Let Us Worship the Lord: A Plentiful resource for Worship Leaders
This compendium of prayers, reflections, Bible-based monologues, sermon ideas and full services is a valuable resource for those who devise and lead worship. As well as more general material, the focus is on the two great festivals of Christmas, Holy Week and Easter.
The book contains over 300 prayers, with opening prayers, confessions, intercessions and blessings set out for the Christian Year and specific topics.
The material is drawn from books already published by our popular author, John Cox and is brought together here to assist those looking for background information, ideas for sermons, prayers and talks as they prepare to lead congregations in their worship.
2017 328 pages R459.50
Season the Preaching: Inspiration from the Common Lectionary Years A, B, and C
Paul Canon Harris
Drawing on over 30 years’ experience of preaching in settings as diverse as large Christian events and under a baobab tree in Africa, Paul Canon Harris provides sermon outlines and reflections on the gospel and other readings in the three-year lectionary cycle.
He writes preacher to preacher, giving an outline, insight and illustrations for others to use in their own preparation.
2017 380 pages R465.00
Introduction to the study of Liturgy
Albert Gerhards and Benedikt Kranemann
This volume—based on the third, completely revised German edition from 2013 by two of the foremost liturgical scholars in Germany—offers a contemporary, comprehensive introduction to the foundations for the study of liturgy today, one from which scholars and students in the English-speaking world can also profit.
Beyond appealing to students of liturgy and theology, this book reaches out to everyone who wants to know more about the liturgical essence and dimensions of the church.
2017 416 pages R715.00
The Fourth Cup: Unveiling the Mystery of the Last Supper and the Cross
Opens up new vistas on ancient landscapes while shedding light on his own enduring faith journey.
Simultaneously a continuation of his bestselling The Lamb’s Supper, this book not only tracks the author’s gradual conversion along the path of Evangelicalism to the doorsteps of the Catholic faith, but also explores the often obscure and misunderstood rituals of Passover and their importance in foreshadowing salvation in Jesus Christ.
2018 192 pages R358.00 HC
Preaching the Luminous Word: Biblical Sermons and Homiletical Essays
Austin Mciver Dennis & Ellen F. Davis
Inviting theological engagement with texts from all parts of the Christian Bible, this book is a collection of fifty-one sermons and five related essays from noted preacher and biblical scholar Ellen F. Davis.
A brief preface to each sermon delineates its liturgical context and theological themes as well as elements of structure and style. Arranged in canonical order, the sermons treat a wide range of texts: Torah, Prophets, Writings, Gospels, Epistles, and Revelation. They are complemented by essays on various aspects of biblical interpretation for preaching.
2016 363 pages R529.50