Making a Scene in the Pulpit: Vivid Preaching for Visual Listeners
How can preachers ensure their sermons engage listeners in a world defined by visual media and information delivered in short segment? Alyce McKenzie harnesses the element of drama to offer ministers a modern means of sermon development and delivery. She invites listeners into scenes—from scripture or contemporary life—and then points them toward the larger story of God's relationship with humankind. She says that creating such scenes unifies the whole process of preaching.