Church attenders have, for the most part, lost confidence a long time ago in the ministry of the pulpit. The reasons are simple: too many pontificate in their own authority, share their own opinions rather than preach the Word, or teach under the moral cloud of being poor examples of Christian living themselves. The Puritans were men in private life and in the pulpit that today's minister would do well to make his models. This valuable work explains the Puritan minister's view of his preaching and his overall pastoral duty in relation to it. Click on "details" below for full chapter information about this book!