Foundations of Biblical Preaching


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6 Lessons

1-2 Hours Per Lesson


Certificate of Completion


Course Description

Dive into the world of biblical interpretation and learn to extract the deeper truths from holy scripture. Foundations of Biblical Preaching taught by Professor Chris Rappazini will equip you with the tools you need to explore various methods of biblical exegesis, delve into the historical and cultural context of biblical authors, and master the art of constructing sermons that faithfully expound on the Word of God. Hone your expository skills, so that you can deliver sermons that inspire, educate, and transform the lives of your congregation.

**This course will require the purchase of Haddon Robinson's book, Biblical Preaching, The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages.

***This course is part of the seven-course Preaching series. If you would like to enroll in the Preaching Certificate Series to take all seven courses, please be sure to visit that program page to register. 



Course Lessons

  1. Introduction to Expository Preaching
  2. Drawing the Main Idea from the Text
  3. Proving the Exegetical Idea
  4. Curating the Homiletical Idea and Defining the Purpose
  5. Introductions and Conclusions: Launch Like a Rocket, Land Like a Plane
  6. Delivery Matters


Meet Your Instructor

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CHRIS RAPPAZINI is a Professor of Leadership at Anderson University, SC, and a professional speaker and leadership life coach. Eleven years prior to his role at Anderson University, he was a Professor of Pastoral Studies and Preaching at the Moody Bible Institute and served in various pastoral roles throughout the nation. He is a former writer for Moody’s Today in the Word and past President of the Evangelical Homiletics Society. He has earned a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University, an M.Th. from the University of Edinburgh, an M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a B.A. from the Moody Bible Institute, and did postdoctoral research at Baylor University.