Guide for Lay Preachers
Preaching at the liturgy by laypersons is a growing practice in the church and is becoming recognized as a legitimate and valued ministry. This book, a new title in the Basics of Minisrty series, offers practical assistance to both novice and more experienced lay liturgical preachers in their ongoing formation. Included are chapters on the history of lay preaching, necessary preparations for preaching, performance of the ministry, and the spiritual developement of the preacher. In adition, this book serves as a guide to some of the major issues related to preaching in the liturgical assembly and provides the context for further reflection with other involved in this ministry.