Preaching the Word Today

  • Facilitator: Rev. Samuel Thomas
  • Level: Certificate 
  • Study time: 1-2 Days 
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Our Learning Programmes:

  • CIMS
  • 1-2 Days
  • CAMS
  • 2 Years
  • MIP
  • 2 Years
  • CMDP
  • 2 Years
  • Joshua Programme
  • 3 years full-time/6-8 years part-time
  • Pentecostal Theological Seminary Certificate
  • 4 years part-time
  • European Theological Seminary Certificate
  • 3 Years full-time
Course overview
An emphasis on the basic principles of preaching and teaching the Word of God, emphasising homiletical preaching styles, message preparation, communication methods, and treatment of contemporary issues. Attention is given to those elements of craftsmanship and theological understanding basic to persuasive preaching.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Prepare an expository sermon.

- Analyse a Scripture passage, analyse the content and structure of a book of
the Bible, and trace a theme through a book of the Bible.

- Describe the building blocks of therapeutic preaching.

- Utilise modern technology while preparing sermons, as well as during the delivery of the sermon.

- Select the type of sermon needed for any particular audience, prepare and
deliver it, using the best methods for the occasion.

  • Zoom Session - ( Live) View date in prospectus.
  • Video time: 4 hours 
  • Test
  • Certificate
Live sessions are only available on the dates listed in the prospectus.

Meet the facilitators 

Rev. Samuel Thomas 

Samuel is the pastor of the NTCG Southampton branch. He is an Ordained NTCG bishop. He has Twenty- five years preaching experience in the NTCG preaching tradition.
A PhD student at the University of Roehampton - Area of research 'Preaching'.
Samuel has published several articles on preaching- he is a visiting lecturer and he conducts seminars and workshops on preaching.

Co-facilitator: Bishop Brian Robinson