Movies have become the stories of our culture. People love to discuss favorite movies and actors, and this interest can help you communicate God’s Word with power—if you have exciting, movie-based illustrations at your fingertips. Now the editors of PreachingToday.com have gathered the best movie-based illustrations, the scenes that convey biblical truth convincingly. This collection contains 101 complete illustrations straight from popular movies your listeners can relate to. Each illustration is easy to use—you don’t even have to be familiar with the movie to share the truth it portrays. ·Complete index includes multiple keywords and relevant Scripture passages for easy selection. ·Each illustration provides plot summary and detailed description of the scene—you can tell the story well even if you haven’t seen the movie. ·Exact begin and end times are given for each illustration if you wish to show the video clip. ·Each illustration gives background information on the movie—year created, MPAA rating, and more. This handy, to-the-point resource will help you add dramatic muscle to your sermons and lessons. Engage your listeners’ imaginations through the power of movies—and drive biblical truths home to their hearts.
|Contributor(s)||Craig Brian Larson , Andrew Zahn|
|About the Contributor(s)||Craig Brian Larson
Craig Brian Larson is chief editor for Christianity Today's PreachingToday.com, an online journal and illustration service. He also pastors a church in Chicago, Illinois. His books include Contemporary Illustrations for Preachers, Teachers, and Writers; Preaching That Connects; and The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching. He and his family live in the Chicago suburbs.
Andrew Zahn is assistant editor of Leadership Journal and PreachingToday.com. Formerly he was a pastor in the Evangelical Free Church of America.
|Publish Date||May 22, 2003|