What Tone Should Preachers Aim At?
Phillips Brooks who died in 1893—and who along with Jesus, Paul, John Stott, Dick Lucas, and other preachers never married—most famously said that preaching is “truth through personality.”
This personality factor raises the question of preaching tone. What should a preacher aim at in the tone of his preaching?
By “tone” I mean the feel that it has. The spirit it emits. The emotional quality. The affectional tenor.…Continue Reading