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Author: John P Gilbert

A native of Minnesota, John P. "Jack" Gilbert currently co- pastors Estill Springs United Methodist Church, Estill Springs, Tennessee, with his wife, Nan Zoller. In 1996 Jack retired from The United Methodist Publishing House where he was on the staff of the adult curriculum unit for 28 years. He has taught Christian education courses in numerous colleges and seminaries. Together and individually Jack and Nan have written extensively for various United Methodist publications, including several editions of the Lay Speaking Basic Course.

Go Preach!

Go Preach!

A Primer for Beginning Preachers

Format: Print Book

This book offers practical tips for persons who are called on to preach occasionally but are not formally trained as pastors. Gilbert includes just enough theory to support the practice. A bibliography provides specific suggestions for readers wishi...

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Lay Speakers Preach! Learning & Leading:

Lay Speakers Preach! Learning & Leading:

Leader's Guide for Go Preach!

Format: Print Book

Laypersons who are called to preach on occasion, but who are not formally trained as preachers, will find this simple, direct booklet to be both practical and accessible. Designed for lay speakers, lay leaders, pastors and student pastors who have n...

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