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Matter of Life and Death: Preaching at Funerals

Charles Hoffacker

With the sensitivity born of time and experience, Charles Hoffacker presents an unusually warm and caring approach to preaching at a pivotal transition in human life, one which goes to the very heart of the Good News of Jesus Christ. Hoffacker teaches the reader, whether a seasoned preacher or a novice homilist, to find the key to unlocking the mystery of Jesus' promise of eternal life in a mortal life now ended.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Cowley Publications
  • Publish Date: Apr 25th, 2003
  • Pages: 112
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.36in - 6.42in - 0.34in - 0.40lb
  • EAN: 9781561012152
  • Categories: Christian Ministry - PreachingChristian Rituals & Practice - GeneralDeath, Grief, Bereavement

About the Author

CHARLES HOFFACKER is an Episcopal priest, writer, and teacher who has served in parish and campus ministries in Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan. His sermons appear regularly in the internet publication Sermon Writer.

Praise for this book

On the one hand, this is simply a helpful book for clergy to read. Further, however, it is a good book to own for those frequent times when a funeral sermon must be crafted on short notice and a sound 'how to' model would be valuable.--William Hethcock "Covenant"