1. The Case for Expository Preaching
2. What's the Big Idea?
3. Tools of the Trade
4. The Road from Text to Sermon
5. The Arrow and the Target
6. The Shapes Sermons Take
7. Making Dry Bones Live
8. Start with a Bang and Quit All Over
9. The Dress of Thought
10. How to Preach So People Will Listen
A Final Word
Sample Sermon and Evaluation
Answers to Student Exercises
Haddon W. Robinson (PhD, University of Illinois) is the Harold John Ockenga Distinguished Professor of Preaching and senior director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He has authored numerous books, including "It's All in How You Tell It "and "Making a Difference in Preaching."