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In die gastehuis van die prediking: preekvernuwing vanuit Bybelse en gereformeerde wortels

I. A. Nell
In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi | Vol 43, No 4 | a249 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ids.v43i4.249 | © 2009 I. A. Nell | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 26 July 2009 | Published: 26 July 2009

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I. A. Nell, Departement Praktiese Teologie en Missiologie, Universiteit Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Abstract

The images of the mirror and the window offer useful per- spectives when we consider renewal in public worship and preaching. This article focuses specifically on renewal in preaching. Are our sermons often simply a mirror reflecting what is happening in society? Shouldn’t our sermons rather be a window offering new views, new perspectives on God and the world, that is views that can help us to live creatively and imaginatively in a time of tremendous challenges for the church and believers. This article investigates the metaphor of hos- pitality as a possible mechanism for renewal in preaching and helping us to see through the window.

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Hospitality, Metaphor, Preaching, Renewal

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