Seventh-day Adventist® Church

Adventist Youth in the United Kingdom and Ireland


e-Club Christian Art of Preaching Honour

Christian Art of Preaching e-Honour

Category: Spiritual Growth, Outreach & Heritage




  1. Discuss the reasons / benefits of earning a Christian Art of Preaching Honour.
  2. Define homiletic and cite your resources.
  3. Define exegesis and cite your resources.
  4. Investigate the meaning and history of oratory.
    1. Define oratory
    2. Research a few of the great speakers of Adventist history, making a brief report of:Cite your sources
      1. A speaker from our early beginnings
      2. A speaker from our modern history
      3. A distinguished speaker in your country
    3. Cite your sources
  5. Briefly describe the following, in terms of a Christian sermon: Characteristics:
    1. Thematic sermon
    2. Expository sermon
    3. Textual sermon Parts
    4. Introduction
    5. Body
    6. Illustration
    7. Call
    8. Conclusion
  6. Show the appropriate use of these tools:Prepare and present a detailed outline of a sermon in writing.
    1. Biblical dictionary
    2. Biblical concordance
    3. Thematic Study Bibles
    4. Online sources (Bibles, dictionaries, concordances, study aids, illustrations)
  7. Do one of the following activities:Participate (or have participated) in the preaching at your church (or a district church) at least four times in the period of a year.
    1. Participate in a course on Christian preaching (obtain a certificate)
    2. Preach for a church worship (turn in the sermon outline)
    3. Present a brief summary on an event that the Club or the church participated in Have the outline of, at least, ten Christian sermons
  8. Participate (or have participated) in the preaching at your church (or a district church) at least four times in the period of a year.
  9. Obtain, for your personal collection, a book of sermon illustrations.

We suggest that if there are any presentation elements for the requirements you record a video of yourself and include it with your written assessment in your folder.  Your director will check all your work when your club resumes. If all is present and correct, your director can then decide if you may be awarded your honour.

Finished all your requirements?  Complete this form online, print off the confirmation and include in your club folder.

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