Preaching in the Small Membership Church

by Lewis A. Parks. Abingdon Press, 2009.

This practical book for clergy in small congregations identifies and describes the ten roles that the preacher fulfills.


ten roles the preacher fulfills, need for dedicated study space, disciplines that serve scripture study, what to look for in a commentary, reading recommendations for each topic, how to choose a scripture translation

Best For

clergy of small congregations


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Explore topics in depth by referring to the reading recommendations for additional information.
  • Fulfill your role as a student of scripture by learning disciplines that serve scripture study.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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