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Best Preaching Books To Read

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Preaching books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

Become a Preaching Ninja: Sharpen Your Skills, Hone Your Craft, Maximize Your Impact as a Preacher (2019)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadWHAT CHURCH LEADERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS BOOKToday’s preacher has plenty of challenges to overcome. With this book, Lane calls us to a level of excellence that pastors need to achieve if we are going to capture the attention of a highly distracted world. If you are looking to take your preaching to the next level, this book will help.
Author(s): Lane Sebring

The Witness of Preaching, Third Edition (2016)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadThis is a newly revised edition of one of the standard introductory preaching textbooks on the market today. Beginning with a solid theological basis, veteran preacher and best-selling author Thomas G. Long offers a practical, step-by-step guide to writing a sermon. Long centers his approach around the biblical concept of witness.
Author(s): Thomas G. Long

On Preaching: Personal & Pastoral Insights for the Preparation & Practice of Preaching (2014)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadIf you are a pastor, you know the importance of preaching. You have spent time learning and refining the art of preaching because it is vital to the life of God’s people—including the preacher. But you probably also find it challenging. On Preaching is a masterful resource that will refresh your soul and revitalize your preaching ministry. Drawing upon Scripture and years of preaching experience, H. B.
Author(s): Charles Jr., H.B.

Preaching (2010)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadA standard textbook on the art and craft of preaching. Craddock weaves history, theology, and hermeneutics into an exhaustive text on sermon preparation and preaching. Painstakingly prepared for seminary students and clergy, this book answers the fundamental question: How does one prepare and deliver a sermon? Craddock’s approach is practical, but also allows for concentrated study of any particular dimension of the process. “Filled with practical wisdom. . . .
Author(s): Fred B. Craddock, Thomas G Long

Preaching Forward: Calling, Character and Craft (2019)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadAs a preacher, you are the response of Heaven to the cry of your city!Clarify your calling, strengthen your character, and develop your craft as a preacher.In this book, Samuel Deuth, the author of the best selling book, Following Jesus, shares from his 20+ years of preaching and ministry leadership experience.Whether you’re just beginning in ministry or you’ve been following the call for years, this book will stir and encourage you in three specific areas that are the Author(s): Samuel Deuth

Homiletics and Hermeneutics (2018)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadScott Gibson and Matthew Kim, both experienced preachers and teachers, have brought together four preaching experts–Bryan Chapell, Kenneth Langley, Abraham Kuruvilla, and Paul Scott Wilson–to present and defend their approach to homiletics. Reflecting current streams of thought in homiletics, the book offers a robust discussion of theological and hermeneutical approaches to preaching and encourages pastors and ministry students to learn about preaching from other theological traditions.
Author(s): Scott M. Gibson, Kim eds., Matthew D.

12 Essential Skills for Great Preaching (2018)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadIn this expanded second edition of 12 Essential Skills for Great Preaching, Dr.
Author(s): Wayne McDill

Preaching for the Rest of Us: Essentials for Text-Driven Preaching (2018)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadPreaching for the Rest of Us serves as a starter's guide to text-driven preaching.  Driven by the conviction that pastors hold the weighty and honorable responsibility of explaining Scripture to their congregations, Gallaty and Smith present a clear step-by-step process for re-presenting Scripture in compelling text-driven sermons.    This unique type of preaching is the interpretation and communication of a text of Scripture driven by the substance, structure, and…
Author(s): RobGallaty, Dr. Steven W. Smith

Preaching as Resistance: Voices of Hope, Justice, and Solidarity (2018)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadAs nationalism, patriarchy, and alt-right fear-mongering threaten our troubled nation, the pulpit has again become a subversive space of sacred resistance. In this provocative and powerful collection of sermons from diverse pastors across America, hear the brave and urgent voice of Christians calling for radical change rooted in love, solidarity, and justice.
Author(s): Phil Snider

Preaching That Moves People: How To Get Down the Mountain of Your Messages with Maximum Impact (2018)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadDr. Yancey Arrington says the reason many preachers don't connect with their congregants isn't because they haven't thought through the message, but because they haven't felt through it. In this practical guide for preachers of churches big and small, Arrington offers an innovative and effective paradigm based on his years of coaching preachers that brings the best to bear in both the 'who' and 'how' of the preaching event.
Author(s): Yancey Arrington

Preaching in the Purple Zone (2019)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadPreaching in the Purple Zone is a resource for helping the church understand the challenges facing parish pastors, while encouraging and equipping preachers to address the vital justice issues of our time.This book provides practical instruction for navigating the hazards of prophetic preaching with tested strategies and prudent tactics grounded in biblical and theological foundations.
Author(s): Leah Schade

The Preaching Life (Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication (Paperback)) (1993)

 Best Preaching Books To ReadIn her bestselling preaching autobiography Barbara Brown Taylor writes of how she came to be a preacher of the gospel as a priest in the Episcopal Church. In this warm and poignant collection, Barbara Brown Taylor’s humor and wisdom delve into the meaning of Christian symbols and history―both her own, growing up in the Mid-West and Georgia, and the Church’s, from its earliest beginnings in the Near East.
Author(s): Barbara Brown Taylor

Best Preaching Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some preaching books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Predicadores: Hispanic Preaching and Immigrant Identity

Author(s): Tito Madrazo
ID: 2987200, Publisher: Baylor University Press, Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

The Joyful Environmentalist: How to Practise Without Preaching

Author(s): Isabel Losada
ID: 2557479, Publisher: Watkins Media, Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Iconophilia: Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880

Author(s): Francesca Dell'Acqua
ID: 2603991, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2020, Size: 94 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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