed Theological Seminary Orlando Florida E mail address lkirk rts edu Phone Number 386 238 1956 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE CLASS COMMUNICATIONS 1 2PT508 Course description This course helps serve the core values of developing a mind for truth a heart for God and a commitment to servant leadership by addressing communication in pastoral ministry with an emphasis on preaching philosophy and style textual exposition and sermon structure Written and oral verbal and non verbal communication issues will be addressed Course distinctives This is not primarily a course on the philosophy of preaching but rather a practical introduction to the task of preaching in particular and of public speaking in general Because of its introductory nature certain standards of sermon preparation and construction will be taught in this class These standards should be considered foundational and not universal There is more than one right way or style with which to approach the task of preaching and public speaking However students in this course will be held accountable to learn the standards and principles taught in this course M A students may prefer the terms message or talk to sermon and speaking to preaching Course objectives Knowing To understand the biblical and theological principles of homiletics To understand basic sermon components and their functions To understand the fundamentals of sermon preparation and delivery To understand the priority and practice of Christ centered preaching To understand the specific challenges of preaching in the present culture Being Increased confidence in preparing and delivering Christ centered expository sermons Deepening commitment to and experience of Christ centered life and ministry Clear conviction of the power and importance of Christ centered preaching Increased sensitivity to the issue cultural as it relates to



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