How wonderful it would be, says Stuart Olyott in the introduction to
this book, Ďif Christian preachers throughout the world were ministering
like their Master!í Drawing on examples of Christís preaching from
the Gospels, Olyott challenges preachers today with three features of
their Masterís ministry.
Christís style and method were not boring, but gripping. Christís preaching was
evangelistic. Christís ministry was more than just preaching: his whole life was
In a fresh, compelling, and practical way, Olyott guides preachers away from some
of the perils and pitfalls that could hinder their success. In so doing, he shows us just
how essential Christís example is to those who seek to minister in his name today.