Leonard Sweet has written a remarkable book for those who minister God’s Word.
In a day when it’s so rare to find preaching that’s powerful, anointed, and which reveals Christ, Giving Blood is a paradigm-shifter.
This is more than a book. It’s a textbook and a practical manual.
In each chapter, Sweet shows those who minister the Word how to exegete the images in Scripture. How to speak the language of the present culture and impart life to its hearers. How to move beyond pulpiteerism and give messages that are participatory and interactive.
The book is gorgeous . . . outside and inside. It’s a brilliant work. Nuggets of gold from a life-time of experience.
Giving Blood is a groundbreaking resource for every person who teachers, preaches, exposits, or exhorts.
I will state one of my disappointments. I rarely do this, but when the book came out, I asked a few well-known leaders who have the ear of American preachers and teachers to share my interview with Sweet on the book.[Continue Reading…]