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Unexpected Grace
Preaching Good News from Difficult Texts

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks

Unexpected Grace

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks provides a new constructive approach to preaching challenging Gospel texts with authority and passion.  Unexpected Grace: Preaching Good News from Difficult Texts will provide you with strategies to recognize the intentional Good News of God revealed in the Bible. Preachers, get ready to preach the Gospel, face the difficult texts, and bring new life to your sermons.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR of Unexpected Grace: Preaching Good News from Difficult Texts

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks is the Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics and Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. She is an elder in the New York Conference of the United Methodist Church. She holds a Ph.D. from Drew University and a D.Min. and M.Div from New Brunswick Theological Seminary. Brooks is the author of Good News Preaching: Offering the Gospel in Every Sermon (2009).


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Paperback:  160 pages
Publisher:  The Pilgrim Press
ISBN:  978-0-8298-1938-0
Product Dimensions: 5.5 by 8.5 inches

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