Preaching with Cultural Intelligence (Paperback)

Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons

By Matthew D. Kim

Baker Academic, 9780801049620, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2017

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To preach effectively in today's world, preachers need cultural intelligence. They must build bridges between listeners who come from various denominations, ethnicities, genders, locations, religious backgrounds, and more. Experienced preacher and teacher Matthew Kim provides a step-by-step template for cross-cultural hermeneutics and homiletics, equipping preachers to reach their varied listeners in the church and beyond. Each chapter includes questions for individual thought or group discussion. The book also includes helpful diagrams and images, a sample sermon, and appendixes for exegeting listeners and for exploring cultural differences.

About the Author

Matthew D. Kim (PhD, University of Edinburgh) is associate professor of preaching and ministry at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He is the author of several books, including 7 Lessons for New Pastors: Your First Year in Ministry, and is a past president of the Evangelical Homiletics Society.