Preaching Course Alternatives

Previously, we have delivered a preaching course for officers. However, this course is no longer available in our curriculum.

As many people are assuming local leadership and preaching responsibilities and need some help and support, the Open Learning team have recently produced a series of short courses to help those in local leadership.

Other resources

Courses are not the only way to engage and improve preaching. Here are some ideas, and helpful links to resources:


These books can be found at William Booth College library.

Title: Saving EutychusGMD: textAuthor: Millar, Gary; Campbell, Phil Imprint: 2013Classification: 251 MILDescription: 172p pbk

Title: Preaching God’s word: a hands-on approach to preparing, developing and delivering the sermonGMD: textAuthor: Duvall, J. Scott; Hays, J. Daniel; Carter, Terry G.Imprint: Grand Rapids, Mich.: 2005Classification: 251 CAR

Title: God is in the house: a fresh model for shaping a sermonGMD: textAuthor: Woods, JohnImprint: Carlisle: 2022Classification: 251 WOODescription: 1 volume ; 23 cm

Title: Preaching with all ages: twelve ways to grow your skills and your confidenceGMD: textAuthor: Barrett, AllyImprint: Norwich: 2019Classification: 251 BARDescription: 144 pages ; 21 cm

Title: The big idea companion for preaching and teaching: a guide from Genesis to RevelationGMD: textAuthor: Kim, Matthew D; Gibson, Scott MImprint: Ada: 2021Classification: 220.61 KIMDescription: 640 pages ; 23 cm

Title: Intercultural preachingGMD: textAuthor: Searle, Pamela ; Boanerges, Seidel Abel ; Reddie, Anthony G.Imprint: Oxford : 2021Classification: 251 REDDescription: 241p pbk

Title: How to prepare and preach a sermonGMD: textAuthor: Waller, JohnImprint: Cambridge: 2005Classification: 251.01 WALDescription: 28p pbk

Title: Developing reflective practice for preachersGMD: textAuthor: Chadwick, Charles; Tovey, PhillipImprint: Cambridge: 2022Classification: 251 CHADescription: 28p

Title: Preaching beyond the pandemic: exploring topical homileticsGMD: textAuthor: Throup, MarcusImprint: Cambridge: 2022Classification: 251 THRDescription: 28p pbk