- Great for Sermon Preparation
- Features over seven years of sermons
- Includes a biography of Dr. Stephen Olford
Preaching. A high calling requiring men of God who know how to rightly divide the Word of truth, men who are in tune with heaven and who long to be God's mouthpiece here on earth. Such a calling demands prayer, time, the anointing of the Spirit, training, discipline, and the necessary tools to be an effective communicator.
This material is not meant to take the place of your personal sermon preparation. Rather, its purpose is to supplement and enhance your own study of the Word, to provide you with direction, so that you know where you're leading your congregation and what you hope to accomplish in your preaching.
This seven-volume Expository Preaching Outlines contains:
- A supplement with helpful words of advice for the pastor from Dr. Stephen Olford
- Fifty-two single-page outlines to enable your congregation to follow along as you preach
- Fifty-two full outlines of solid biblical exegesis for each key text or passage
- Suggested illustrations and amplifications to save you time
- A bibliography of books and commentaries for further reading and research
About the Author
Stephen F. Olford was born in Zambia and was raised in Angola, where he committed his life to Christ and witnessed first-hand the transforming power of God and His Word. He spent his college years in the United Kingdom. After receiving ministry training, Dr. Olford was appointed an Army Scripture Reader during Word War II, and he launched a Young Peoples Christian fellowship in Newport, South Wales.
In 1953, Dr. Olford’s years of pastoral ministry began by serving the Duke Street Baptist Church in Richmond, Surrey England, 1953-1959 and then the Calvary Baptist Church in New York City, 1959-1973. He pioneered a Christian TV program, Encounter, in New York, and his Sunday morning services were broadcast around the world on radio.
Dr. Olford moved to Memphis, Tennessee in 1985 to develop a training program and Center to encourage and equip preachers and teachers of God’s Word. In 1988 the Stephen Olford Center for Biblical Preaching was dedicated, and it remains the headquarters of Olford Ministries International.
Dr. Olford has received numerous awards, honorary degrees and distinctions. As an ordained Baptist minister and a conservative evangelical by conviction, he ministered across many denominational, cultural, and racial lines. Besides his extensive preaching ministry. He authored numerous books, booklets, and preaching resources. Dr. Olford passed away in the fall of 2004.