Talking God: Preaching To Contemporary Congregations takes a strong and necessary stand about conveying the modern spiritual message. “Preachers are taught to preach, but they aren’t actually taught to speak,” says Cutié. “Today’s preacher must indeed become a juggler: able to balance the biblical message, grab the attention of an often-distracted congregation, maintain a focused and organized train of thought, seek new anecdotes and stories that reflect the realities being lived today, know when to use humor and when to be more solemn, and, finally, connect it all in a way that comes across clearly to those receiving the Word preached.” As a former newspaper advice columnist and successful radio and television talk show host, he’s also deeply immersed in the Christian tradition. The book’s discussion of effective preaching is backed by a survey regarding the influence of new media on preaching; PadreAlberto.com.
Key Biscayners were out in full force this season as a charitable force took hold and the philanthropic spirit was alive and well to the benefit of all those in need of a helping hand.
Just as you would pass down a priceless family heirloom to future generations, inspiring the spirit of giving to all those in your life can set off a domino effect that has the power to change the world.