'The Cure for the Common Sermon' by Dr. Larry Richardson Takes a Light, Humorous Look at the Very Special World of Preaching
"The Cure for the Common Sermon should be required reading for church leaders, pastors, ministers, or anyone thinking about becoming a speaker at religious or indeed any event." -- Dr. Larry Richardson
LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /Christian Newswire
/ -- Putnam &Smith Publishing has announced a new book, The Cure for the Common Sermon
, by Dr. Larry Richardson, Ph.D. in soft cover. The Cure for the Common Sermon
should be required reading for church leaders, pastors, ministers, or anyone thinking about becoming a speaker at religious or indeed any event. The Cure for the Common Sermon offers simple proven strategies for turning sermons into eagerly anticipated opportunities to better connect with their congregations.
The Cure for the Common Sermon is an easy five-step guide to help today's preacher fashion powerful and memorable messages for his congregation. Filled with examples, stories, illustrations, suggestions, personal anecdotes, and ideas to enrich any minister's presentation, this book will change your way of thinking about pulpit oratory. It is non-denominational in its scope, explaining the seven reasons why sermons have become so lackluster, and how to cure it without sacrificing the reverential ambiance of the sanctuary.
This book is not only designed for ministers responsible for delivering the weekly address, it is ideal for anyone facing the challenge of speaking to the congregation or any other religious gathering. It offers general public speaking advice tailored to the sanctuary setting, with tools to elevate any speech from the mundane to the memorable.
The author of The Cure for the Common Sermon, Dr. Larry K. Richardson, Ph.D., is a professor of Speech Communication. A graduate of USC's Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, Dr. Richardson has taught at USC, Loma Linda University, and Pacific Union College, guiding students in art of persuasive, effective public address.
The Cure for the Common Sermon by Dr. Larry Richardson, Ph.D.
ISBN: 978-1-939986-00-9 $12.95
Published by: Putnam & Smith Publishing
15915 Ventura Blvd., Suite 101, Encino, CA 91436
t - 818.783.4071 • f - 818.783.4071