Whether it’s a story or a statistic, a well-chosen illustration will help biblical truths stick in the minds of a congregation. However, not all pastors have the time or resources to read and select fresh illustrations week after week.
In this book you’ll find 300 of the best illustrations Jim L. Wilson has contributed to Sermons.Logos.com. A veteran pastor and homiletics professor, Wilson knows how to connect with a congregation in a fresh way. With the help of these illustrations, you can too.
The illustrations in this book are edited for maximum storytelling effect and tagged with preaching themes and Scripture references, making them easy to find in Logos. With 300 Illustrations for Preachers, you’ll no longer need to comb through multiple books looking for an appropriate illustration. Each illustration is tagged with multiple topics, making it easier than ever to find the right words.
- Includes 300 illustrations ready to use in your sermon or message
- Illustrations are categorized by themes and affiliated Scriptures, making it easy to find just what you need for any occasion
- For illustrations that refer to news stories, links to the stories are provided, enabling you to do further background research
- Title: 300 Illustrations for Preachers
- Author: Jim L. Wilson
- Editor: Elliot Ritzema
- Publisher: Lexham Press
- Publication Date: 2013
About the Author
Jim L. Wilson started preaching when he was 17 and became a pastor when he was 18. He is the director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and an associate professor of leadership formation at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches leadership and preaching seminars to DMin candidates.
Wilson is an award-winning writer with hundreds of pieces in print in 60+ publications, including some published by Christianity Today International, Focus on the Family, and Lifeway Christian Resources. He is author, contributor, or co-author of more than a dozen books, including Future Church and Soul Shaping.
About the Editor
Elliot Ritzema served as an Old Testament editor for the Lexham English Bible. He contributes to the Faithlife Study Bible and Bible Study Magazine. He holds an MDiv from Regent College.