The New Zealand Lay Preachers Association is an ecumenical body created to support and resource people who have been licensed by their respective church demonination to undertake the role of a lay preacher. The NZLPA issues certificates to recognise the lay preachers’ calling and capability to lead worship. We also support and resource lay preachers with a quarterly publication and opportunities for training. You can read more about the society here.
Originally posted on Biblical Preaching:
One of the big differences between preparation and presentation relates to details. Every preaching text is made up of numerous details: nouns, verbs, adjectives, participles, grammatical notables, other Bible quotations, allusions, etc. It doesn’t matter what kind of text you are preaching, the building blocks of that text are details.…
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An inter-disciplinary panel to discuss how Christians and churches might faithfully navigate both safety and inclusion during this traffic light phase of Aotearoa New Zealand’s covid response.